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Khela Hobe: From Punjab To Goa, Smaller Parties Take On National Behemoths

Khela Hobe: From Punjab To Goa, Smaller Parties Take On National Behemoths

Jan 20, 2022 Haima Deshpande

Elections 2022: The poll-bound states have a handful of small parties in the fray. They are symbols of...

Trouble Intensifies In West Bengal BJP Over Organisational Revamp

Trouble Intensifies In West Bengal BJP Over Organisational Revamp

Jan 15, 2022 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

Amid growing turbulence, Sukanta Majumdar, the state unit president of the BJP in West Bengal, dissolved all...

Trouble Intensifies In Bengal BJP Over Organisational Revamp

Trouble Intensifies In Bengal BJP Over Organisational Revamp

Jan 14, 2022 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

The decision to dissolve the existing cells and departments came at a time when a number of Bengal BJP...

Goa Elections 2022 | Is A Grand Opposition Alliance Against BJP In The Offing?

Goa Elections 2022 | Is A Grand Opposition Alliance Against BJP In The Offing?

Jan 12, 2022 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

A grand alliance involving, the Congress, TMC, NCP, MGP and GFP ahead of the Assembly elections could be in...

Lockdown In West Bengal As Covid-19 Spikes 8 Times In 6 Days

Lockdown In West Bengal As Covid-19 Spikes 8 Times In 6 Days

Jan 02, 2022 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

Covid-19 West Bengal: 10,091 cases in three days prompted the state government to shut schools, colleges,...

Yearender 2021: For Prashant Kishor, It's A Year Of Supreme Satisfaction

Yearender 2021: For Prashant Kishor, It's A Year Of Supreme Satisfaction

Dec 29, 2021 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

Poll strategist Prashant Kishor’s successes can largely be attributed to a ‘stalemate in the Indian...

Yearender 2021: The Sweetest Year Of Mamata Banerjee's Life

Yearender 2021: The Sweetest Year Of Mamata Banerjee's Life

Dec 26, 2021 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

From winning Bengal Assembly Elections with a landslide majority to expanding into other states, all over...

TMC Sweeps KMC Polls But Left's Growing Vote Share May Signal Return Of Old Foe

TMC Sweeps KMC Polls But Left's Growing Vote Share May Signal Return Of Old Foe

Dec 21, 2021 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

TMC predictably swept the Kolkata Municipal corporation elections but the Left came second in 65 wards,...

TMC Sweeps Kolkata Municipal Elections, BJP Bags 3 Seats

TMC Sweeps Kolkata Municipal Elections, BJP Bags 3 Seats

Dec 21, 2021 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

West Bengal: In Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) Elections, TMC has won 134 seats, BJP—which is the main...

Durga Puja’s UNESCO Recognition: How Infusion Of Art Transformed The Festival

Durga Puja’s UNESCO Recognition: How Infusion Of Art Transformed The Festival

Dec 16, 2021 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

The infusion of diverse art forms has earned Durga Puja the international fame of being one of the most...

UNESCO Adds West Bengal's Durga Puja To 'Intangible Cultural Heritage' List

UNESCO Adds West Bengal's Durga Puja To 'Intangible Cultural Heritage' List

Dec 15, 2021 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

Durga Puja was particularly praised for its all-inclusive approach cutting across barriers of religion,...

How TMC’s Promise For Goan Women Reflects Desperation Of BJP’s Bengal Promises

How TMC’s Promise For Goan Women Reflects Desperation Of BJP’s Bengal Promises

Dec 13, 2021 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

Trinamool Congress's promise to provide Rs. 5000 per month to 'empower the women' of Goa, a sum which is 10...

Farmer Protests: After Historic Win, SKM Wants To Increase Its Footprint In States

Farmer Protests: After Historic Win, SKM Wants To Increase Its Footprint In States

Dec 11, 2021 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

The Samyukta Kisan Morcha leadership has withdrawn the farmers' protests after the repeal of farm laws but...

Bangladesh Liberation War: RSS-Linked Group To Hold Exhibition On 'Hindu Genocide' In Kolkata

Bangladesh Liberation War: RSS-Linked Group To Hold Exhibition On 'Hindu Genocide' In Kolkata

Dec 06, 2021 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

BJP's Suvendu Adhikary, leader of the opposition in the West Bengal assembly, will be inaugurating the...

'Farm Protest Biggest Mass Mobilisation Since Jay Prakash Narayan's Movement'

'Farm Protest Biggest Mass Mobilisation Since Jay Prakash Narayan's Movement'

Dec 01, 2021 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya INTERVIEWS Kobad Ghandy

Kobad Ghandy, one of India’s top Maoist ideologues, speaks about the victory of the anti-­farm laws...

Opposition Unity: Act Fast Or Perish, TMC Makes Its Message Ring Louder

Opposition Unity: Act Fast Or Perish, TMC Makes Its Message Ring Louder

Nov 30, 2021 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

TMC Supremo Mamata Banerjee is set to meet the leadership of the Shiv Sena and NCP. It comes in the backdrop...

Omicron: 'We Should Be Very Concerned', Says Virologist T Jacob John

Omicron: 'We Should Be Very Concerned', Says Virologist T Jacob John

Nov 30, 2021 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

Dr Jacob John spoke to Outlook on why India should be concerned about the new Omicron variant of Covid-19 and...

How I Wrote About Questionable (Fake?) Art Without Being Dragged To Court

How I Wrote About Questionable (Fake?) Art Without Being Dragged To Court

Nov 27, 2021 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

It is precisely because of an experience that I had in 2011 while chasing the truth around another alleged...

Singur, Nandigram And Mamata Banerjee’s 'Khela'

Singur, Nandigram And Mamata Banerjee’s 'Khela'

Nov 24, 2021 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

How TMC chief Mamata Banerjee had re-launched her political career by hijacking the land issue over Tata car...

Farm Laws Repeal: Behind PM Modi’s Decision Lies RSS Agenda Of Uniting Indian Born Faiths

Farm Laws Repeal: Behind PM Modi’s Decision Lies RSS Agenda Of Uniting Indian Born Faiths

Nov 20, 2021 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

The Sikh community’s anguish over farm laws was pushing them closer to Muslims, RSS organisers observed.