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West Bengal  /  Published 09.05.21

Left lifeline for patients and kin during pandemic

A young brigade of the CPM and other Left parties, who formed the Red Volunteers group last year, has been providing aid to people during the pandemic across the state.  Debashis Nandy, a member...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

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

West Bengal  /  Published 05.05.21

BJP, don’t play with fire; CM, lead us into peace

By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 05.05.21

Editorial: Different fate

Politics can prove to be a great leveller. The contrasting political fates of the Left in Kerala and Bengal bear evidence of this hypothesis. In Kerala, the Left Democratic Front created history by re...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 04.05.21

Can Mamata become the first Bengali PM?

Any phrase when overused becomes stale and loses its meaning. ‘A historic victory’ is one of them. If every election victory is described as ‘historic’, as is often done in con...
By Sudheendra Kulkarni in


Calcutta  /  Published 03.05.21

TMC & BJP camps: study in contrast

Around the time the BJP leads were hovering around 100, the discussion in the Trinamul camp was how much money the BJP could spend to make up for the deficit. Then the TV ticker showed the BJP was dow...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.05.21

North turncoats slay giants

At a time turncoats lost in most parts of Bengal, north Bengal saw a sharp contrast with many candidates who defected to the BJP proving to be giant-slayers. Veteran CPM leader Asok Bhattacharya, a s...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 03.05.21

No Left MLA for the first time

The Left Front, which had ruled Bengal for 34 years, will have no representative in the Assembly for the first time in the history of the state’s post-Independent electoral politics. “The...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 03.05.21

Editorial: Hatred loses

West Bengal does not accept the politics of communal hatred. That is the single, focused message from an indisputable majority of its voters. The scale of the Trinamul Congress’s victory was not...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 01.05.21

CPM hopes for change in India, and within

After a brief pause, Mullick says: “Circumstances then and now are not the same. There has been an enormous spurt in RSS shakhas during Mamata Banerjee’s regime. The desire to finish off t...
By Joyjit Ghosh in


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