Mala Roy
West Bengal  /  Published 01.06.19

We have to accept that maybe people are liking the BJP: Mala Roy

Pagol naki! Proshnoi othe na... Am I mad or what! The question does not even arise,” exclaims Mala Roy when I ask her if she will switch party should the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) approach her wi...
By Moumita Chaudhuri in

West Bengal  /  Published 13.03.19

Defector pangs in Trinamul

Discontent brewed in Trinamul over Tuesday’s selection of candidates — eight of them recent defectors and some others greenhorns — leaving sections of the leadership worried about its possible i...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 23.06.19

Swearing in. Swearing out

June 17 was Day 1 of the 17th Lok Sabha. The 320 members who took oath that day looked sober enough. Yes, Meenakshi Lekhi, who otherwise spews ire, spewed Sanskrit, but what of it? And then Pragya Tha...
By Upala Sen in

India  /  Published 28.04.19

Who are the women contesting in Bengal

In March, on the occasion of International Women’s Day, Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee tweeted: “While the Women’s Reservation Bill has not yet been passed in Parliament, I am proud that ...
By Upala Sen in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.11.19

Blockade over lights during open screening

Traffic around the Rashbehari Avenue crossing was stalled for half an hour from 9pm on Tuesday after supporters of minister Sovandeb Chattopadhyay set up a roadblock to protest alleged manhandling of ...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta


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