Ma, Mati, Manush, Majority: Trinamool Congress in 2014

Trisha analyses the Trinamool Congress and Mamata Banerjee in particular in this election special guest blog. Why Didi? I don’t know. I am guessing it is because of the Bong connection or something. Here is Tee in her “Politic-ky” avatar! Mamata Banerjee is something of a black sheep of Indian politics. A diminutive figure, enrobed … Continue reading

August-kranti or May-hem?

Vande Mataram! Inquilab Zindabad! The words that echoed throughout this month. “August Kranti” shouted the headlines (Please Note: Not the Delhi-Mumbai Train). “Second Freedom Movement” screamed Anna. The month of August, when everyone was either protesting or being protested against. Some protested with Anna, some protested against Anna and some protested against all the protests. … Continue reading