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Monday, Sep 23, 2019
Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya


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 (654 results)
Sep 21, 2019 13:38
Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar had indicated action against Jadavpur University Vice Chancellor Suranjan Das for the violence that erupted in the campus on Thursday during the visit of Union Minister Babul Supriyo. read more
Sep 20, 2019 13:38
After taking charge as the state unit president in December 2015, Ghosh had said that the plight of the Hindus in West Bengal topped the party’s concerns in the state. During this interview, however, he said that the focus has changed. read more
Sep 15, 2019 14:49
West Bengal has 3,342 gram panchayats in 341 community development blocks and RSS presently has units in all blocks and in about half of the gram panchayats. read more
Sep 11, 2019 01:41
The association has been on an indefinite sit-in since August 31 on a number of issues. read more
Sep 03, 2019 08:13
The Trinamool Congress will organise rallies in all blocks of West Bengal on September 7 and 8 and another rally in Kolkata on September 12. read more
Aug 30, 2019 23:17
Jamaat ul Mujahideen started activities in West Bengal in 2008, when two of its senior leaders, Talha Sheikh and Sohail Mahfuz crossed over to West Bengal to evade arrest and persecution in Bangladesh. read more
Aug 28, 2019 09:15
A Presidency University student in Kolkata is fighting to ensure the PU campus turns environment-friendly. So far, he has spent seven nights on the campus, braving mosquitoes and apathy from fellow students. read more
Aug 27, 2019 12:05
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, after every administrative meeting that she routinely undertakes in different districts of the state, has started making unscheduled visits to the homes of common people. She did it in Howrah, East Midnapore... read more
Aug 19, 2019 09:54
About 220 Trinamool Congress leaders have visited villages and the TMC helpline has received about 600,000 complaints read more
Aug 15, 2019 22:53
Chatterjee was one of TMC’s prime organisers in Kolkata and its southern fringes. Having served as mayor twice (between 2010 and 2018), he has his own network of followers among the city’s councillors and also other grassroot-level organisers. read more
Aug 15, 2019 12:25
The Trinamool Congress government had imposed restrictions in 2016 on the immersion processions because Bijoya Dashami, the last day of the festival when such processions are taken out, coincided with Muharram. read more
Aug 13, 2019 00:07
Ghosh’s remarks came a day after the party’s two-day “Chintan Baithak”, or strategic meeting, concluded in Durgapur in West Burdwan district, in which the party’s plan for the assembly elections was discussed. read more
Aug 10, 2019 12:47
The complainant’s wife is also a professor in a women’s college at Dumdum in the northern fringes of Kolkata. read more
Aug 08, 2019 23:47
Bongaon municipality in North 24 Parganas district has 22 wards. read more
Jul 31, 2019 09:30
The AIMIM, led by Asaduddin Owaisi, has never contested any election in Bengal and has no formal committee there. read more