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Political power and police force: The Bengal case study

Borrowing from Gopal Krishna Gokhale, one can conclude that what Bengal has been doing today unchecked will be done by...

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Silence of the Bengali intellectual

A Bengali intellectual or bhadralok, even if the person is inclined towards Hindu activism, can never go full throttle on...

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Constitutional breakdown nearing in Bengal, case for Article 356

Inaccuracy is the rule in the state, suppression of information is the system and undermining the Constitutional authorities and processes...

Partha Chatterjee being produced at Alipore Court by CBI

Justice Abhijit Ganguly opens a Pandora’s Box in Bengal

Apart from the corruption in the School Service Commission’s recruitment process, there are reports of rampant instances of mining coal,...

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Totalitarianism, the West Bengal way

West Bengal’s ruling party is a research subject for any serious student on origin of totalitarianism within a robust democratic...

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Mere rhetoric cannot be a long term policy for toy sector

India is focused on handicrafts, a backward looking policy to make a place in the world’s high-tech toys market. New...

ED bring Former West Bengal Minister Partha Chatterjee to ESI Joka for health checkup

Lure of the lucre comes to haunt TMC in Bengal

President’s Rule may be staring at West Bengal.   When a new government steps in, it has to address three...

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Serving panipuri in a communal cauldron: The state of Bengal politics

The skill of the Chief Minister in making momo or serving panipuri may serve as media diversion, but does not...

Mamata Banerjee and Nusrat Jahan take part in the 51st Kolkata Rath Yatra 2022

Clueless in Kolkata: The politics of Mamata Banerjee

The Bengal CM announces ‘jihad’ against BJP. She has no clue on what ‘jihad’ is or if a sitting constitutional...

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Kolkata HC verdict on DA payment causes heartburn to TMC, CPM

Any embarrassment to the TMC government, which the implementation of the judgement is certain to bring, will benefit the BJP...

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West Bengal’s rotten potato economy is all about politics

For a farmer not connected politically getting berth in cold storage is not a cakewalk. West Bengal’s isolation from the...

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The curious case of Bengal’s Deocha-Pachami coal block

West Bengal’s much publicised Biswa Bangla Business Summit held on 20-21 April in Kolkata had a curious omission. The state...

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Mamata’s Chara Ghotala time

For the state’s palace politics, disposing of Partha Chattopadhyay on the issue of SSC scam is eminently suitable. The question...

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Bengal massacre is proof democracy failing in state

How deep the link is between the mafia economy and the political administration was illustrated in the efforts of the...

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Tale of two Banerjees separated by 140 years

The two Banerjees illustrate how water of the Bhagirathi has been flowing through a land proud of its past, uncertain...