May 11, 2021 02:55 PM IST
The BJP will have to find a way to reach out to the masses, and for that, it will have to adopt a more conciliatory approach, as also to carry along all the factions within the party together
- May 11, 2021 01:29 PM IST
Gouri Amma was imprisoned during the emergency. Police tortured her brutally and even inserted ‘lathi’ in her private parts. About the Police Raj, Gouri Amma later said: “If ‘lathi’ had semen, I would have given birth to a thousand lathi babies”.
- May 11, 2021 12:47 PM IST
BJP president JP Nadda accused Congress leaders, including a chief minister, of trying to actively create vaccine hesitancy during the once-in-a-century pandemic.
- May 11, 2021 10:56 AM IST
KR Gouri, who was the revenue minister in EMS Namboodiripad ministry, is credited with playing a key role in bringing the revolutionary Agrarian Relations Bill
- May 10, 2021 04:49 PM IST
Congress' state unit president Mohan Markam has denied links to the wedding ceremony. "Everyone is connected to everyone in villages, it is not right to call everyone my nephew," he said.
- May 10, 2021 03:43 PM IST
Congress’ central election authority had proposed June 23 as the date of polling to choose the new Congress chief.
- May 10, 2021 03:30 PM IST
Besides a huge symbolic relevance of the India-EU leaders’ meeting, the resumption of free trade agreement negotiations and connectivity partnership will provide a right momentum to strategic partnership
- May 10, 2021 03:05 PM IST
"We will start working from tomorrow to achieve this objective," Sarma told reporters here after taking oath.
- May 10, 2021 03:04 PM IST
Mallikarjun Kharge sent his set of six suggestions to tackle the crisis due to the pandemic and said the Prime Minister's Office alone cannot handle it.
- May 10, 2021 02:31 PM IST
The United States has made it clear that it will not undermine intellectual property regime of the WTO, but will support a waiver for just COVID-19 vaccines
- May 10, 2021 02:07 PM IST
In the newly-elected Bengal Assembly, 142 MLAs have declared criminal cases against themselves.
- May 10, 2021 02:04 PM IST
Suvendu Adhikari, a former close aide of the Trinamool Congress supremo Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, had defeated her in the high-profile Nandigram constituency by 1,956 votes.
- May 10, 2021 01:19 PM IST
"We have taken strict measures, a total lockdown will hamper livelihood of people," Banerjee said, addressing a press conference at the state secretariat following the first cabinet meeting of her newly formed government.
- May 10, 2021 01:10 PM IST
The BJP leadership knows that the road ahead for the BJP could be tricky in Assam. It will have to deliver results which could be possible only with a proactive chief minister
- May 10, 2021 01:00 PM IST
"The situation that arose out of post-poll violence is worrisome. I will be visiting the violence-hit areas in the state," Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar underlined.
- May 10, 2021 12:35 PM IST
The meeting of the top Congress body has been convened to deliberate and introspect on the party's poor performance in the just-concluded assembly elections.
- May 10, 2021 12:22 PM IST
The list comprises of 24 cabinet ministers, 10 ministers of state with independent charge and nine ministers of state.
- May 10, 2021 12:08 PM IST
Himanta Biswa Sarma's oath of office was administered by Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi
- May 10, 2021 10:48 AM IST
Sarma’s cabinet will have ministers from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its alliance partners, the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) and the United People’s Party Liberal (UPPL).
- May 10, 2021 10:10 AM IST
The Congress had last week demanded transparency and urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make public the details of all the relief material received by India from different countries.
- May 10, 2021 09:22 AM IST
As a chief minister, Sarbananda Sonowal was known for his ‘zero-tolerance’ against corruption. Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday described his tenure as one “unblemished without a single charge of corruption or any other allegation”.
- May 10, 2021 09:19 AM IST
Mamata Banerjee's new Cabinet will include veteran Trinamool Congress leaders such as Subrata Mukherjee, Partha Chatterjee, Firhad Hakim, Aroop Biswas, Chandrima Bhattacharya, Sujit Bose and Shashi Panja
- May 10, 2021 09:07 AM IST
Kolkata, May 9 Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, on a request by the CBI, sanctioned the prosecution of Firhad Hakim, Subrata Mukherjee, Madan Mi..
- May 10, 2021 08:25 AM IST
BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma will be administered the oath of office by Governor Jagdish Mukhi at 12 pm, though the names of ministers to be sworn-in with him is yet to be announced.
- May 09, 2021 04:19 PM IST
The rural elections witnessed the participation of nearly 9 crore voters, and the involvement of around 12 lakh government officials and security personnel in poll-related duties.