Jharkhand  /  Published 06.01.20

Day One in House resonates with unity call

The first day of the first session of the fifth state Assembly on Monday was all about setting an example with Congress Jamtara MLA Irfan Ansari taking the oath of office in the name of Ishwar unlike...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

India  /  Published 07.02.19

Vadra questioned for second day in a row

Robert Vadra, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi's brother-in-law, appeared before the Enforcement Directorate for the second day on Thursday in connection with a probe into allegations that he laundered mon...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 06.01.20

Congress falls back on AASU chant

Popular Assamese slogans, invented and used by the All Assam Students Union (AASU) in rallies to rouse enthusiasm among its activists, were used by the Congress during its demonstration against the Ci...
By Our Correspondent in Goalpara

India  /  Published 06.02.19

Priyanka takes bull by the horns: 'I support my family'

A categorical assertion — “I support my family” — and an unscheduled visit to the Congress headquarters by Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday dovetailed into a bold pronouncement that she wasn...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 06.02.19

TMC plans rallies near Modi venue

Two Trinamul public meetings have been lined up within 50km of Narendra Modi’s rally in Jalpaiguri’s Maynaguri on Friday, prompting BJP leaders to allege the events were a ploy to keep people away...
By Anirban Choudhury and Main Uddin Chisti in Alipurduar/Cooch Behar


Opinion  /  Published 06.01.20

Kinds of refugees today

Going by the prevailing definition, refugees are those expelled from their homestead owing to war, religious persecution, political upheaval or similar violence. But is this an adequate understanding ...
By Manas Ray

North East  /  Published 05.01.20

Assam Cong alleges harassment of members

Assam PCC spokesperson Apurba Kumar Bhattacharjee on Sunday said if state BJP president Ranjeet Kumar Dass was a “proud Assamese” as he claimed, then why did he not oppose the Citizenship Amendmen...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

India  /  Published 04.01.20

Congress portfolio tussle in Maharashtra

The inordinate delay in distribution of portfolios in Maharashtra has caused acute embarrassment to chief minister Uddhav Thackeray although the problem apparently lies with alliance partner Congress,...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.02.19

Will continue satyagraha till country is saved: Mamata

Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, who is on an indefinite dharna over the CBI's attempt to question Calcutta police commissioner Rajeev Kumar, on Monday said she will continue her 'satyagraha' ti...
By PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 04.02.19

What's special about Calcutta top cop, minister asks

The BJP government on a damage-control bid asked why Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee was trying to protect Calcutta police commissioner Rajeev Kumar by sitting on dharna because the CBI wanted t...
By PTI in New Delhi


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