Jun 14, 2021 08:32 AM IST
The journeys from and back to political parties are motivated by self-interest, pure and simple. Development in West Bengal is likely to take a back seat
- Jun 03, 2021 05:03 PM IST
Civil servants, including chief secretaries, must not become yes-men. They do not work 'under' a Chief Minister but 'with' them as a colleague; and definitely not as a supplicant
- May 12, 2021 06:09 PM IST
Banerjee also suggested the PM that global players be encouraged to open up franchise operations in India to fight the pandemic.
- May 07, 2021 08:55 AM IST
The TMC increased its tally of seats won, by two to 213 and its vote-share galloped to 48 percent. This victory was achieved against the BJP, which is believed to have the best election machinery in India
- May 03, 2021 08:47 AM IST
The issue of Bengali identity seems to have resonated with the voters
- May 02, 2021 02:47 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee is all set to become Chief Minister for a third successive term. BJP looks like will be unable to further the gains of the 2019 general elections
- Apr 29, 2021 01:06 PM IST
This closely-fought election between the TMC and the BJP was actually kicked off in 2019, when the national party belied all predictions to win 18 Lok Sabha seats with 40.6 percent votes
- Apr 01, 2021 07:57 AM IST
All eyes will, however, be on battleground Nandigram that is going to the polls today with chief minister Mamata Banerjee engaged in a fierce contest with her protege-turned-rival Suvendu Adhikari of the BJP.
- Mar 31, 2021 02:24 PM IST
Explained: Who stands where on the acquisition of farm land for industrialization, and what it could mean for the future of industry in West Bengal and the rest of India
- Mar 14, 2021 04:53 PM IST
Banerjee was injured in her left leg, head and chest while campaigning in Nandigram on March 10 after filing her nomination, an incident the ruling TMC claimed was a "BJP conspiracy to take her life".
- Mar 13, 2021 05:26 PM IST
The state government’s report submitted to the ECI on Friday evening referred to the presence of a huge crowd at the spot but has no mention of the “4-5 people”, who Banerjee alleged had attacked her, he said.
- Mar 13, 2021 10:16 AM IST
Experts believe that the injury may have turned a seeming BJP tide in the Chief Minister’s favour for now; feisty leader established her reputation as a `street fighter' in similar conditions in 1990 and 1993
- Feb 16, 2021 02:01 PM IST
In the entire pre-election public discourse, there is no mention of who can provide the better administration which will be able to take forward economic development by improving the state’s poor work culture
- Dec 28, 2020 02:01 PM IST
The announcement comes with a political contradiction that the Congress and the Left are principal rivals in Kerala, which also goes to polls along with West Bengal in April-May 2021.
- Dec 16, 2020 06:00 PM IST
Suvendu Adhikari, an MLA from Nandigram in East Midnapore district, had resigned from the West Bengal cabinet last month.
- Feb 07, 2019 08:42 AM IST
CPI General Secretary S Sudhakar Reddy accused CM Mamata Banerjee of trying to convert the issue into a crisis involving Centre-state relations.
- Sep 15, 2018 07:48 AM IST
She said in 2019 Lok Sabha elections, regional parties would play a crucial role and the issue of who will be the prime minister can be decided later.
- Jun 02, 2017 06:06 PM IST
She said her government would write to the Union Finance Minister for necessary changes in the GST to make it suitable for all the sections of the society.