Political Parties
India  /  Published 23.08.21

All-party meet on Afghanistan

The government's briefing is expected to focus on its evacuation mission from Afghanistan as well as its assessment of the situation in that country. On August 17, PM Modi chaired a meeting of th...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.08.21

RS ruckus: Naidu breaks down

Expressing deep anguish over some Opposition MPs climbing on the table in the House, Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said he couldn't sleep because of the sacrilege in the "...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.08.21

SC fines several parties over criminal candidates

Maintaining that persons with criminal antecedents and involved in criminalisation of politics cannot be permitted to be lawmakers, the Supreme Court Tuesday held nine political parties including ruli...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 31.07.21

Babul Supriyo quits politics

"I am going nowhere. I am a one-team player! Have always supported one team #MohunBagan - Have been with only one party - BJP Bengal. That's it!! Leaving, Supriyo said in a Facebook post. &q...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.04.21

Charges fly before Malda vote day

Major political parties in Malda, a district where Assembly polls would be held in half of its 12 seats on Monday, traded charges of violence and violations of Election Commission norms before voting ...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda


Calcutta  /  Published 22.03.21

'Make cycling an election issue'

A number of Calcuttans held a demonstration on the Maidan on Sunday morning demanding that political parties speak for promoting cycling in the city and creating cycling-friendly infrastructure. Seve...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 30.12.20

Rajini cites God, calls off political plunge

Superstar Rajinikanth on Tuesday announced his decision not to join politics, two days before he was to float a political party, citing his frail health and his vulnerability to Covid-19 and seeing in...
By M.R. Venkatesh in Chennai

India  /  Published 29.12.20

Rajinikanth: no political party after all

Rajinikanth's elder brother on Tuesday backed the Tamil superstar's move to withdraw his decision to launch a political party.  The 77-year-old R Sathyanarayana Rao said it's his bro...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Chennai

Opinion  /  Published 07.12.20

Southern spice: Rajnikanth as 'thalaiva'

By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 03.12.20

Rajinikanth to launch political party

Actor-turned-politician Rajinikanth on Thursday, ending years of speculation, announced that he will launch his own political party in January 2021, in a big morale booster to his supporters and fans....
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Chennai


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