Babul Supriyo
Opinion  /  Published 01.06.19

Mamata’s greatest success may also have been her greatest failure

Mamata Banerjee’s refusal to attend the new Central government’s swearing-in was understandable. What she earlier called a “constitutional courtesy” lost that neutral label when it became clea...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray

India  /  Published 12.01.19

Why media independence is facing second moment of crisis

The “government has the deepest pockets in this country” and has been able to silence criticism like never before, veteran journalist Sunanda K. Datta-Ray said at a panel discussion at The Bengal ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.19

Teachers, students close ranks

By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.19

Jadavpur University pro-VC states cop-call stand

When chancellor Jagdeep Dhankhar went to see Jadavpur University pro-vice-chancellor Pradip Kumar Ghosh at AMRI, Dhakuria, on Saturday, he enquired about the possibility of calling police to quell stu...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.09.19

Statement war hints at battle ahead

The slugfest between Raj Bhavan and Trinamul Bhavan over governor Jagdeep Dhankhar’s visit to Jadavpur University to rescue “gheraoed” Union minister Babul Supriyo intensified on Friday with the...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 10.05.20

Case against Babul over ‘fake’ message

A message on social media with a photograph that purportedly shows two men — one resembling state chief secretary Rajiva Sinha and the other, chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s brother Kartick Baner...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.11.19

BJP fetes ‘attackers’ of Babul ‘heckler’

Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Monday felicitated nine BJP and ABVP workers accused of assaulting Debanjan Ballabh, the student who allegedly heckled Union minister Babul Supriyo during protests ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 29.11.18

Mamata plays Hindi translator in Asansol

Mamata Banerjee played harbinger of development and translator for the largely Hindi-speaking electorate as she addressed a mixed audience at a rally in Asansol’s Jamuria on Thursday.The chief minis...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Jamuria(Burdwan)

Opinion  /  Published 04.10.19

One nation, one language

Sir — The vice-president of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu, recently underlined the importance of preserving local languages. He is reported to have said that when a language dies, culture, traditions and...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.19

BJP launches ‘age’ assault on Amartya Sen

Union minister Babul Supriyo on Saturday led a BJP chorus against Amartya Sen over his observations on the Jai Shri Ram chant, with the Asansol MP attributing the remarks to the Nobel-laureate economi...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani


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