India  /  Published 12.10.21

Uttarakhand minister quits BJP, joins Cong

The Congress received a huge boost in Uttarakhand as veteran Dalit leader Yashpal Arya and his MLA son Sanjiv Arya joined the party on Monday ahead of the Assembly election in the state. Yashpal Arya...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.10.21

U'khand minister quits BJP for Cong

In a big jolt for the BJP ahead of the next year's assembly polls, Uttarakhand Transport Minister Yashpal Arya quit the saffron party on Monday and joined the Congress along with his MLA son Sanje...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.10.21

Varun rings ‘Hindu-Sikh’ alarm

Some BJP politicians, including Union minister of state for home Ajay Mishra Teni, have sought to portray the protesting farmers at Lakhimpur Kheri as Khalistani extremists. Many of the protesting fa...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.10.21

Martina takes dig at Modi-praise

One Twitter user thanked Navratilova while another referred to the backlash that was activated when singer Rihanna tweeted on the farmers’ protest. Navratilova has been sticking to her Twitter ...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 11.10.21

Blood returns: Militancy in Kashmir

Is the spectre of militancy returning to haunt Kashmir Valley, once again? The recent spurt in killings of civilians has raised this chilling prospect. As many as seven civilians have fallen victim to...
By The Editorial Board


India  /  Published 10.10.21

Religion: BJP MP sounds alert

BJP MP Varun Gandhi on Sunday warned against attempts to turn the Lakhimapur Kheri incident into a "Hindu vs Sikh battle", saying it is dangerous to create these fault lines and reopen wound...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 10.10.21

Bista focus on hill talks, not ‘snub’

Raju Bista, the BJP MP of Darjeeling, on Saturday replied to the charge hurled by some hill parties that they had not been invited to the tripartite talks on October 12. Bista slammed parties like th...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

Opinion  /  Published 10.10.21

Round 1 to Tejashwi

Footnote: The ‘annual defacement’ show of the Hindutva rabble-rouser, Vishnu Gupta, got all the wrong optics this time with a video of him fleeing the police going viral. Gupta touts him...
By Delhi Diaries

Culture  /  Published 10.10.21

UNWANTED: Partition

Dwaipayan and Kasturi are among the founder-members of the People’s Film Collective, a platform that screens documentary films and political cinema for audiences in Bengal. Kasturi has co-direct...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

West Bengal  /  Published 09.10.21

BJP ire on puja drafting farm stir

The BJP on Saturday objected to the use of shoes for "decorating" a Durga puja pandal here, alleging that it would hurt religious sentiments of people. Organisers of the puja pandal in Dumd...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta


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