North East  /  Published 11.06.21

Assam: Sarma harps on birth control

Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday said the state government will soon take “more steps” to encourage population control and sought the help of the minority community in ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 07.05.21

Bengal: numbers show polarisation didn't work

By Snehamoy Chakraborty in

West Bengal  /  Published 03.05.21

Minority shift from Congress

The 2021 Assembly elections stand testimony to the Trinamul Congress’s emergence as the most dominant force in the minority-dominated belts of north and central Bengal, areas on which Mamata Ban...
By Avijit Sinha, Soumya De Sarkar, Alamgir Hossain in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 26.04.21

For Scheduled Castes, a clue in the teacup

Rajkumar Fulmani had been associated with the BJP since 1987. Now, he is a face of the “No Vote to BJP” campaign.  Fulmani, a former BJP member of the Birbhum zilla parishad, has att...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 23.04.21

Covid shadow on urban voters

By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 04.04.21

Mamata: BJP splits minorities

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday accused the BJP of funding Muslim leaders from the state and outside to split the community’s vote bank for political gains in the ongoing Assembly ele...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.02.21

Kailash Vijayvargiya’s tweet stirs up storm

BJP’s minder for Bengal Kailash Vijayvargiya on Saturday posted a tweet that mischievously suggested key posts in Bengal would be or are being held by Muslims. The BJP’s political opponen...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 14.02.21

Caste out: complexities of systematic bias

It is a comment on the times that any positive sign of professional ethics is greeted with relief. An organization based in the United States of America, the Development Data Lab, examined eight crore...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 11.02.21

Didi talks mango to woo Malda

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee sought refuge in mango metaphors to seek support from the people of Malda, a district famed for the fruit, where Trinamul drew a blank in recent Assembly and Lok Sabha p...
By Soumya De Sarkar, Kousik Sen in Malda, Raiganj

India  /  Published 08.01.21

Plea to free up minority panel

The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notice to the Centre on a petition seeking the removal of government control over the appointment of the chairperson and members of the National Commission for Min...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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