20 Jan 2020
Andhra Pradesh could get three capitals; state tense, opposition outraged
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy wants his state to have not one, not two, but three capitals and hopes this task is completed during the three-day special Assembly session that started today.
11 Jan 2020
JNU: Delhi Police identifies 37 members of 'Unity against Left'
The Delhi Police Special Investigation Team (SIT) has identified 37 people from the 60-member WhatsApp group associated with the violent attack on Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University on January 5.
10 Jan 2020
Now, Smriti Irani slams Deepika Padukone for visiting JNU
Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is back in headlines after violence rocked the institution on Sunday.
09 Jan 2020
Due to 'dirty politics', Mamata to skip opposition's anti-CAA meeting
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will fight the battle against the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act alone, and will not attend a meeting of opposition convened on January 13, she announced today at a special session of the state assembly.
13 Jun 2019
Kerala: 119 booked for 'abusing' CM Pinarayi Vijayan
At a time when everyone speaks about the sanctity of free speech, disturbing data has surfaced from Kerala.
03 Jun 2019
BJP mixing religion and politics with 'Jai Shri Ram': Mamata
The slogan 'Jai Shri Ram' has taken center stage in West Bengal politics. In the last couple of days, workers of BJP mouthed the words in front of several Trinamool leaders, including Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
06 May 2019
Years after Tata agitation, Mamata Banerjee faces battle in Singur
In 2008, Singur became the hotbed of West Bengal politics after Mamata Banerjee led an agitation against Tata Motors, which catapulted her to national politics.
03 Apr 2019
"Vote for Trinamool" written in Chinese appears on Kolkata's walls
This election season, political leaders are taking different routes to please voters. Moving away from a television channel and promise of the minimum wage, Trinamool turned towards the Chinese language.
20 Mar 2019
Lok Sabha elections: Congress fighting against time to stitch alliances
With general elections starting in less than a month, Congress has still not announced alliances in Bihar and J&K, hinting that the party is in soup.
14 Mar 2019
Bihar: Mahagathbandhan talks "almost" over, Congress gets 11 seats
The seat-sharing arrangement among the Opposition parties in Bihar has almost been finalized with Congress agreeing to contest on 11 seats, claimed reports.
23 Feb 2019
#Intellectualism: Terrorism has no religion, but martyrs have a caste
How vile are if you call martyrs' family members and inquire about their caste? And, how stupid are you if you interpret those numbers wrong? Or did you fudge up those numbers?
23 Oct 2018
Mamata Banerjee's house to get two security watchtowers; Opposition riled
The Kolkata Police are planning to build two security watchtowers beside West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's residence to bump up security.
08 Oct 2018
Petition filed in Supreme Court against the Sabarimala verdict
On Monday, a petition was filed in the Supreme Court challenging its earlier order allowing the entry of women of all ages to the ancient Sabarimala temple in Kerala.
17 Sep 2018
Kolkata: 30-hours on, Bagri Market fire still rages; operation underway
A massive fire broke out in Bagri market of Kolkata on Sunday, and firefighters are still struggling to contain it.
29 Jul 2018
No lynching in Tripura in 25-years of Left-govt: Manik Sarkar
Referring to the lynching of four people in Tripura, former Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar has claimed that no incident of lynching occurred in the 25-year rule of the Left Front in the state.
22 Apr 2018
Brinda Karat opposes death-penalty ordinance; demands action against rapist 'rakshaks'
CPI(M) Leader Brinda Karat said her party is in-principle against the death penalty and the actual issue is that those in the government are "defending the rapists".
07 Apr 2018
Opposition works hard to build consensus on removal of CJI
Opposition parties intend to carry on their efforts to build a broad consensus on the motion to remove the Chief Justice of India, Dipak Misra.
14 Sep 2017
Shah takes RSS help to strengthen party organization in Bengal
Amit Shah, BJP's national president, who was on a three-day visit to West Bengal, expressed disappointment regarding the BJP's booth level organization. He urged BJP members to highlight issues criticizing the ruling TMC about "corruption, law and order and appeasement of minorities."
23 Dec 2016
CRPF deployment unconstitutional and illegal: Mamata Banerjee
In yet another attack to Center, Mamata Banerjee said that deploying 15 CRPF personnel to provide security to IT officers during raids is unconstitutional.
12 Dec 2016
BJP-TMC war of words escalates
BJP West Bengal President Dilip Ghosh stoked controversy by saying "when Mamata was protesting in Delhi, we could've dragged her by the hair"; Ghosh had earlier said Mamata Banerjee has lost her mind after the demonetization drive.
10 Dec 2016
Mamata to Parrikar: 'You don't know how to write'
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee lambasted Defence minister Manohar Parrikar for writing a letter alleging that she was "attempting to demoralize the armed forces."
09 Dec 2016
Parrikar slams Mamata for comments on Army
In a strongly worded letter, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar lambasted West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee for her comments on the armed forces.
04 Dec 2016
Mamata, Governor spar over Army deployment
A war of words erupted between Mamata Banerjee and West Bengal Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi over the deployment of the army at toll plazas in the state.
03 Dec 2016
Opposition decries Mamata's over-reaction
Opposition parties in West Bengal slammed Mamata Banerjee's over-reaction to the army's presence at toll plazas in the state.
02 Dec 2016
Mamata Banerjee speaks out against Army in her state
Mamata Banerjee spent a night in her office at the secretariat Nabanna objecting to the proximity of Army soldiers at toll booths along national highways in the state.
06 Sep 2016
Protests erupt in Brazil against new government
Thousands of citizens gathered on the streets of Brazil carrying placards reading "Out with Temer!" and "Direct elections now!", in protest of former President Dilma Rousseff's impeachment.
05 Sep 2016
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02 Sep 2016
Diplomatic crisis unfolds after Rousseff's impeachment
The impeachment of Brazil's former President Dilma Rousseff sent shockwaves across South America.
01 Sep 2016
Brazil Senate impeachment vote ousts President Rousseff from office
The Brazilian Senate voted to impeach the embattled, first woman President Dilma Rousseff from office over alleged manipulation of the budget.