India  /  Published 08.07.19

Karnataka government crisis: Independent MLA resigns as minister

Karnataka minister and Independent MLA H. Nagesh resigned on Monday and withdrew support to the H.D. Kumaraswamy-led government, delivering another blow to the JDS-Congress rule in the state.Nagesh, w...
By PTI in Bangalore

West Bengal  /  Published 07.07.19

Axe on Salt Lake mayor after jibe at TMC

Municipal affairs minister Firhad Hakim told councillors of the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation on Sunday that mayor Sabyasachi Dutta would be removed from his post for his “anti-party” activiti...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 08.07.19

A petulant lament devoid of introspection

At the meeting of the Congress Working Committee two days after the Lok Sabha election results, Rahul Gandhi announced his decision to step down as party president, taking responsibility for the ignom...
By Manini Chatterjee

India  /  Published 07.07.19

Amarinder push for young Congress president

The informal group of Congress leaders met again on Saturday evening to discuss options for the next party president as Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh lent his voice to the lobby pushing for a ...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.19

Official in cut money threat to TMC leader

The zilla parishad sabhadhipati of Purulia, Sujoy Banerjee, on Saturday accused a senior government official of threatening him to refund cut money, which the Trinamul leader said he had never taken.B...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Purulia


India  /  Published 13.06.20

India fumes at Nepal Bill

Nepal’s lower House on Saturday displayed unity to pass a constitutional amendment bill revising its emblem to reflect a new map with territories involved in a dispute with India.Stung, New Delhi re...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 12.06.20

A mischievous jibe

By bending his knee at the Black Lives Matter protest in Ottawa, Canada’s prime minister, Justin Trudeau, beamed a healing message of unity at a time of racial tension. Amit Shah is trying to foment...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray

India  /  Published 11.06.20

Congress's rudderless drift

Rahul Gandhi was discussing geopolitics and the pandemic with a Harvard professor when some of his party MLAs in Rajasthan were allegedly negotiating a price to scupper the Congress’s prospects in t...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.20

TMC lines up online fighters

The Trinamul Congress is all set to deploy teams of net-savvy youths as its social media campaigners, which will be the first such regiment of the party to specifically take on the IT cell of the BJP...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

India  /  Published 09.06.20

Manipur HC bars 'defecting' Congress MLAs from entering Assembly

 The High Court of Manipur on Monday restrained seven Congress MLAs, who defected to the BJP, from entering the Assembly till Speaker Yumnam Khemchand Singh finally disposes of the pending anti-d...
By PTI in Imphal


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