Monday, 5 December, 2022
TopicWest Bengal bypolls

Topic: West Bengal bypolls

As Modi govt ministers lead BJP campaign on Mamata’s turf Bhabanipur, CPM wages ‘lonely’ battle

Mamata Banerjee, who represented Bhabanipur in 2011 and 2016, is up against BJP's Priyanka Tibrewal and the CPI(M)'s Shrijeeb Biswas in the 30 September bypoll.

Cornering Mamata Banerjee in 2021 assembly polls won’t be easy. BJP lacks a pan-Bengal face

If the question, “If not Modi, who?” worked for the BJP in the 2019 Lok Sabha election, then “If not Didi, who?” may come to haunt it in West Bengal in 2021.

Not NRC, but Bengal’s Congress-Left floating votes defeated BJP in bypolls

BJP may have been beaten by Trinamool Congress in the bypolls, but the party need not worry as numbers show that its vote-share is still intact.

On Camera

YourTurn

Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

A walk around National War Memorial to read 8 stories of heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 war

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.