Politics

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury writes to EC, says TMC withheld municipal polls for unlawful gains in assembly election

Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Tuesday wrote to Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora saying that administration of municipalities and municipal corporations in West Bengal was being left to an administrator for two or more years after the end of the term of the previous board of councillors and these […]

Shashi Tharoor welcomes Kamal Haasan’s idea of paying wages to homemakers

Senior Congress leader and Member of Parliament Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday appreciated actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan’s proposal of payments to women homemakers for domestic work. “I welcome Kamal Haasan’s idea of recognising housework as a salaried profession with the state government paying a monthly wage to homemakers. This will recognise and […]

Nationalism is not delivering phoney speeches from Nagpur wearing half-pants: Sachin Pilot

Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Sunday said that the nationalism is about the welfare of farmers and not delivering phoney speeches from “Nagpur wearing half-pants”. “If you talk about the welfare of farmers than that is what real nationalism is. Nationalism is not delivering phoney speeches from Nagpur wearing half-pants,” […]

BJP leader flays iPhone proposal to Standing Committee, terms it ‘loot’ of Telangana exchequer

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader G Vivek Venkataswamy on Saturday termed iPhone proposal to Standing Committee members as ‘loot of state exchequer’. The BJP leader told ANI, “I strongly condemn this action. K Chandrashekar Rao has been looting the state exchequer. The most corrupt state government in the country is […]