Manish Gupta

  • 'Om Dar B Dar' review: Still ahead of its time, this film will challenge your depth 18-01-2014 11:45 AM

    Cast: Anita Kanwar, Lalit Tiwari, Gopi Desai, Manish Gupta, Aditya Lakhia Director: Kamal Swaroop When I got the news that PVR is releasing 'Om Dar B Dar' after 25 years of its 'origin', I felt 'different'. Was the film incomprehensible in 1988, was it made ahead of its time, and...
  • If you are paranoid about English, English Bites is the book for you 30-05-2013 03:21 PM

    English used to give me nightmares at some point of time in my life. So much that I couldn't interact with my classmates and teachers when I was admitted to a new school because of the rule that if you speak in Hindi, you will have to pay a fine...
  • WB Assembly plunges in darkness during power minister's reply 12-12-2012 03:42 PM

    Kolkata: The West Bengal assembly on Wednesday plunged into darkness when state Power Minister Manish Gupta was replying during the Question Hour. Congress member Asit Mitra asked about the progress of Rajiv Gandhi Gramin Vidyut Yojana in the state when the lights went off as soon as Gupta stood up...
  • Kolkata: the rising new faces of TMC 15-05-2011 06:53 AM

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee's choice of candidates has stood out from those of the Left Front. Introducing not only new faces, but also new ideas seen as an interesting shift in Bengal politics. From giant slayer Manish Gupta, the State former chief secretary who defeated Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee...
  • TMC's Manish Gupta defeats Buddhadeb 13-05-2011 05:09 PM

    Kolkata: Left Front's decimation in West Bengal was complete on Friday with Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee losing the Jadavpur seat to Trinamool Congress candidate Manish Gupta, a former chief secretary. Manish Gupta, who was chief secretary in 1998 during the tenure of Jyoti Basu and retired in 2001 serving one...
  • WB polls: Voters demolish Left leadership 13-05-2011 11:47 AM

    Kolkata: As the Trinamool Congress-Congress combine heads for a landslide win in West Bengal on Friday, most of the Left stalwarts lost their seats as angry voters punished leaders of the world's longest ruling elected Communist government for non-performance. After seven straight victories, the Left Front government in West Bengal...
  • Mumbai’s serial killer Stoneman comes on-screen 05-02-2008 11:17 PM

    New Delhi: Harbhajan Singh is fast becoming India's most dependable middle order batsman in Tests. Yet again he played an invaluable knock and shared an important partnership with Suresh Raina to rescue India from a top-order collapse that at one stage saw them tottering at 85/6 on day one of...