Tag: Nandigram

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  • Bengal in crisis

    Bengal in crisis

    Given the increasingly belligerent mood on either side of the fence, the six-point charter could turn out to be another issue of furious dispute.

    June 16, 2019
  • Mrinal Sen — the ‘accidental filmmaker’

    Mrinal Sen — the ‘accidental filmmaker’

    While studying in college, Mrinal Sen joined the cultural wing of the Communist Party. He, however, never participated in active politics. In an interview, the legendary filmmaker had called himself a ‘private Marxist’

    December 31, 2018
  • CID on the mat

    CID on the mat

    From one dispensation to another, from Nandigram in East Midnapore to Bhangar in South 24-Parganas, the CID has come under a cloud yet again over its handling of an enquiry in the aftermath of agrarian agitprop, which tragically turned out to be fatal. Just as the Bengal Left had desperately tried to airbrush reality, so …

    May 14, 2017
  • Mamata pays tributes to martyrs of Nandigram

    Mamata pays tributes to martyrs of Nandigram

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday paid tribute to the martyrs of the anti -land acquisition movement in Nandigram and said her government was committed to protecting the rights of the farmers. "Remembering the martyrs of Nandigram on the 10th anniversary of the shameful event. We are committed to protect our farmers," Banerjee …

    March 14, 2017