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Roy ‘loses out’ to Derek in Delhi, Partha in Kolkata as party voice
Mon, Dec 22, 2014

Speculation about Roy being ‘sidelined’ is also doing the rounds in the power corridors of Kolkata.

This is PM’s home… he must speak, says Azad
Sat, Dec 20, 2014

The Opposition, however, stuck to its stand that no debate can happen him.

No party untouchable: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Delhi
Fri, Dec 19, 2014

"I will be happy to meet others. No political party is untouchable," said Banerjee outside Parliament.

‘Ready to talk politics with Venkaiah’
Fri, Dec 19, 2014

Mamata says no party untouchable, calls Mitra’s arrest political vendetta as she avoids PM

Derek O’Brien reposes trust in people, says no cause for alarm
Thu, Dec 18, 2014

Derek O Brien speaks on the party’s response to BJP’s rise in Bengal, Saradha scam and more.

Trinamool moves privilege motion notice against Jaitley
Thu, Dec 18, 2014

Yechury submits copy of circular on Dec 25 plans in Rajya Sabha.

As members target ‘absent’ Modi, Rajya Sabha fails to get work done
Thu, Dec 18, 2014

Oppn wants PM to reply debate on communal incidents

This is not Islam, say Indian clerics
Wed, Dec 17, 2014

Perpetrators of such violence, they said, have nothing to do with religion and there is no justification for the killing of children.

As long as people trust you there is no cause for alarm: Derek O Brien
Wed, Dec 17, 2014

TMC’s national spokesman Derek O Brien speaks on the party’s response to BJP’s rise in Bengal, Saradha scam and more.

Conversion row paralyses RS, tough test for insurance bill
Tue, Dec 16, 2014

Congress deputy leader Anand Sharma said the Prime Minister himself will have to reassure the nation.

Pranab Mukherjee’s autobiography doesn’t rock any Gandhi boat
Fri, Dec 12, 2014

Mukherjee suggests that it was former Bengal CM Siddhartha Shankar Ray who suggested Indira to declare the Emergency.

Rashtrapati Bhavan to unveil e-catalogue of art works tomorrow
Wed, Dec 10, 2014

The photographs cannot be downloaded although Rashtrapati Bhavan may make prints available through its souvenir shop at a later date.

From the gallery
Wed, Dec 10, 2014

I did not name anybody, just said a member of West Bengal’s ruling party.

Left raises Tapas notice, cracks in Opposition unity
Wed, Dec 10, 2014

Throughout Tuesday’s exchange, Congress MPs did not make any intervention.

‘Not surprised by what Niranjan Jyoti said… it’s their strategy’
Sat, Dec 06, 2014

TMC national spokesperson Derek O’Brien tells why TMC have taken a tough stand against the BJP during most of Winter Session.

Mamata won’t attend Modi’s meet
Sat, Dec 06, 2014

Mamata’s decision to skip the meeting is a clear indication of her reluctance to mend things with Modi or his party.

Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti row: Govt rejects resolution, but Opposition still resolute
Sat, Dec 06, 2014

Th Opposition gave the government time until Monday to reconsider.

Govt plays caste card, but without checking facts
Sat, Dec 06, 2014

Naqvi says MoS Jyoti is a Dalit, Opposition reminds him he’s wrong

With mouth covered, Rahul finds his voice
Sat, Dec 06, 2014

The MPs of the Left parties were slated to join the protest in front of the Mahatma Gandhi statue at 10.30 am, but did not turn up.

Deadlock over Sadhvi; Opposition isn’t impressed, BJP unsure
Fri, Dec 05, 2014

A senior BJP minister claimed the Opposition, led by the Congress, had agreed that the PM’s statement could break the deadlock.

Trinamool protest props add spice to House session
Fri, Dec 05, 2014

It was on the day of MGNREGA protests with earthen pots that the narrative did not go as planned.

Not enough, let’s get a House resolution: Opposition
Thu, Dec 04, 2014

“We will wait for what the government has to say,” Congress deputy leader in Rajya Sabha Anand Sharma said.

Sonia reaches out to TMC for support in House
Thu, Dec 04, 2014

Banerjee was the only non-Congress CM to attend the Congress function at Vigyan Bhavan last month.

Our suggestions left out: Oppn
Thu, Dec 04, 2014

Members alleged that all amendments in insurance bill that opposed disinvestment in plan were kept out of the clause-by-clause list.

Standing committee advises Centre to keep state govts in the loop
Mon, Dec 01, 2014

In 2011, then PM Manmohan Singh and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina had signed an accord on the exchange of enclaves of both countries held by each other, popularly known as chhitmahals.

Pak scholars denied visa for Shibli function: Organisers
Sun, Nov 30, 2014

At the same time, the academy was tight-lipped on the identities of the 14 who could not travel to India.

Mandatory military training in colleges gets Parrikar push
Sat, Nov 29, 2014

Parrikar said that had he been sitting anywhere in the House except on the treasury benches, he would have been a votary of the idea.

Antibiotics imports from China doubled in past year
Sat, Nov 29, 2014

In 2014, India has so far imported only 9,91,871 kg of these products from countries other than China.

Jama Masjid warns against ‘plot’, anoints Shahi Imam Bukhari’s son
Sun, Nov 23, 2014

In an uncharacteristically sedate speech, Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari recounted his family’s “400-year-old tradition”.

Bahais demand minority status
Sat, Nov 22, 2014

Not enough data on their socio-economic condition, says panel.

8 yrs after Sachar, Muslims still out of Govt jobs and schools: Panel
Sat, Nov 22, 2014

Poverty levels among Muslims, the committee found, remained higher than the national average between 2004-05 and 2011-12.

‘Cold reception’ to Mamata at Nehru meet may be lost opportunity for Cong
Thu, Nov 20, 2014

The conference, she told her aides later, was a lost opportunity in making political statement against communalism.

TMC supremo Mamata ready to be part of ‘secular front’ to fight communal forces
Tue, Nov 18, 2014

Banerjee is likely to meet Congress president Sonia Gandhi one on one on the sidelines of the conference on Tuesday.

Centre to adopt DBT model for 2 scholarships
Mon, Nov 17, 2014

The ministry is aiming at an Aadhaar-based DBT model, however, a UIDAI number will be optional this time as the Aadhaar coverage is yet not complete.

Najma Heptulla slams Shahi Imam Bukhari for picking son, he calls her ‘senile’
Sun, Nov 16, 2014

When contacted, Bukhari said, “I do not feel the need to react to what Najma Heptulla says.

Wonder kids ’14: a climber, a magician and an innovator
Fri, Nov 14, 2014

Each awardee will get a silver medal, a certificate and a cheque of Rs 10,000.