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Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi was a stalwart of Congress politics in Bengal

By Rimli Bhattacharya
Though he was an astute politician, he was equally noted for his contribution to the Indian Football Team. He laid the foundation stone for the National Football league in 1996. He became the president of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) in 1989 and he held that position for nineteen years.

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Book Excerpt: Saeed Naqvi’s ‘Being the Other: The Muslim in India’

By Saeed Naqvi
During the Bombay riots, Jawed found himself in the entrance hall of his Churchgate apartment building, candle in one hand, a screwdriver in another, diligently pulling out the nameplate ‘Prof N. L. Ahmad’ so that arsonists and murderers would not find their way to his mother on the floor upstairs.

Is Mamata Banerjee indulging in ‘Muslim Appeasement’ in West Bengal?

By Mursed Alam & Mosarrap H. Khan
While the Sachar Committee Report was criticised by the Left Government (which ruled the state for almost 35 years) as based on ‘secondary’ sources, the findings of the ASGG Report, which is based on primary data, not only supports the conclusions of the Sachar Committee Report but points out that the condition of the Muslims has not improved at all since then.