The tradition in West Bengal is that in the festival season there is no politics.
07 Oct 2019 2:17 AM
The BJP may have been right when it laid down the law — one man-one post.
27 Sep 2019 1:46 AM
Consider that Bangladesh started out as a devastated nation when it fought and parted company with Pakistan.
11 Sep 2019 1:37 AM
The publication of the list of citizens on August 31 was the day when India arrived at the crossroads.
05 Sep 2019 12:53 AM
It is significant that Mr Gopinathan has not opposed the decision to abrogate Article 370 and Article 35A.
29 Aug 2019 12:05 AM
It is, today, a disaster as it has no clue of what it should do next, under the present political circumstances.
14 Aug 2019 1:22 AM
When 34 per cent of the panchayat seats in West Bengal went unopposed to the Trinamul Congress, Mr Shah described the situation as “misrule”.
16 Jul 2019 12:36 AM
The sentiment quotient in politics has zoomed in the past five years, across the country and in Bengal.
10 Jul 2019 2:24 AM
The Trinamul Congress grew and grew, with people who joined in droves.
03 Jul 2019 1:02 AM
The problem with this demand is that it is the craving of the injured ego as well as injured bodies of the doctors on strike.
17 Jun 2019 1:12 AM
Language embodies the culture of the place and even then it fails, at least in India.
05 Jun 2019 2:45 AM
The BJP’s success was in the countryside; its voteshare of close to 40 per cent is perilously close to the TMC’s 45 per cent voteshare.
24 May 2019 7:32 AM
The timing of the run, before the results are declared and the veracity of numerous exit polls is tested, is also for a reason.
22 May 2019 2:11 AM
The other memory that may remain is a sub-plot — the rise of the BJP and the decline of the Left in West Bengal. T
15 May 2019 12:04 AM
The only problem with the defections that the BJP expects is that it will not reduce Mamata Banerjee’s government to a minority.
02 May 2019 1:24 AM
In the BJP’s reconstruction, the only political “legacy” that seems to matter in West Bengal is that of Partition.
09 Apr 2019 12:25 AM
Promises do serve a political purpose; of grabbing attention and amplifying appeal.
28 Mar 2019 12:22 AM
The Congress and the CPI(M) have been co-opted in February as part of the coalition of regional parties against the BJP.
05 Mar 2019 12:00 AM
The next Opposition leaders’ meeting in New Delhi in mid-February will confirm this.
07 Feb 2019 12:25 AM
The purpose was to announce the alliance as a nearly formed fighting machine against the BJP.
21 Jan 2019 5:41 AM