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Kerala Opposition Demands Minister's Resignation In Assembly Ruckus Case

July 28, 2021
Newsdesk

The opposition Congress on Wednesday pressed for the resignation of the Kerala Education Minister after the Supreme Court dismissed a state government plea seeking withdrawal of a criminal case against Left Democratic Front (LDF) MLAs, including V Sivankutty, in connection with the ruckus inside the state Assembly in 2 | Read more|

"Congress Not Letting Parliament Run, Expose Them," PM Tells BJP MPs

July 27, 2021
Newsdesk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday attacked the Congress, accusing it of not allowing the monsoon session of parliament to function, and asked BJP MPs to "expose the party before the public and the media". The session has been marked by protests from the opposition and demands for discussions on the Pegasus phone | Read more|

After Spying Charge Against Maharashtra Allies, Congress Leader's Retreat

July 13, 2021
Newsdesk

Congress leader Nana Patole's comments accusing his own government in Maharashtra of spying on him has activated another bout of damage control in the state's ruling coalition, and declarations of unity. Nana Patole, the chief of the Congress party's Maharashtra unit, said today that he was "misinterpreted" and alleged | Read more|

I Know What It Takes to Defeat Narendra Modi

May 6, 2021
Mahua Moitra

KOLKATA, India — I am a member of the Indian Parliament, and on Sunday, the political party I belong to, the All India Trinamool Congress, defeated the party of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in elections for the West Bengal State legislature. Our party and my leader, Mamata Banerjee, the only female chief minister of | Read more|

"Start Of A New Politics": Arvind Kejriwal On Gujarat Civic Poll Performance

February 24, 2021
Newsdesk

The Aam Admi Party's (AAP) emergence in the Surat civic body is the beginning of a new politics in Gujarat and each of its winning candidates will execute the responsibility with honesty, party chief and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today. He also vowed to improve Gujarat in partnership with the people of | Read more|

Congress Sweeps Punjab Urban Body Polls, BJP Routed Amid Farmers' Protest

February 17, 2021
Newsdesk

The Congress party today made a clean sweep of Punjab's seven municipal corporations in the state local body polls. The party bagged all the bodies for which the results were declared today: Moga, Hoshiarpur, Kapurthala, Abohar, Pathankot, Batala, and Bathinda - the last one also being the most stunning result of the d | Read more|

"Our Cronies Are The Janta": Nirmala Sitharman's Retort To Crony Slurs

February 13, 2021
Newsdesk

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today launched a scathing attack on critics - particularly the Congress - accusing the Narendra Modi government of crony capitalism, ignoring the poorer sections of society and mishandling of the farmers' protest against the agriculture laws. "Who are our cronies? Our cronies are the | Read more|

Chhattisgarh Asks Centre To Halt Covaxin. Harsh Vardhan's Response

February 12, 2021
Newsdesk

Union minister Dr Harsh Vardhan Thursday wrote to Chhattisgarh health minister TS Singh Deo, who has gone public with his concerns about Bharat Biotech's Covaxin. The primary concerns of the state are the inhibitions regarding the "incomplete third phase trials" of the vaccine and the "absence of expiration date on the | Read more|

Ensure democracy norms: US Congress members tell India

February 8, 2021
Newsdesk

For the first time since the farmers’ protests began late last year, top US Congress members in the India Caucus have asked the Indian government to ensure that norms of democracy are maintained and the protesters are allowed to demonstrate peacefully with access to the Internet. | Read more|