Lok Sabha Elections 2019
India  /  Published 26.08.19

Rahul quits, others who resigned stay on

Rahul Gandhi has lost his job as Congress president but all those who had resigned from their posts in the party in solidarity with him are merrily ensconced in their offices.Most of these leaders who...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.19

Help reaches Hena for study

Succour has started pouring in for Hena Parvin, a Class IX student who lost her textbooks and school uniforms when her house was attacked by arsonist after Lok Sabha election results were announced on...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kankinara

India  /  Published 20.07.19

D Raja to be CPI general secretary

Rajya Sabha MP D. Raja will take over as the general secretary of the Communist Party of India (CPI) after incumbent S. Sudhakar Reddy resigned on health grounds, party sources said on Saturday.The ch...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.07.19

Congress chief ministers will take responsibility for Lok Sabha defeat: Ashok Gehlot

The chief ministers of Congress-ruled states will show solidarity with Rahul Gandhi and own moral responsibility for the defeat in the Lok Sabha elections, Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot said a...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.06.19

After Amit Shah's 'hawkish' stance, CPM seeks early polls in Kashmir

The CPM on Saturday demanded early elections in Jammu and Kashmir, projecting it as the most appropriate way to tackle the deepening alienation among the people of the strife-torn state.The demand com...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 20.06.19

Spotlight on BJP-TMC turf war in Bhatpara

The death of two persons here on Thursday was the fallout of a turf war between the BJP and the Trinamul Congress since the Lok Sabha poll results, senior police officers said. On June 11, a clash had...
By Kinsuk Basu in Bhatpara

India  /  Published 14.06.19

Sonia spells out EVM fears: ‘No smoke without fire’

Sonia Gandhi has finally taken it upon herself to articulate concerns among sections of people about the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM), contending that there is no smoke without fire and the suspici...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 13.06.19

The battle for Bengal may get murkier

Mamata Banerjee began the 2019 general election in the grand hope that with a clutch of nearly 40 Lok Sabha seats, she would be ideally placed to become the first Bengali prime minister of India — a...
By Swapan Dasgupta in

Opinion  /  Published 12.06.19

Why anti-colonial nationalism matters today

The concept of nationalism that informed India’s anti-colonial struggle was a unique and unprecedented idea. There were at least three ways in which it was the very opposite of the concept of nation...
By Prabhat Patnaik in

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.19

Bengal to Delhi: Law & order under control

Stating that there were a few “stray post-poll clashes” in Bengal, the Mamata Banerjee government Sunday claimed that situation in the state was “under control” in a letter to the Centre which...
By PTI and Our Bureau in Calcutta


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