TMC, BJP workers clash during WB 5th phase polling

A violent clash broke out between BJP and Trinamool Congress workers in Bidhannagar in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district today, even as polling was underway for 45 seats in the fifth phase of the West Bengal Assembly elections. Continue Reading

Mamata calls BJP a ‘gas balloon’

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee hit out at the BJP calling it ‘a gas balloon alive only in the media’ and a ‘washing machine’ for those with ill-gotten money. Continue Reading

Lok Sabha proceedings disrupted again over Delhi violence

Proceedings of Lok Sabha were disrupted for the second consecutive day today amid uproar over the issue of Delhi violence as Opposition members sought an immediate discussion on the matter. Continue Reading

RS adjourned after opposition protests over Delhi violence

Rajya Sabha proceedings today have been adjourned till 2 pm after the entire opposition vociferously protested over the issue of communal violence in the national capital, with members alleging that the government slept while Delhi burnt. Continue Reading

2019 polls: Oppn leaders to meet in Delhi, move EC over VVPATs

Opposition parties will also be meeting the Election Commission and demand tallying of VVPAT slips with EVM figures in an entire Assembly constituency in case a discrepancy is found in any polling booth. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: For AIADMK and DMK, enemy’s friend is first enemy

The adage ‘Enemy’s enemy is a friend’ appears to be passé, at least in the Tamilnadu political arena. With Lok Sabha elections fast approaching, the two major players – AIADMK and DMK – have decided to follow a new strategy –  ‘Enemy’s friend is your first enemy’. Continue Reading