Indian National Congress (congress)
Opinion  /  Published 08.03.21

Politics remains gender blind

A heartening aspect of Indian democracy has been the rise in turnouts of women voters. The results of the assembly elections in Delhi and Bihar in 2020 reinforce this claim. In Bihar, the National Dem...
By Omkar Poojari in

India  /  Published 05.03.21

Colour-code fuel in media control fire

The Congress on Thursday referred to a purported report that suggested the Narendra Modi government had during the pandemic peak last year planned to curb media freedom, claiming that such sinister pr...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 04.03.21

Bengal: the politics of bloodshed

Political violence in West Bengal is a routine affair, particularly in an electoral season. The violence embedded in Bengal’s political landscape is believed to be anomalous with the progressive...
By Nirupam Hazra in

Opinion  /  Published 04.03.21

Bengal’s political pitch is a turner

For political parties in West Bengal, a rally at the Brigade Parade Ground on the Calcutta Maidan has a special significance. For the Left, the significance has assumed the status of a special pilgrim...
By Swapan Dasgupta in

West Bengal  /  Published 04.03.21

Anand’s tweets on cleric party to help rivals: Adhir

Bengal Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Wednesday accused party leader Anand Sharma of helping the Trinamul Congress and the BJP through his tweets that criticised the Congress’s mov...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar, Alamgir Hossain in Calcutta, Behrampore


India  /  Published 04.03.21

China: Rahul glare on govt

Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said the Narendra Modi government’s “cowardice” will lead to tragic consequences, predicting that India’s territory in Depsang captured by China will ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.03.21

AAP retains 4 in Delhi bypolls

The BJP, which controls the capital’s five municipal bodies, ate humble pie as the results of bypolls to five municipal wards here were declared on Wednesday.  Of the five seats in the Nor...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.03.21

Delhi: No ward for BJP in civic bypolls

The AAP on Wednesday won four of the five civic wards in Delhi in a bypoll, with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asserting that people were desperate to bring the party to power in the three municipal ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 03.03.21

Congress leaves 7 seats for cleric’s party

The Congress on Tuesday agreed to allot seven seats in south Bengal to Abbas Siddiqui’s Indian Secular Front, but reiterated that it would field candidates in not less than 92 Assembly segments....
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 02.03.21

Priyanka eyes youth, women in Assam

Launching a state-wide protest against growing unemployment in Lakhimpur, she told a gathering of youth, “You are the state’s biggest strength. I have come here to launch the programme for...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


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