Romita Datta

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is Associate Editor, India Today.

POLITICS

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Why Mamata Banerjee and her 'cop daughter' Bharati Ghosh fell apart

Both are now threatening to make each other's deepest secrets public.

POLITICS

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Why Mamata Banerjee is wary of Rahul Gandhi

The Congress chief's gritty performance in Gujarat has thrown a rug over Bengal CM's political ambitions.

POLITICS

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How a painting brought Mamata Banerjee and Ram Nath Kovind closer

The West Bengal chief minister had vociferously opposed Kovind's candidature for the president's post.

VARIETY

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What it means for Bengal to win Roshogulla from Odisha

Voices are now being raised for Roshogulla Utsav.

POLITICS

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Will Mukul Roy joining BJP help Amit Shah's Bengal mission?

The by-election in the state and the 2018 panchayat elections are going to be an acid test.

POLITICS

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Why is dengue not stinging Mamata Banerjee's government in West Bengal?

Despite several cases, the state government has denied that the disease has reached epidemic proportions.

POLITICS

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Why BJP needs disgruntled elements like Mukul Roy to beat Mamata

'Compelled' to quit the Trinamool, he can help the saffron party disintegrate the enemy from within.

POLITICS

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Pandal politics takes centre stage this Durga Puja in Mamata's Bengal

The chief minister used the platform to target 'a political party' for playing with Hindu sentiments and emotions.

VARIETY

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You know it's time for Durga Pujo in Kolkata when...

As the city sweats, pants and trundles on, the spirits run high.

POLITICS

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It's a pity Mamata is cracking down on universities that would help boost her popularity

The Trinamool Congress threw a wet blanket on Calcutta University students’ plans to host actor Dev to promote his film, ‘Cockpit’.