The writer teaches at Ambedkar University, Delhi. Views are personal.
Sayandeb Chowdhury writes: The party has virtually no opposition in West Bengal. This has led to an entrenchment of violent elements
🔴 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
West Bengal must choose between BJP’s tall claims, Left’s cluelessness and TMC’s governance by gamble.
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.
It would be wrong to say that the BJP is taking the Left’s place in Bengal.
What if the EVM could approximate voter behaviour?
Multiplexes were never about choice. They are about business of film distribution.
A weakened opposition is unlikely to force Mamata to improve governance.
There’s little to choose between the Trinamool and the Left in West Bengal