India  /  Published 21.04.20

BJP attacks Congress over liquor 'smuggling'

The BJP on Tuesday took a dig at the Congress after its youth wing functionaries were caught allegedly smuggling liquor, saying this has exposed the Opposition party's 'character'.The Indian Youth Con...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 13.08.19

Delhi court summons to Mamata nephew Abhishek

A Delhi court on Tuesday directed Trinamul MP Abhishek Banerjee, who is the nephew of Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, to appear before it on September 7 in a case of allegedly filing a false af...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.08.19

Old versus young: Transformation test for Congress

Sonia Gandhi’s return to the helm has generated enormous relief in the Congress but what may become an albatross around her neck is her son Rahul Gandhi’s resignation letter that called for a tran...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.04.20

Immediate relief is essential: Congress

The Congress on Monday painted an alarming picture of hunger, arguing that the poor wouldn’t be able to survive till future strategies are worked out and said the transfer of Rs 7,500 each to their ...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 12.08.19

Didi Ke Bolo initiative in a nutshell

Nearly five lakh people have registered their grievances since Mamata Banerjee launched Didi Ke Bolo (Tell Didi) — a first-ever public outreach drive by Trinamul after it brought poll strategist Pra...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


India  /  Published 11.08.19

TMC walkout: how’s it different, asks Chidambaram

Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Sunday lambasted the BJP for abrogation of Article 370, saying the saffron party would not have “snatched away” the special status had Jammu and Kashmir been a Hi...
By PTI in Chennai

India  /  Published 06.10.18

Anti-PM slogans land Cong worker in jail

An office-bearer of the Himachal Pradesh Youth Congress was arrested on Saturday after some derogatory slogans against Prime Minister Narendra were found on walls in the heart of Nahan town, 85 km fro...

Opinion  /  Published 12.08.19

BJP's criticism of the anti-lynching law in Rajasthan is telling

Sometimes the hard core of values exposes itself through fruity layers of palliative rhetoric. That happened in the Rajasthan assembly when the government passed the Rajasthan protection from lynching...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 11.08.19

Trinamul to protest Durga Puja income-tax notices

Mamata Banerjee on Sunday announced an eight-hour Trinamul dharna on August 13 to protest income-tax notices to several Durga Puja committees.“It is not clear whether Didi will join the dharna… We...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 10.08.19

Sonia faces revival challenge

Sonia Gandhi, who had resurrected the Congress after successive defeats and sewn up a grand coalition to oust the extremely popular Atal Bihari Vajpayee in 2004, now faces another stiff challenge.She ...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi


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