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West Bengal assembly clears proposal to rename state

The state will be referred to as Bangla in Hindi and Bengal in English. The West Bengal assembly on Monday passed a resolution to change the name of the state from West Bengal to......

WB assembly: Richest MLA has Rs 40 crore, poorest Rs 50,000

Reflecting a huge gap in their economic profile, the net worth of the richest member in the new West Bengal assembly is about Rs 40 crore while the poorest legislator has less than Rs 50,000. An......

D-Day is HERE! Counting of votes begins

Counting of votes for the high stakes assembly elections in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Kerala and Puducherry began on Thursday morning with trends expected to be available by 11am. By noon, a......

State assembly polls: Stage set for counting of votes on Thursday

The counting of votes for the assembly elections in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Kerala and Puducherry would be held on Thursday morning with trends expected early. By noon, a final picture is......

Bengal's shame: Trinamool MLA threatens to behead Congress leader

In another display of the politics of threat in West Bengal, a ruling Trinamool Congress Member of Legislative Assembly openly threatened to 'behead' a Congress leader in Birbhum district. Manirul......

Recall why we left Singur: Tata Motors

In response to the West Bengal legislative assembly approving the new government's Bill taking away the entire land at Singur allotted to Tata Motors' stillborn Nano car factory, the company said......

Singur Bill passed in West Bengal Assembly

A Bill seeking to empower the West Bengal government to return land in Singur to farmers was passed on Tuesday by the Assembly amid a walkout by members of the Opposition Left parties.The Singur......

Why Modi govt is treading cautiously on GST roll-out

The BJP leadership is understandably mulling all options on the roll-out of the GST, says A K Bhattacharya.     An analysis carried in Business Standard about the states that have......

9 BJP-ruled states may ratify Bill on GST by end of August

Government strategists are trying to ensure that the requisite 16 of the 31 states ratify the Bill by the end of this month Senior Union ministers have advised to as many as nine Bharatiya Janata......

GST: Miles to go for a smooth journey

After necessary approvals, alignment of Assemblies and Parliament sessions’ timings to play crucial role, report Archis mohan and Indivjal Dhasmana The Constitution (Amendment) Bill,......
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Four-cornered contests likely in Tripura by-polls

The by-polls to two assembly seats in Tripura will see a four-cornered contest, giving an advantage to the ruling Left parties. Declaring their... ...
Political defection of Indian netas in recent past

Senior Congress leader Rita Bahuguna Joshi resigned from the membership of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly and joined BJP, but Joshi is not the only... ...
Do states really need Upper Houses?

The Election Commission has dusted an old proposal and sent it to the government again. The issue concerns the utility of state legislative... ...
BJP, Congress rebuff Trinamool call for anti-Left alliance in Tripura

IANS Agartala, Oct 21 (IANS) Dismissing the Trinamool Congress (TMC) proposal to form an alliance to defeat the Left Front in the November 19... ...
Chronicles Of The Colonial Loot

An Era Of Darkness The British Empire In India By Shashi Tharoor Aleph | Pages: 360 | Price: Rs. 699 The construction of the Indian... ...

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