Miscalculating the power of parochial sentiments, couched in the idiom of Telangana nationalism, has cost the Congress.
12 Dec 2018 1:53 AM
The Supreme Court has asked for a revision and the politics around this has grown heated.
07 Nov 2018 12:49 AM
Identity politics, of legitimising the assertion of the majority in terms of its religion, is the BJP’s most effective incursion.
25 Oct 2018 12:34 AM
By contesting the basis of identity and citizenship, Banerjee is tapping into a deep pool of Bengali sentiment as well as anxiety.
21 Aug 2018 12:46 AM
The confrontation between Mr Modi and Ms Banerjee is one of hope versus positive and purposeful action.
26 Jul 2018 6:02 AM
It is significant that Sheikh Hasina made the time to meet Mamata Banerjee separately and alone.
29 May 2018 2:55 AM
The CPI(M)’s problem is that it’s stuck over the ethics of political economy that “is acquisition, work, thrift, sobriety”.
07 May 2018 1:13 AM
In claiming that it is the only party that can offer an “alternative policy” agenda, the CPI(M) has to fully and finally resolve the crisis within.
23 Apr 2018 12:12 AM
Till the Ram Navami riots Mamata Banerjee was being equivocal in dealing with communally-polarising politics.
31 Mar 2018 12:19 AM
In its materiality it asserts the power of the printed word and the reaction it triggers in those who fear the word.
25 Mar 2018 12:44 AM
Tripura was an open invitation to the BJP to offer an alternative as the CPI(M) had become a complacent and arrogant occupant.
04 Mar 2018 1:53 AM
Stripped of the hype, the Bengal Global Business Summit was not a failure.
20 Jan 2018 12:09 AM
Through 2017, uneasiness and uncertainty, with the possibility of chaos hovering in the background, has stalked West Bengal.
26 Dec 2017 1:37 AM
The CPI(M) is a hindrance to the BJP-RSS’ ambitions in West Bengal, but not a formidable obstruction.
01 Dec 2017 3:08 AM
Mamata Banerjee has inserted herself into the political space that Mr Modi created by his digitally created visions of a virtual reality.
01 Nov 2017 2:58 AM
The State’s function is to maintain peace, law and order and enable worshippers to do what they do as part of their religion.
26 Sep 2017 1:46 AM
The BJP and the Sangh Parivar are casting themselves as the antidote to Trinamul.
09 Sep 2017 12:14 AM
It is remarkable the Congress and CPI(M) continue to be partners even after rejection of support.
21 Aug 2017 12:17 AM
In weaponising food and language, the BJP has stirred up one kind of sentiment.
31 May 2017 2:35 AM
There are some issues that seem to have moved to an unnamed list of items that are currently non-negotiable for India.
08 Apr 2017 12:54 AM