Sambit Pal
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The writer is a senior journalist and author of The Bengal Conundrum.

POLITICS

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Nandigram will prove why elections in India are a one-day match

If you look at Indian elections, it is indeed a 'game'. To be precise, a one-day game! A day is often enough to change the course of the election results.

POLITICS

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Why Mamata Banerjee's response to the BJP aggression in Bengal is weak

Whatever be the election results, Mamata Banerjee's politics will be limited to the electoral gains while BJP has a long-drawn ideological gameplan of aggressively absorbing the backward Hindus and Adivasis into a larger Hindutva frame.

POLITICS

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The Bengal Conundrum: How Mamata's absolutism affected the Gorkhaland issue

An exclusive excerpt from Sambit Pal's book that attempts to explain the reasons behind the recent surge in support for the BJP in West Bengal.