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Monday, Aug 19, 2019
Tanmay Chatterjee

Tanmay Chatterjee

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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 (269 results)
Jun 02, 2019 19:51
Mamata Banerjee has said that the BJP’s insistence on chanting Jai Shri Ram is a deliberate attempt to sell hate ideology through vandalism and violence which the Trinamool Congress opposes. read more
Jun 01, 2019 19:12
Amid its fading influence, the CPI(M) has opened around 70 offices across Bengal recently amid clashes between the BJP and the Trinamool Congress. read more
May 30, 2019 12:56
Despit TMC leaders joining BJP, the CPI(M) eyed lost ground and has recaptured around 70 of its offices across West Bengal. read more
May 25, 2019 22:16
Out of 40 Left candidates in the race, deposits of 39 were forfeited as they failed to secure one sixth of the votes cast in their respective seats. The direct beneficiary was the BJP. read more
May 25, 2019 15:26
The BJP’s performance in Bengal was fuelled by the vote bank that had earlier powered the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and its partners for more than three decades. read more
May 24, 2019 04:01
Incidentally, these parts have been the focus areas of chief minister Mamata Banerjee ever since she took charge in 2011, and launched several projects aimed at developing infrastructure in these areas. read more
May 21, 2019 07:13
The dusty industrial town, once seen as the great hope of a state in decline, was a citadel of the Left for 30 years and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had never had much of a toehold in West Bengal. read more
May 18, 2019 23:55
BJP candidate Samik Bhattacharya and the party’s Bengal election cell convenor Mukul Roy said they did not meet CPI(M)’s Paltu Dasgupta in the Nagerbazar area, as alleged by Trinamool Congress, but went to wish a party worker’s wife on her birthday.... read more
May 18, 2019 17:28
Politicians and observers said that blending religion with electoral politics is unprecedented in Bengal and exposes the polarisation that may have emerged as the principal influencer on voters in many districts. read more
May 15, 2019 23:45
The exchange of allegations, political rhetoric and personal attacks, touched a new high in Bengal on Wednesday, the penultimate day of campaign for the last phase of the Lok Sabha elections, read more
May 15, 2019 19:54
Adityanath said there was no appeasement of minorities in Uttar Pradesh. read more
May 11, 2019 19:24
A family that boasted of victory margins getting wider in every election may encounter surprises, if one goes by the mood among the voters read more
May 05, 2019 17:10
Singh, who switched sides shortly before election dates were announced, is seen as a bahubali (strongman) by Hindi-speaking voters and migrant laborers from Bihar, whose forefathers settled in the industrial belts that dot the assembly segments of Naihati,... read more
May 04, 2019 20:56
Prime Minister Narendra Modi called up Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik and expressed his concern and directly asked Bengal governor Keshari Nath Tripathi to prepare a report. read more
Apr 28, 2019 22:32
No political leader in post-Independence Bengal has been kept under such surveillance in not one but two successive elections, EC officials said. read more