West Bengal  /  Published 25.03.19

TMC, BJP feeding off each other: Mohammed Salim

Mohammed Salim has just returned from Raiganj, his constituency, 400 kilometres north of Calcutta. He is in the city to attend a wedding reception and take care of some official work. The very next da...
By Prasun Chaudhuri in

India  /  Published 31.01.20

President Kovind hails CAA as 'historic'

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday hailed the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Act as 'historic' in his address to joint sitting of both Houses of Parliament, prompting protests by some Opposition...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.06.20

Naidu, Birla discuss Parliament monsoon session

Preparations for holding the monsoon session of Parliament with coronavirus-induced norms like social distancing and exploring 'virtual Parliament' as on option in the long run were discussed by Rajya...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.10.19

Shah’s Savarkar claim tests govt Lok Sabha stand

Home minister Amit Shah’s recent statement praising Hindu Rashtra proponent Vinayak Damodar Savarkar for being the first to describe the 1857 revolt as India’s first war of independence appears co...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.11.18

Calcutta High Court renaming has to wait

The election season may have broken out in a rash of name changes involving cities and districts, but the high courts of Calcutta, Bombay and Madras may have to wait a while yet.A bill that sought to ...
By PTI in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 15.11.18

Poor policies make public transport unsafe

Sir — The state government had said in June that it will do away with the ‘commission system’ of earning for bus drivers and conductors. The ‘commission system’ — under which bus workers e...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 14.02.19

BJP finds UP lifeline in Mulayam

The BJP has seized on Mulayam Singh Yadav’s lavish praise for Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Parliament, hoping that the Samajwadi Party patriarch’s comments on Wednesday would confuse voters lea...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.03.20

Houses stalled over discussion on riots

By TT Bureau in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 16.11.18

MLAs work even fewer days than MPs do

Indian politicians seem to fervently believe that all work and no play will make them dull — so much so that they opt almost entirely out of doing their jobs. This aversion to work became clearer wh...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 02.01.20

BJP to rework CAA campaign

The BJP is working on a fresh propaganda blitz to take on the Opposition campaign against the amended citizenship act, betraying signs of concern at the widening protests against the contentious law.B...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi


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