Growing up Muslim in West Bengal under the Left regime, the political space was always sanitised of any traces of identity politics.
An interesting phenomenon has gripped Kolkata and some parts of West Bengal. Residents are leaving blue water filled bottles hanging outside their doors.
Violence broke out in Kaliachak after a mob protesting alleged remarks by self-styled right-wing activist Kamlesh Tiwari had an altercation with the police.
What every exquisite cup of tea fails to narrate is the plight and agony of those workers who have been heavily exploited and marginalized for generations.
We organized a peaceful protest against RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's visit to Kolkata. Little did we realise that we would be attacked by 5000 workers.
Despite some stop-loss measures that the incumbent chief minister might have made, the condition of the workers living in the tea estates remains abysmal.
By declassifying archives of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Mamata Banerjee has played a masterstroke ahead of the 2016 Bengal elections.
Krishna Prasad Jana, a BA third year student of Sabang Sajanikanta Mahavidyalaya, succumbed to injuries, after being allegedly beaten up by members of TMCP.
The army has been deployed in Bhardman district to shepherd the panic stricken crowd into 1537 relief camps.
We, the youth of West Bengal, do not gauge development in terms of commodious criterion like digitalization.
In the aftermath of the brutal state action on peacefully protesting students, this is what our honourable Chief Minister had to say...
Political parties need to adapt to the people, and if the Left still cannot grasp that, its chances of survival fall by the day.
Please mend your ways. Else, it is never too late to make way for someone better equipped to do your job.
To them, no leadership is worth their confidence, no party fit enough to rule.
The fact that political parties field celebrity candidates for contesting elections is a testimony to the sad condition of our ADD-afflicted society.
While the government struggles to effectively implement the RTE act, there are people who have been contributing to the society to make it more educated.
The question that arises by default: was supporting Mamata Banerjee a launch pad for Anna Hazareâ€™s 2019 political plans?
An exaggerated and fiery figure in West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee is best known for her paranoid histrionics and periodic outbursts during speeches against the Maoists.
â€œWe wish to make people understand that societal work is done for oneself, more than the society."
I get goosebumps just by thinking about the incident. I am unable to express my angst here. I just cannot write it down in an article.
A 16 year old girl was gang-raped twice and burnt alive for reporting the incident!
The new middle-class exhibits alacrity towards â€˜economic internationalismâ€™ that assigns western style consumption patterns.