India  /  Published 04.08.20

Cong seeks to delink ideal Ram from RSS

The Congress has made a cautious but astute intervention in the national discourse on the temple construction in Ayodhya, emphasising that Lord Ram represents righteousness, sacrifice and unification ...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.08.20

Cong sets terms for talks with rebels

The Congress has iterated its offer to negotiate with the rebel MLAs in Rajasthan if they come out of the BJP’s “control and hospitality”. Party communications chief Randeep Surjewa...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 03.08.20

Inner voices: The Congress in turmoil

A churn need not yield nectar; it can dredge up toxic truths. The rumblings within the Congress seem to bear testimony to this hypothesis. A meeting of the Congress’s Rajya Sabha members called ...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 03.08.20

Trinamul panchayat funds snake catchers

A Trinamul-run gram panchayat in East Burdwan’s Purbasthali hired snake catchers after three villagers died of snakebite and at least 40 more had to be hospitalised in the past fortnight. The g...
By in

India  /  Published 02.08.20

Congress opposes 'stifling' NEP

The Congress has objected to the government thrusting on the country a New Education Policy amid a pandemic without a discussion with the stakeholders or a scrutiny by Parliament. The party has also ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.08.20

Finally, ceasefire signal in divided Congress?

The internecine strife in the Congress may be far from over but both sides appear to have realised its futility and the insidious effects on the party that is arguably passing through its worst phase....
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 27.06.20

CM attacks ‘crisis’ politics by BJP

Mamata Banerjee on Friday criticised the BJP, though without naming it, for the recent surge in on-the-ground activities by the party during crises like Covid-19 and Cyclone Amphan in Bengal.“Going ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

India  /  Published 28.06.20

Can't blame government, says Pawar

Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar has refused to blame the Narendra Modi government for the alleged intrusions into Ladakh and said, referring to earlier encroachments, that “when I make...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.08.20

State Digest: Two minors raped by a dozen men, trade union strike on Aug 18

The state BJP has suffered a major setback just before the Bermo Assembly by-election with former vice-president of the state BJP Mahila Morcha, Neetu Singh joining Congress on Sunday. Singh is curre...
By Our Bureau in

India  /  Published 01.08.20

Former Cong ministers defend UPA tenure

Congress leaders on Saturday continued their unseemly bickering over the party’s own legacy, exposing the absence of deft political management that could have doused the embers. “The BJP ...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi


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