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POLITICS

 |  Aage Se Right  |  7-minute read
West Bengal violence, Narendra Modi, Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal

Chora Shrot: The strong undercurrent for the BJP in Bengal which the TMC has sensed and is so fearful of

Many BJP supporters are silent, fearing TMC violence. Their votes could speak in favour of the BJP and surprise many watching.

ELECTION

 |  Below The Belt  |  8-minute read
TMC vs BJP, TMC, BJP, Narendra Modi

Why being a woman in Kolkata scares me today: Caught between sexist slurs, syndicates and Jai Shri Ram

Why I am filled with dread in Bengal today. By a broken statue. A riot in the street. Packs of local criminals turned netajis. Will my freedom as a woman in West Bengal soon die?

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal violence

Questioning the EC: Why does the Election Commission's order to cut short campaign time in West Bengal make little sense?

The EC needs to explain why it started the ban on campaign time a day after the violence seen, and why, it couldn't manage the situation for longer if it could manage for today.

POLITICS

 |  Aage Se Right  |  6-minute read
Violence in bengal, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal violence

The Killing Fields of West Bengal: Once famed for paddy and mustard, rural Bengal is now overrun by murder

Bengal has always been known for terrible political violence. However, recently this has taken a horrific new form. The growing challenge to the TMC posed by the BJP is clearly unnerving many.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Panchayat Polls, Political violence, West Bengal violence, Trinamool Congress

Why using violence to win West Bengal panchayat polls will come back to haunt TMC

The CPM in the state also paid heavily for it.