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Mamata banerjee dharna, Bengal, British Raj, Mamata Banerjee

PoliticO: Kolkata vs Delhi has a long Bengali history

Mamata Banerjee is now tapping into Bengal's political tradition of telling Delhi's powers where to get off.

POLITICS

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BJP, CBI, Mamata banerjee dharna, Bengal

BJP in Bengal: From an ‘insignificant’ party to challenger no.1

The very fact that Mamata is back to dharna politics shows how much of a threat the BJP is to the TMC now.

POLITICS

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VARIETY

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POLITICS

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Scheduled Tribes, Scheduled castes, BJP, Bengal

In Bengal politics, caste comes knocking

As SC/STs assert themselves, both TMC, BJP realise the communities’ importance.

VARIETY

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Bengal, BJP, Mamata Banerjee, Trinamool Congress

From bowl to ballot: At Kolkata’s food festivals, the latest flavour is politics

In order to reach out to Hindi-speaking voters, the TMC is using everything from phucka to litti chokha.

VOICES

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Bengal, Naxalites, Urban naxal, Maoists

How my friend Arnab dropped out of IIT to become Comrade Bikram

Before you sympathise with anybody, remember that the Ultra Left ideology has claimed many young lives — indoctrinating youthful minds to die and to kill.

POLITICS

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Bengal, Lok sabha speaker, CPI(M), Somnath chatterjee

Last 'lal salaam' to Somnath Babu, who remained a Communist all his life

I met the veteran MP for the first time in 2004, but he had been part of dinner table conversations all my life.

POLITICS

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Bengal, BJP, Bangladeshi immigrants, Mamata Banerjee

From opposing 'illegal migrants' to slamming Assam NRC: What's behind Mamata Banerjee's U-turn

The TMC chief had once raised a storm in the Lok Sabha over ‘illegal Bangladeshis’ in Bengal.