West Bengal  /  Published 21.07.19

Campaign for return of ballots

The Trinamul Congress has iterated its opposition to the electronic voting machines and vowed to launch a nation-wide campaign for use of ballots to “return democracy”.“The BJP won this Lok Sabh...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.05.19

Buses, metro to run today in Calcutta

Is travel in the city restricted on Sunday? Private and state-run buses would ply but in fewer numbers, sources in the transport department said. Private bus operators said numbers of buses would go u...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.05.19

CPM readies list to check dummy voting

CPM leaders in Dum Dum have prepared lists of absentee, shifted and deceased voters — referred to as “ASD” in poll parlance — that they plan to submit to the presiding officers of booths befor...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Dum Dum

Opinion  /  Published 19.05.19

How's the 'hosh'?

Take a break. Mazaa aaya? Did you enjoy that? Must have. You only ever get to do it once every five years. Did it? Enjoyed it? How was it? I’d never know. I’ve never done it. I don’t have it in ...
By Sankarshan Thakur

West Bengal  /  Published 12.05.19

Violence mars sixth phase of Lok Sabha polls in Bengal

Clashes, heckling and firing marred the sixth and the penultimate phase of the general election in Bengal on Sunday....
By Anshuman Phadikar in Midnapore


West Bengal  /  Published 12.05.19

Bharati Ghosh in poll-day storm

Bharati Ghosh’s writ once ran over Jungle Mahal. On Sunday, the former top cop of the area was a picture of helplessness as the BJP’s Ghatal nominee, reduced to tears after being confronted and ch...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Midnapore

Opinion  /  Published 12.05.19

Mmm... grilled meat with shoe polish

Sir — Nothing is as it seems. Many of us have wondered why food never tastes as delicious as it looks in advertisements. The trick, apparently, lies in photography. Many a clever ruse, such as using...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 09.07.19

Congress soft signal on Raj Thackeray

Raj Thackeray on Monday sought Sonia Gandhi’s help to build a mass movement against the alleged manipulation of electronic voting machines, their meeting suggesting a softening of the Congress’s s...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 19.05.19

In hills, candidates cautious on display of inked middle finger

In the Darjeeling Assembly byelection on Sunday, it was all about fingers.Candidates seemed careful while displaying their inked middle finger for the fear of conveying the wrong message.Darjeeling ha...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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