IMAGE: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee leads a march to Rashtrapati Bhavan to protest against demonestisation. Photograph: PTI Photo Political observers say Mamata Banerjee is fast emerging as the face of the Opposition and would be a force to reckon with in the next general elections in 2019.Ishita Ayan Dutt reports from Kolkata. November 8, 10.20 am, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee tweeted: 'One month since demonetisation was announced. More than 90 lives lost. How many ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Lucknow : The first phase of the elections to the 403-strong Uttar Pradesh state assembly, that ended on Saturday, was marked by many firsts in the electoral history of the politically crucial state -- a major one being the absence of many veterans and ...Sify, 1 month ago
Each of the non-Congress Opposition parties like the Left, Janata Dal United and Samajwadi Party spent the year looking for right political partners against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. But the search remained elusive. The search for allies led the CPM to ...Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
In a strange turn of events, the lone All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) MLA in Manipur, T Ravindra Singh, on Monday extended support to the BJP -led government when he cast his vote in favour of new CM N Biren Singh in the Manipur Assembly. Ravindra said: ...catchnews.com, 1 week ago
The 'lotus' has bloomed in Manipur, India's far eastern state bordering Myanmar. Nongthombam Biren Singh was sworn-in today as the first Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) Chief Minister of Manipur, brightening the chances to break the economic blockade in the ...catchnews.com, 1 week ago
BJP President Amit Shah -- arguably the second most powerful politician in the nation -- granted a rare television interview to the Network 18 group of news channels.Rediff.com's Rajesh Alva checks out what the BJP boss said in this word cloud assessment of the interview. What Amit Shah told the Network 18 group of news channels.Transcript: Kind courtesy the Network 18 group of news channels. Let's begin with the state assembly elections, you just released BJP's manifesto in Uttar ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'To print and replace 24,023 million notes is an enormous challenge considering the sheer volume of notes to be printed and capacity of our printing presses.' James Wilson has been tracking the demonetisation drive since it was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 8. During his investigation, he tracked down discrepancies in the policy and the subsequent statements by the government and the Reserve Bank of India. He posted his observations on his blog titled 'Decipher the ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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