India  /  Published 25.09.20

Bihar: 3-phase poll begins Oct 28

Voting for Bihar assembly elections will be held in three phases on October 28, November 3 and November 7 in one of the biggest elections globally during the Covid-19 pandemic, followed by counting of...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Patna

World  /  Published 24.09.20

Peaceful transition? We’ll see: Trump

Trump, who is moving quickly to nominate a successor to liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on Friday, said earlier on Wednesday he thinks the election “will end up in the Supreme Cour...
By Reuters in Washington

World  /  Published 24.09.20

US polls: FB oversight board debut plan

Facebook Inc’s long-delayed independent oversight board plans to launch in mid-late October, just before the November US presidential election, although a board member said he did not know wheth...
By Reuters in New York

World  /  Published 23.09.20

Trump bar on Cuban rum, cigars

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday imposed new curbs on imports of Cuban rum and cigars and banned Americans from staying at properties owned by the Cuban government, as he seeks to lock in the Cu...
By Reuters in Washington

India  /  Published 23.09.20

Bihar DGP seeks, gets VRS before polls

By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 23.09.20

Leh: parties to boycott polls

The political and religious leaderships in Buddhist-majority Leh have decided to boycott next month’s hill development council polls to press for special status for Ladakh, the move carrying ech...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Opinion  /  Published 23.09.20

Living the lie: How parakeets are invented

On August 31 last, the Republican National Convention and Kenosha were the themes of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. Oliver, as everyone knows, is not fond of his president. He said the RNC w...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty in

North East  /  Published 23.09.20

Madhav ‘backs’ Sonowal for CM

BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav has said that he is confident Assam will “return” Sarbananda Sonowal and his team with a “massive” mandate in 2021, hinting at his con...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Calcutta  /  Published 22.09.20

Supreme Court on CMC polls, board

The Supreme Court has sought responses from the Bengal government, the State Election Commission and the Calcutta Municipal Corporation on a petition assailing the Calcutta High Court order upholding ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 22.09.20

Trump plays H1B worker wage card

The US government is planning to raise the minimum wage for foreign workers under the H-1B visa programme ahead of the presidential elections in November. The move could act as an impediment to on-sho...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


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