Biswajit Roy

is Consultant Editor with eNewsroom India. He reports on major news developments as well as writes political pieces on national and Bengal politics and social-cultural issues.

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खासा जवान की याद में विश्वजीत रॉय की कविता

तारीख का एक बेमिसाल सूरत हाल -- गोरे तहजीब का मसीहा अपने दुम छुपा कर भाग रहे, और लाल-हरा-जाफरानी परचम लहराने वाले वीर अपनी-अपनी सरहदें संभाल रहे। तालिबानों से उनके अमन का पैगाम सुनते सुनते दुनिया के तमाम भांड हंसते...

“We will decide Mamata’s fate this time”

Continue from first two parts... The turncoats Both BJP MP Babul Supriyo and former TMC mayor cum Pandabeswar MLA Jitendra Tiwari drew criticisms for their roles in competitive communal violence in 2018. Tewari has recently joined BJP,...

Asansol belt: A repeat of 2016 or 2019 depends on Lefts too

Asansol/Kolkata: BJP won't be able to repeat 2019 results in the Asansol belt in 2021 if TMC and Left Front can retain their bases. TMC bagged five out of seven assembly segments under Asansol parliamentary...

Asansol: Will voters cross communal divides to reflect on real issues of their daily lives?

Asansol: Politics of communal polarisation has helped Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to win Asansol parliamentary constituency for successive two terms in 2014 and 2919. Will it be able to wrest the seven assembly segments from...

Singur: Voters differ on the aborted Tata factory but soaring fuel prices and falling rates for locally grown potatoes unite them

Singur: Elderly Kakoli Manna and Sameer Kumar Das, neighbours at Mallickpur, a few kilometres away from the 'Tatar Math' felt that the Nano car factory could have provided jobs to some unemployed youth including locals....

Delhi farmer leaders remember Singur martyrs but Tapasi Malik’s father resents denial of justice

Kolkata: The battle for Bengal 2021 has once again catapulted Singur, along with Nandigram as one of the key political flashpoints for all three rival camps; ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC), its main challenger BJP and...

Medha and Tikait endorse Mamata against BJP in Nandigram

Nandigram: West Bengal's political divide and violence over the turf war is now taking a communal turn before the assembly polls that begin on March 27. A revisit to Nandigram after more than a decade...

From Dandi, India begins another march, this time against Modi’s megalomania and dandaraj, say farmer leaders in Kolkata

Kolkata: On the 91st anniversary of Gandhiji's historic March from Sabarmati to Dandi in coastal Gujarat for Salt Satyagraha to defy the arbitrary and monopoly salt laws of the British Raj, farmers from Punjab- Haryana...

Punjab-Haryana-UP farmers warn Bengal voters against a BJP takeover

Kolkata: The future of the farmers who are on dharna around Delhi for more than a hundred days and the honour of martyred participants in the movement now rest on voters of Bengal. If BJP...

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Giridih/Ranchi: Anger and grief shrouded the atmosphere of Palgunj village in Giridih, Jharkhand, when the last rite of Border Security Force (BSF) jawan Sitaram...

Ritu Phogat: Queen of the Rings

Kolkata: She is just 22, but her moves are not that of a novice when on the mat. And guess what? She was bought...

BJP’s gamble on Scindia puts the party in a difficult situation in two states

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s central leadership gambled in Madhya Pradesh when it gave too much importance to Jyotiraditya Scindia by persuading the State...

Councillors mark slots at the markets for social distancing, Salt Lake Mayor calls it over-reaction

Kolkata: Despite repeated pleas by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, people still throng streets and markets in large numbers, throwing...

After threats, daughters of the Kashmiri doctor face discrimination in Kolkata

Kolkata: Parents of six-year-old Aabheri (name changed on request) didn’t have the answers to the question raised by her, as she descended from their...