Mamata Banerjee

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Bengal, Kolkata, Mamata Banerjee, Durga Pujo

You know it's time for Durga Pujo in Kolkata when...

As the city sweats, pants and trundles on, the spirits run high.

POLITICS

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BJP, TMC, Cockpit, Dev

It's a pity Mamata is cracking down on universities that would help boost her popularity

The Trinamool Congress threw a wet blanket on Calcutta University students’ plans to host actor Dev to promote his film, ‘Cockpit’.

POLITICS

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Mamata Banerjee, TMC, BJP, Amit Shah

Why BJP is desperate for Bengal

Ahead of Durga Puja, party president Amit Shah is on a three-day visit to the state again.

POLITICS

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West Bengal, Anurodher Ashor, Mamata Banerjee, Durga Puja

Why Mamata Banerjee, ahead of Durga Puja, released her own music album

Bengal chief minister recently launched an album titled after a popular radio programme, Anurodher Ashor, penned and composed by her.

VOICES

 |  It Could Happen to You  |  4-minute read
Mamata Banerjee, Trinamool Congress, Visarjan, Durga Puja

Mamata Banerjee is right in saying no Durga idol immersion on Muharram

Last year at least 12 communal clashes took place across West Bengal during this period.

POLITICS

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Rakshabandhan, TMC, Rakhshabandhan, Mamata Banerjee

Untying West Bengal CM Mamta Banerjee's new rakhi politics

Getting a rakhi from Mamata is an assurance that the brother is still in her good books.

POLITICS

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BJP-RSS, West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, Basirhat riots

Why rumour-mongering or minority appeasement fail to explain the Basirhat riots in Bengal

This article has been co-authored by Rumela Sen and Niloy Sengupta.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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BJP, Demonetisation, GST, Arun Jaitley

GST: The reason behind Mamata’s turnabout

Why did Bengal CM choose to invoke her conscience and oppose Goods and Service Tax, even though it featured in her election manifesto?

VARIETY

 |  Angiography  |  3-minute read
Mamata Banerjee, Communal Violence, West Bengal

Mob violence in West Bengal over Facebook post is an ugly stain of communal politics

Islamists running amok in Mamata Banerjee-ruled state is as bad as cow vigilantism, and must be condemned in every possible way.