West Bengal

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VARIETY

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Teachers, Gag orders, Trinamool Congress, West Bengal

How professors' union affiliated to TMC is campaigning for panchayat polls in Bengal

The WBCUPA is facing flak for taking active part in politics, especially in wake of the proposed law to gag state-run universities.

POLITICS

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Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind, Hindutva, Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal

Ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Mamata risks alienating minority votes

The TMC leader's attempt to play the Hindu card has not gone down well with Muslims.

POLITICS

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Poll violence, Panchayat Polls, West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee

The shocking silence of liberals on panchayat poll violence in Bengal

The murderous attacks on opposition candidates have exposed the authoritarian character of Mamata Banerjee and the TMC.

POLITICS

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Riots, Asansol, West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee

Why opposition parties in Bengal are uniting against Mamata Banerjee's TMC

The state has seen massive violence on first day of filing of nominations for panchayat polls.

POLITICS

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Ram Navami violence, RSS-BJP, West Bengal, TMC vs BJP

Ram Navami violence: Trinamool trying to 'appropriate' Lord Ram is a moral victory for RSS-BJP

The saffron party's recent win in the communist stronghold of Tripura, a Bengali majority state, has added to Mamata Banerjee's headache.

POLITICS

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Hindutva, RSS-BJP, West Bengal, Ram Navami violence

Ram Navami violence: Why Hindutva forces are fanning communal flames in West Bengal

The RSS-BJP has certain misunderstandings about Bengal’s culture and history.

POLITICS

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Mamata Banerjee, Amit Shah, West Bengal, Lok Sabha polls 2019

Lok Sabha 2019: How Amit Shah is desperately trying to wrest Kolkata south seat from TMC

The BJP is confident that a rainbow coalition of Trinamool, Congress and Left, if it happens at all, will not be acceptable to people.

VARIETY

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VARIETY

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Kheermohan, Mamata Banerjee, Roshogulla, West Bengal

What it means for Bengal to win Roshogulla from Odisha

Voices are now being raised for Roshogulla Utsav.

LIFE

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Mamata Banerjee, Odisha, West Bengal, Rosogolla

How Bengal won the prestige issue of rasgulla from Odisha

The syrupy sweet is synonymous with Bengalis, for whom it was hardly a debate.