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Former Bengal CM Siddhartha Shankar Ray dead

Former West Bengal chief minister Siddhartha Shankar Ray on Saturday night died at his south Kolkata residence after a protracted illness. He was 90 and survived by his wife Maya Ray. "Ray was ill......

Siddhartha Ray recalls Basu memories

Age is a complex thing. It does strange things to your mind. As you gradually start losing your contemporaries, you start dwelling in the past. On Monday evening, former West Bengal chief minister......

Lalgarh crisis: Former Bengal CM writes to PC

Former West Bengal chief minister Siddhartha Shankar Ray has written to Home Minister P Chidambaram suggesting the central government involve social bodies for the welfare of the Lalgarh residents......

'Sonia and Rajiv had no role in the Emergency'

‘I do not think Rajiv Gandhi at that stage had any influence on his mother. Indira Gandhi relied totally on Sanjay and she looked upon him as a dependable son’ ‘What really......

22 years ago, before Barack, there was John Abraham

'It was a moment when I felt what power can get. Such a reception was beyond my expectation.' George Joseph reports. President Barack Obama is the chief guest at this year's Republic Day......

Mamata's superficial ideas fail to revive Bengal

Mamata Banerjee's triumphal declaration of having attracted investments worth Rs 2.43 lakh crore at the summit, are numbers that no one but she and the enigmatic state finance minister Amit Mitra......

Kamal Nath benefited from Bengal contract: WikiLeaks

In 1976, Kamal Nath, now urban development minister, may have benefited from “a very large” contract awarded under the then West Bengal power minister, A B A Ghani Khan Choudhury,......

BCCI inducts Sorabjee, Ray for Ganguly case

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has roped in the country's leading legal brains, Soli Sorabjee and Siddhartha Shankar Ray, in its bid to prepare a watertight defence for India skipper......

HC vacates stay, tells Dalmiya to reply

A two-judge bench of Calcutta High Court on Friday vacated the stay on the show cause notice slapped on former Board of Control for Cricket in India president Jagmohan Dalmiya, on charges of......

BCCI replies to ICC submission

The BCCIsent a reply to arbitrator Justice Albie Sachs rebutting the ICC's contentions on the six-ODI ban slapped on Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly. The 11-page missive senton Friday evening......

Ganguly to appeal again

Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly is likely to go for another appeal against the six-match ban slapped on him after ICC Appeal Commissioner Michael Beloff rejected his first appeal to overturn the......
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Coomi Kapoor's The Emergency is highly readable

F ew events in independent India have evoked as much condemnation as the Emergency. Civil society pretty much took a break between 1975 and 1977;... ...

http://forbesindia.com/article/appraisals/coomi-kapoors-the-emergency-is-highly-readable/40683/1
Scholarly productions

Novel kirtan That Suman Bhattacharya is a renowned kirtan exponent with a difference is a known fact. He believes in scholastic pursuits within... ...

http://www.thestatesman.com/news/supplements/scholarly-productions/74966.html
How artists and individuals creatively resisted Emergency

Anant Patwardhan's film Prisoners of Conscience on political prisoners of the Emergency The dawn of the Seventies. The promise of Independence,... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/lifestyle/life-style/the-morning-after-how-artists-and-individuals-creatively-resisted-emergency/
40 years after Emergency

Like in fascist Italy, trains ran on time and government moved faster and better. Besides, there was less corruption Sanjay Kapoor Delhi... ...

http://www.hardnewsmedia.com/2015/06/40-years-after-emergency-gagged-and-bound
Journalist Coomi Kapoor

, the lights went off here at Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, the "Fleet Street of India" from where most of the country's major national dailies are... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/news/article/eternal-vigilance-price-for-freedom-journalist-coomi-kapoor/904254

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