Mamata Banerjee




‘Syanu Tara Bisalu’: Mamata Banerjee’s 3 Mistakes in Darjeeling

The Darjeeling hills, Terai and Dooars are one of the most complex and complicated, cosmopolitan regions in India. This region is a miniature replica of our nation and the complexities surrounding it. Anyone wishing to govern such a complex piece of geography should have a thorough understanding of its history, polity, politics and socio-cultural fabric.


How Mamata lost people’s mamata?

Ms Banerjee’s party did not win a single seat in north Bengal that has a sizeable Gorkha, Adivasi and Rajbanshi population. The Gorkhalis were angry because of Ms Banerjee’s abortive bid to impose the Bengali language on them, and the use of excessive force by her government when the Gorkhas took to the streets demanding protection of their linguistic and cultural rights and a separate state of Gorkhaland.



Sri Lanka Bomb Blasts and other stories

This past week was full of heartbreaks. Over 290 people were killed in a horrific series of bomb-blasts in Sri Lanka. While our nation is continuing to vote for the next set of MPs and government, there have been many interesting new developments. Here is my Pick of The Week.


Gods Must Be Crazy and other stories

Gods must indeed be crazy, with a wicked sense of humor too. A politician went to appease God and got 8 stitches in return, while a biopic on PM Modi is still waiting for EC approval to be released, biopic for another equally mercurial politician is all set to hit the theaters. Here’s my pick of the week



Didi to Modi, Raju to Ahuja

Cross-fire of rhetoric Mai re! The rhetoric exchanged between Modi and Didi B last Wednesday!  Modi on Didi B:  “ She is a speed breaker”. He must have suffered…