West Bengal  /  Published 09.08.19

Mamata versus Modi in rakhi rivalry

The battle is on between Trinamul and the BJP — this time ahead of “Raksha Bandhan”.“Didi” rakhis are up against “Modi” rakhis in Malda. In Purulia, Trinamul leaders have stocked up on r...
By Soumya De Sarkar & Abhijeet Chatterjee in Malda

India  /  Published 18.04.20

Congress constitutes consultative group to evolve party's policy on key issues

The Congress on Saturday constituted a consultative group with former prime minister Manmohan Singh as its chairman to deliberate on 'current concerns' and formulate views and policy of the party on i...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.08.19

Public mood or core conviction? Congress chooses

One question that rattled many at the Congress Working Committee meeting called to discuss the party’s stand on Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday night was: Why this debate?An anguished former Union mini...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 17.04.20

Relief photo ire at MLA

Local Congress MLA Mohit Sengupta’s decision to label lockdown-related food packets with his name and photo has invited sharp criticism from his political opponents.Sengupta, also the Congress chief...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

India  /  Published 06.08.19

Cong becomes House of Babble on Kashmir

The Congress spoke in different voices on Tuesday on the abrogation of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting its highest decision-making body to meet at night and declare that the manner ...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 06.08.19

Mamata Banerjee blasts Centre’s hurry

Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday questioned the process the Centre followed in abolishing the special status for Jammu and Kashmir and asserted that her party would continue to oppose the move. The Bengal c...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 06.08.19

Power politics in the Indian Ocean

In 2011, the then secretary of state, Hillary R. Clinton, wrote an article in Foreign Policy in which she categorically stated that the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq had hampered the power and the pres...
By Rohan Choudhary

India  /  Published 03.08.19

Congress ‘misadventure’ alert

The Congress on Saturday warned the Narendra Modi government against any misadventure in Jammu and Kashmir while promising to strongly oppose any change in the constitutional scheme.Describing the can...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 02.08.19

Graft ire greets Bengal minister duo

Bengal ministers Rabindranath Ghosh and Gautam Deb faced a barrage of complaints about alleged corruption of Trinamul leaders while touring their constituencies on Friday as part of the “Didi Ke Bol...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

India  /  Published 01.08.19

‘Carry along those who didn’t vote for you’

Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday reminded political parties that even if they come to power with a huge mandate, they must keep in mind the large number of people who did not vote for the...
By PTI in Jaipur


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