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Thursday, May 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 (621 results)
May 20, 2019 17:52
On May 16, chief minister Mamata Banerjee had urged her party workers to stay awake throughout the night and maintain vigil outside the counting centres where the EVMs would be kept. read more
May 18, 2019 17:42
Eight of the nine seats voting on May 19 have been with the Trinamool Congress since 2009. read more
May 18, 2019 15:30
All those who came to Bengal told locals that BJP-ruled states have progressed a lot, thanks to appropriate policies and vision. read more
May 18, 2019 10:42
The current strength of three MLAs  in the legislature is the highest that the BJP has ever had in Bengal. Ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) won 211 of 294 seats in the 2016 Assembly polls. read more
May 18, 2019 01:15
According to Mingma Sherpa, chairman of the Seven Summit Treks, which organised the Everest and Makalu expeditions, Ravi Thakur, 28, died at Camp IV after returning from the Everest summit at around 10: 00 pm . read more
May 16, 2019 09:33
Two Indian mountaineers have died of altitude-related sickness on the Kanchenjunga, the world’s third highest peak, and rescue workers were preparing on Thursday to mount an effort to rescue two others. read more
May 16, 2019 07:24
Two CCTV cameras are installed outside the building on College Street (now Bidhan Sarani) and one is in the room where the Vidyasagar bust, made of Plaster of Paris, was kept inside a glass box. read more
May 14, 2019 23:10
Amit Shah accused Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee of raising a bogey of the BJP deploying outsiders in the state. read more
May 11, 2019 14:50
The constituencies where polling will be held in this phase are Tamluk, Kanthi, Ghatal, Medinipur, Bankura, Bishnupur, Purulia and Jhargram. read more
May 09, 2019 14:18
After receiving, and declining, a debate invitation from Babul Supriyo, the former TMC MP Kabir Suman finds conversation on Facebook, blocks Supriyo of various social media. read more
May 05, 2019 23:49
Disaster relief agencies faced challenges in providing food, medicine and drinking water to affected households, while many others were still inaccessible due to disruptions in telecommunications and road connectivity, officials said read more
May 05, 2019 18:25
In phase 5 of Lok Sabha elections 2019, all eyes will be on Bongaon and Barrackpore seats that the BJP hopes to wrest from the Trinamool Congress. read more
May 04, 2019 23:58
Eight people were killed in the storm on Friday and the death toll increased to 16 on Saturday, and the authorities said the number could go up. read more
May 03, 2019 10:49
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned of a storm surge of about 1.5 metres which may inundate low-lying coastal areas of Ganjam, Khurda, Puri, and Jagatsinghpur districts at the time of landfall. read more
Apr 28, 2019 11:29
Baharampur’s sitting MP and Congress heavyweight Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury has won the seat four consecutive times. read more