India  /  Published 17.03.19

Grand Alliance hits snag

The opposition Grand Alliance in Bihar has hit a rough patch after some parties expressed reservations over the Congress being allotted 11 of the total 40 Lok Sabha seats in the state.The announcement...
By Dev Raj in Patna

West Bengal  /  Published 17.03.19

Congress wants to contest all 42 seats in Bengal

Bengal Congress president Somen Mitra said on Sunday that the state unit of the party had decided to convey to the central leadership about its intention to contest all 42 Lok Sabha seats in the state...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.03.19

Anubrata gives ‘bail’ order to govt lawyer

Birbhum Trinamul Congress chief Anubrata Mondal courted a controversy on Sunday by asking district public prosecutor at a party election meeting to arrange for bail of a murder accused. Trinamul leade...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

India  /  Published 16.03.19

PM health scheme supports fraud: Congress

The Congress on Saturday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s much-hyped health scheme, Ayushman Bharat, was built on the wrong foundation, allowed corporates and private hospitals to mint mo...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 16.03.19

Arunachal Congress leader Jarjum Ete resigns from party

All India Mahila Congress general secretary Jarjum Ete resigned from the party’s primary membership on Friday night.Ete’s resignation came in the wake of the announcement by Congress president Rah...
By Damien Lepcha in Itanagar


India  /  Published 15.03.19

Congress set to promise right to health care

The Congress will promise a “right to health care” in its 2019 manifesto, adding to the rights-based laws enacted under the Manmohan Singh government that were milestones in the history of public ...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 03.02.20

Teacher's assault: HC asks legal aid authority to submit report

The Calcutta High Court on Monday directed the West Bengal Legal Aid Service Authority to file a report in connection with the alleged physical assault of a woman in South Dinajpur district.On a praye...
By PTI in Kolkata

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


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