Political storm picks up over Jalpaiguri tornado in West Bengal

Political storm picks up over Jalpaiguri tornado in West Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee visited people injured in a storm, at a hospital in Jalpaiguri district, on March 31, 2024. | Photo Credit: PTI A political storm has erupted over the tornado at Jalpaiguri and other districts of north Bengal with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and leaders of the Bharatiya … Read more

Uncertainty grips political battle in Kottayam

Uncertainty grips political battle in Kottayam

It’s not just the excitement over a direct battle between the Kerala Congress factions or the chaotic political atmosphere triggered by a crisis in the natural rubber sector that is to blame for the uncertainty gripping Kottayam this time. Instead, it’s the realization that the election’s outcome may serve as a culmination of the numerous … Read more

Jagadish Shettar terms Congress move to approach Supreme Court for funds release a political gimmick

Jagadish Shettar terms Congress move to approach Supreme Court for funds release a political gimmick

BJP leader Jagadish Shettar says the Congress has adopted diversionary tactics hoping to gain in the Lok Sabha polls. | Photo Credit: FILE PHOTO The former Chief Minister and BJP leader Jagadish Shettar has criticised the State government for its move to approach the Supreme Court for the reported delay in release of drought relief … Read more

Death of Kerala veterinary student: SFI lands in the eye of political storm

Death of Kerala veterinary student: SFI lands in the eye of political storm

The Students’ Federation of India (SFI) has found itself at the centre of a political storm in the aftermath of the suspected death by suicide of J.S. Sidharth, a second-year student at the Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (KVASU) at Pookode in Wayanad district of Kerala. Sidharth’s death, allegedly due to ragging and assault … Read more

Uttam Kumar Reddy ridicules BRS for suggestion on repairing Medigadda Barrage, terms ‘Chalo Medigadda’ a political gimmick 

Uttam Kumar Reddy ridicules BRS for suggestion on repairing Medigadda Barrage, terms ‘Chalo Medigadda’ a political gimmick 

A file photo of Irrigation Minister N. Uttam Kumar Reddy Irrigation Minister N. Uttam Kumar Reddy said that the Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) has no moral right to criticise the Congress government with regard to its attempts to revive the damaged Medigadda Barrage, part of Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project (KLIP), terming it a disaster thrusted upon … Read more

Jagadish Shettar going back home shows political opportunism, says Mohan Limbikai

Jagadish Shettar going back home shows political opportunism, says Mohan Limbikai

In leaving the Congress to re-join the BJP, Jagadish Shettar has revealed political opportunism. He has betrayed the ideals that the Congress stands for, the former MLC and Lingayat leader Mohan Limbikai said in Hubballi on Sunday. “With his frequent shifts between parties, Mr. Shettar has become the Nitish Kumar of Hubballi. Mr. Shettar has … Read more

Peace accord 'shameful', political settlement not possible when goals, ideals given up: ULFA(I)

Peace accord 'shameful', political settlement not possible when goals, ideals given up: ULFA(I)

Paresh Barua, leader of the anti-talks faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom or ULFA (Independent), has termed the tripartite peace agreement signed with the pro-talks faction of the outfit as “shameful”, asserting that “political settlement is not possible when revolutionaries give up their goals and ideals”. “We are not surprised, concerned or angry … Read more

3 Naga groups come together for talks with Centre for solution to decades-old Naga Political Issue

3 Naga groups come together for talks with Centre for solution to decades-old Naga Political Issue

Three Naga groups have come together and decided to pursue negotiations for a solution to the decades-old Naga Political Issue with the Centre jointly. The decision was taken on Saturday during a meeting attended by leaders of the three groups — National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN) led by Akato Chophy, NSCN led by Khango … Read more

Nagarjuna Sagar incident is for political gains but people will not fall for such tactics: Revanth Reddy

Nagarjuna Sagar incident is for political gains but people will not fall for such tactics: Revanth Reddy

Revanth Reddy. File | Photo Credit: The Hindu Telangana Congress president A. Revanth Reddy said the police of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana clashing at Nagarjuna Sagar just hours before the polling seems suspicious and people of Telangana were aware of who raked up the issue. “People are intelligent and they know how to answer such … Read more

Political slugfest in Telangana over Rythu Bandhu money

Political slugfest in Telangana over Rythu Bandhu money

The ruling Bharat Rashtra Samiti (BRS) and the opposition Congress have blamed each other for the ECI’s decision. Representational image | Photo Credit: MUSTAFAH KK A political slugfest has broken out over the Rythu Bandhu scheme that provides monetary support to farmers during the cultivation period, after the Election Commission of India (ECI) first permitted … Read more