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Friday, Nov 15, 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)
Aug 19, 2019 23:36
“The BJP has just implemented its poll manifesto. But the way it was done is wrong,” said Bhupesh Baghel. read more
Aug 19, 2019 07:17
The new steps will try to ensure more sustainable methods of cultivation, as large parts of the country routinely face water crises amid alarming levels of ground water depletion. read more
Aug 14, 2019 23:39
Earlier, the buildings on Raisina Hill that housed the Prime Minister’s Office and key ministries such as defence, home, foreign affairs and finance, have their own set of illuminated lights. Now, Parliament building has acquired its own dynamic LED... read more
Aug 13, 2019 00:06
To be sure, a final call will have to be taken by the top leadership of the party , TMC chief and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee and Congress President Sonia Gandhi. In the last week of the budget session of Parliament, former Congress president Rahul... read more
Aug 11, 2019 07:21
Birla, who represents Rajasthan’s Kota, is in his second Lok Sabha term and first as speaker. He has won praise for ensuring a session free of acrimonious disruptions, and in which 96% of woman MPs had their say. read more
Aug 11, 2019 00:14
Birla said he never took any decision unilaterally but once a decision was made, he did not wish to reconsider it. read more
Aug 07, 2019 20:43
Is Indian Parliament all about key legislations and fiery debates? The short answer is—no. read more
Aug 07, 2019 00:34
All told, 30 bills, including the financial legislations that are part of the budget, were cleared by both Houses, the highest in any session in the past decade. read more
Aug 05, 2019 23:18
The numbers indicate the disarray in the ranks of the Opposition — the government is in a minority in the Rajya Sabha and the general expectation was that it would start having its way in the Upper House only in late 2020. Instead, it has managed to... read more
Aug 05, 2019 14:21
Amid the ongoing ruckus in the Rajya Sabha, chairman Venkaiah Naidu called for the Marshalls to escort the two MPs out of the House. read more
Aug 05, 2019 05:44
Even as the government’s overall aim is to reduce the dependence of the poor on manual jobs, over the next five years, work under the flagship MGNREGS is expected to involve 1358 crore person days. read more
Aug 04, 2019 05:52
Lok Sabha has already passed 23 bills—the most under the NDA in a single session. The extension until August 7 of the budget session provides an additional opportunity for the government to try to clear all 35 bills introduced in the session. read more
Aug 01, 2019 23:59
Since the demonetisation of the high-value currency notes in November 2016, the Modi government has been making various efforts to promote cashless transactions. read more
Aug 01, 2019 09:37
The NDA’s share in the front row, the seats closest to the Speaker’s chair, has increased marginally. read more
Jul 31, 2019 14:47
Irani is a first-time Lok Sabha MP who defeated Rahul Gandhi from his family bastion of Amethi. She was also a minister since 2014 in the first Modi government. read more