Bharatiya Janata Party (bjp)
West Bengal  /  Published 25.11.20

Mamata: BJP a ‘garbage of lies’

Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, while addressing a rally in the state’s Bankura district, called the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) a “garbage of lies”, daring them to arrest he...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Bankura

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.11.20

Lalu: BJP cries horse trading

In the backdrop of Wednesday’s election for Bihar’s Assembly Speaker, the BJP unleashed an online campaign against incarcerated RJD supremo Lalu Prasad for allegedly attempting to lure par...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 25.11.20

Bihar Assembly to see contest for Speaker

The recent electoral battle in Bihar spilled onto the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday with the ruling NDA and the Opposition Grand Alliance throwing their hats into the ring for the Speaker’s po...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 24.11.20

Brotherhood message amid semantic sniping

The Bihar Assembly was in uproar on Monday when AIMIM members refused to utter “Hindustan” while taking the oath in Urdu and opted for “Bharat”, and the BJP members insisted th...
By Dev Raj in Patna

West Bengal  /  Published 24.11.20

AIMIM face joins TMC to ‘foil’ Bihar poll rerun

Anwar Pasha, a prominent face of the Bengal unit of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen, along with several colleagues, joined the Trinamul Congress on Monday, asserting that they did not want ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.11.20

Switch from TMC to BJP in Nandigram

The Trinamul Congress lost control of its second gram panchayat in East Midnapore, a district that had shaped the Mamata Banerjee party’s ride to power in 2011. The pradhan, upa (deputy) pradha...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Nandigram(Bengal)

India  /  Published 24.11.20

School closure plan outcry in Odisha

The Odisha government’s decision to close down nearly 14,000 schools at the primary level due to poor enrolment sparked off a furore in the Assembly for the second consecutive day on Sunday. As...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Opinion  /  Published 24.11.20

Stress test: Burning down the house in US

There is a horrible fascination in watching the post-election drama playing out in the United States of America. For many people across the world, it’s a bit like watching domestic mayhem explod...
By Ruchir Joshi in

Opinion  /  Published 23.11.20

Law of hate: The love jihad lie

When a lie has been promoted loudly and frequently enough, it can become material for law. That is the trajectory of the ‘love jihad’ narrative, which claims that men from India&rsquo...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 23.11.20

Assam: Three-day state mourning on Gogoi’s death

The Assam government announced a three-day state mourning in honour of former chief minister Tarun Gogoi who died while undergoing treatment for post-COVID-19 complications on Monday. The ruling BJP ...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Guwahati


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