East India National Opinion Politics

Congress, BSP leaders attending Jan 19th rally sound the death knell for BJP : Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said the mega opposition rally being hosted by the Trinamool Congress in Kolkata on January 19 would sound the “death knell” for the BJP in the Lok Sabha polls and regional parties would be the deciding factor.   She also claimed that the BJP’s seat count in Read More…

East India Opinion Politics

Learn from Rahul Gandhi , BJP MP Sinha fires fresh salvo at Modi

BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha said on Tuesday that he didn’t get a ministerial berth in the Modi government because of showing allegiance to the Advani camp.   Speaking at a conclave held by a news channel in Bihar on Tuesday, Sinha slammed the ruling party’s top leadership for sidelining its senior party leader.     Read More…

East India High Court Politics

Nalini Chidambaram gets 4 weeks interim relief from CBI : Saradha Chit fund Scam

The Madras high court on Saturday granted Nalini Chidambaram, wife of former finance minister P Chidambaram, interim protection from arrest by the Central Bureau of Investigation in the Saradha chit fund case till she obtains an anticipatory bail from a jurisdictional court in West Bengal.   Justice GK Illanthiraiyan passed the interim order at a Read More…

East India Politics Voice

Centre Citizenship (Amendment) Bill resulted in North East unrest : Shutdown call

Six tribal parties have called for a 12-hour shutdown in Tripura on Saturday, January 12, to protest police firing earlier this week injuring six youths agitating against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, an official said on Friday, January 11.   The parties led by the Indigenous Nationalist Party of Tripura (INPT) demanded Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Read More…

East India Politics Voice

Mamatha withdrew from Ayushman Bharat scheme which she allege promote only Modi

Alleging that the Centre is using the picture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the official communication of the flagship Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojna to take credit for a jointly-funded project, Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced that her government has decided to stop paying the state’s share.   States are Read More…

East India Politics

Congress uproar made Home Minister’s Statement on the citizenship bill.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday told the Rajya Sabha that the Citizenship Amendment Bill is intended to pave way for Indian citizenship to the persecuted religious minorities from three countries.   He assured the government was committed to preserving the distinct culture and identtiy of the North East. The bill seeks to provide Indian Read More…

East India Politics Voice

AGP withdraws support to BJP in Assam over Citizenship Bill

Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), that has 14 MLAs a regional ally of BJP-led coalition government in Assam on Monday walked out of the alliance in its protest against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016.   The government, however, faces no immediate threat as BJP and its other ally Bodo Peoples Front (BPF) has 73 seats in the Read More…