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Tuesday, Nov 12, 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 (1861 results)
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
Sep 14, 2019 00:00
With the latest move, the Congress, which has 52 lawmakers in the current Lok Sabha, will be left with just one panel to lead in the Lower House — the panel on information technology. read more
Sep 12, 2019 23:50
The officials said plastic recycling can also be profitable for women. In Tamil Nadu, women groups have developed a successful model for recycling and segregating plastics for their supply to construction firms for building roads. read more
Sep 11, 2019 09:05
Congress leaders are happy that they managed to persuade Sonia Gandhi, who has been the party’s president for the longest term of 19 years, to return as interim chief in August. read more
Sep 11, 2019 05:20
Farmers need freer access to markets to sell their produce, according to those familiar with the development. read more
Sep 08, 2019 23:43
The property was built in the middle of 18th century by Nabakrishna Deb, who was once a secretary to the British general Robert Clive. read more
Sep 07, 2019 05:44
Shakti is the digital network of Congress sympathisers and party workers across the country. It became a talking point, with the Congress using it extensively during the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. read more
Sep 05, 2019 23:50
The officials of state departments handling matters related to subjects falling under the Panchayati Raj will meet representatives of all gram sabhas and panchayats, identify the works that need to be taken up and inform them in advance what funds they... read more
Sep 03, 2019 09:09
The latest trip of CPI-M general secretary Sitaram Yechury in Srinagar can be seen an example of deft political maneuvering which other larger opposition parties could not think of. read more
Sep 03, 2019 02:40
The Congress-ruled state conveyed its decision in this regard in a letter written to the Union rural development ministry in July. read more