Romita Datta
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The writer is Associate Editor, India Today.

POLITICS

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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?

ELECTION

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The more things change, the more they stay the same: How Bengal poll violence proves this again and again

As powers came and went, the myth became a conviction that the ruling party in Bengal controls polls.

POLITICS

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Didi’s ‘national designs’ clear in TMC manifesto

Upcoming Lok Sabha Polls is an opportunity for Mamata to project herself as a credible face among the regional aspirants who are nursing ambitions beyond their regional contours.

POLITICS

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Mimi Chakrabarty and Nusrat Jahan: Didi's new trick or a flawed political strategy?

While political analysts may write off these two inexperienced Tollywood imports, they may actually do wonders.

POLITICS

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Baying for Bengal: How the BJP is closing in on Mamata Banerjee

Mamata is finding it hard to rely on others, especially when the BJP is aiming slingshots at her and her much-touted claims of honesty.

POLITICS

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What's cooking in the kitchen of 'Federal Front'?

From Farooq Abdullah to KCR — why every one is visiting Mamata Banerjee all of a sudden?

POLITICS

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Why Mamata Banerjee is not happy with Modi-Shah's 2018 Assembly election loss

With the victory of Congress and its possible undercurrents rocking the nation, Mamata's dream of a Federal Front has been dumped.

POLITICS

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Why Mamata Banerjee's dearly trusted Sovon Chatterjee has stepped down from the West Bengal cabinet

The influential leader resigned from two important portfolios – housing and fire services department – apparently because of the party’s interference in his personal life.

POLITICS

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How Mamata Banerjee has emerged as the face of the anti-BJP brigade

Leaders of opposition parties have called on her to play a key role in an emerging third front.

POLITICS

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How the Opposition is rallying against the BJP

TMC leader Mamata Banerjee has invited Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan and will request Sonia Gandhi’s presence at the first-ever political rally of the Opposition.