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Call claiming bomb was planted at West Bengal secretariat turns out to be a hoax

Feb 04, 2016

Call claiming bomb was planted at West Bengal secretariat turns out to be a hoax

A phone call on Thursday claiming that a bomb had been planted inside the West Bengal secretariat 'Nabanna' that houses Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's office, turned out to be hoax. #Mamata Banerjee #NewsTracker #Kolkata #Police #bomb hoax #Nabanna #West Bengal secretariat
Kamduni gangrape verdict: Threat, acquittals add to Mamata's unease amid Bengal's poll cauldron

Jan 29, 2016

Kamduni gangrape verdict: Threat, acquittals add to Mamata's unease amid Bengal's poll cauldron

For an administration already grappling with the fallout of Malda — which has attracted pan-India attention for being the hub of anti-national activities including widespread opium cultivation, manufacturing of illegal small arms, cross-border trade in fake Indian currency notes — the Kamduni verdict has added to the unease. #Mamata Banerjee #ConnectTheDots #West Bengal #Trinamool Congress #Law and Order #Malda #Kamduni gangrape
Ghulam Ali concert and Malda violence: The hypocrisy of Mamata Banerjee's secularism

Jan 28, 2016

Ghulam Ali concert and Malda violence: The hypocrisy of Mamata Banerjee's secularism

However, well might the chief minister invoke Tagore, Bose or Vivekananda to bolster her claims of being a secular leader, it is doubtful whether the stalwarts — had they been around — would have approved of the way her administration has sought to handle the now infamous Kaliachak incident in Malda. #Politics #Mamata Banerjee #Congress #Trinamool Congress #Arvind Kejriwal #Shiv Sena #Nitish Kumar #RSS #Ghulam Ali #CPM #Swami Vivekananda #Prophet Muhammad #PolticsDecoder #Adhir Chowdhury #Malda #Hindu Mahasabha #Kaliachak violence #Anjuman Ahle Sunnatul Jamaat #Md Salim
Inside Malda: A ground report on West Bengal's toxic cocktail of opium farming and communalism

Jan 27, 2016

Inside Malda: A ground report on West Bengal's toxic cocktail of opium farming and communalism

I spent three days in Kaliachak a fortnight after the riots, to understand what caused it and to examine if it was indeed communal in spirit or if it was purely criminal in intent. It became quickly apparent that clambering up such a binary tree would prove ill-advised. But a couple of preliminary indicators did point in the direction of unlawful rather than purely religious motivation, and bore the markings of a criminal conspiracy #Mamata Banerjee #Trinamool Congress #CriticalPoint #Heroin #GroundReport #Kaliachak #Malda riots #opium farming
Left-aligned: Why the CPI(M) and Congress might bury the hatchets to take on the TMC

Jan 26, 2016

Left-aligned: Why the CPI(M) and Congress might bury the hatchets to take on the TMC

Now, with the state Assembly election knocking at the door, a clamour for an alliance against the TMC is growing within both Left parties and the state Congress leadership #Mamata Banerjee #Congress #Sitaram Yechury #ConnectTheDots #Trinamool Congress #Buddhadev Bhattacharjee #Left Front #CPI(M) #Prakash Karat #UPA 1
West Bengal has become centre of anti-national activities under Mamata: Amit Shah

Jan 25, 2016

West Bengal has become centre of anti-national activities under Mamata: Amit Shah

Accusing the Trinamool Congress of being involved in the Saradha scam and terror activities, BJP chief Amit Shah on Monday said West Bengal has become a centre of anti-national acts. #Mamata Banerjee #Trinamool #NewsTracker #West Bengal #TMC #Burdwan #Amit Shah #Saradha scam
'We have a right to know what happened to Netaji in Russia': Mamata Banerjee slams Centre

Jan 23, 2016

'We have a right to know what happened to Netaji in Russia': Mamata Banerjee slams Centre

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday wondered why no DNA test was done to determine if the ashes kept at a temple in Japan after the purported 1945 air crash were of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose #Mamata Banerjee #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Subhash Chandra Bose #Netaji #ModiInRussia
When Modi, Mamata exchanged New Year greetings and left TMC sneezing in dismay

Jan 21, 2016

When Modi, Mamata exchanged New Year greetings and left TMC sneezing in dismay

When Narendra Modi and Mamata Banerjee greeted each other on New Year — two leaders from two different ends of the political spectrum — it created a much-needed moment of warmth #Mamata Banerjee #BJP #Narendra Modi #West Bengal elections #ConnectTheDots #Bengal #TMC