West Bengal Assembly Elections 2021
West Bengal  /  Published 30.12.20

Didi walks 4km in Bolpur rally with Tagore in hand

Rabindranath Tagore and the other cultural symbols inextricably associated with Bengal set the ambience as Mamata Banerjee set out on foot and picked up the gauntlet thrown down by Amit Shah from a tr...
By Devadeep Purohit in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 28.12.20

Bimal changes tack, wants Didi’s win

Bimal Gurung on Sunday said he had changed his politics and in the new scheme of things his priority was to help Mamata Banerjee win the Bengal Assembly elections and then work out a permanent politic...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 28.12.20

Abhishek, Suvendu fire barbs

Lashing out at Adhikari’s repeated allegations of extortion, Abhishek said it was not his name that cropped up in the list of those accused in alleged scams. “I am not involved in either ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya , Anshuman Phadikar in Calcutta, Danton (West Midnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 28.12.20

Mamata: extra mile for culture

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee will walk two “extra” kilometres beyond her planned road show route on Tuesday to pay her “tribute” to a statue of Rabindranath Tagore here, sour...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 26.12.20

Gap between Santiniketan culture and Visva-Bharati VC: Amartya Sen

In his inimitable style, Sen also responded to an account attributed to the vice-chancellor at a faculty meeting on December 9 that the Nobel laureate had called him up, identifying himself as “...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan


West Bengal  /  Published 25.12.20

Cong pact with Left for Bengal polls

The Congress central leadership on Thursday gave “formal approval” for an alliance with the Left in Bengal for the Assembly polls, the party’s state unit chief and MP Adhir Ranjan Ch...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta, New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 21.12.20

Bengal: Kishor-BJP Twitter war

By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.12.20

Shah’s chronology awaits a jab

Union home minister Amit Shah wrapped up his two-day Bengal visit on Sunday evening after launching the party’s campaign for next year’s Assembly polls. A pledge to transform the state in...
By Devadeep Purohit in Bolpur(Birbhum)

India  /  Published 20.12.20

Suvendu: BJP's 'bhoomiputra'

Adhikari demonstrated that he had been briefed about the mandate, devoting considerable time to presenting his son-of-the-soil credentials by referring to his long political journey from a student lea...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Midnapore

West Bengal  /  Published 20.12.20

Shah: CM from this soil

Union home minister Amit Shah on Saturday promised Bengal a BJP chief minister “from the soil” to counter Mamata Banerjee’s relentless attacks against them for allegedly being the bo...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


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