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Bihar's Chhath Festival Enjoys National Prominence in India
November 12, 2013

Bihar's Chhath Festival Enjoys National Prominence in India

The celebration of Bihar’s Chhath festival signals the rise of Bihari customs in Indian society.

April 13, 2013

West Bengal: A State in Need of Redemption

Under Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal continues to struggle politically and economically.

October 02, 2012

Mamata and Congress at Each Other’s Throats

A thorn in the government’s side, the chief minister of W. Bengal is courting the Congress party’s regional allies.

Anna Hazare Eyes New Push
May 13, 2012

Anna Hazare Eyes New Push

Activist Anna Hazare, armed with the results of a new survey, is planning a new nationwide agitation.

Clinton Covers India Bases
May 09, 2012

Clinton Covers India Bases

Hillary Clinton has made what is likely her last visit to India as secretary of state. There were no big hiccups.

Will Banerjee Derail UPA?
March 16, 2012

Will Banerjee Derail UPA?

Plans for a hike in rail fares by Dinesh Trivedi have angered West Bengal’s chief minister. Congress is in trouble.

Getting Past Federalism Politics
March 13, 2012

Getting Past Federalism Politics

The results of state assembly elections underscored the rise of regional parties. The center should take note.

India to Nix Terror Center Plan
February 19, 2012

India to Nix Terror Center Plan

India’s government looks set to drop plans for a new counter-terrorism center after opposition from the states.

Kolkata Hospital Fire Kills 89
December 09, 2011

Kolkata Hospital Fire Kills 89

A deadly fire at a hospital in Kolkata has raised more questions about safety at private-run facilities.

Populism and Paschimbanga
August 22, 2011

Populism and Paschimbanga

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has chosen to rename the state Paschimbanga. Does it matter?

Manmohan Singh Shuffles Deck
July 12, 2011

Manmohan Singh Shuffles Deck

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announces a cabinet reshuffle, with eight new faces brought in.

India’s Communists Facing Oblivion?
January 12, 2011

India’s Communists Facing Oblivion?

Not necessarily, say Shibashis Chatterjee and Sumit Ganguly. But a big Left Front defeat in West Bengal will still have national implications.

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