India  /  Published 05.02.20

Candidates in the spotlight

Dilip Pandey, author and social activist...
By Furquan Ameen and Vishal Narayan in Delhi

North East  /  Published 02.02.20

Assam Cong slams budget

The Assam Congress on Sunday described the Centre’s budget as pro-rich and said the people of Assam have nothing to rejoice.Assam PCC president Ripun Bora told reporters here that the budget does no...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 14.03.19

Chidambaram picks Rafale to slam Modi

Former finance minister P. Chidambaram lambasted the Narendra Modi government’s response to questions over the Rafale deal before reiterating that the French fighter aircraft’s purchase would be s...
By Aditya Nag in Calcutta

World  /  Published 14.03.19

Senate votes to end Saudi aid

The Senate on Wednesday again rebuked President Trump for his continued defence of Saudi Arabia after the killing of the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, voting for a second time to end American ...
By Catie Edmondson/New York Times News Service in Washington

India  /  Published 13.03.19

Congress UP list sets stage for three-way battle

The Congress has declared 16 more candidates for Uttar Pradesh, leaving little room for further speculation on the possibility of an alliance and setting the stage for a three-way contest.The selectio...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 13.03.19

Congress heartburn in Mohammad Salim's seat

Congress leaders will not campaign for Raiganj CPM MP Mohammad Salim’s re-election, saying they are unhappy with their party’s decision to concede the seat to the Left.Mohit Sengupta, the Congress...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

India  /  Published 12.03.19

CWC spotlights PM’s ‘failures and falsehood’

The Congress Working Committee (CWC) on Tuesday debated how to combat the attempts to divert attention from the “colossal failures” of the government and condemned Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 12.03.19

Sitting TMC MPs not re-nominated

Calcutta South: Subrata BakshiReason: Mamata said Bakshi wanted to opt out in order to work for the partyCooch Behar: Partha Pratim Ray (won in a 2016 bypoll after sitting MP Renuka Sinha died)Reason:...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.03.19

Mamata unveils list of surprises: two stars and multiple messages

Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday unwrapped a list of surprises with multiple messages and a couple of star faces that she showcased with a clincher: “Je randhe se chul-o bandhe (a person can be adept at m...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.03.19

JMM unhappy with Congress Lok Sabha seat math

The Congress leadership is increasingly finding it tough to fix a seat-sharing deal for the Lok Sabha polls with alliance partners JVM and JMM in Jharkhand as both parties are mounting pressure on the...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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