Interview: Sugata Bose
By Anuradha Sharma
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.
West Bengal: A State in Need of Redemption
Under Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal continues to struggle politically and economically.
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
Activist Anna Hazare, armed with the results of a new survey, is planning a new nationwide agitation.
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?
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
The results of state assembly elections underscored the rise of regional parties. The center should take note.
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
A deadly fire at a hospital in Kolkata has raised more questions about safety at private-run facilities.
Populism and Paschimbanga
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has chosen to rename the state Paschimbanga. Does it matter?
Manmohan Singh Shuffles Deck
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announces a cabinet reshuffle, with eight new faces brought in.