PRASANTA PAUL

The author has worked with Deccan Herald for two decades, and also with various TV channels such as al-Jazeera and CNN. He currently heads the eastern bureau of Parliamentarian

The Stormy Petrel

The leading ladies of Indian politics are apparently ahead of their male peers. Sonia Gandhi, president of the Indian National Congress, already has a...

West Bengal - Charge of the `Right Brigade’

The contours and colours of celebrations have been fast changing in West Bengal; rallies sporting swords, tridents, bows and arrows are more than a re...

Tripura Trauma & TMC’s Travails

The Marxist debacle in Tripura has literally upset all calculations and expectations; not only a diehard BJP leader, be it in Tripura or New Delhi, ha...

Tollywood Trinamool Congress!

A few years ago, people waited in large numbers at the gates of movie theatres running premiere shows to catch a glimpse of a string of stars of the C...

West Bengal- New Ravana in Nabanna

Being from Kolkata, may I be allowed to quote a very old Bengali adage: “Je Jaye Lonkaey Shey-i Hoi Rabon”, that is, whoever sits on the throne of...

West Bengal - Darjeeling: Unseemly Hill Queen

Have Darjeeling and what is now a fledgeling district Kalimpong been threatening to alter the map of peace in the eastern part of India? A close stud...