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Monday, Oct 21, 2019
Saubhadra Chatterji

Saubhadra Chatterji


Saubhadra Chatterji is Deputy Political Editor at the Hindustan Times. He writes on both politics and policies.

articles by Saubhadra Chatterji (1840 results)
Oct 21, 2019 00:21
The rural development ministry has sought an unprecedented Rs 20,000 crore to fund additional expense as the government prepares its first supplementary demand for grants, to be approved by Parliament in the upcoming winter session. read more
Oct 18, 2019 09:15
The Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2019 bill is aimed to replace 13 existing laws that relates to a wide range of labour activities including factories, plantations, motor vehicles, bidi, cinema and port. read more
Oct 06, 2019 07:50
In a letter to the states, the Union rural development ministry underlined that over 400,000 sq meter space would be available to harvest rain water when over 15 million houses under PMAY are complete by 2022. read more
Sep 27, 2019 13:11
Shashi Tharoor lost the chairman’s post during the post-election reshuffle of the panels and the Congress, which headed two Parliamentary standing committees in the last Lok Sabha, lost one despite scoring a higher tally in the 2019 national electio... read more
Sep 25, 2019 05:01
According to two senior officials involved in the purchase of water bottles that were widely used in the Parliament complex, an average of 2,000 bottles of Rail Neer, a product of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation, were bought daily. read more
Sep 23, 2019 23:54
The Centre has to count on Congress-ruled Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh as well as West Bengal (ruled by the Trinamool Congress), Tamil Nadu (ruled by the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam), and Odisha to achieve targets set under... read more
Sep 19, 2019 22:56
Gandhi’s appeal coupled with his secular ideology has been a convenient recipe for the communists to follow. But during the years of the freedom struggle, his philosophy was criticised by communists. read more
Sep 18, 2019 18:24
Responding to a question on the National Register of Citizens, she said it is part of Assam Accord, hence there is no provision of its implementation in West Bengal. read more
Sep 17, 2019 23:53
The numbers run contrary to popular perception but mirror the larger trend across the country; the literacy rate has increased from 18.33% in 1951 to 74% in the last census in 2011. read more
Sep 16, 2019 01:18
The Congress’s longest time so far in the Opposition has lasted six years, from 1998 to 2004, when the Atal Bihari Vajpayee-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government won the popular mandate in two successive Lok Sabha elections. read more
Sep 14, 2019 23:52
Among the other key changes in the reconstitution of the Parliamentary panels, in which the Congress lost the chairmanship of the crucial finance and external affairs committees, is the shifting of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi from external affairs to... read more
Sep 14, 2019 21:13
A few things you’ll get in the tale of these two cities: History. Ham. Honour. And happiness! read more
Sep 14, 2019 12:54
The announcement of parliamentary standing panels came late Friday evening with the Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla reconstituting the much-anticipated department-related standing committees. read more