under West Bengal

The Maoist attack on the EFR camp at Silda has stirred more trouble for the West Bengal government.


5 Mar 2010 | BY Jaideep Mazumdar

Railway Budget as Her Manifesto; All Bets are Off, Almost


25 Feb 2010

A cash-strapped Bengal government has found a farcical way of cutting costs. Bureaucrats who get a newspaper allowance have been asked to lug them back to work.


25 Feb 2010 | BY Jaideep Mazumdar

Jyoti Basu had everything needed to make West Bengal a premier state. Too bad he refused to do it.


21 Jan 2010 | BY Jaideep Mazumdar

CPM General Secretary Prakash Karat dwells on the difficulties his party faces in the 2011 West Bengal Assembly election, the threat from Maoists and more


12 Nov 2009 | BY Amit Baruah

What Bengal thinks today, India thinks tomorrow. If this old saying retains some relevance today, it’s as a way to place the tragedy of the state’s slide in perspective.


21 Oct 2009 | BY Jaideep Mazumdar

Indian citizenship for Sri Lankan refugees; handshake and a boot in West Bengal; Bihar’s bank ban; Kashmir protest; and creating second-class doctors


15 Oct 2009

Can Bengal’s poet-playwright Chief Minister pull out of his current depression in time for the looming Assembly elections?


17 Sep 2009 | BY Jaideep Mazumdar

Rajarhat New Town’s ‘modernity’ is a façade for injustices that cancelling an odd infotech park cannot undo


9 Sep 2009 | BY Jaideep Mazumdar

A Ramakrishna Mission school in West Bengal and its outrageous attitude towards its lady teachers


30 Jul 2009 | BY Jaideep Mazumdar
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