West Bengal

The State of Crime

Madhavankutty Pillai

We might not know the real state of crime in India, but it is much more than what the report shows

The Celebrity Accused

The supposedly unaccounted wealth of incarcerated politicians

Irresistible Inclination

To pronounce definitive assessments of the future

Jagdeep Dhankhar: The Jat Who Came in from the Cold

NDA’s vice presidential candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar is armed with legal astuteness and a sense of humour

The Cultural Difference

Mahua Moitra is entitled to wage her own culture wars by stressing Bengali exceptionalism

Selective Indignation

The norm in today’s polarised world

The “Second City of the Empire”

In terms of its reputation as a business destination, West Bengal has climbed down a slippery slope

Bappi Lahiri (1952-2022): Dancing to His Own Tune

He composed memorable songs in forgettable movies but the remix revolution has kept his music alive

Unease of Doing Business

Why Elon Musk will not come to India anytime soon

World Heritage Puja

It is now officially recognised as part of UNESCO’s list of intangible cultural heritage


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