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Friday, Nov 22, 2019
Avijit Ghosal

Avijit Ghosal


Avijit Ghosal writes on economy, industry and politics from West Bengal. Has been doing so for more than 20 years.

articles by Avijit Ghosal (181 results)
Dec 26, 2017 17:24
Trinamool Congress leaders point out the party’s popularity graph might have plateaued – the Gujarat polls are an indicator – and there is no reason why would anyone abandon Mamata Banerjee, who is at the pinnacle of her popularity now read more
Dec 21, 2017 08:57
Bangladesh government is worried that the terror elements might sneak into its territory in guise of refugees fleeing violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. read more
Dec 06, 2017 13:07
Meeting and reviews where she pulls up officials and ministers has state administration on its toes. read more
Nov 20, 2017 23:41
The GSI’s team in Kolkata had identified diesel exhaust from vehicles as the chief culprit there. read more
Nov 18, 2017 12:27
While Dadasaheb Phalke is remembered as India’s first feature film director, Hiralal Sen, the first Indian to make movies is a completely forgotten man. read more
Nov 04, 2017 16:20
Mukul Roy is not a mass leader, and derived his power from Mamata’s magic. Without that, it is doubtful whether he can display the organisational skills that the BJP expects of him. read more
Oct 09, 2017 14:16
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) has virtually been split in two, the shutdown is over, and the BJP cannot come out in support of the Gorkhaland demand. Mamata Banerjee appears to have won this one. read more
Oct 04, 2017 14:04
Mamata Banerjee’s identity with Durga puja provided her a first mover political advantage ensuring that the BJP – the principal opponent in West Bengal now – could not occupy that platform, something that was natural for the saffron camp to target read more
Sep 22, 2017 13:35
Still, the West Bengal chief minister is likely to win the support of an overwhelming majority when she claims to take up cudgels to save Bengali culture from the onslaught of the saffron supporters read more
Sep 21, 2017 14:46
The West Bengal government had banned idol immersion after 10pm on September 30, the last day of the five-day festival, and on October 1 on account of Muharram. read more
Sep 11, 2017 13:35
A cursory enquiry about the ethos and practices in Bengal will highlight the futility of the Right-wing umbrage against Jawed Habib’s innocent advertisement Maa Durga arriving for a spa with her family read more
Aug 18, 2017 16:34
To say the Trinamool Congress juggernaut crushed the Opposition in the recently held municipal elections is understating the Opposition’s misery. The BJP came second, but won six wards. The CPI(M) and Congress drew a blank read more
Jul 15, 2017 13:34
CBI carried out searches on the premises of principal commissioner, income tax, Ranchi, Tapas Kumar Dutta, additional commissioner Arvind Kumar and other I-T officials. Besides raids were also conducted on the premises of five Kolkata based businessmen... read more
Jul 13, 2017 15:41
The authorities have floated a tender seeking bids to turn the canteen into a food court. But students of appear united on the point that Pramod-da has to be retained on the campus. read more
Jul 12, 2017 20:17
However, Suman Ghosh will explore his legal options and try persuading censor board officials against chopping off words like ‘cows’ and ‘criminality in Gujarat’ before taking such a step. read more