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How Mamata countered BJP’s Bengal rise to score a hattrick

(This story originally appeared in on May 03, 2021) KOLKATA: It was an election with many firsts for Mamata Banerjee. In a career spanning almost...

Counting gets underway for bypolls to 1 Lok Sabha, 2 Assembly seats

Counting is underway for the by-polls to one Lok Sabha seat and two Assembly segments. The voting took place for Belgaum Lok Sabha and Maski...

Sneak peek into Kerala exit polls ‘predict’ Left’s return | India News

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Even though the official announcement of the various exit polls done especially by TV channels in Kerala will be officially out on Thursday after...

BJP tries to make its presence felt in Kolkata

Penetrating the TMC bastion and the prestigious Kolkata assembly constituencies is no easy task for the BJP. The Covid restrictions on campaigning, the fact that...

Rajya Sabha proceedings disrupted for third consecutive day amid Opposition uproar over farm laws | India News

NEW DELHI: Rajya Sabha proceedings were disrupted for the third day in a row on Wednesday as the Congress and other opposition parties created an...

Rajya Sabha washout after Opposition ruckus over fuel price hike

The Opposition’s continuous uproar and persistent demand for a discussion on the increase in petrol, diesel and LPG prices on Monday led to washout of...

BJP chalks out strategies to target Odisha govt over inter- state border disputes, political violence

The BJP has chalked out strategies to attack the Naveen Patnaik government in Odisha over issues ranging from inter-state border disputes with Andhra Pradesh and...

Sreedharan’s entry a ‘gimmick’; BJP will remain marginal player in Kerala: Congress’s Tariq Anwar

Terming technocrat E Sreedharan‘s entry into the BJP a “gimmick”, Congress‘s Kerala in-charge Tariq Anwar on Sunday said it would be a direct fight between...

BJP begins canvassing to frame manifesto ahead of Assam assembly elections

GUWAHATI: The BJP is reaching out to people across Assam to elicit their views before framing its manifesto ahead of the upcoming assembly election. The...

Farm laws: PM Modi cites ‘Churchill Cigar Assistant’ anecdote to underline need for change | India News

NEW DELHI: Defending the farm laws as much needed reforms, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday underlined that change is essential and cited the case...

budget 2021: Opposition slams government in Lok Sabha for ignoring ‘aam admi’ in budget

NEW DELHI: The Opposition slammed the government in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday for ignoring the “aam admi” and showing insensitivity towards agitating farmers in...

Modi speech in Lok Sabha: PM Narendra Modi’s address in Lok Sabha | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday replied to the motion of thanks on President Ram Nath Kovind‘s address in Lok Sabha. Here are...

TMC: Uproar in Lok Sabha over TMC MP’s remarks

New Delhi: Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra‘s critical reference to a former chief justice of India created uproar in Lok Sabha on Monday, with treasury...

labour: Niti Aayog constitutes sub-group to prepare a plan for migrant workers: Santosh Gangwar

The NITI Aayog has constituted a sub-group to prepare a National Action Plan for Migrant Workers, labour minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar said. “The sub-group, which...

BJP says door shut, no more mass joinings from TMC

Kolkata: The BJP has decided to stop mass joinings from the Trinamool Congress in West Bengal amid growing resentment within the saffron party over rampant...

Farmers prepared to protest till May 2024: BKU leader Tikait | India News

NAGPUR: Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait on Sunday said farmers are prepared to protest against the Centre‘s new farm laws “till May 2024”,...

Centra Vista: Construction work of new Parliament building to start on Jan 15, say sources | India News

NEW DELHI: The construction of new Parliament building will start on January 15 as it is considered auspicious for work to commence on the day...

Poll cash row: On what grounds are we the accused, cops write to govt | India News

BHOPAL: As Madhya Pradesh EOW’s special investigation team (SIT) starts analysing contents of the CBDT report on alleged use of unaccounted cash in the 2019...

Attempts being made to create false narrative about Bengal: TMC | India News

KOLKATA: Rejecting Union home minister Amit Shah‘s accusation that West Bengal had fared abysmally on development indices under the present dispensation, the ruling Trinamool Congress...

Motilal Vora — the last of Gandhians in Congress who earned its first family’s trust

Endearing, loyal and devoted to his work, Motilal Vora was the last of the Gandhian leaders in the Congress and a long-time confidant of the...

Sena links Ram temple fund drive to 2024 LS polls; BJP refutes | India News

MUMBAI: The Shiv Sena on Monday alleged that the mass contact initiative to collect funds from the public for the Ram temple construction in Ayodhya...

EC seeks criminal cases against three IPS officers for ‘illegal cash use’ in ’19 LS polls | India News

NEW DELHI: The Election Commission, acting on a report from the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) pointing to prima facie role of public-government servants...

Manmohan was preoccupied with saving coalition, Modi autocratic in 1st term: Pranab Mukherjee in memoirs | India News

NEW DELHI: Manmohan Singh was preoccupied with saving his coalition during his second stint while Narendra Modi was “autocratic” in his first term as Prime...

Dialogue must go on: PM Modi quotes Guru Nanak at new Parliament function | India News

NEW DELHI: In what seemed a defence of the new farm laws and other reforms, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said all decisions should...

parliament: PM Modi to lay foundation stone for new Parliament Building on December 10

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone on December 10 for a new Parliament building and the construction is expected to...