Opinion  /  Published 28.11.21

India pioneers majoritarian populism

Right-wing majoritarian politicians  are defined by two imperatives. Politically, their job is to sell the subordination of minorities to the electorate as the hallmark of strong nationalist gove...
By Mukul Kesavan

West Bengal  /  Published 28.11.21

BJP sticks to dented plan

The Bengal BJP, which has not yet announced any name for the Calcutta Municipal Corporation polls, is again banking on Trinamul dissidents ahead of civic polls. For the Assembly election, the BJP&rsq...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.11.21

BJP demands panchayat polls

BJP leaders staged demonstrations across the over 250 blocks in Jharkhand on Saturday demanding holding of panchayat elections at the earliest and cancellation of the recently held prelimina...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 27.11.21

UP: Rajnath takes on Opposition

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh here on Saturday said Uttar Pradesh does not want "bua or babua", apparently referring to BSP supremo Mayawati and Samajwadi Pary chief Akhilesh Yadav. The st...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Jaunpur

India  /  Published 27.11.21

Farm laws repeal bill on Monday

To repeal the three contentious farm laws, the government on Monday will introduce in Lok Sabha a new bill, which states that though "only a small group of farmers are protesting" against th...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 27.11.21

Left banks on young faces, women

The Left Front announced its list of candidates for Calcutta Municipal Corporation polls on Friday, before Trinamul did later in the day,  and stuck to its Assembly poll strategy of fielding youn...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.11.21

Official thrashed by ‘BJP workers’

An extension official with the Kisan Mandi in East Midnapore's Nandigram was roughed up allegedly by BJP activists on Friday, leaving him seriously injured. The incident took place in Haripur vil...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Nandigram(Bengal)

India  /  Published 27.11.21

Farmers vow to soldier on

At the Singhu border, Kirpal Singh showed a scar on his right leg — the legacy of a police baton. “Batons, barricades, threats, nails... nothing could stop us, we won!” said Kirpal,...
By Our Special Correspondent, PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 27.11.21

Tripura TMC nominee in Calcutta

Tapan Kumar Biswas, easily the most recognisable face of poll-related violence that rocked Thursday’s urban body polls in BJP-ruled Tripura, was flown to Calcutta on Friday for treatment to save...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 26.11.21

BJP govt in Maharashtra soon: Rane

Union minister Narayan Rane on Friday claimed that the BJP will form government in Maharashtra in March. Rane's statement came on a day when state BJP leaders Devendra Fadnavis and Chandrakant Pa...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai


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