Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee

Princeling Stars in a Bengal Ghost Story

S Prasannarajan

The illicit alliance against Mamata in West Bengal

Advantage Buddhadeb

CPM general secretary Prakash Karat’s hold on his party is getting feebler by the day. His peace overtures at the recent Central Committee meeting in Hyderabad notwithstanding

India This Week

Karat Gives in to Detractors; Cheek for a Cheek; Proving Their Track Record; Desperate Buddha Vibes; No Centre-State Harmony in Kashmir Song

Presidency’s Perestroika

Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee’s proposal to turn this college into a university is being opposed, predictably, by Bengal’s communist ancien regime.

India This Week

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

The Loneliness of Buddhadeb

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

The Next Gorbachev?

There’s something tragic about Buddhadeb having to preside over the decline of the Left in West Bengal


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