West Bengal

From Genius to Divinity

MJ Akbar

Satyajit Ray never touched alcohol, and listened to a sonata by Beethoven on his turntable gramophone at breakfast. What else could possibly be required for the biodata of a Calcutta god?

He Kept You at Arm’s Length

But you could always trust Satyajit Ray to say what he meant. His opinions were sharp, to the point

What’s At Stake?

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

The Name of the Storm

Along the unquiet Hooghly

Divided Rebels

Getting increasingly restless over the likely outcome of state Assembly elections on May 2nd

Darjeeling’s Dilemma

Who will speak for the hills?

The Voter Whisperers

Five BJP leaders and their groundwork in states where the party has never been in power

Among the Believers

The rise of grassroots Hindutva and anti-incumbency add to the BJP momentum in West Bengal

The Other Sinha

Shatrughan Sinha has been singing praises of TMC leader Mamata Banerjee of late


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