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Imam plea

Noor-ur Rahaman Barkati, the shahi imam of Tipu Sultan Mosque, today appealed to people to vote for Mamata Banerjee. "Except for Mamata, no one else in Bengal thinks about the development of people, and Muslims in particular," he said. "Mamata advised me to ... The Telegraph, 2 months ago

The Past at Present

National pride is often represented by artefacts of the past. A capitalist bought and brought the sword of Tipu Sultan from London to India, but has become the subject of capitalist flight to London. In 1799, after the fall of Srirangapatnam, the ...
 New Indian Express1 week ago

Historical Distortions Galore

There is nothing surprising about the attempt of the Bharatiya Janata Party to relegate the contributions of Tipu Sultan to the background by labeling him anti-Hindu and anti-Kannada, or forcing Kashmiri students studying outside the state to chant ...
 CounterPunch1 month ago

Shield for Nakhoda Mosque

Kolkata: The managing committee of an iconic mosque in central Kolkata has publicly condemned the pro-government remarks of its imam in a vernacular newspaper, making the Muslim community's worst fears come true that the clergy, which the Trinamool ...
 Times of India2 months ago

Filled with splendour

During the British Era (1858 -1947), Calcutta (present Kolkata) was the capital of India, till 1911. It had witnessed great revolution and changes of some villages into a great city influenced by Neo-Gothic, Neo-Classical and different oriental ...
 The Statesman2 weeks ago

Why Kolkata's Urdu-speaking Muslims support Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress

Kidderpore is one of Kolkata's oldest neighbourhood and home to the first deep-water port in India, established in 1780. It was primarily Muslims who served in the riverine port, it became an overwhelmingly Muslim area with small pockets of ...
 Dhaka Tribune3 weeks ago

Muslims hold key for Mamata's return into power

The community plays a decisive factor in about 125 seats, of which Congress won 95 in 2011 Kolkata: The Muslim community in West Bengal holds the key for the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) to return into power. And no one knows this better than ...
 Gulf News3 weeks ago Muslims hold the key for Mamata's return into power  Gulf News3 weeks ago

This Day in History (May 4)

Today is Wednesday; 15th of the Iranian month of Ordibehesht 1395 solar hijri; corresponding to 26th of the Islamic month of Rajab 1437 lunar hijri; and May 4, 2016, of the Christian Gregorian Calendar. Ordibehesht 15 is commemorated every year in ...
 Kayhan International3 weeks ago

Has Mamata Banerjee conceded defeat? How else to explain her bitter rant against own police force?

Has Mamata Banerjee conceded defeat? Is the Trinamool Congress headed for the exit door after just one bite at the power cherry? Predicting election outcomes is always fraught with danger, even more so in such a tight contest. But telltale signs ...
 Firstpost.com3 weeks ago

Shift From Farming to an Industrial Hub

In the semi-arid climes of Vellore, the summers can turn nasty. Mercury leaps northwards, turning the plains into the sun's anvil, boiling the brain in its very cranium. But Vellore these days is not scampering for cover, but is abuzz with activity.
 New Indian Express3 weeks ago
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