Many attempts have been made to modernise the Mahalaya, but Bengalis still retain their love for the first one recorded for Akashvani in 1932.
Now that he is no longer in parliament, Yechury should devote himself to sort out the deep organisational problems within the party.
A swift resignation such as David Cameron’s after a political failure is almost unheard of in India
What the combination of Samuel Bourne, Charles Shepherd and William Howard achieved was establishing a canon that lives on in the unknowingly, yet faithfully replicated frames in photographs taken by professionals and amateurs of classic Bourne images.
Several complainants at the Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute find themselves caught between hostile fellow students and an insensitive administration.
Mamata Banerjee has to fix West Bengal before she can step out and fulfill her national ambitions
Instead of slowly building its cadre and winning local elections, the CPM rushed into an alliance with the Congress to challenge Mamata Banerjee
Voters have the option of making a rational choice based on direct, lived experiences of two regimes.
That the Election Commission was defensive and apologetic for the violence that broke out during day two of the assembly polls is a measure of how the establishment colludes by accepting violations as normal.
The big question in the forthcoming elections in West Bengal is — how clean, or otherwise, is the Mamata Banerjee’s party
Even as the West Bengal elections come closer, the CPI(M) continues to twiddle its thumbs on an partnering with the Congress to take on the TMC.
The old compact of keeping communally charged issues out of politicking in West Bengal is over in the desperate fight for votes
The West Bengal chief minister’s strategy is to keep anti-BJP forces with her and away from the CPI(M)
Having realised that aligning with regional groupings can be detrimental, the Left parties have decided to give up on coalitions and go it alone in Bihar
Regenerating its heritage could go a long way towards restoring its lost glory that Kolkata so ardently desires
Bijoya Ray was more than just a partner at home to the great film director. She also provided great support to his work.