Opinion  /  Published 24.07.20

Get Set: Free ration to win Bengal?

The possibility of free rations is alluring. According to the speech of the chief minister of West Bengal on July 21, that is what the people of the state should look forward to, together with, perhap...
By The Editorial Board in

World  /  Published 21.07.20

Indians in US watch virtual pro-Trump rally

A record 100,000-plus Indian-Americans watched a virtual rally in support of Donald Trump during which a top supporter of the US President said the influential community has been moving towards the ru...
By PTI in Washington

West Bengal  /  Published 19.07.20

Trinamul leader visits Swapna

Trinamul leader K.K. Kalyani made a beeline for Arjuna awardee athlete Swapna Burman’s home on Saturday to express the party’s solidarity with her in the timber-purchase controversy. The ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 18.07.20

Poll push by Binay faction

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Binay Tamang said on Friday that his faction had already identified candidates for Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kurseong seats in the 2021 Bengal Assembly elections. Speaki...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

World  /  Published 16.07.20

Donald Trump replaces re-election campaign manager

Facing a tough re-election battle, US President Donald Trump has replaced his campaign manager, on a day when opinion polls showed that his Democratic rival Joe Biden has taken a double digit lead ove...
By PTI in Washington

World  /  Published 16.07.20

No limits on visas, vows Biden

Democratic presidential candidate and former US Vice-President Joe Biden has vowed to eliminate the limits on employment-based visas to address the massive green card backlogs of almost 10 lakh, an is...
By PTI in Washington

West Bengal  /  Published 14.07.20

Trinamul starts caste survey in Birbhum

The Trinamul Congress has started a demographic survey at the booth level in Birbhum district to identify the castes and creeds of voters in a bid to combat the polarisation politics of the BJP that s...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

India  /  Published 13.07.20

Bihar: Lalu's 15 vs Nitish's 15

The JDU in Bihar has chosen as the central theme of its campaign for the Assembly elections later this year a comparison between the “good governance” during 15 years of Nitish Kumar&rsquo...
By Nalin Verma in Patna

World  /  Published 12.07.20

Facebook considers banning political ads

Facebook is considering banning political advertising across its network before the November general election, according to two people with knowledge of the discussions, after facing intense pressure ...
By Mike Isaac and Nick Corasaniti in San Francisco

India  /  Published 12.07.20

Nitish faces flak for poll plans

Opponents and allies have cornered Bihar chief minister and Janata Dal United (JDU) president Nitish Kumar over his poll plans amid the raging coronavirus pandemic. They are urging him to pay attenti...
By Dev Raj in Patna


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