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Monday, Feb 17, 2020
Arindam Sarkar

Arindam Sarkar


Arindam Sarkar is Editor-Special Projects of Hindustan Times, Kolkata. He has spent over two decades covering Bengal and national politics of India as correspondent and editor. He has also covered South Asian countries.

articles by Arindam Sarkar (177 results)
Oct 18, 2016 10:38
National Council of Awami League will be held in Dhaka on October 22 and 23. read more
Oct 07, 2016 15:07
As people go pandal hopping, pilgrims make a beeline to pray at the memorial of Saint Teresa of Kolkata. read more
Sep 20, 2016 18:21
Manas Bhuniya never liked WBPCC president Adhir Chowdhury’s style of operation. read more
Jul 28, 2016 19:02
Mahasweta Devi, one of the greatest littérateurs who fought for the downtrodden, believed in Marxist ideology and yet lent her undying spirit to the ouster of a 34-year-old Left regime from Bengal. On Thursday, she left a legacy that none can match. read more
May 19, 2016 13:58
Mamata Banerjee single-handedly took on the CPI(M) for decades in the state, suffering physical assaults. Always seen as clean, she was besieged with charges of corruption against her ministers, and of incompetence and authoritarianism. Yet she prev... read more
Feb 05, 2016 17:21
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is toying with the idea of fielding her nephew and MP Abhishek read more
Jul 31, 2015 21:19
India and Bangladesh have agreed to resolve the long-standing issue of enclaves, but a host of other issues – ranging from river water to the mouth-watering Hilsa fish – remain sticking points between the two nations. read more
Jun 30, 2015 11:21
Undisturbed by the rumours of electoral alliances and seat adjustments that her opponents are secretly working on, Trinamool chief Mamata Banerjee has told her senior party leaders to prepare to fight the 2016 Assembly polls in Bengal alone. read more
Mar 15, 2015 10:38
Vituperative criticisms and campaigns against her work never bothered Mother Teresa. And 18 years after her death, Missionaries of Charity too refuses to get drawn into controversies read more
Dec 03, 2014 15:20
State BJP will earnestly begin its preparation from January next year for the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) elections slated for mid-2015. From next month, the state BJP leadership will begin drawing up the candidates contesting in the 141 wards... read more
Sep 27, 2013 10:18
A day after former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee said that the CPI(M) needed to bring change in its leadership to come out of defeat mode, the Trinamool Congress claimed no change of guard could alter the fortunes of the Marxists. read more
Sep 26, 2013 10:21
After back-to-back victories in two (panchayat and municipality polls) in the last two months, chief minister Mamata Banerjee plans to launch her campaign for the Mother of all Battles — the 2014 Lok Sabha polls — from the Brigade Parade Ground in K... read more
Sep 25, 2013 11:11
After three years, the South Kolkata parliamentary seat, which returned Mamata Banerjee to the Lok Sabha for six consecutive times out of her seven terms as MP before she resigned to become chief minister in 2011, would be set aside for her family during... read more
Jul 30, 2013 12:18
After a landslide victory in the 2011 Assembly elections, Mamata repeated the feat on Monday and captured the rural belt in the three-tier panchayat polls on the development mantra read more
Jul 23, 2013 12:06
CRPF firing killed one, a bomb explosion critically injured three children, a CPI(M) woman candidate was heckled by Trinamool Congress supporters and polling booths were jammed. read more