North East  /  Published 24.12.19

Tripura wins 13 national awards

The rural development department of Tripura’s BJP-Indigenous Peoples Front of Tripura (IPFT) government has won 13 national awards under four categories for successful implementation of flagship sch...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.12.19

Sinhas’ shots: It’s the economy, stupid, & khamosh!

Two former BJP stalwarts, Yashwant Sinha and Shatrughan Sinha, tore into the saffron party on Tuesday — a day after the Raghubar Das-led BJP suffered a humiliating defeat at the hustings.“Hubris d...
By Sanjeev Kumar Verma in Ranchi

India  /  Published 21.01.19

Red flag on budget convention

Former finance ministers Yashwant Sinha and P. Chidambaram believe that any attempt by the Narendra Modi government to break with the time-honoured convention of presenting an interim budget that is d...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury and Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.01.19

Temple balm tag on Yogi’s dole

Chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday announced a monthly pension of Rs 500 for all destitute people aged above 60, prompting suggestions it was a dole for sadhus angry at the delay over the Ram te...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 24.12.19

Modi-Shah statements on NRC contradictory: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah were making contradictory statements on NRC and wondered who was speaking the truth.Baner...
By PTI in Kolkata


Jharkhand  /  Published 23.12.19

Kolhan uproots lotus

Infighting and resentment over Raghubar Das’s “autocratic style” of distributing tickets led to the BJP’s decimation in Kolhan, feel party workers after the poll debacle on Monday. In the 2014...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.12.19

Voters say no to turncoats

This Assembly election saw voters turning against a majority of turncoats who had either joined the BJP inspired by its “abki baar 65 paar” slogan or jumped ship after their party denied them tick...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

India  /  Published 20.01.19

Resort to hospital after Cong brawl

A “friendly fight” between two Congress MLAs sequestered at a holiday resort on Sunday landed one of them in hospital with a “minor injury” near his right eye.Congress sources said J.N. Ganesh...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.12.19

Surgical strike on many big leaders

Prominent faces who lost in the Assembly elections included incumbent chief minister Raghubar Das who was defeated by his cabinet colleague Saryu Roy in Jamshedpur East, BJP state president Laxman Gil...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.12.19

Cong-JMM ahead, CM trailing

The Opposition combine of the JMM, Congress and RJD in Jharkhand was ahead of the BJP in as many as 40 seats as per the election commission website at 3.30pm on Monday in what has been a keenly fought...
By The Telegraph in Ranchi/Calcutta


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