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Brigade Parade Grounds
Opinion  /  Published 13.06.19

The battle for Bengal may get murkier

Mamata Banerjee began the 2019 general election in the grand hope that with a clutch of nearly 40 Lok Sabha seats, she would be ideally placed to become the first Bengali prime minister of India — a...
By Swapan Dasgupta in

India  /  Published 20.01.19

Brigade rally plays on Modi’s mind

The images of 24 pairs of arms raised skywards from a Calcutta dais appeared to be on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mind as he slammed the proposed Opposition alliance as a nexus of “corrupt...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

India  /  Published 19.01.19

At Brigade rally, mood high, unity test ahead

Soaring speeches were delivered, gracious gestures exchanged, clever slogans worked the crowds and expectations ran high. So did reminders of the enormity of challenge that lay curled round the corner...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

India  /  Published 19.01.19

Pride of place for 3 leaders at Mamata rally

Mamata Banerjee seemed most content introducing BJP dissidents Yashwant Sinha, Arun Shourie and Shatrughan Sinha on her Brigade dais on Saturday and suggested more seniors in the party had been denied...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.01.19

Heart of Calcutta chokes on rally-day traffic

Traffic in the heart of Calcutta came to a stop for sometime as tens of thousands of people marched towards the Brigade Parade Grounds to attend the chief minister’s rally on Saturday. But in many o...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.01.19

To Brigade: rallying point of mass protests

A rally at the Brigade Parade Grounds can throw up three challenges for the organisers: chalking up an impressive crowd count, packing the dais with heavyweights and, sometimes, ensuring the occasion ...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.01.19

Surge for TMC, travel woes for rest

Lakhs of Trinamul supporters and workers have started flocking to Calcutta from south Bengal for Saturday’s Brigade rally. Most buses and cars in the south districts have been hired to ferry rally s...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.01.19

Rahul message for Mamata rally cheers Trinamul

Four paragraphs with 160 words cheered Trinamul on Friday, a day ahead of Mamata Banerjee’s Brigade Parade Grounds rally.The source of joy was a letter from Congress president Rahul Gandhi extending...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta/NewDelhi

West Bengal  /  Published 16.05.19

We are missing Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee: Yechury

CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Thursday said he was missing former Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee — a star campaigner in his heyday — this poll season.In an exclusive tele...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.04.19

Green restored after two days at Maidan

The Brigade Parade Grounds was restored on Friday, after remaining under thermocol plates and plastic bags and cups since the BJP rally on Wednesday.The BJP as well as the Calcutta Municipal Corporati...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta


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