Trinamool Congress

  • West Bengal: 'Presidency spirit' bounces back

    The other India |  Debraj Bhattacharya
    "Debraj, I didn't believe that I would be able to walk this long in this heat" said Uttara Chakrabarty. Senior Citizen. Teacher in the History...

  • An open letter to Mamata Banerjee

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    Dear Mamata-Di, Let me at the very outset express a sneaking admiration for the manner in which you have proved your critics wrong yet ...

  • Basu hears the tiger roar in 7 Race Course Road

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    The prospect of facing the next Lok Sabha elections with a limp economy and furious voters might force the government's pace on reforms. Time is...

  • Mamata Banerjee on Facebook: 'Like', 'share' or 'hide from Timeline'?

    Begging Your Pardon |  Rituparna Chatterjee
    The needle on my irony meter is quivering at 'maximum' as I write this post. A month ago Mamata Banerjee was upset about a cartoon...

  • After Tagore, who?

    Bloody Mary |  Sagarika Ghose
    The closing of the Bengali mind I returned to north Bengal last week for a short holiday in the Darjeeling hills. I spent my ...

  • An angry Mamata is squandering her opportunities

    Voice Over |  Rajen Garabadu
    As part of covering one year of the Mamata Banerjee led Trinamool Government in West Bengal, we at CNN-IBN thought it a good idea to...

  • One year of Poriborton: the importance of being Mamata

    Fresh air |  Vivek Sengupta
    It is exactly a year since Mamata Banerjee created history in Bengal by dislodging the Left Front from power, after 34 long years of uninterrupted...

  • A disease lurks Byangoland

    Kolkata Colloquies |  Priyanka Gupta
    It's a terrible disease and it's spreading very fast. The symptoms are pronounced. It is known to make humans contort their faces, sometimes even expose...

  • Professor arrest: Mamata, the Nero of Bengal

    Master and a glass of Margarita |  Tathagata Bhattacharya
    The path of self-destruction, that West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has embarked on since May, 2011, has been concrete-reinforced by her government's actions over...

  • How dictators run the government in a democracy

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    If you think a week is a long time in politics, just forget it. In India, it can take just a few hours for a...

  • Comment: when ministerial whim passes off as policy

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    Mukul Roy, the new railway minister, is a very quick learner. Within a day of taking over, he has decided that the Railways do not...