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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“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...

Nandigram: the epicenter of the anti-land grab movement suffers from communal politics as Mamata fights her former confidant

Kolkata: Mamata Banerjee has apparently landed herself into the BJP trap of Hindu-Muslim politics as her address to Trinamool Congress workers on Tuesday revealed before filing her nomination for mixedly populated Nandigram on Wednesday. Nandigram in...

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My wife got a call yesterday morning that she lost her aunt to Covid. Later, another call mentioning that her father, despite being a...

Short films help young actors, directors in flying high at world of cinema

Kolkata: Short films have not only taken film industries across the world by storm but have also slowly and gradually become the voice of...

Super Power of Kolkata’s Padman Comes from His Mother

Kolkata: Twenty-one-year-old Sobhan Mukherjee, an MSc (Geography) student of Ashutosh College, has been silently installing Bandhan sanitary napkin boxes in the public toilets of...