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Mar 15, 2019
Lok Sabha Election: Congress loses little from Tom Vadakkan's exit to BJP as leader had no ground connect, nor fought pollsCongress considers Vadakkan, a close aide of United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi as a demonetised currency whose exchange period expired long ago.
Dec 24, 2018
NDA stitches together formidable alliance in Bihar as BJP signals willingness to assuage allies' concernsBy sealing the seat-sharing deal with Ram Vilas Paswan's LJP, the BJP leadership has sent a message to Shiv Sena, TDP and others — existing and former allies — that the party will not hesitate in taking a step forward if needed to maintain the coalition dharma
Oct 17, 2018
Congress, BJP join Sabarimala protest by Lord Ayyappa devotees in Kerala's Pamba and NilakkalThe Left Front government in Kerala called the Sabarimala protest that the BJP and Congress joined "politically motivated" and said it would be met politically.
Oct 01, 2018
Rahul Gandhi meets new Congress West Bengal state unit: Party president doesn't rule out tie-up with TMC in 2019Congress president Rahul Gandhi had a meeting with the newly-constituted West Bengal state unit on Saturday, and the signals sent out seem equivocal
Sep 30, 2018
Tripura panchayat bypolls record over 81% voter turnout; 'minor squabbles' reported from northern partsThe panchayat bypolls were necessitated in Tripura due to large-scale resignations of elected representatives of the Left and other parties after the BJP-led coalition came to power in the state in March.
Sep 27, 2018
Ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls, uneasy calm over West Bengal hill districts as Mamata Banerjee, BJP up the anteCalm has certainly returned to the hills but underlying it all swirl questions of the political future of the region as it negotiates the roadblocks ahead.
Sep 19, 2018
JNU students claim that varsity administration has imposed 'curfew' on campus a day after post-poll violenceA day after alleged violence between members of the RSS-affiliated ABVP and Left members in Jawaharlal Nehru University, there was an eerie silence across the campus as students alleged curfews had been imposed by the administration and it felt like they are "living in an era of emergency".
Sep 11, 2018
Bharat Bandh: Congress calls 'peaceful' shutdown against 'dictatorial' govt a success as cops detain over 7,000 protesters across IndiaThe bandh call was reciprocated in northeastern states as well with workers from several opposition groups taking to the roads in an apparent show of strength against the Central government.
Sep 10, 2018
Opposition joins hands in over 7 states for Bharat Bandh today over skyrocketting fuel prices: Left calls for hartal in West BengalOver eight Opposition parties have extended support to Monday's Bharat Bandh which has been called by the Congress and the Left Front. Most opposition parties have backed the nationwide shutdown called over rising fuel prices, in a showdown with the Narendra Modi government that has evaded a direct explanation to the non-stop rise in fuel prices.
Aug 27, 2018
Kerala, After The Flood: Fracas over UAE aid will cost BJP dearly, but Left and Congress also cut sorry figuresThe BJP-led government has been criticised for turning down UAE's Rs 700-crore offer for Kerala flood relief, but the whole picture has not been effectively communicated.