Opinion  /  Published 03.07.19

Mahua Moitra's important speech

Sir — The maiden speech of the Trinamul Congress parliamentarian, Mahua Moitra, in Parliament last week raised the bar of oratory in Indian politics by quite a few notches. It is rare these days to ...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 28.06.19

Sympathy turns to frustration at Rahul Gandhi in Congress

When Rahul Gandhi decided to step down as Congress president after the poll debacle, there was sympathy in the party and even support from some for what they saw as a legitimate gesture. The mood is n...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.12.19

Mahua plea for prompt vote figures

The Supreme Court on Monday sought the Election Commission of India’s response on a petition from Trinamul MP Mahua Moitra for mandatory publication of final election results and vote shares within ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 28.11.19

Payback time for ‘arrogant’ BJP: Mamata

West Bengal's ruling TMC on Thursday looked set to win all the three Assembly seats, bypolls for which were held on Monday, bagging Kaliaganj and Kharagpur Sadar, and establishing an unassailable lead...
By Agencies in Calcutta

India  /  Published 28.06.19

TMC's Mahua wants govt ad spend break-up

Trinamul Congress MP Mahua Moitra asked the government in the Lok Sabha on Thursday to provide the media-house-wise break-up of its advertisement spend in the last five years, asserting that taxpayers...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.06.19

Trinamul's Mahua Moitra makes dissent heard

First-time Trinamul Congress MP Mahua Moitra on Tuesday humbly accepted the resounding mandate of the Narendra Modi government but pointed out that “the very nature of the overwhelmingness of this m...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.04.19

Where ‘no voter to be left behind’ is a cruel joke

Ram Vilas Kharwar, 65, will not vote. For him the Election Commission of India’s catchphrase, “No voter to be left behind”, is a cruel joke.The nearest polling centre is around 12km from Kharwar...
By Dev Raj in Kaimur

Opinion  /  Published 07.07.19

Budget 'nauseating', says Subramanian Swamy

By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 09.07.19

The cheap attack on Mahua Moitra

To reiterate the basic story first. At the start of the parliamentary session in June, the Trinamul Congress MP, Mahua Moitra, gives her maiden speech in the Lok Sabha. The speech is in clear, simple ...
By Ruchir Joshi in

India  /  Published 28.04.19

Who are the women contesting in Bengal

In March, on the occasion of International Women’s Day, Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee tweeted: “While the Women’s Reservation Bill has not yet been passed in Parliament, I am proud that ...
By Upala Sen in Calcutta


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