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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Wanted : ‘Arrogant Editors’

BJP MP from Bengal and union minister of state Babul Supriyo called R Rajagopal, the editor of Calcutta-based daily, The Telegraph on September 21, demanding an 'amicable small apology' for an alleged misreport on his...

PM Modi’s Independence Day speech: A roadmap to one party- one leader rule

Adaroniyo Pradhan Mantriji, Badhai Ho, Sriman! Your Independence Day speech at Red Fort ramp has endeared you to me more since it provided me a veritable road map to your elevation as Bharat Samrat . It proved...

Kashmir issue: Naa Rahega Baans, Na Bajegi Bansuri

Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Sirji, I am enthralled by the developments since your historic telecast to the nation on August 8 on abrogation of both article 370 and 35A of our constitution and bifurcation of...

Kashmir: For Whom the Bell Tolls

Many of my fellow countrymen, mostly Hindus, have hailed Union Home Minister Amit Shah after the passage of Narendra Modi government's sweeping legislation in the Upper House of the Parliament on the troubled state of...

Communal Profiling of Kolkata’s Biker Gangs

Kolkata, for that matter, West Bengal is known for political violence. But suddenly now, the city’s everyday urban conflicts and crimes are being seen through communal prism, courtesy, the resurgent BJP. Its latest example is...

Political violence in West Bengal turning communal

The toll of post-poll political violence is rising alarmingly in West Bengal. At least 10 people have lost their lives and dozens have suffered grievous injuries in clashes between the resurgent BJP and ruling Trinamool...

BJP-Trinamool brinkmanship in Bengal boils communal cauldron

West Bengal is witnessing frequent communal flare ups these days in tandem with the gradual emergence of the Modified BJP as the principal opposition to its friend-turned-foe Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress government. In a series...

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12 people killed during Bengal Panchayat Polls, over 72 per cent voting

Kolkata: At least, a dozen people have been killed and several injured as violence and clashes between the supporters of opposing political parties marked...

As activist Harsh Mander flew abroad for fellowship, Modi govt raids on his institutions faces intellectuals’ wrath

Kolkata: Over 600 academics, advocates, activists, civil servants, writers, filmmakers, journalists, musicians, artists among others condemn the raids by the enforcement directorate (ED) on...

Another hunger death in Jharkhand, and again no autopsy

Ranchi: Savitri Devi, a 58-year-old woman died of hunger at Magargatti village in Dumri block of Jharkhand’s Giridih district, which is only 220 kilometres...

With the highest crime rate in Madhya Pradesh, Chouhan’s top priority goes awry

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan suffers from chronic verborrhea. He shoots off jumlas with greater rapidity than in even Narendra Modi. If...