The CPI-M raised allegation of massive violence across nine seats where opposition Indigenous Peoples’ Front of Tripura (IPFT) contested the election.
In the election season in northeast, amid the hyped campaign by the BJP for a Congress-free region - where the grand old party had been a dominant force - the regional forces seemed to be making the most of it.
Emphasising that Jan Sangh and BJP leaders have been at the forefront of all leading mass movements after Independence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that 'Ours is a party committed to Rashtra Bhakti'.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to campaign in Phulbari in Garo Hills on February 21 or 22, a key source in Meghalaya's BJP unit told UNI.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday said the idea behind the Aadhaar card scheme could be the reason that people should have one ID card.
Faced with challenges, pressures and expectations the last NDA budget before 2019 is in line with its modus operandi: much gloss and fanfare, but if you read the fine print it shows a different picture
The fact that Dalits are now talking back, refusing to buy the Hindutva agenda is threatening the upper caste that would rather have the status quo continue than deal with politically influential Dalits.
With Assembly polls drawing closer, many feel that while the BJP has intensified its campaign, the CPM has used all of its trump cards too soon
In the backdrop of an escalating political crisis and a purge initiated by Maldives’ President Yameen Abdul Gayoom, Former Speaker of the People’s Majlis, Abdulla Shahid, speaks to Hardnews about the island nation’s growing proximity to China and the plight of its democratic system. Shahid, who played a key role in the Maldives’ transition to democracy in 2008, sounds an ominous warning for Maldives’ current regime which is indulging in a dangerous power play by pitting India against China. He also deliberates on how parliamentary democracy is being smothered in the Maldives, recounting his own experience of being prosecuted for entering Parliament, and stresses on the role the Opposition can play in challenging the prevailing narrative. The interview was conducted before Emergency was declared.