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Monday, Jan 27, 2020
Tanmay Chatterjee

Tanmay Chatterjee


Tanmay Chatterjee has spent more than two decades covering regional and national politics, internal security, intelligence, defence and corruption. He also plans and edits special features on subjects ranging from elections to festivals.

articles by Tanmay Chatterjee (306 results)
Nov 24, 2019 02:13
The two assembly seats of Karimpur and Kaliaganj in Nadia and North Dinajpur districts have sizeable Muslim population along with Hindu refugees from Bangladesh. Both districts had seen anti-NRC agitations recently. read more
Nov 23, 2019 20:48
The video, showing the machine in operation and printing fake currency notes of Rs 500 denomination, was stored in the mobile phone of one of the arrested men. The videos were passed on to the police and the government was alerted. read more
Nov 14, 2019 21:14
The governor’s office said a request for use of helicopter was placed well in advance with the state government. But the request “has not found favourable consideration”, the Raj Bhavan statement said. read more
Nov 09, 2019 18:13
The ruling by a five-judge constitution bench of the top court on Saturday held unanimously that a Ram temple would be built at the 2.77-acre piece of land in Ayodhya and ordered the government to give Muslims an alternative five-acre plot in a prominent... read more
Nov 06, 2019 00:48
The proposed law will affect owners of approximately four million licensed firearms in the country. A sizeable section of licence holders, many of whom are also shooters, possess multiple firearms read more
Oct 22, 2019 18:59
Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar was piqued after being told that it was not possible to obtain the government’s permission to attend his meetings since all senior government officials were in north Bengal where Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is on a... read more
Oct 20, 2019 16:29
The BJP which achieved its fastest electoral growth in Bengal’s tribal belt, sees this as a strategy by the TMC to use Kotal’s memory to win back the confidence of Lodha, Shabar and Santhal tribes who comprise a sizeable a chunk of the population in... read more
Oct 10, 2019 01:52
The ministry has also proposed a new section, 25 (6), with a minimum punishment of 10 years in prison and maximum punishment of life imprisonment till death for using prohibited fire arms or ammunition by members of organised crime syndicate. read more
Oct 04, 2019 22:04
The Bloc has also called for a mass boycott of Gumnaami, released on October 2, and alleged that the movie shows Bose as Gumnaami Baba under the influence of the Sangh Parivar. Gumnaami Baba was a monk with no social identity, who lived in Uttar Pradesh... read more
Oct 03, 2019 17:15
Most puja organisers in West Bengal said they had to cut down their budget by 15% to 30% and shopping for the annual festival Durga puja. read more
Oct 02, 2019 18:47
Gandhi spent 25 days at Hyderi Manzil and fasted indefinitely to bring an end to killings in Bengal, the worst during Independence. The house, now known as Gandhi Bhawan was protected by Jugal Chandra Ghosh, who had laid down arms at Gandhi’s feet, for... read more
Sep 28, 2019 22:51
The meeting took place a day before coal workers stopped work across the nation under the leadership of different unions affiliated to the Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC), Hind Mazdoor Sabha (HMS), Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) and... read more
Sep 24, 2019 10:19
JU is now actually a cause for concern among elders in the echelons of power because the BJP, with 18 out of the state’s 42 Lok Sabha seats, has set its eyes on the 2021 assembly elections read more
Sep 24, 2019 09:51
Over the years, former Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar, who has always maintained a very low profile and avoided the media, gained the confidence of the Left and Trinamool Congress governments solely because of his high success rate in tracking down terrorists... read more