Saturday, 21 May, 2022

Topic: BJP-TMC

Nehru called Kolkata ‘nightmare city’. Now, Bengal worships freedom with inter-party violence

From Gandhi to Jyoti Basu to Didi, Bengal's back is broken by political violence, says Sugato Hazra in 'Losing the Plot'.

BJP alleges MLA Dibakar Gharami attacked by TMC in Bankura, police say no info about it

India's bankruptcy laws' biggest failing is institutional infirmity. The recovery rate for creditors has been just 24% and extricating capital from dead firms has become an issue.

Mukul Roy a family member, not traitor, says Mamata after he returns to Trinamool from BJP

Mukul Roy rejoins Trinamool in presence of CM Mamata Banerjee and her nephew Abhishek, says 'I could not continue in BJP, I will never do it again'.

Why BJP just can’t digest the election defeat to Mamata in West Bengal

Bengal was going to start the second phase of BJP’s Ashwamedha yagna covering territories where regional parties held sway. Now BJP is left ensuring its workers' safety.

West Bengal is not Kerala. BJP was naive to expect peace after TMC win

The political violence after the election result shows a greater need for Mamata Banerjee to change her attitude towards the Centre and the latter towards West Bengal.

Union Minister Muraleedharan alleges TMC goons attacked his convoy in West Bengal

BJP national secretary Rahul Sinha who was accompanying the Union minister claimed that the attack in West Midnapore took place despite the presence of the police personnel.

Bengal has stopped BJP’s Ashvamedha yagna — and given India an opportunity

Even in the victory, Indians must admit that the factors responsible for the BJP’s humiliating defeat in Bengal and Kerala do not add up to a grand story of reclaiming democracy.

Adhir tough on Mamata, Rahul soft — how the Congress cornered itself in Bengal

Ever since it severed ties with the TMC, the Congress has found itself in a dilemma in Bengal. With no tall state leaders now, that nervousness is showing.

Mamata promoted cut money, now her party fleeces even onion & potato sellers: Babul Supriyo

In interview with ThePrint, Union Minister Babul Supriyo accuses Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of positioning herself as Bengal’s daughter for ‘cheap publicity’.

We love Didi, but… says Jangalmahal, a TMC bastion where BJP’s giving Mamata nightmares

Jangalmahal was a Left bastion until TMC swept 2014 Lok Sabha elections and consolidated its position in 2016 assembly polls. Since 2019, though, it's been a different story.

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Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
File photo of chief economic advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran | Photo: Twitter | @FinMinIndia

Stock market turmoil, crypto craze proof of human ‘fear, greed’ says chief economic advisor

Speaking at India Ideas Conclave, organised by think tank India Foundation in Bengaluru, V. Anantha Nageswaran, also said India was now in position to deliver domestically-driven growth'.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.