Thursday, Dec 12, 2019 | Last Update : 04:14 AM IST

Sreeparna Chakrabarty

Regional parties hold key to power in Jharkhand

The situation is similar in neighbouring Jamah where Sita Soren, Sibu Soren’s daughter-in-law is taking on the BJP’s Suresh Murmu.

12 Dec 2019 1:38 AM

Sudesh may be kingmaker if he wins Mahato bastion

The AJSU is contesting 53 out of 81 Assembly seats in the state.

10 Dec 2019 5:07 AM

Opposition keeps focus on ‘local issues’

Lack of jobs, eco crisis worries voters, many want to give Congress a chance.

09 Dec 2019 1:37 AM

Shiv Sena hints it may back CAB, upsets Congress

The Sena on Wednesday said it would support the bill as it ‘is against infiltrators’.

06 Dec 2019 5:29 AM

Govt is clueless on eco, mantris are bluffing: P Chidamabaram

Sources said he would address a press conference in Ranchi, Jharkhand, on Friday where the five-phase Assembly elections are on.

06 Dec 2019 5:16 AM


MPs’ panel wants ban on porn for kids

Some of the other suggestions are control over the sale of alcohol and time-bound punishment for culprits.

04 Dec 2019 2:12 AM

Opposition seeks debate on return to ballot papers

The notice, submitted to Rajya Sabha chairperson, has been signed by 16 parties.

04 Dec 2019 1:39 AM

Oppn parties likely to boycott joint session of Houses today

Apart from the Congress, the parties which would boycott the Parliament proceedings include Trinamul Congress, Left, NCP, Shiv Sena, DMK and the RJD.

26 Nov 2019 1:45 AM

Congress will corner BJP over Maha in Parliament today

Congress’ chief spokesman Randeep Surjewala said the current government in the state was “illegitimate” and that a floor test was the only solution.

25 Nov 2019 2:57 AM

BJP disarray makes Congress upbeat about Jharkhand

Though he refused to give any number, Mr Singh expressed confidence that JMM-Congress-RJD alliance would form the government in Jharkhand.

17 Nov 2019 2:19 AM


Congress wants Shiv Sena to shun Hinduvta for alliance govt

The two parties have formed a 10-member committee to discuss the points before they agree to support the Sena-led government.

14 Nov 2019 2:47 AM

JD-U keeps close watch on Maharashtra

Nitish Kumar-led party wants same Cabinet berths at Centre as Shiv Sena.

07 Nov 2019 3:03 AM

Pawar meets Sonia, says Cong, NCP doesn’t have the numbers

Both sides decided to meet again later after discussing with their parties.

05 Nov 2019 1:59 AM

Whatsapp row: 13 parties to submit memo to Prez

As per the instant messaging app, the spyware targeted victims by giving missed calls on their mobile phones.

05 Nov 2019 1:14 AM

Haryana polls: Congress plan to go local helped party win seats

The Congress party’s tally of 31 seats in Haryana has not only surprised political pundits, but also many of its leaders.

04 Nov 2019 1:00 AM


Cong sees chance to expose BJP govt’s poor economics

Beginning Nov. 5, it will start a countrywide stir on unemployment, agrarian distress, downturn and RCEP.

03 Nov 2019 5:15 AM

Cong to let NCP take the lead in coming up with alternative

Ashok Chavan told reporters after the meeting that the Congress is watching the situation and will take a decision at the right time.

02 Nov 2019 6:42 AM

After Sena, now JD-U’s turn to play hardball with BJP

The party also said that it would contest the coming Assembly polls in Delhi and Jharkhand on its own wherever it has pockets of strength.

31 Oct 2019 1:37 AM

Congress nation-wide protest from November 5

The statement further said the protests against the BJP government’s “misrule” will be carried out in all state capitals and district headquarters.

31 Oct 2019 1:30 AM

Congress: EU MPs’ visit ‘mockery of democracy’

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra tweeted that while the European Union MPs were allowed a tour of Kashmir, Indian leaders were sent back.

30 Oct 2019 4:42 AM