Lok Sabha Elections 2019
West Bengal  /  Published 06.03.19

PM politicises jawan deaths, says Mamata

Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday accused Narendra Modi of indulging in political opportunism over death of jawans and questioning the patriotism of anybody who criticised the Prime Minister or his governm...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 30.05.20

Covid no bar for BJP celebrations

The BJP will begin a month-long campaign on Saturday to mark the first anniversary of the second Modi government, the unprecedented crisis posed by the pandemic not deterring the party from going ahea...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.20

Didi reaches out to tribals at mass marriage

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee attended a mass marriage ceremony of tribal couples that Malda police organised on Thursday as part of its community development programme, and announced that more such ...
By Soumya De Sarkar and Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Malda

Opinion  /  Published 30.01.20

Cyber space unsafe for women

When it is said that women in India are not safe, the immediate assumption is that they are in physical danger in public and private spaces. The fact that they face great risk of violence, hate and ha...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 29.11.19

Buoyed TMC ‘reclaims’ offices

Trinamul workers emboldened by the 3-0 sweep of the Assembly bypolls recaptured at least four party offices in Bengal that had allegedly been grabbed by the BJP following the Lok Sabha polls this summ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri and Snehamoy Chakraborty in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

India  /  Published 22.11.19

PIL for inspecting VVPAT EVMs paper slips used in 2019 LS polls

A PIL has been moved in the Delhi High Court seeking directions to the Election Commission to inspect the paper slips of the VVPAT electronic voting machines (EVMs) of all constituencies in the 2019 L...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 13.06.19

Satabdi Roy sees betrayal in trail zones

Birbhum MP Satabdi Roy on Thursday alleged that she had been betrayed by a section of Trinamul leaders and workers in Assembly segments where she trailed her BJP rival. “Thousands of party workers a...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Sainthia(Birbhum)

Opinion  /  Published 30.10.19

BJP needs robust agenda for local concerns

It is a measure of the fractious times we live in that even something relatively straightforward as an election outcome prompts sharply divergent interpretations. Some of this is inescapable. After th...
By Swapan Dasgupta in

Opinion  /  Published 24.10.19

Bypoll results bode well for balance in a democracy

The poll pundit proposes; but it is the wise aam aadmi who disposes. This could indeed be one of the most important lessons that can be drawn by experts and pollsters from this round of assembly elect...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 20.10.19

The unpredictable Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar

Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar (September 26, 1820-July 29, 1891) has been in the news, with birthday celebrations underway in Bengal. Of course, renewed attention was directed at him first in the run up to...
By Rosinka Chaudhuri in


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