Subrata Nagchowdhury

Articles By Subrata Nagchowdhury

Arun Jaitley meets state FMs on GST: All states oppose GST cap, his message to Congress

Cong wants rate ceiling specified; Govt hopes to push Bill in monsoon session

Mamata Banerjee keeps her promise, returns to CPM leader’s Waterloo

TMC candidate had defeated CPM Politburo member Surjya Kanta Misra at Narayangarh.

West Bengal: At Mamata swearing-in venue, posters fete ‘real match-winner’ Abhishek

Some TMC leaders later arranged for the “silent removal” of the banners from parts of the venue.

Mamata Banerjee takes oath as West Bengal CM with 41-member team

61-year-old Banerjee was administered oath of office and secrecy by state Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi at the sprawling Red Road.

Behind Mamata Banerjee’s landslide victory in Bengal, old ghosts versus new promise

Thursday’s poll outcome reflected that there was no impact of either the Sharada-Narada scams or the Vivekananda flyover collapse just on the eve of the polls.

Assembly elections 2016: Mamata set to induct new faces in Cabinet, Suvendu among frontrunners

When asked about the new cabinet, Mamata Banerjee ducked the question saying: “The names are yet to be finalized but we are working on these.”

Why Didi was not smiling today?

When someone asked a question prefixing Didi as a VIP, she stopped him midway and corrected – “I am not a VIP. I am a LIP – Less Important Person. I want to continue as a commoner for the rest of my life. “

Mamata storms CPM-Congress bastion in north Bengal, CPM the big loser

Thus, the vote transfer from the Congress to the CPM may not have taken place as expected and the TMC might have been the beneficiary of unexpected Congress ballots.

Tainted by Narada, four hope to win a small referendum in Bengal 5th phase poll

All considered close to Mamata Banerjee, a victory will be used by these four leaders as a positive referendum in people’s court

Bengal elections: Singur braces for high-voltage fight

And in the current elections, Singur has sprung back into life from the “graveyard of Bengal’s industry”, as the abandoned factory has come to be known.

Contest reaches Kolkata and flyover zone

Collapse and sting take centrestage in capital city; Murshidabad test for Cong-Left bonding

Seat with bitter history weighs old trends against new option

Domkol, constituency with India’s densest Muslim population, was always CPM vs Cong but now assesses what TMC govt has done

Modi advises Mamata how one replies to a showcause notice

Referring to Banerjee's April 14 outburst against the poll panel, Modi slammed her for "trying to destroy" an independent institution like the Election Commission.

Tomorrow in West Bengal, tailwind for CPM-Congress alliance

Cong-CPM will expect to hit home run in North Bengal. But TMC’s steady growth and BJP’s expected deflation from 2014, will also be a factor.

Kolkata flyover collapse: How red flags raised over contractor, project were ignored

In the nine years since the Vivekananda flyover project was cleared, many red flags were raised over both the contractor and the project.

Kolkata flyover falls: Hanging fire for seven years, crushes 25 to death

The Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA), the implementing authority of the project, had entered into a joint venture with Hyderabad-based construction company IVRCL for the project.

After flyover falls in Kolkata, Mayor, minister arrive to chants of ‘sab chor hai’

When Mayor Sovan Chatterjee and Disaster Management and Fire Minister Javed Khan came a couple of hours after the disaster struck, there was an outpouring of anger.

To contest or not to contest, is the question for TMC in Kerala

A minor announcement regarding TMC putting up candidates in about 70 seats seems to be now heading for a major showdown within the party between Kerala leadership and the Bengal leaderships.

Police ask Kolkata colleges to give details of J&K students

Home Ministry says colleges being ‘sensitised’ after JNU controversy.

Mamata Banerjee’s love-hate run with media continues as she nominates another journalist

The West Bengal chief minister had surprised all by sending four journalists to the Rajya Sabha in May, 2012