Romita Datta

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is Associate Editor, India Today.

POLITICS

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When Modi dared Mamata on her own turf

The PM asked the Bengal chief minister to read the writing on the wall - the BJP is headed for big electoral gains in 2019.

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VOICES

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Why BJP in Bengal is finding it hard to woo bhadralok

The biggest problem is that these men are sticklers for ideology and they have a strong conviction in the Left beliefs.

POLITICS

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Why Mamata Banerjee is rejigging her cabinet ahead of 2019 polls

The TMC leader has sacked senior leaders in the hope of curbing the rising saffron surge in West Bengal.

VOICES

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Bhangar stir is another Nandigram, but this time Mamata Banerjee is on the other side of action

The West Bengal CM is going by the rule book that her predecessor followed to contain a people's uprising.

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Don't be surprised if you see Mamata Banerjee ally with Narendra Modi in time to come

Ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, BJP is desperately looking for new partners.

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Why pressure is growing on Mamata Banerjee to sign Teesta water sharing deal with Bangladesh

With national election due in the neighbouring country this year-end, non-availability of water has become a major issue.

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Bengal Panchayat polls verdict: What Mamata's win and BJP's inroads mean for 2019 polls

Some of her bastions have begun to show cracks and if not mended on time, they will turn into huge ravines, threatening to engulf her.

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