Why the toiling masses kicked the communists out

June 2, 2011
S. N. M. Abdi
Why the toiling masses kicked the communists out

I was in the Delhi studios of TIMES NOW television channel when votes were being counted across West Bengal on May 13. And the trend was pretty obvious by 10 am — within two hours. Communists were trailing practically everywhere – from Cooch Behar to Raidighi – as Trinamool...
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Protective instinct of ordinary people is Mamata’s USP

May 26, 2011
S. N. M. Abdi
Protective instinct of ordinary people is Mamata’s USP

I gave Mamata Banerjee a good close look when she bent down and hugged Mahasweta Devi minutes before she was sworn in as chief minister. The Magsaysay-award winning author sat in the front row with Amla Shankar, Pranab Mukherjee and P. C. Chidambaram. From my vantage point in the second row, I scanned Mamata’s...
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