Lok Sabha Elections 2019
Opinion  /  Published 11.05.19

The charming innocence of right-wing outfits

There is a charming innocence about right-wing organizations that is often overlooked. The president of the outfit called the Hindu Sangathan filed a complaint with the police against the Communist Pa...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 10.05.19

Modi attacks Congress for Sam Pitroda's remark on Sikh riots

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday slammed the Congress for its leader Sam Pitroda's reported remark on the anti-Sikh riots, saying it showed the 'character and mentality' of the party.The remarks...
By PTI in Rohtak

India  /  Published 10.05.19

Supreme Court dismisses petition on Rahul citizenship

The Supreme Court has enquired about the antecedents of two “public-spirited” persons and dismissed their petition that sought to get Rahul Gandhi debarred from contesting elections or holding any...
By Our Bureau and PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.05.20

Covid no bar for BJP celebrations

The BJP will begin a month-long campaign on Saturday to mark the first anniversary of the second Modi government, the unprecedented crisis posed by the pandemic not deterring the party from going ahea...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 20.10.19

The unpredictable Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar

Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar (September 26, 1820-July 29, 1891) has been in the news, with birthday celebrations underway in Bengal. Of course, renewed attention was directed at him first in the run up to...
By Rosinka Chaudhuri


Books  /  Published 04.10.19

An election tourism nama

Democracy on the Road: A 25-Year Journey through India was launched just a short step ahead of the landmark 17th general elections, with the expected exhilarating pomp and drumrolls befitting an accla...
By Tuktuk Ghosh

Opinion  /  Published 11.07.19

Bengal now an important priority for the BJP

By Swapan Dasgupta

India  /  Published 06.07.19

Union Budget: Farmers have little to cheer

Farmers’ distress and the viability of farming were at the forefront of the electoral discourse in the recent elections. Not only the lot of farmers but also the state of agriculture needed a major ...
By C.S.C. Sekhar

West Bengal  /  Published 19.05.19

In hills, candidates cautious on display of inked middle finger

In the Darjeeling Assembly byelection on Sunday, it was all about fingers.Candidates seemed careful while displaying their inked middle finger for the fear of conveying the wrong message.Darjeeling ha...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 06.03.19

PM politicises jawan deaths, says Mamata

Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday accused Narendra Modi of indulging in political opportunism over death of jawans and questioning the patriotism of anybody who criticised the Prime Minister or his governm...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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