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Kanhaiya Kumar joining Congress continues party’s tilt to the Left; insiders counsel centrist path
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Kanhaiya Kumar joining Congress continues party’s tilt to the Left; insiders counsel centrist path

The Congress party has shown Leftist inclinations on occasion in the past, particularly during the tenure of Indira Gandhi as prime minister

'I'm a streetfighter, can't be intimidated,' says Mamata, claims there's no alternative to TMC in Bengal
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'I'm a streetfighter, can't be intimidated,' says Mamata, claims there's no alternative to TMC in Bengal

Alleging that the BJP is a "dangerous party", which has "sold off" the country, Mamata Banerjee said that the saffron party needs to look into the mirror before eyeing West Bengal

Kerala guv signs controversial ordinance to amend Police Act; will curb freedom of expression, claims Oppn
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Kerala guv signs controversial ordinance to amend Police Act; will curb freedom of expression, claims Oppn

The law stipulates imprisonment for up to 5 years or a fine of up to Rs 10,000 or both to those who make content with intention to intimidate through social media

Kerala gold smuggling case: In audio clip, Swapna Suresh claims pressure from Central agencies to name Pinarayi Vijayan
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Kerala gold smuggling case: In audio clip, Swapna Suresh claims pressure from Central agencies to name Pinarayi Vijayan

However, Union Minister of State V Muraleedharan and the state Congress slammed the Left front government, alleging it was a "political plot" to divert attention from corruption charges ahead of the local body elections next month

'Muslim Unapologetics' have grounds for critiquing Left, liberals; but group must not project political goals as religious ones
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'Muslim Unapologetics' have grounds for critiquing Left, liberals; but group must not project political goals as religious ones

Instead of projecting their political goals as religious ones, the Muslim Unapologetics ought to educate the masses and help them differentiate between the religious and the political. Failure to do so will be a tragic long-term loss.

For JK Rowling & Co, woke chickens of cancel culture have come home to roost
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For JK Rowling & Co, woke chickens of cancel culture have come home to roost

Recently, 150 writers artists and academics wrote an open letter arguing against ideological conformity amid a debate over so-called cancel culture — where prominent people face attack for sharing controversial opinions

How the West’s wokeness killed a Marvel called the comic-book superhero
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How the West’s wokeness killed a Marvel called the comic-book superhero

Marvel’s newest crop of characters have been greeted with howls from comics fans.

Opposition terms Centre's economic package 'big disappointment' with nothing for migrants; BJP hails first set of measures
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Opposition terms Centre's economic package 'big disappointment' with nothing for migrants; BJP hails first set of measures

The first set of the Centre's economic relief package unveiled on Wednesday received criticism from Opposition parties, including the Left and TMC, who called the measures a "disappointment" and a "big zero" that has "nothing" for migrant workers.

Students protest against CAA, NRC outside Victoria Memorial as BJP MP Swapan Dasgupta addresses Kolkata Literary Meet session
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Students protest against CAA, NRC outside Victoria Memorial as BJP MP Swapan Dasgupta addresses Kolkata Literary Meet session

Hundreds of Left-wing students descended on the road outside the Victoria Memorial Hall in Kolkata on Wednesday evening, protesting against CAA, NRC and BJP MP Swapan Dasgupta who took part in an event on the grounds of the iconic monument

Mamata Banerjee meeting Narendra Modi during his Kolkata visit 'desperate attempt' to split anti-TMC votes in West Bengal, says BJP
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Mamata Banerjee meeting Narendra Modi during his Kolkata visit 'desperate attempt' to split anti-TMC votes in West Bengal, says BJP

State BJP's views come after Banerjee met Modi and they shared the dais at a state government event

Narendra Modi in West Bengal: Left-affiliated students protest against Mamata Banerjee meeting PM, say will dilute fight against CAA
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Narendra Modi in West Bengal: Left-affiliated students protest against Mamata Banerjee meeting PM, say will dilute fight against CAA

Left students were protesting against her meeting Modi at the Raj Bhavan and sharing the stage with him at a function later in the evening on the first day of his two-day visit to the state

JAP, VIP activists in spotlight as disruption of traffic, vandalism and arson mark Bihar bandh; Left takes out rally in north
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JAP, VIP activists in spotlight as disruption of traffic, vandalism and arson mark Bihar bandh; Left takes out rally in north

Bihar witnessed disruption of traffic, vandalism and arson on Thursday on account of a state-wide shutdown called by Left parties in protest against Citizenship Amendment Act 2019

DMK, Left slam move to 'impose' Sanskrit in Anna University; no course is compulsory, says varsity
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DMK, Left slam move to 'impose' Sanskrit in Anna University; no course is compulsory, says varsity

The DMK and the Left on Wednesday opposed a proposal by premier technical varsity, the state-run Anna University, to include philosophy in its syllabus for the engineering students, with MK Stalin saying it amounted to 'imposition' of Sanskrit

JU fracas: Not just BJP-TMC turf war, assault on Babul Supryio exposes conceit, hypocrisy of Left-liberal brigade
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JU fracas: Not just BJP-TMC turf war, assault on Babul Supryio exposes conceit, hypocrisy of Left-liberal brigade

The attempt to sanctify the heckling and manhandling of Union minister Babul Supriyo at Jadavpur University campus as an 'organic expression' of 'righteous anger' against 'fascism' is a stark example of how conceited and narcissistic liberalism has become

JNUSU Elections 2019: BAPSA-Fraternity alliance a step against Islamophobia, challenges monopoly of Brahmanical Left and Right in JNU politics
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JNUSU Elections 2019: BAPSA-Fraternity alliance a step against Islamophobia, challenges monopoly of Brahmanical Left and Right in JNU politics

The BAPSA-Fraternity alliance in the JNUSU elections 2019 is a historic episode in the JNU campus where both savarna Brahmanical Left and Right have had a monopoly for decades in terms of institutional and political access

Lessons for our Liberals
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Lessons for our Liberals

Narendra Modi’s thumping victory shows that the traditional forces of liberalism and the Left are facing annihilation. Liberals need to develop a new language of politics to stay relevant

Lok Sabha election result demolishes myth of BJP-proof West Bengal, but party's journey from No 2 to No 1 won't be easy
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Lok Sabha election result demolishes myth of BJP-proof West Bengal, but party's journey from No 2 to No 1 won't be easy

The Trinamool fortress had proved impregnable during the last Lok Sabha elections and its Modi wave. They had withstood the BJP in the 2016 Assembly elections despite the Saradha-Narada scandals

LDF's debacle in Kerala Lok Sabha polls: NDA's entry as third front has changed electoral landscape in state
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LDF's debacle in Kerala Lok Sabha polls: NDA's entry as third front has changed electoral landscape in state

Vijayan’s calculation was based on the past trend showing the benefit of BJP gain to the Left Democratic Front (LDF) led by his party.

Narendra Modi in Bengal: PM says 40 TMC MLAs are 'in touch' with him, will desert party once BJP comes to power
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Narendra Modi in Bengal: PM says 40 TMC MLAs are 'in touch' with him, will desert party once BJP comes to power

Mocking Banerjee for often losing her cool as she was 'sensing defeat', Modi said she cannot even dream of becoming the prime minister.

Narendra Modi in West Bengal: PM says Mamata has affection for goons and 'nirmamata' for people, vows to root out 'syndicate'
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Narendra Modi in West Bengal: PM says Mamata has affection for goons and 'nirmamata' for people, vows to root out 'syndicate'

Modi said that TMC felt that bombs, guns, swords and hooliganism would scare the brave workers of the BJP, but If BJP was to be scared of such attacks, the country wouldn't have been able to move in the direction of change and progress and would become the largest party.