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Tuesday, Jan 21, 2020
Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

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Snigdhendu Bhattacharya, principal correspondent, Hindustan Times, Kolkata, has been covering politics, socio-economic and cultural affairs for over 10 years. He takes special interest in monitoring developments related to Maoist insurgency and religious extremism.

articles by Snigdhendu Bhattacharya (685 results)
Jan 16, 2020 00:09
Congress booklet to quote from various BJP documents to “expose sinister game for Bengal”. read more
Jan 15, 2020 01:37
The protest manily by women at Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh against the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens has inspired similar demonstrations in Kolkata and Prayagraj. read more
Jan 14, 2020 21:20
The protest against the CAA and NRC in Park Circus started as an expression of solidarity with the Shaheen Bagh agitation in New Delhi. read more
Jan 12, 2020 20:17
TMC started distancing itself from the Left and the Congress from January 7, when state parliamentary affairs minister Partha Chatterjee dismissed the Left and the Congress’ proposal for passing a motion in the Assembly opposing CAA. read more
Jan 09, 2020 11:15
Swapan Dasgupta, Visva Bharati vice-chancellor Bidyut Chakrabarty, some faculty members, staff and local BJP leaders accompanying the BJP MP had to stay inside a room for four hours after the seminar ended with students staging an agitation outside.... read more
Jan 08, 2020 23:13
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in Kolkata on Saturday and Sunday. read more
Dec 31, 2019 03:13
West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party vice-president and Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s grandnephew Chandra Kumar Bose said that the party’s ideological founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee seeking partition of Bengal in 1947 was a “historic blunder”. read more
Dec 30, 2019 23:36
According to Anup Gosh, the pastor of the church, the accused chanted ‘Jai Shri Ram’ and carried the flag of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). read more
Dec 30, 2019 22:01
Three people have been arrested till Monday afternoon and police are looking for five more accused. Officials of the Bhagwanpur police station, who are investigating the case, have not commented on the political identify of the arrested men. The BJP... read more
Dec 16, 2019 20:45
The Bengal government Monday evening announced suspending work on the National Population Register (NPR). read more
Dec 15, 2019 20:22
Mamata Banerjee has spoken against CAA and NRC but sought people’s cooperation for the NPR exercise linked to the 2020 general census. read more
Dec 03, 2019 01:02
Two prominent anti-NRC forums now want the Bengal government to stop work on the National Population Register (NPR) in the state. read more
Nov 27, 2019 11:15
In the past three weeks, around 300 illegal Bangladeshi migrants, who had allegedly crossed over from India, have been detained in Bangladesh and around 59 more are housed in a school in Howrah district of bordering West Bengal, they added. read more
Nov 24, 2019 01:00
A senior West Bengal Police officer, who follows illegal immigration, said, along with the Bengaluru crackdown, Indian government’s decision to identify illegal residents through the NRC (National Register of Citizens) exercise, may have also influenced... read more