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Snub to Mamata's TMC Calcutta HC directs police to file FIR against Tapas Pal

Sep 25, 2014

Snub to Mamata's TMC Calcutta HC directs police to file FIR against Tapas Pal

In a setback to the Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal, the Calcutta High Court on Thursday directed filing of an first information report and a CID probe into Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Paul's kill and rape remarks. #Mamata Banerjee #InMyOpinion #West Bengal #Trinamool Congress #Kolkata #CPM #Left #misogyny #Tapas Pal #rape threat
Saffron rising in Bengal CPM should start worrying about the BJP

Sep 23, 2014

Saffron rising in Bengal CPM should start worrying about the BJP

While the byeelections may not confirm a trend of the BJP becoming the principal opposition force by displacing the CPMled Left Front, they do give pointers. #Politics #BJP #PoliticsDecoder #West Bengal #Trinamool Congress #Left Front #CPM #States #Samik Bhattacharya #Alimuddin Street #Basirhat Dakshin
Ruling CPI(M) wins assembly bypoll in only Left bastion of Tripura

Sep 16, 2014

Ruling CPI(M) wins assembly bypoll in only Left bastion of Tripura

Ruling CPI(M) on Tuesday retained its seat in the only Left bastion of Tripura by defeating Congress in the bypoll in Manu (ST) Assembly constituency. #Congress #BJP #NewsTracker #Trinamool Congress #CPI(M) #By-poll #Tripura #Northeast #left bastion
Sweden shifts to Left in parliamentary election

Sep 15, 2014

Sweden shifts to Left in parliamentary election

Sweden's Social Democrats were poised to return to power after a left-leaning bloc defeated the center-right government in a parliamentary election Sunday that also saw strong gains by an anti-immigration party. #World #NewsTracker #Sweden #Left #Social Democrats #Stefan Lofven

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Happy 82, Ursula Le Guin

Oct 21, 2011

Happy 82, Ursula Le Guin

Ursula Le Guin celebrates her 82nd birthday today has always been a writer of sweeping vision, and her books bring together tropes from science fiction and fantasy alike. #Literature #LiteraryPalate #The Left Hand of Darkness #Earthsea #The Dispossessed #Ursula Le Guin #Hal Duncan
Bengal Good from far, far from good

Sep 30, 2014

Police find explosives left by Eric Frein, report says

Investigators scouring the forests near here on Monday found an explosive device and other items they believe Eric Frein had recently left behind, according to two sources familiar with the manhunt...
Bengal Good from far, far from good

Oct 01, 2014

Five things we learnt from Chelsea's victory over Sporting Lisbon

What can we glean from Chelsea's 1-0 win in Portugal 1. André Schürrle needs some extra shooting practice Things are just not quite going the German’s way in front of goal at the moment and it does not help that his aim appears to be somewhat askew. ... #Sporting Lisbon #Lisbon #Manchester United #Capital One #José Mourinho #Louis van Gaal #Chelsea F.C. #Arsenal Football Club #Nani (footballer) #Nemanja Matic #Barclays Premier League #Branislav Ivanović