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Mamata turns street fighter for cop she once refused to trust
Rajeev Kumar, the Kolkata police commissioner, is known for his impeccable investigating and electronic surveillance skills. IMAGE: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee with Kolkata Police......
Sikkim's Pawan Chamling becomes India's longest-serving chief minister
The founding president of the ruling Sikkim Democratic Front completed 23 years, four months and 17 days of uninterrupted service in office on Sunday. Sikkim’s Pawan Chamling has set a new......
Besieged by the BJP, Left struggles to stay alive
As the BJP snaps at its heels, can the Communists stay relevant in the electoral game?Ishita Ayan Dutt, Shine Jacob and Archis Mohan report. Taking on the plausible When someone says Indians......
WB polls: Rahul, Buddhadeb share stage
IMAGE: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and CPI-M leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee at a joint election campaign rally in Kolkata. Photograph: PTI Striking a rare show of......
How Buddhadeb may have increased Mamata's worries
Reluctant to campaign so far, former Bengal CM draws large crowd in his first roadshow since the poll dates were announced, reports Ishita Ayan Dutt. They seek him here, they seek him there;......
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......
Singur works even during the Pujas to return land to farmers
Government officials working overtime to dismantle the Tata plant and return land to farmers, says Ishita Ayan Dutt. The road to the erstwhile site of Tata Motors’ Nano factory in Singur,......
Singur land deal: Timeline of ups and downs
Following is the chronology of events related to the controversial acquisition of 997.11 acres of land in Singur in 2006 to set up car manufacturing plant of Tata Motors, in which the Supreme Court......
SC sets aside Tata's Singur deal, land to be returned to farmers in 3 months
In a ruling which can have far-reaching consequences, the Supreme Court on Wednesday set aside the controversial acquisition of 997.11 acres of land in Singur in 2006 by the then Left Front......
SEZs: IT majors wait for Mamata's change of heart
Industry takes heart from Trinamool Congress manifesto's silence on the issue, a marked change from the 2011 one, where special economic zones were a strict no-no Has the West Bengal government......
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