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Friday, July 01, 2022

Sayandeb Chowdhury


The writer teaches at Ambedkar University, Delhi. Views are personal.

Recent political violence shows how much TMC is like the Left
Sat, Mar 26, 2022

Sayandeb Chowdhury writes: The party has virtually no opposition in West Bengal. This has led to an entrenchment of violent elements

Narayan Debnath’s comic world was rich, but stuck in stereotype and slapstick
Mon, Jan 24, 2022

🔴 He took to the genre of stilted, repetitive adolescent pranks in the capers of Handa and Bhoda, and repeated the same tricks and clichés when he created Nonte-Fonte

Bengal has an impossible choice to make this election
Sat, Mar 27, 2021

West Bengal must choose between BJP’s tall claims, Left’s cluelessness and TMC’s governance by gamble.

If BJP is to be defeated in Bengal, TMC, Left and Congress must stich a strategic alliance
Wed, Dec 23, 2020

There cannot be a three-way election in 2021. That would mean an advantage for BJP, as it will cannibalise on the factionalism in the former and on the irrelevance of the latter.

No saffron on the plate
Sat, Mar 30, 2019

It would be wrong to say that the BJP is taking the Left’s place in Bengal.

Messenger As Mandate
Wed, Dec 19, 2018

What if the EVM could approximate voter behaviour?

It ain’t no revolution
Tue, Jul 24, 2018

Multiplexes were never about choice. They are about business of film distribution.

Mamata takes all
Sat, May 21, 2016

A weakened opposition is unlikely to force Mamata to improve governance.

West Bengal elections: The more things remain the same
Tue, Apr 05, 2016

There’s little to choose between the Trinamool and the Left in West Bengal