Opinion  /  Published 07.05.21

Apply the human touch

It is ironical that neither the Centre, which passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, nor the political outfits that are opposed to it have addressed the following fundamental question: what would hap...
By Gautam Bhattacharya in

Opinion  /  Published 06.05.21

Historic blunder: Left, Cong misread polls

West Bengal has delivered a decisive verdict against the Bharatiya Janata Party. This was an extraordinary election where the battle had become all about the BJP trying to conquer Bengal and an angry ...
By Dipankar Bhattacharya in

Opinion  /  Published 05.05.21

India’s political chemistry is changing

The passion and conviction were all too visible in Mamata Banerjee’s first words to the media after the magnificent win registered by her party in West Bengal. She would be going to a Constituti...
By Saba Naqvi in

North East  /  Published 04.05.21

In jail, Akhil wins election

Activist Akhil Gogoi, who has been in jail since December 2019 on charges of sedition and inciting violence during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act in Assam, has won the Assembly electio...
By Prasun Acharya in Sivasagar

Calcutta  /  Published 03.05.21

... Fascism is to be smashed

An old saying goes like this — fascism is not to be debated, it is to be smashed. Our protest, our song, stems from this premise. Whenever a regime interferes in people’s personal liberti...
By Samantak Sinha in


West Bengal  /  Published 03.05.21

Matuas stay with BJP

The Matua community, which voted for the BJP in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, continued to back the saffron party in the Assembly elections. The Matuas, with a strong presence in some 15 constituencies i...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 28.04.21

Breaking the thermometer

It’s best to state this simply: Narendra Modi needs to go. Amit Shah needs to go. Ajay Mohan Bisht aka Yogi Adityanath needs to go. The bunch of integrity-free incompetents Mr Modi has gathered ...
By Ruchir Joshi in

Opinion  /  Published 23.04.21

The idea of India has run dry

By Shiv Visvanathan in

West Bengal  /  Published 22.04.21

Matuas a divided house in Bengal

By Subhasish Chaudhuri, Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta, Gaighata

Opinion  /  Published 19.04.21

Gauhati HC sets aside tribunal decision

By The Editorial Board in


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