Former Foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale’s book ‘The Long Game: How the Chinese Negotiate with India”, has kicked up a row recently. Brinda Karat, Politburo member and senior leader of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) spoke to Outlook about the book, the nuclear deal and more.
Ideology brings together two families
PM Narendra Modi also lashed out at Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan over the alleged lathicharge that was carried out against Ayyappa devotees during the Sabarimala protest in 2018
Earlier, the Election Commission passed an order to halt the proposed distribution of rice to the 'blue' and 'white' cardholders, in view of the election model code of conduct
Assembly elections in West Bengal will be held in eight phases between March 27 and April 29
The Left parties, the Congress and the Indian Secular Front will jointly contest the 2021 West Bengal Assembly elections, under the ‘Sanyukta Morcha’ (joint front) banner.
Bengal Bandh: Massive police presence was witnessed on the roads during the day to ensure that public transport functioned normally.
Prasada alleged that the BJP and the TMC are interested in taking the focus away from real issues because they 'want to hide the failures of their governments'.
The Opposition meeting has been called by Congress president Sonia Gandhi to discuss the situation arising out of violence on various university campuses and protests in the country over the Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019.
"I have decided to boycott the meeting convened by Sonia Gandhi on January 13 in New Delhi as I don't support the violence that the Left and Congress unleashed in West Bengal yesterday," she said.
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan also assured the Assembly that there won't be any detention centre in the southern state.
Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee recently said the Indian economy is on shaky ground, adding data currently available does not hold any assurance for the country's economic revival anytime soon.
The Left has now its lowest-ever representation in the Lok Sabha after Independence as the CPI(M) have won only three and the CPI is left with just two seats in the 2019 general election.
The Left’s failure to adapt to new socio-political dynamics, an utter lack of any introspection, misplaced priorities and inability to either retain old base or capture a new one has contributed to the Left being relegated to the periphery of Bengal politics.
Incidents of child lifting, lynching and cow vigilantism are part of the BJP's "sinister design" to divert people's attention from the failures of its government at the Centre, Sarkar alleged.
The march will be led by senior Left leaders, including Sitaram Yechury, D Raja, Manik Sarkar and others, in the national capital, the parties said in a statement on Thursday.
Kerala has around 42 lakh senior citizens.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Governor of Uttarakhand, Lt General Gurmit Singh (Retd) in New Delhi.PTI Photo
Surya Kiran fighters of Indian Air Force flypast over the city as part of the celebrations of the golden jubilee of victory over Pakistan during Bangladesh war in 1971, in Mumbai.PTI Photo/Shashank Parade
Farmers block railway tracks as part of the Samyukt Kisan Morcha's 'Rail Roko' protest demanding the dismissal and arrest of Union Minister Ajay Mishra in connection with the Oct. 3 violence in Lakhimpur Kheri, in...PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, right, and his wife Kyoko Jaishankar sign a guestbook during a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem.AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo
Policemen carry an activist of Congress party's youth wing during a protest against recent killings of civilians in Kashmir, in New Delhi.AP Photo/Manish Swarup
The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates