In a major step towards forming an anti-Bharatiya Janata Party front, top opposition leaders will huddle in the national capital to discuss forging a grand alliance to take on the saffron party in 2019 Lok Sabha polls. read more
The Tripura government has asked the West Bengal government to take stern action against Cooch Behar police for their ‘non-cooperative’ attitude towards a Tripura police officer who had visited the state to ensure security arrangements for chief minister... read more
The Calcutta High Court on Friday came down heavily on the West Bengal government for not responding to BJP’s letters seeking permission for its ‘rath yatras’ in the state and directed top officials to take a decision on the processions by December ... read more
Modifying an order by a single bench that put all three BJP yatras on hold until January 9, a division bench of the court said the three state officials should meet with, at the most, three leaders from the party and reach a decision by December 14. read more
President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid floral tributes to Babasaheb B.R. Ambedkar, on his 63rd death anniversary at a function in Parliament House Lawns, New Delhi. Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, other MPs and political leaders, also paid homage to the Father of the Indian Constitution, who championed the causes of Dalits, women and labourers.
The Calcutta High Court ordered that the BJP’s West Bengal rath yatra cannot take place till the next date of hearing, January 9, when it would consider reports from the 24 districts through which the rally was to pass. read more