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Tuesday, Aug 04, 2020
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 (815 results)
Jun 10, 2020 06:19
The TMC hit back and accused the BJP of focusing on politics instead of battling Covid-19. read more
Jun 09, 2020 20:10
The TMC accused Union Home Minister Amit Shah of presenting false data on funds spent by the Centre on various schemes and targeted him for reviving the issue of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). read more
Jun 09, 2020 13:59
Shah accused the Trinamool Congress (TMC) government of indulging in violence, corruption, extortion, infiltration, terror and politics of appeasement. read more
Jun 09, 2020 13:52
This is the first time that the Trinamool Congress brought forth the issue of the recent tensions along the international borders with China. read more
Jun 09, 2020 10:25
Bengal’s death rate due to Covid-19 is still higher than the national average. India’s death rate stood at 2.8% as of Monday morning, with 7,200 deaths reported against 256,611 persons testing positive for the disease. read more
Jun 09, 2020 00:21
The College Street area in north Kolkata, popularly known as Boi-para or the book locality, is home to some of the most prestigious educational institutes and happens to be a storehouse of books, with nearly 1,000 small to large publishers and booksellers operating in the locality. read more
Jun 07, 2020 21:27
Moitra has said that the local self governing bodies in rural Bengal were not taking up necessary infrastructure work that needed funds over Rs 3.5 lakh in an attempt to avoid mandatory administrative scrutiny. read more
Jun 06, 2020 11:46
Mamata Banerjee also instructed TMC leaders to intensify political campaign on social media highlighting her government’s successes in the past nine years. read more
Jun 05, 2020 23:49
As on Friday, the state reported 7,303 cases, with 366 persons dead and 2,912 persons discharged from hospitals after recovery. read more
Jun 05, 2020 21:53
Mamata was upset with the BJP’s launch of 2021 election campaign titled ‘No more Mamata’ read more
Jun 04, 2020 14:50
The Bengal government’s attitude towards the inter-ministerial central team (IMCT) to assess the cyclone damage is in contrast to its stand when two such teams landed in April to take stock of the state’s Covid-19 management. read more
Jun 03, 2020 12:36
Banerjee’s demand came a day after her government claimed to have transferred Rs 20,000 to the bank account of each of those whose homes got destroyed by the cyclone Amphan. read more
Jun 01, 2020 22:21
Monday’s announcements came barely four days after the party released a 9-point charge-sheet against Mamata Banerjee’s nine-year rule and called for toppling the state government in 2021. read more
May 31, 2020 23:49
Bengal on May 31, reported 371 new Covid-19 cases, mostly from the different districts where migrant workers recently returned. read more
May 30, 2020 22:13
The lawmakers have never witnessed this unnatural phenomenon before, even after the cyclone Aila that devastated large parts in and around the Sunderbans in 2009. read more