Political Parties
West Bengal  /  Published 25.08.22

Hill BJP fissures over Delhi visit

Fissures seem to be developing in the BJP in Darjeeling hills with the party’s Kurseong MLA B.P. Bajgain stating that he did not know about a visit by his party’s delegation to Delhi. A d...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

India  /  Published 11.08.22

SC bats for balance

Observing that freebies and social welfare schemes are two different things, the Supreme Court on Thursday said a balance has to be struck between the economy losing money and welfare measures. It al...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 08.08.22

RGI: No ST tag for 11 communities

Union tribal minister Arjun Munda has stated in a communication sent to a Trinamul Congress MP that the Bengal government’s proposal to grant tribal status to 11 Gorkha communities has not been ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.22

New hill party on cards

Elections to the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) Sabha were held on Sunday but a new political party is in the offing in Darjeeling hills to press for the separate state of Gorkhaland. Ma...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 24.06.22

CPM bid to bet on youngsters

The CPM has instructed its area committees to ensure more persons below the age of 31 are inducted in the party to bring down the average age of its members right at the grassroots. In a recent party...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 13.02.22

Hill parties focus on services

Delivery of services is emerging as a key issue among hill political parties ahead of the February 27 civic polls. The Bharatiya Gorkha Prajatrantrik Morcha, Hamro Party and Gorkha Janmukti Morcha ha...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 18.12.21

Opposition hails verdict on students expulsion

Political parties and social organisations have widely welcomed the verdict of the High Court of Sikkim setting aside the expulsions of four students of Sikkim Government College, Gyalshing, and assai...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

India  /  Published 28.11.21

Don’t vote for liars: Priyanka

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday urged the voters of backward Bundelkhand to reject political parties that lie to them and do nothing during their five years in power. “How long will you toler...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.11.21

Protests on DeMo anniversary

Trade unions, political parties in the ruling UPA coalition government, civil society organisations and human rights outfits would take part in protests in major cities of Jharkhand on November 8 to m...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

World  /  Published 06.11.21

Thai parties for law reform

 Nine political parties in Thailand have taken a position on reform of a strict royal insults law in recent days, bringing into the mainstream a controversial debate that would have been unthinka...
By Reuters in Bangkok


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