Posts Tagged ‘ Mamata Banerjee ’

Domestic politics delays signing of the Teesta deal

July 1, 2015
Rupak Bhattacharjee
Domestic politics delays signing of the Teesta deal

Despite achieving breakthroughs in several areas of India-Bangladesh relations during the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s historic June 6-7 visit to Dhaka, both the countries are yet to resolve the most contentious bilateral problem—the Teesta. It has emerged as an emotive issue in Bangladesh where political elites, foreign policy experts, media, and the public...
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Mamata’s hold on power becomes precarious

November 9, 2014
Amulya Ganguli
Mamata’s hold on power becomes precarious

The security risk posed by the illegal immigrants from Bangladesh has always been known
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LOOKING EAST

October 19, 2014
Subir Bhaumik
LOOKING EAST

Terror is like crops. It needs the right environment to thrive. Rarely has it grown without support from corridors of power, specially in South Asia.
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Mamata: Whose Game?

December 23, 2013
Sukharanjan Dasgupta
Mamata: Whose Game?

I have vivid memories of the events leading to the 1997 Ganges Water-Sharing Treaty between India and Bangladesh. Soon after taking over as Prime Minister
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Will Mamata’s anti-bandh credo rub off on hartal-weary Bangladesh?

August 19, 2011
S. N. M. Abdi
Will Mamata’s anti-bandh credo rub off on hartal-weary Bangladesh?

Mamata Banerjee’ two-day visit to Dhaka presents Bangladeshis with a golden opportunity to pick her brains about hartals, or bandhs. Mamata considers strikes such a bane that she plans to ban them.
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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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India rids itself of the Reds influence, but can Mamata deliver?

May 14, 2011
Afsan Chowdhury
India rids itself of the Reds influence, but can Mamata deliver?

The Reds are out and the Green is in, in West Bengal. The Communist Party of India (M) — bastion for nearly 40 years have gone with a whimper. What began with Jyoti Basu, has finally ended with Buddhadeb Bhattachajee who has conceded defeat to Mamata Banerjee of Trinamool Congress — a thorn in...
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