Modi wave takes BJP 8 to 14 seats in northeast, NDA tally 17

BY SUJIT CHAKRABORTY  Agartala/Guwahati, May 24 (IANS) Powered by the “Modi wave”, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was alone set to win 14 of the 25 Lok Sabha seats in eight northeastern states,... Read more »

BJP gains in north, tribal Bengal to lead in 18 seats; Trinamool in 23

Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) The BJP made stunning inroads in Trinamool Congress-ruled West Bengal, with the trends of Lok Sabha elections on Thursday showing a virtual saffron sweep in the state’s northern parts... Read more »

In a first, BJP set to win Tripura’s 2 Lok Sabha seats

Agartala, May 23 (IANS) For the first time, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is on the verge of winning of Tripura’s two Lok Sabha seats, where the counting of votes is nearing... Read more »

BJP set to win 9 of 14 Assam Lok Sabha seats

Guwahati, May 23 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading in Assam and the vote count trends on Thursday showed it was likely to win 9 Lok Sabha seats, while the... Read more »

Eviction threat “looms large” over Odisha tribals’ 1.45 lakh forest land rights claims

Source: May 20: A workshop organized jointly by the Mayurbhanj Adivasi Bikash Manch (MABM) and the Mayurbhaj Jala, Jungle, Jamin and Jana Adhikar Manch (MJJJJAM) on the implementation of the Forest... Read more »

Deputy CM ‘Left’s legacy blocking Tripura’s growth’

BY SUJIT CHAKRABORTY  Agartala, May 18 (IANS) The erstwhile Left Front government’s “terrible 25-year legacy” in Tripura is hindering the BJP-IPFT alliance government’s attempts to push development projects and welfare schemes, according to... Read more »

‘Ab ki baar, 300 paar’, says Modi

Khargone (Madhya Pradesh), May 17 (IANS) “Ab ki baar, 300 paar” (This time, it will be 300 plus), thundered Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an election rally here on Friday. Asserting that the... Read more »

Chandauli also faces prestigious battle in final phase

Chandauli (Uttar Pradesh), May 17 (IANS) After Varanasi, if there is any other Lok Sabha constituency that has the spotlight fixed on it in Uttar Pradesh, it is the adjoining Chandauli. State BJP... Read more »

Priyanka “PM calls himself a great tapasvi”

Ratlam, May 13 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday mocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi calling him a “tapasvi” full of arrogance. She was addressing a rally for the Congress candidate... Read more »

Nearly 80% polling in Bengal amid violence

Kolkata, May 12 (IANS) From a BJP worker getting killed in Jhargram to party workers sustaining bullet injuries and candidates getting heckled — widespread violence again marred the sixth phase of Lok Sabha... Read more »

38% polling in Bengal LS seats, BJP worker killed

Kolkata, May 12 (IANS) A BJP worker was killed in West Bengal’s Jhargram while Trinamool supporters sustained bullet injuries in West Midnapore by midday during the sixth phase of Lok Sabha polling on... Read more »

Bengal LS polls: Tribal belt, Midnapore ready for phase 6

Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) An exciting battle is on the cards to capture West Bengal’s tribal heartland as well as the seats in Junglemahal, once a hotbed of Maoists, in the sixth phase... Read more »

Campaigning ends for third phase of polling in Jharkhand

Ranchi, May 10 (IANS) Campaigning for the third phase of polling in Jharkhand for four seats ended on Friday evening with polling set for May 12. The four seats where polling will take... Read more »

Soren family violated land acts: Jharkhand CM

Ranchi, May 10 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Friday attacked the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) president Shibu Soren and his son, the former Chief Minister Hemant Soren, over violating the land... Read more »

Incarcerated for ideological beliefs, prison walls, iron bars couldn’t suppress Nirmalakka

Source: By Sheshu Babu Prison walls or iron bars can’t hide truth, torture or harassment can’t detain anyone for long… That was proved on April 3, 2019 when a brave woman ... Read more »

Modi, Mamata in war of words in Bengal’s tribal belt

May 9 (IANS) A verbal battle ensued between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday as the two political heavyweights tore into each other while addressing election... Read more »

Trinamool’s stranglehold vs BJP’s rise in Bengal’s Jhargram

Y MILINDA GHOSH ROY (13:36) Jhargram (West Bengal), May 9 (IANS) Jhargram, West Bengal’s tribal heartland and once a hotbed of Maoism, is set to witness a battle between the dominating presence of the ruling... Read more »

Money raised from note ban given to 15 people by Modi

Ranchi, May 7 IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of giving away money raised after demonetization to 15 industrialists of the country. “The Modi government brought... Read more »

Modi woos tribals in Bengal’s tribal heartland

Jhargram (West Bengal), May 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday wooed the tribal communities in Bengal and unleashed a multi-pronged attack on state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during his election rally... Read more »

Jharkhand’s tribal groups, the Sabars, live in hunger and extreme deprivation-MLA and MP are from BJP

Source: By Siraj Dutta A recent visit to a few Sabar villages in Jamshedpur Lok Sabha constituency’s Ghatshila block exposed the “double-engine” claims of the BJP. Raghuvar Das does not tire... Read more »