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.
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
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
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
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