Saturday, July 13, 2024

Topic: Nandigram

Acquisition policy, ‘tollabazi’ & votebank — why Bengal's stuck in muck of ‘lumpen industrialisation’

'Had there been industry, things would've been different,' says a 45-yr-old who took part in 2008 anti-land acquisition protests that forced Tata Motors to move proposed Nano factory to Gujarat.

Sandeshkhali is Mamata Banerjee's most dangerous quicksand in 12 years

Sandeshkhali takes us back 17 years to Nandigram when women full of rage marched with raised lathis. And Mamata Banerjee has echoed the CPI-M’s responses to its decisive blunders at Singur, Nandigram, and Lalgarh.

SC grants anticipatory bail to Mamata Banerjee's election agent in post-poll violence case

A bench of Justices Nageswara Rao and Abhay Oka imposed several conditions while granting relief to SK Supiyan, an accused in the murder case of a BJP worker in Nandigram last year.

Mamata Banerjee back to trusted Bhowanipore for future bypoll, minister Sovandeb vacates it

Mamata Banerjee left her Bhowanipore seat to contest against aide-turned-rival Suvendu Adhikari from Nandigram, but lost. She has to become an MLA within 6 months to retain CM post.

Mamata lost, Mamata won, Suvendu lost, Suvendu won — it's all very confusing in Nandigram

Mamata Banerjee wants a recount, says ‘there has been a mischief played by the ECI in Nandigram’. The Election Commission is yet to officially declare the result for Nandigram.

CM Mamata Banerjee leads in Nandigram by 2,700 votes over BJP's Suvendu Adhikari

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had left her Bhawanipore seat in south Kolkata, her home turf, to contest from Nandigram.

SC refuses to entertain plea for probe into alleged attack on Mamata Banerjee in Nandigram

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday refused to entertain a plea seeking direction for investigation by an independent probe agency like the CBI into...

Bengal fed up with pishi-bhaipo, people don't want ‘chawal chor' govt: Dharmendra Pradhan

Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan says he doesn’t see any reason for Mamata Banerjee to return to power again because there is strong undercurrent against her among voters.

BJP worker found dead at home in Nandigram, party alleges TMC ‘goons' responsible

BJP alleged that Uday Dubey was under tremendous stress as he was receiving threats from the TMC after he attended Mithun Chakraborty's roadshow.

Nandigram is a do or die battle. Is that why no one’s wearing masks?

The TMC forces were led by ‘Bengal Tiger’ Mamata Banerjee, mounted on her trusty wheelchair, the BJP by the king of polls, Amit Shah, aboard a saffron chariot.

On Camera

Marathi cinema has an elitism problem. We need more than Maratha history appeasement

In 2016, ‘Sairat’ shook up the Marathi film industry by calling attention to its elitism. It showed audiences that there is more to Marathiness than Brahmanistic ceremonies.

‘Robot tax' for AI-induced job loss & ‘wealth tax' on vacant land — RSS-affiliate SJM's Budget wish list

In pre-budget meeting held in June with Finance Minister Sitharaman, Swadeshi Jagran Manch suggested incentivising those generating more employment & measures to control food inflation.

BrahMos a wonderful symbol but Philippines lacks capability to operate, says Ashley Tellis

If a country did not have C4ISR capability, having a missile was a wonderful symbol but not of much operational use, says former senior adviser to US state department.

A ‘jai jawan, jai kisan' trap awaits Modi. In a 5-year Test match with revived Opposition

Modi govt will need to address massive challenges without the total power it got used to, in the face of relentless electoral challenges, one after another.