Below The Belt | 13-minute read
The CM is acting as the political, moral and cultural ambassador of a ghost community that has been forced out of its crumbling state long ago. The Bengalis who are everywhere but in Bengal.
| 8-minute read
Never, in the 365 days of my internship, was my safety my focus. It was always about the patient, and the patient only.
Issuing an ultimatum to aggrieved doctors, she skirted the core issue of security and indirectly instigated emotions against doctors.
| 11-minute read
Mocked once as 'lower class' compared to the suave Buddhadev and the urbane Jyoti babu, Mamata is now the only hope of the same bhodrolok against the surge of the Sangh Parivar.
| 4-minute read
The move by the West Bengal Chief Minister and the TMC to curb the saffron tide is indicative of a few things — the result was unexpected, one cannot bank on personal popularity alone and time-tested strategies may not be effective anymore.
| 2-minute read
Reach out to Ma Kali: Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee needs a powerful narrative to counter the chants of 'Jai Shri Ram'
Mamata Banerjee is finding herself cornered by BJP voices mocking her with a religious slogan, at which she sees red. But Banerjee should instead respond with the most Bengali of religious chants.
Once, Mamata, like Modi, had a dynasty-free, pro-people image. To retain her grip on a rapidly saffronising Bengal, she must reinvent her current form. This is how she can go about it.
Aage Se Right | 6-minute read
Mamata Banerjee channelled her inner poetess as she wrote a poem and shared it on social media. If Didi gets past denial, she will see the sea change that has taken place in West Bengal.
The shift from 'China's chairman' to 'BJP's chairman' came with warning signs!
| 1-minute read