Jyoti Basu
Lifestyle  /  Published 26.04.22

Why historic blunder? Because history does not give such opportunity: Jyoti Basu

In May 2004, Basu would explain why he had called his party’s decision a historic blunder. “Yes, I still think it was a historic blunder,” he said while speaking to Shekhar Gupta, th...

West Bengal  /  Published 07.03.22

Art and politics shouldn't mix: Usha

Her performance in a West Bengal government programme had led to a widespread debate on sanskriti vs apasanskriti (culture vs decadent culture), forcing her to file a defamation suit against a mi...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 01.02.22

Letters to the Editor: Neil Young and others are forcing Spotify to face the music

Out of tune Sir — The prospect of losing billions of dollars is not music to the ears. Spotify, a music streaming app, is facing an exodus of both subscribers and artists owing to a controversy...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 27.11.21

Revealing volumes: Modi's India

The actor, Raj Ghatak, has a leading role in the West End stage adaptation of Yann Martel’s Booker Prize winning novel, Life of Pi, which I am looking forward to seeing. It speaks of Pi Pat...
By Amit Roy

Calcutta  /  Published 23.07.21

Coming soon: Research unit named after Jyoti Basu

Land has finally been allotted for a research facility named after Jyoti Basu in New Town. A signboard was unveiled on July 8, the former chief minister’s 108th birth anniversary, in Action Area...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake


Calcutta  /  Published 25.06.21

Gautam Deb on building New Town

If there is one thing you would change in current New Town, what would it be? The location of Eco Park. It is a disaster. It will have to be dismantled in future. Can you imagine an entertainment par...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 09.05.21

Why CPI(M) blanked out in Bengal polls

As the absolute defeat of the Left Front (LF) in the Bengal elections became clear on May 2, 63-year-old Tanmay Bhattacharya, sometime DYFI president, retired bank employee, former MLA from Dum Dum No...
By Paromita Sen

Calcutta  /  Published 27.11.20

Memories of date with Diego

So unpredictable was Maradona that the 2017 trip almost did not happen. “The day he signed the contract my son was born and I named him Diego.  Maradona was delighted to know that. Yet he c...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 06.07.20

Dealmaker: he has a zest for big bets

When Purnendu Chatterjee joined hands with the Bengal government to build Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd (HPL), the then chief minister Jyoti Basu asked the NRI businessman if he had a home in Calcutta. &...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.19

Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee to share space alongside Amartya Sen

By TT Bureau in Calcutta


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