articles by A Ghose

Politics

TMC-BJP violence: As Mamata promises revenge for Vidyasagar episode, Kolkata Police's failure to prevent conflict raises eyebrows

That the Kolkata Police had information beforehand about a possible TMC-BJP conflict in College Street where Vidyasagar's statue was smashed and yet took no action to prevent it has raised eyebrows over the police's role in the 14 May violence in Kolkata

Politics

Bengal violence during polls: BJP accuses TMC of planning attacks, Trinamool claims Central forces, saffron party disrupted voting

The presence of extra security in West Bengal for the sixth phase of polling for the Lok Sabha election could not prevent violence from breaking out yet again

Politics

TMC gets own 'force' in West Midnapore: Jai Hind Bahini to campaign for LS polls, provide security to party leaders

Dressed in military camouflage pants and white T-shirts, over 400 cadres of Jai Hind Bahini (JHB) have been working for TMC in West Midnapore managing rallies, providing security to party leaders and visiting homes and villages to campaign for the party

Politics

Refugees or infiltrators? BJP's balancing act leaves Matuas in West Bengal angry and confused

The dread that thousands of members of the Matua community feel in West Bengal stems from the implementation of the NRC in Assam.

Politics

Mamata vs Centre: 3-4 Kolkata cops at dharna with Rajeev Kumar, but MHA disciplinary sword hangs only over commissioner

The MHA letter recognises other police officers’ presence at the dharna along with Kumar, but disciplinary action has been ordered against the Commissioner of Police, Kolkata, alone.

India

Chhath Puja celebrations take place at Kolkata's Rabindra Sarobar lake despite NGT ban, activists' campaign

Chhath Puja celebrations took place over two days at Kolkata's Rabindra Sarobar Lake this week in brazen disregard for the National Green Tribunal (NGT) ruling.