India  /  Published 25.02.19

War hysterics timed to elections: Mamata

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday launched a no-holds-barred attack on the BJP-led Centre over Pulwama, accusing the Narendra Modi government of ignoring intelligence inputs because it allegedl...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 25.02.19

Chhattisgarh to fight SC order on tribals

Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel has declared full support for the tribal communities and decided to present the state’s view on the eviction row in the Supreme Court. Responding to Congr...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 25.02.19

Siliguri civic body passes motion for dharna against Mamata govt

Mayor Asok Bhattacharya managed to get a number of resolutions passed, including the Left councillors’ decision to hold a day-long demonstration in Calcutta’s Metro Channel on March 1, at the mont...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.01.20

Defeated by a whisker, Jaleshwar moves court

Former state water resources minister Jaleshwar Mahto, who contested and lost the Assembly election on a Congress ticket from Baghmara, on Tuesday filed a petition in Jharkhand High Court challenging ...
By TT Bureau in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 24.02.19

GNLF to call meet on Darjeeling candidate

The Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) has decided to convene a meeting of all parties, including the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, Trinamul, BJP and the Congress, to explore a possible consensus candi...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


West Bengal  /  Published 21.01.20

Trinamul to table resolution against CAA on Jan 27

West Bengal parliamentary affairs minister Partha Chatterjee on Tuesday said the ruling Trinamul Congress will bring a resolution against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in the state Assembly on Janua...
By The Telegraph and PTI in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 24.02.19

Cong spreading lies, says UDP

 The United Democratic Party (UDP) on Sunday exposed what it called the “double standards” of the Congress on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, and said the leaders and candidates of th...
By Rining Lyngdoh in Shillong

India  /  Published 23.02.19

Graft punch at Modi over Lokpal, RTI

Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the Narendra Modi government had weakened the legal framework needed to fight corruption by not appointing the anti-graft ombudsman Lokpal and diluting the Right to Infor...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.02.19

Try love, something Modi never got: Rahul

Love is “magic” that passed Narendra Modi by, Rahul Gandhi appeared to suggest on Saturday while describing what he felt when he hugged the Prime Minister in the Lok Sabha last year. Interacting w...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

Culture  /  Published 23.02.19

What's behind the rise of public pujas in Bengal?

In February, on the occasion of Saraswati Puja, a culture club in Canning in Bengal’s South 24-Parganas ordered a 45-foot high idol. “The head alone measured eksho aangul or a hundred fingers [an ...
By Moumita Chaudhuri


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