The Ghost in Politics

Swapan Dasgupta

The next time, BJP in West Bengal will have an army of activists who imbibed the lessons of failure

Force Mamata

Did her opponents underestimate her soft power?

The Day of the Final Game Is Coming

Mamata Banerjee cannot take success for granted

Mamata to the Fore

After beating back Modi-Shah, will she be ready to lead the opposition nationally?

What’s At Stake?

Any number in three figures for the party will be a massive advance

A Political Transformation

For the first time, the BJP is on the cusp of creating history in West Bengal

BJP’s Bengal Favourite

Suvendu Adhikari is getting prime importance in the BJP, which he has just joined

Marx, Didi and Durga

West Bengal’s annual carnival is a magnetic draw for politicians


Ambanis and Adanis, a TV news channel in financial crisis and MPs on ‘duty’

Will its Hindu revivalist past haunt West Bengal’s future?

Ullekh NP travels across a state where the social base of one of India’s strongest regional leaders faces the challenge of subterranean Hindutva


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