Anish Mondal

Anish Mondal is a desk hand with over 3 years of experience. He started his career with public broadcaster Rajya Sabha Television and later moved

on to financialexpress.com. He writes on politics, education, culture and parliamentary affairs. He spends his free time watching dubbed South Indian movies and listening to music.
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Reliance Industries rating: Buy; deal to allay concerns on high debt level

Aramco’s potential 20% stake in RIL’s O2C division comprising the refining, petrochemicals and 51% of the fuel retailing JV is based on an EV of $75 bn.

RIL will induct leading global investors in consumer businesses (Reliance Jio and Reliance Retail) in the next few quarters, and move towards their listing within the next five years. News

‘Being Indian our sole identitiy’: Mimi Chakraborty backs Nusrat Jahan after Muslim clerics issue ‘fatwa’ over ‘un-Islamic’ conduct

Mimi's remark comes after a section of Deoband-based clerics slammed the Basirhat MP for wearing vermilion with a mangalsutra and saying Vande Mataram after taking oath in the Lok Sabha on June 25, 2019.

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Bhatpara violence: TMC delegation visits trouble-torn areas; announces compensation of Rs 2.5 lakh for victims

Last week, a BJP delegation comprising former Union Minister SS Ahluwalia, former Mumbai Police Commissioner Satya Pal Singh, and former IPS officer Vishnu Dayal Ram had visited the area to take stock of the situation.

The delegation team met the families of the victims who were killed during the violence. (ANI Photo) News

Cut money row: Protests against TMC leaders across Bengal

Cut money: In a conference of party leaders on June 18, 2019, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had asked them to stop taking cut money from the beneficiaries of government welfare schemes.

The West Bengal government has also formed a special team at Nabanna, state secretariat, to look into the complaints of corruption. (PTI File photo) News

Dining hall diktat: Mamata Banerjee rejects discrimination charge, blames errant officials for issuing old circular

Controversy erupted when a circular released by the Cooch Behar District Magistrate's office (minority section) asked the District Inspector of Schools to send a report of the names of government and government-aided schools

The TMC supremo also stated that the circular was issued to figure out the number of minority students in the schools. (PTI File photo) News

Bombarded by defections, Mamata Banerjee’s ultimatum to TMC turncoats joining BJP

Adding to Mamata's woes is former TMC MLA from South Dinajpur Biplab Mitra who joined the saffron party along with 14 Zilla Parishad members today.

Mamata Banerjee-led party also claimed that 99.99 per cent of TMC leaders is honest and hardworking (PTI photo) News

West Bengal: BJP ups ante against Mamata Banerjee, gheraos SP offices across state over deteriorating law and order

A series of clashes have been witnessed across several districts since the declaration of the Lok Sabha election results, with the latest being in North 24 Parganas' Bhatpara.

Sayantan Basu, General Secretary leading the protest rally at Basirhat (Image: By arrangement) News

Two BJP workers killed in last 48 hours as political violence engulfs West Bengal after elections

On May 25, 2019, addressing a press conference in Kolkata, TMC supremo and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had accused the saffron party of orchestrating post-poll violence in the state.

Central force personnel conduct a march at a village in Birbhum following reports of clash between BJP and TMC on Saturday (PTI Photo) News

TMC suspends Mukul Roy’s son Subhrangshu for ‘anti-party’ activities

The move comes after the defeat of Mamata Banerjee-led TMC in the recently held Lok Sabha election and state Assembly bypolls.

Suspended TMC MLA Subhrangshu Roy (Twitter image) News

Decoding BJP’s saffron surge in West Bengal: How Modi-Shah breached Mamata’s fortress

Decoding BJP's saffron surge in West Bengal: After the declaration of Lok Sabha results and formation of government at the Centre led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, there are wide speculations of a rift in the ruling Trinam

Showing a tacit saffron sweep in the north and west India, the BJP has made significant inroads in the Trinamool Congress-ruled state. (PTI photo) News

Lok Sabha Election: TMC’s Anubrata Mondal put under house arrest ahead of polling

TMC Birbhum district president Anubrata Mondal has been put under house arrest till April 30, 2019. The move comes just a day before the fourth phase of polling in West Bengal. Polling officers had requested West Bengal CEO t

According to media reports, TMC supremo on Thursday asked Birbhum's Trinamool chief Anubrata Mondal to fight like a 'tiger cub'. (Express photo/ File) News

Mamata Banerjee asked followers to hold elections through ‘intimidation and threat’, BJP tells EC

The letter further said that Banerjee's speech was a serious violation of the Model Code of Conduct as she was instigating her workers to take the path of violence in the election. The party also urged the commission to take

BJP asked the commission to take all precautionary measures for conducting a free and fair election in the state. (Representative image/ Reuters photo) News

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Rift in Bengal BJP over newcomers getting poll ticket, Dilip Ghosh downplays issue

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah will also hold a number of rallies in the state with an aim to win maximum number to seats to challenge Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee-led T

Dilip Ghosh, president, West Bengal BJP (Image: West Bengal BJP) News

To curb fake news, WhatsApp set to add two new features

WhatsApp is likely to add two new features- "Forwarding Info" and "Frequently Forwarded." Both the features are under development. The "Forwarding Info" feature is likely to release in the next beta updates.

The freeware and cross-platform messaging app had put a global limit on forwarded messages to five people. News

Trinamool Congress rejects reports claiming ‘Congress’ dropped from party’s name

The new logo has 'Trinamool' written in Green color with a blue background. The tag line of the new logo is- 'Amar Aapnar Banglar.'

Trinamool Congress rejects reports claiming 'Congress' dropped from party's name News

5 players who jumped from cricket to politics

Here's a look at Indian cricketers who have ventured into politics.

Former Cricketer Gautam Gambhir joins BJP (Image: Twitter) News

Microsoft partners CarveNiche Technologies to provide AI-based Math classes to school students

All these products are developed by a highly skilled team from Indian Institute of Technologies (IITs), NIT and IIM.

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Vodafone Idea vs Reliance Jio vs BSNL vs Airtel: Detailed comparison of plans here. Find out which is best for you

These operators have introduced various offers with cheap data plans as they are the most popular among the subscribers

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Lok Sabha elections 2019: TMC MP Dinesh Trivedi rubbishes rumours of joining BJP, says saffron party spreading fake news

Last week in a major setback to Trinamool Congress, sitting Lok Sabha MP from Bankura's Bishnupur Soumitra Khan had joined the saffron party. Joining BJP, Khan slammed both TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee and her nephew Abhishek

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Lok Sabha elections 2019: Soumitra Khan targets Mamata Banerjee day after joining BJP, says TMC a party of ‘aunt’ and ‘nephew’

In an exclusive interview to Financial Express Online, Soumitra Khan said that several TMC leaders want to join BJP and are in touch with him. Asserting that democracy has failed in West Bengal and Police Raj prevails, Khan u

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Lok Sabha elections 2019: BJP says Soumitra Khan’s exit has signalled that TMC is breaking, more MPs may jump ship

With the BJP emerging as the primary challenger to West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee in the state in recent elections, the party hopes to build on the momentum going for it in the state

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Lok Sabha elections 2019: CPI(M) rules out pre-poll alliance of opposition parties, says third front a BJP-sponsored idea

In an exclusive conversation with Financial Express Online, Communist Party of India (Marxist) Politburo member Nilotpal Basu reveals how the party plans to counter both the BJP as well as Trinamool Congress.

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Lok Sabha elections 2019: Mamata Banerjee to spell out party strategy at mega opposition rally on January 19

In an exclusive interaction with Financial Express Online, TMC leader and Lok Sabha MP Saugata Roy discusses the prospects of a Grand Alliance and why BJP is in no shape to take on the TMC in the state.

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Will extend my greetings if Mamata Banerjee becomes Prime Minister, says BJP’s Dilip Ghosh

While extending greetings to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who turned 64 on Saturday, Dilip Ghosh said that the TMC chief has the best chance to become the Prime Minister.

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Delhi weather: Cold wave continues in Delhi, minimum temperature dips to 4 degree Celsius

The cold wave conditions further intensified in several parts of north India with the minimum temperatures plummeting on Friday.

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Bengal Rath Yatra: BJP takes fight against Mamata govt to Supreme Court, moves plea against Calcutta HC order

The move comes after the division bench of Calcutta High Court set aside the judgment of a single judge which had earlier granted permission to the saffron party for holding the yatra.

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BJP moves HC after Mamata Banerjee blocks Amit Shah’s Bengal Rath Yatra, hearing at 12.30 pm today

The West Bengal unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party has moved the division bench of Calcutta High Court against the denial of permission for holding a Rath Yatra in the state. The court is likely to hear the party’s appe

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