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Wednesday, Nov 13, 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 (1862 results)
Nov 13, 2019 03:24
Constitutional experts underlined that after the imposition of President’s rule, the doors are still open for the parties—Bharatiya Janata Party, Shiv Sena, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and the Congress—to reach pacts to stake claim to form the government... read more
Nov 12, 2019 01:39
Parliament’s science and technology panel — in the first report of all the panels of the current Lok Sabha — has also recommended that the government should have a “robust mechanism to check the prices” of cancer medicines read more
Nov 09, 2019 23:55
Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress offered no comments or tweets on the verdict. Samajwadi Party (SP) leader, Akhilesh Yadav, who cancelled his public engagements in the wake of the judgment, wrote a poem but without any direct mention of Ayodhya ... read more
Nov 09, 2019 16:54
The Supreme Court judgment said a temple would be built at the disputed land in Ayodhya and ordered the government to give Muslim parties an alternative 5-acre plot. read more
Nov 08, 2019 11:51
CAB aims to grant Indian citizenship to persecuted minorities from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan while the NRC has identified 1.9 million people—including Hindus-- in Assam, who could be declared illegal immigrants. read more
Nov 07, 2019 04:36
In the current year, MGNREGS has a budget of Rs 60,000 crore, out of which Rs50,000 crore has already been spent. The rural development ministry has asked for another Rs 20,000 crore as demand for work has surged amid signs of an economic slowdown. read more
Nov 06, 2019 03:32
A senior BJP leader pointed out that senior party leaders who play a key role in setting the government’s agenda during a Parliament session, including home minister Amit Shah, were preoccupied with the Maharashtra negotiations. read more
Nov 05, 2019 09:39
Last week, vice president Venkaiah Naidu made a fresh push for the long-awaited Women Reservation Bill and major reforms in the functioning of Indian Parliament, delivering the first Arun Jaitley memorial lecture in Delhi University. read more
Nov 01, 2019 23:35
The Congress is set to corner the government on the economic slowdown, particularly in rural areas, which is believed to have had an impact on the election outcome in some constituencies of Maharashtra and Haryana, a party strategist said on condition... read more
Nov 01, 2019 11:31
The panel on home affairs, led by senior Congress leader Anand Sharma, has identified 15 areas that would be under focus by the committee extensively. read more
Oct 31, 2019 10:25
Gurudas Dasgupta kept his communication channels open for adversaries too. Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee liked him (often called him Guru Dasgupta) and Trinamool chief Mamata Banerjee enjoyed a good rapport with him even when she was CPIM’s... read more
Oct 31, 2019 00:46
The Indian economy, one of the fastest-growing major economies in the world, saw growth fall to 5% in the April-June quarter, the lowest in over six years. read more
Oct 30, 2019 09:04
The Congress is also determined to strongly oppose the government’s attempt to clear the contentious bill to amend the citizenship law. read more