Tripura: CPI (M) in cross-roads, party now looking for friends and allies for survival– By Tapas Dey

Tripura: CPI (M) in cross-roads, party now looking for friends and allies for survival– By Tapas Dey

By TAPAS DEY | May 3, 2018 The just-concluded party Congress of the CPI (M), held in Hyderabad, has spawned many a surprise with the avowed Marxists or communists finally deciding to fight the next Loksabha polls in alliance with secular democratic forces. Expectedly , the party is viscerally opposed to having anything to do […]

Time Zones : An enigma and the logic of diversity — By Tapas Dey

Time Zones : An enigma and the logic of diversity — By Tapas Dey

By TAPAS DEY | April 29, 2018 Time zones-or having different time zones in a vast and diverse country like India- had been of abiding  interest to Tripura’s former and longest serving chief secretary V. Thualisidasa who headed the state’s  executive as top administrator for long eight years between 1995 and 2003. This had a […]

Charlie Chaplin: a giant in film artistry, a man with a philosophical view of life — By Tapas Dey

Charlie Chaplin: a giant in film artistry, a man with a philosophical view of life — By Tapas Dey

By Tapas Dey | April 20, 2018 There was a time , specially in the early twentieth century when the very name of Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977)-Charlie Spencer Chaplin , to be exact-would provoke peals of innocent laughter among film buffs.The eternal tramp ,immortalized by Chaplin,in his long series of silent films, not only entertained cinema […]

Tripura: Jampui hill’s woes continue – Coffee cultivation faces disaster, dearth of land for ‘Jhum’

Tripura: Jampui hill’s woes continue – Coffee cultivation faces disaster, dearth of land for ‘Jhum’

By TAPAS DEY | March 30, 2018 The Jampui and Sakhantang hills of north Tripura bordering Mizoram and peopled almost completely by the ethnic Mizo tribesmen have been existing in near total isolation from the mainstream of Tripura. Myths and legends of the Mizo people attribute the emergence of Jampui and Sakhantag hill areas to […]

Congressmen in Tripura enthused by Sonia Gandhi’s intervention, prepare to swing into action!

Congressmen in Tripura enthused by Sonia Gandhi’s intervention, prepare to swing into action!

By TAPAS DEY  We Will Not Let Modi Come Back To Power: Sonia Gandhi Sonia Gandhi said that the promise of “achhe din” will work against the Modi government Agartala | March 14, 2018 With the former UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi taking an initiative to bring together opposition parties to fight the BJP menace in […]

Tripura: BJP’s euphoria may be short-lived , Congress shows signs of revival– By Tapas Dey

Tripura: BJP’s euphoria may be short-lived , Congress shows signs of revival– By Tapas Dey

By TAPAS DEY | March 08, 2018 At a time when BJP , the party of ‘Hindutwa’, and its allies continue to celebrate their stunning but unexpected success in the just-concluded assembly polls , there are positive signals for Congress even amidst setbacks and failures. True to its political nature , the BJP is euphoric […]

Tripura Assembly polls 2018 : What are the portends for ides of March 3

Tripura Assembly polls 2018 : What are the portends for ides of March 3

By Tapas Dey | February 20, 2018 Setting at rest all speculations, fear and restiveness the election to the sixty member Tripura assembly came off  on February 18 as per schedule announced much earlier by the election commission. The most prominent feature of the election was the gross mismanagement in holding it as votes in many […]