Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicWest Bengal

Topic: West Bengal

More cracks in mahagatbandhan, Bengal Congress doesn’t want tie-up with Mamata

State unit leaders want party to ally with Left front, accuse Trinamool Congress of trying to break Congress in the state.

Delhi’s damaged environment & dirt and danger in West Bengal

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

West Bengal plans new law to tackle fake news on social media

Plan for new legislation comes after incidents triggered by fake news in Meghalaya, Jharkhand & Assam.

Amit Shah set for Purulia visit in bid to bolster Bengal outreach after BJP workers’ deaths

The visit, likely to take place at the end of June, is aimed at keeping up the pressure on the Mamata Banerjee government amid allegations of widespread political violence by her party.

There is dangerous selectivity in how we look at violence against Dalits in India

Are Dalits of Raghopur and West Bengal not Dalits? Only when Dalits are attacked in Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh, there is mass outrage among urban intellectuals. 

Purulia killings: RSS-BJP workers under threat in Mamata’s West Bengal or is it orchestrated panic?

Experts weigh in on the death of two BJP workers in Purulia, West Bengal. BJP members, including party president Amit Shah, have alleged that the two were murdered by workers of TMC.

Last Laughs: Deaths in Didi’s Bengal and dancing uncle’s impact

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

The great meat scandal: Will Bengal, God forbid, succumb to the Dark Lord called the veg biryani?

Mamata Banerjee govt has acted with far more alacrity in nabbing the kingpins allegedly behind the meat racket than they have in many cases of rape and murder.

Plugged-In: Kashmir’s changing politics, Kabul blast kills 25 & WhatsApp founder resigns

The BJP’s Kathua MLA Rajiv Jasrotia, one of those who supported the accused in the January rape and murder of an eight-year-old, was inducted into the Jammu & Kashmir cabinet Monday.

The bloodbath in Bengal is proof that Trinamool is inspired by the politics of the Left

The BJP, the Left and the Congress party, in a rare show of unanimity, have termed the violence during the panchayat elections a ‘murder of democracy’.

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GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.