Danish Siddiqui / Reuters
For two years, my mother and I have been living in hell. We've been subject to harassment, abuse and intimidation in our own home by a clearly criminal gang that calls itself a "syndicate". Its primary motive is real estate. As my mother holds a good portion of the land title through inheritance, the idea is to subject us to such terror that we flee. Syndicate gangs, like the mafia, have become an open, dirty "secret", a factor of life in West Bengal.
SRINAGAR/RANCHI -- The ruling Bharatiya Janta Party emerged as the key player today in the two state a embly elections with major gains in Jammu and Kashmir and the biggest seat tally in Jharkhand. Th...