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Why Bengal could deliver 'Hadda Haddi' this election

Political commentators say the final outcome of the West Bengal assembly elections would depend on how some crucial factors play out this time. Mayank Mishra explains. Hadda Haddi (close contest)......

Political pundits in for surprise as alliances shift in West Bengal

As electoral sails shift in the dynamic political winds of West Bengal, two factors may still change the electoral equations are how the BJP fares this time and how Muslims are going to vote.......

'Have some dignity': SC to Congress's Adhir Chowdhury on bungalow eviction row

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a plea of Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, a Congress MP from West Bengal, challenging a Delhi high court order refusing to stay his eviction from bungalow at New Moti......

A dead child, a world gone mad

If Aylan Kurdi was a Bangladeshi boy on the border with Assam or West Bengal, would you call him an infiltrator, asks Mango Indian. IMAGE: A refugee pulls a boy inside a train through a window at......

KMC poll a test for political parties in West Bengal

Polling for the 144-seat Kolkata Municipal Corporation is underway amid tight security arrangements. The election would be test of the Trinamool Congress’ popularity among the urban......

How the Communists killed Bengal's industry

West Bengal's longest serving chief minister Jyoti Basu once told an industrialist that capitalists were class enemies and he should expect no sympathy.Ishita Ayan Dutt tracks the political......

The story of West Bengal's dismal industrial performance

A policy-related problem that urgently needs to be redressed is the ‘miniaturisation’ of projects, notes Ashok K Lahiri. Image: Miniaturisation will not work for industry and......

West Bengal Govt introduces bills to boost investment

The West Bengal government on Monday introduced two amendment bills in the state Assembly to boost investments in the state. The West Bengal Municipal (Fourth Amendment) Bill, 2015 was passed by......

In Bengal, a rice economy rots away on food habits, subsidy

In urban India, the fall in rice consumption was 0.2 kg per person per month. Image: Rice consumption falls in India. Photograph: Reuters   The closure of 500 of 1,200 rice mills in West......

Is Mysuru the cleanest city in India? Share your views

Mysuru has been ranked as India’s cleanest city. Karnataka and West Bengal have the maximum number of cities among the cleanest in the Swachh Bharat index. According to the survey of 476......

'Shashi Kapoor was a dearly loved man'

'We will never really lose him because in death, his spirit, trapped in a frail body, has been set free and will surround us like the air we breathe.'Shabana Azmi, Asha Parekh, Zeenat Aman,......

India's first 'Sports Township' planned

There may be a couple of small sporting centres around the country, but the one that West Bengal has planned should tower above all.It is being called the 'Sports Township', which will be, besides......
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Academicians slam Modi's 'prolonged silence' on Kathua, Unnao rape cases

Expressing solidarity with the civil servants who held Prime Minister Narendra Modi responsible for the “terrifying state of affairs”, over 600... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/academicians-slam-modis-prolonged-silence-on-kathua-unnao-rape-cases-news-national-sevsgDiachdch.html
On World Heritage Day, experts raise voice

Author Amit Chaudhuri's heart sinks every time he sees a sign up on the boundary walls of old Kolkata bungalows, announcing their impending... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/erasing-history-on-world-heritage-day-experts-raise-voice-118041800523_1.html
Rural heartland key to TMC's Delhi ambitions in 2019

The stakes seem to be high for the ruling Trinamool Congress in the upcoming West Bengal panchayat polls, as the party leadership feels that... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/panchayat-polls-rural-heartland-key-to-tmc-s-delhi-ambitions-in-2019-118041500291_1.html
Panchayat polls in Bengal a warm up match for BJP

The upcoming Panchayat polls in West Bengal are rapidly emerging as a warm up match for the BJP ahead the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, with the... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/panchayat-polls-in-bengal-a-warm-up-match-for-bjp-118040800353_1.html
Ujjivan positions five brand drivers

City: kolkata The TVC, conceptualised by DDB Mudra, has gone live across Kannada and Bengali channels and will progress to a national outreach soon... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/fc-supplements/ujjivan-positions-five-brand-drivers

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