Trinamool Congress calls Suvendu Adhikari a traitor

Within hours of Suvendu Adhikari joining the BJP, the Trinamool Congress came out all guns blazing, targeting the former party heavyweight calling him a traitor and someone who was eyeing the chair of the Chief Minister. Senior Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha member Kalyan Banerjee launched the most scathing attack on his former party colleague calling … Read more Trinamool Congress calls Suvendu Adhikari a traitor

First phase of Kerala local body elections: Polling begins in five districts

Barring a few technical glitches in districts like Alappuzha and Thiruvananthapuram, the polling is progressing smoothly Long queues were observed in booths in the five southern districts where polling began at 7 a.m. on Tuesday in the first phase of the local body elections in Kerala. The polling percentage crossed 8% in all five districts … Read more First phase of Kerala local body elections: Polling begins in five districts

This Kerala joint serves puttu to suit your political inclinations

With the local body elections around the corner, the ‘political puttu’ at Amina’s Puttu Kada at Kuttichal in Thiruvananthapuram district is much in demand ‘Political puttu’ is a hot-seller in Amina’s Puttu Kada, a small, no-frills hotel in Kuttichal, about 28 km from Thiruvananthapuram. With the local body elections around the corner, this ‘political puttu’ … Read more This Kerala joint serves puttu to suit your political inclinations

Death knell of Mamata government has been sounded, says Amit Shah

Union Home Minister alleges BJP workers are being oppressed by West Bengal government Alleging that the Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal has started an unprecedented oppression on Bharatijya Janata Party workers, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who is on a two-day visit to the State, on Thursday said that the death knell of the … Read more Death knell of Mamata government has been sounded, says Amit Shah

12 Questions Staring Ruling CPM in the Face 6 Months Before Kerala Assembly Elections

Come May, and if everything goes as planned, Kerala will go to polls along with its neighbouring state Tamil Nadu, and West Bengal. The battle will be fierce in Kerala for the CPI (M) as it will try to hold on to power, for the Congress as it will attempt to get its ‘turn’ after … Read more 12 Questions Staring Ruling CPM in the Face 6 Months Before Kerala Assembly Elections

Hathras gang-rape protests: DMRC shuts Janpath metro station; exit gates at Rajiv Chowk, Patel Chowk to not open

NEW DELHI: The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Friday (October 2) closed entry and exit gates of Janpath metro in view of the protests at India Gate and Jantar Mantar by various political parties, outfits and student unions over Hathras gang-rape and murder incident.  The DMRC announced that while entry and exit gates of … Read more Hathras gang-rape protests: DMRC shuts Janpath metro station; exit gates at Rajiv Chowk, Patel Chowk to not open

Mamata Govt Tries to Woo Investors to Shed Anti-Industry Tag Ahead of 2021 Bengal Elections

Anti-incumbency worked and in 1977 the Left Front ousted the Congress government and ruled Bengal for 34 years thereafter. Amid slogans of “Amar naam, tomar naam, Vietnam (my name, your name, Vietnam)”, labour disputes, the Naxal movement, industrialisation in Bengal was badly hit (even during the United Front government in the late 1960s). … Read more Mamata Govt Tries to Woo Investors to Shed Anti-Industry Tag Ahead of 2021 Bengal Elections

BJP, CPI-M on Same Page in Gold Smuggling Case, Alleges Chennithala; Kerala CM Ridicules Statement

File photo of Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan. However, Vijayan ridiculed the statement of the senior congress leader and said the probe was going in the right direction and “the opposition leader had no idea what he was talking about.” “The BJP is trying to derail the probe in the gold smuggling case.Both the BJP and … Read more BJP, CPI-M on Same Page in Gold Smuggling Case, Alleges Chennithala; Kerala CM Ridicules Statement

Echo Chamber: Why Slogans of the Left, TMC and BJP in Bengal Have a Familiar Ring

Kanhai da was asked to open his tea stall at Habra’s Kumra village in Bengal early in the morning and specifically told to serve “liquor cha” (a version of black tea, with no alcohol involved) to the “comrades” to fit the party’s budget. As the clock struck eight in the morning, people holding CPI(M) … Read more Echo Chamber: Why Slogans of the Left, TMC and BJP in Bengal Have a Familiar Ring

Bihar Opposition Parties Want EC to Assure Assembly Polls Won’t Trigger Fresh Spike in Covid-19 Cases

Image for representation. Ahead of their virtual meeting with the Commission top brass this evening, the parties submitted a memorandum to the poll panel drawing its attention to the coronavirus situation in the state. PTI Patna Last Updated: July 17, 2020, 4:33 PM IST Several opposition parties of Bihar on Friday … Read more Bihar Opposition Parties Want EC to Assure Assembly Polls Won’t Trigger Fresh Spike in Covid-19 Cases