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POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
West Bengal, Trinamool Congress, Mamata Banerjee, Identity Politics

Didi Ke Bolo vs Dada Ke Bolo: Who is winning the battle for Bengal?

Trinamool’s Mamata Banerjee and BJP’s Dilip Ghosh are reaching out to people. But who exactly are the people listening to?

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
BJP, ABVP, Jignesh Mevani, Shehla Rashid

The latest 'star is born': Our liberals must go ga-ga over Mahua Moitra. Their other stars have vanished!

After Hardik Patel, Shehla Rashid, Kanhaiya Kumar and Atishi Marlena, Mahua Moitra is the latest gem in a long list of liberal heroes. None of them has much in common. Except one thing.

POLITICS

 |  Aage Se Right  |  6-minute read
Trinamool Congress, Bjp in bengal, Junior doctor's strike, Minority appeasement

Didi vs Perfect Storm: Why West Bengal's Trinamool Congress may soon reach a point of no return

Between charges of minority appeasement, reported admissions of the same, and a total miscalculation of the minority vote itself, can Mamata Banerjee withstand the storm she herself has unleashed?

POLITICS

 |  Aage Se Right  |  6-minute read
Mamata banerjee poem, Trinamool Congress, Bengal elections 2019, Mamata Banerjee

Poetry of 'I don't agree': But why is Didi still in denial?

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.

POLITICS

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Meme takedown, Trinamool Congress, Mamata banerjee meme, Mamata Banerjee

When Mamata Banerjee Met Her Meme: Woman arrested for posting Didi's meme. Where's the free speech lobby now?

Why is Mamata Banerjee against Photoshop? Was her in PeeCee’s Met Gala look funny enough, or should we go for the ‘aunty gormint’ meme? Will we all end up behind bars now?

POLITICS

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Moon moon sen, Babul supriyo, Mimi chakraborty, Nusrat jahan

Lok Sabha 2019: Why the glitzy side of Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool could turn into a dangerous liaison

Two young female actors are nominated by the Trinamool Congress in heavy-duty seats in Bengal. What is the significance of the party's switch from fielding intellectuals to film stars?

POLITICS

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Trinamool Congress, Misuse of power, Political clout, Dynasty politics

Bad Heir Day: The strange tale of Mamata's kin's standoff with customs officials in Kolkata

Kolkata customs officials and Mamata Banerjee's nephew's wife's reported altercation proves how nothing is beyond political power in India.

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.

POLITICS

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Syndicate raj, Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal, Trinamool Congress

India Today's exposé of 'Syndicate Raj' in West Bengal has left TMC leadership red-faced

So long as such corrupt and coercive systems are in place, development in the state will continue to hit the wall.

POLITICS

 |  RIGHT Foot Forward  |  4-minute read
Trinamool Congress, Communist party of india, CPI(M), Somnath chatterjee

Why Somnath Chatterjee was a 'bhadralok' among Communists

But what would have definitely saddened him is the continuing decline of his erstwhile party.