Lok Sabha Elections 2019
Opinion  /  Published 25.12.18

Pieces in a poll puzzle

There are frequent deliberations on the possibility of holding simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and state assemblies. There is a perception that voters tend to cast their votes in favour of the...
By Atanu Biswas & Abhinandan Sinha in

West Bengal  /  Published 23.12.18

Europe holidays slow Metro hustle

The year-end holidays in Europe pegged back the East-West Metro in Calcutta just when the railway ministry was looking to make a dash for the finish line and roll out the first train before the electi...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 25.02.19

Parliamentary panel asks Twitter to engage more with EC

A parliamentary panel has asked microblogging site Twitter to address issues in real time and engage more with the Election Commission of India (ECI) ahead of the general elections. The panel also sum...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 22.02.19

Bengal begins survey of ailing tea gardens

The Tea Directorate formed by the state has started a survey in 27 sick gardens of the Dooars to make an assessment of the problems.According to sources at the directorate, people who have been engage...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.02.19

Jharkhand BJP has no seats for Ajsu

By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 12.01.19

A grand alliance for anarchy: Yogi Adityanath

Any grand alliance of Opposition parties against the BJP for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections will bring in anarchy, corruption and political instability, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath ...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 07.01.19

Have no patience for absurd claims: Amartya Sen

Economist Amartya Sen on Monday expressed dismay with the claims at the Indian Science Congress, where some scientists tried to pass off mythological accounts as evidence of scientific advancement. ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 02.01.19

Shah to visit Tripura on Saturday

BJP president Amit Shah will kick off the campaign for the two Lok Sabha seats in Tripura on Saturday by addressing a huge rally of 42,000 panna promukhs and other BJP supporters at Swami Vivekananda ...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

West Bengal  /  Published 31.12.18

Bengal farmers to get cash to farm, for death

The Mamata Banerjee government has announced two new schemes for farmers — one to give Rs 5,000 per an acre annually and another to grant Rs 2 lakh to the family of a cultivator or a farm labourer i...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 31.12.18

2019 Lok Sabha polls: the lone certainty is uncertainty

Back after the 2014 national elections, pundits were writing obituaries for the Congress party and the headily triumphant BJP appeared set to rule for a decade, if not longer. But in reality, the BJP...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi


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