Ahead of Tripura election, INPT to join hands with other indigenous parties to form grand alliance against BJP( Pradip Chakraborty and Suneet Shukla )

In the light of the BJP-IPFT alliance announced on Friday for the Tripura Assembly elections to be held on 18 February, the INPT (Indigenous Nationalist Party of Tripura) has decided to unite all other indigenous parties and will try to form a grand alliance with Congress to counter the BJP’s move and overthrow the CPM[…]

Saharanpur on edge again after Bhim Army leader’s brother’s death stokes communal flames; kin blame police, administration( Kamal Bhargava )

Saharanpur: There has seldom been any love lost between the Thakurs and Dalits of Saharanpur district in Uttar Pradesh. And the death of Sachin Walia on the afternoon of 9 May, a member of the Dalit Bhim Army in the district, from a bullet wound has raised the hackles of both communities again in this sensitive region.

Karnataka polls: Stunned Congress takes refuge in allegations of ‘plagiarism’ as BJP strikes with district wise manifesto

Bengaluru: At the top level, there is the war of words, Rahul Gandhi versus Narendra Modi, Siddaramaiah versus Amit Shah. While at the ground level, it seems to be a war of manifestos. The Congress released its manifesto recently in Mangaluru, which contained separate sections and promises for the state’s five main regions — coastal, old[…]

Jinnah’s portrait means nothing to us, say AMU students and teachers; allege right-wing elements raising non-issue

Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh: On Wednesday, police caned students of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) and on Friday, internet was suspended in the district. While it is Pakistan founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah’s portrait — mounted in the student union hall — that is in the eye of the storm, professors and students hold the right-wing responsible for creating chaos over[…]