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Mamata in Albion

It used to be said of Jyoti Basu and Somnath Chatterjee that industrialisation tanked despite a welter of offshore MoUs. By that regretful token of a stuttering economy, Mamata Banerjee's visit to London, at the head of a 20-member business ... The Statesman, 2 months ago

Democracy crippled

Democracy has been crippled. And Saturday's tragedy in West Bengal must transcend the outcome of the municipal elections in Salt Lake. That outcome is of lesser moment than the conduct of the election which was emblematic of the gradual evolution of ...
 The Statesman1 day ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Punch from Mary's shoulders

Mary Kom Calcutta, Sept. 30: Mary Kom has been thrown into the unlikely ring of Marxian retirement - a treacherous arena that flaunts the banner "communists never retire". Apparently inspired by the boxer who recently said she would retire ...
 Calcutta Telegraph6 days ago
India Today

Ghosts of actions past

A super spy's account allows us a window into the mistakes politicians make TV Rajeswar Politicians create monsters for short-term gains and then successive generations have to pay the price. Nothing illustrates this better than T.V.
 India Today1 week ago
New Indian Express

Uneasiness in Red Family After Mamata's Netaji Masterstroke

NEW DELHI:The declassification of files on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose has had an unexpected political impact. The political masterstroke by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has created ripples in the Left political spectrum by straining ...
 New Indian Express1 week ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Last play of the game changer

Jagmohan Dalmiya, who died in Calcutta on Sunday evening. He was 75. Calcutta, Sept. 20: Jagmohan Dalmiya was two months shy of turning 75 when, in March, he again became the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president. As a ...
 Calcutta Telegraph2 weeks ago
New Indian Express

How Mamata Cornered BJP, Congress and Left With Nethaji's Files

KOLKATA:The enigmatic life and death of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was a ticking political time bomb. It took over 68 years and 14 governments before West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee detonated it by declassifying 64 Netaji files, which had ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago
New Indian Express

Mamata Masterstroke Repaints Canvas of Next State Polls

KOLKATA:The big three in Bengal are cornered. If the Narendra Modi government doesn't release all the files, Mamata Banerjee will accuse it of a cover-up. The Congress and the Left do not have a card to play because both had been, at the state and ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago CM steps into Lal Kothi for meeting  Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago Mamata Banerjee calls on Bloc leader  Asian Age2 months ago
DNA India

Here's why this man is named Spaceship

Spaceship has four siblings; Viking-II (sister), Fusion, Space Shuttle and Shuttle Challenger. And no, these are not just nick names. These are legal names with valid ID cards. Spaceship was born in 1967, a year after the first unmanned ...
 DNA India2 weeks ago
Times of India

To beat caste system, Communist leader named his children after spaceships, celestial bodies

NADIKUDE, Guntur: A small railway station on the Guntur-Secunderabad section, Nadikude, is bursting with commuters just before a superfast express makes a halt. A railway official calls out: "Oye, Spaceship, come here..." The bewildered passengers ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago
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