Opinion  /  Published 31.07.20

Lead the way: Bashing sexism in US Congress

Sir — The firebrand American political leader, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, has once again proved her mettle by calling out her colleague, Ted Yoho, for his misbehaviour and sexism. She was absolut...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 31.07.20

Seniors mince no words at meeting with Sonia

The leadership crisis in the Congress dominated interim chief Sonia Gandhi’s meeting with the party’s Rajya Sabha members on Thursday, with the leaders making a strong pitch for Rahul Gand...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 31.07.20

Congress: Somen Mitra passes away

Bengal Congress president Somen Mitra, or Chhorda (youngest elder brother), as he was fondly called by his followers, breathed his last at a Calcutta hospital on Thursday early morning, leaving the be...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

World  /  Published 30.07.20

US panel nod to bill to promote Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr's legacies

A key Congressional committee on Wednesday passed a bill, written by civil rights icon John Lewis, to promote the legacies of Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr. Cosponsored by Indian-American ...
By PTI in Washington

India  /  Published 30.07.20

Govt has destroyed banks: Congress

The Congress on Wednesday accused the Narendra Modi government of destroying the banking and financial sectors with bad decisions, failing to punish defaulters and curbing the autonomy of the RBI. Ar...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.07.20

Rajasthan: accord on session

Rajasthan governor Kalraj Mishra has agreed to a proposal by chief minister and Congress leader Ashok Gehlot to convene an Assembly session on August 14. Mishra has been resisting attempts by Gehlot ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 30.07.20

No-trust move by Manipur Congress

The Congress in Manipur has filed a no-confidence motion against the BJP-led coalition government led by N. Biren Singh. Manipur PCC spokesperson Ningombam Bupenda Meitei revealed the development on ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 30.07.20

New fraud case filed against BJP MP Arjun

Police started a case against Barrackpore BJP MP Arjun Singh on Wednesday for alleged embezzlement of Rs 4.52 crore at Bhatpara municipality during his stint as the civic chairman. Armed with the obs...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Bhatpara

West Bengal  /  Published 30.07.20

State to draft growth report for each Assembly seat

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to turn the battle for Bengal into one over development and asked district authorities to prepare a booklet for each of the 294 Assembly segments with detail...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 30.07.20

Vidyasagar: TMC jab on 'tokenism'

The BJP and the Trinamul Congress sparred over the legacy of Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar on his death anniversary on Wednesday, 14 months after the polymath’s bust had been smashed at the tail-end ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


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