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Congress leader Gourav Vallabh on Thursday claimed that the meeting of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat with the All India Imam
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann called for a meeting of MLAs tomorrow after the Governor turned down the Aam Aadmi
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Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday continued his tirade on the ruling BJP at the Centre and alleged that
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday called for a "Bharatiya" or indigenous system of education in the country in
Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's comments on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday have made her the target of the

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Cuba’s Gay Rights Vote Through Referendum Is A Victory For Socialist Values

By Ben Burgis Two-thirds of Cuban voters approved the country’s new Family Code on Sunday, itself a result of an extensive revisions process in which millions of Cuban citizens participated. The new code ends discrimination against gay couples in marriage and adoption. It also strengthens women’s rights by promoting...

Sep 29 · >

Oil Prices Below Level Before Ukraine War, But No Solace For Consumers

By K Raveendran Crude oil prices have now dipped below the level when Russia’s Ukraine war broke out, which means the market has not only absorbed the shock of disruption in supplies, but the end game is approaching for the oil cartel. The war, however, forced a tectonic change...

Sep 28 · >

Murder Of Rupali In Mumbai Poses Serious Questions About Fundamentalists

By Sushil Kutty India and Iran have different political systems, but when it comes to the hijab the two aren’t different. This is seen in the context of certain laws of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s sharia-based Constitution which appear to be knocking on the doors of the so-called...

Sep 28 · >

RSS And VHP Have Globalised The Politics Of Hate And Bigotry

By Arun Srivastava The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and Narendra Modi government have globalised the hate politics and divisiveness. The two evils which have been, after Narendra Modi becoming the prime minister, dictating the political discourse in India have made their way to the international arena.  This is clearly...

Sep 28 · >

China’s Slow Economic Growth Hitting The Trade Flows Of RCEP Nations

By Subrata Majumder Business tycoon Gautam Adani jeered at China’s global powerhouse, lamenting China was increasingly isolated, owing to protectionism and shift in supply chain. Given these, RCEP (Regional Cooperation of Economic Partnership), which is driven by China, is in tailspin. Nearly one third of China’s global trade is...

Sep 28 · >

Kanam Rajendran Likely To Get A Third Term As CPI State Secretary

By P. Sreekumaran Will Kanam Rajendran get a third term as the state secretary of the Communist Party of India (CPI)?  That is the question doing the rounds in political corridors of Kerala. The four-day CPI State conference is being held in Thiruvananthapuram from September 30. CPI general secretary...

Sep 28 · >

Demand For Separate State In Tribal Belt Of Bengal Revives Again

By Ashis Biswas Ever since underground leader Jiban Singha of the banned Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO) reiterated the call for a separate state, there have been signs of a resumption of activity on part of its activists in Assam and North Bengal. Northeast India media reported the arrest of...

Sep 28 · >

Trinamool Congress May Be Back To Opposition Camp Along With Congress

By Tirthankar Mitra A thaw in the relation between Congress and Trinamool Congress seems to be in the offing after it had hit a new low post 2021 state Assembly elections. Strangely enough, indications that the two outfits who had turned from political allies to bitter opponents are not...

Sep 28 · >

Survey Results Challenge Image That Gulf Rulers Like For Themselves

By James M Dorsey Several recent public opinion surveys send a mixed message to autocratic reformers in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Qatar, which hosts this year’s World Cup in less than two months. These reveal contradictory attitudes among Arab youth towards religion as well as widespread...

Sep 28 · >

Jhulan Goswami Has Retired But She Is Leaving Behind A Great Legacy

By Harihar Swarup Jhulan Goswami is retiring. With that ends a spectacular career and a story worth countess retells. The mindboggling numbers—more than twenty years as top-flight fast bowler, over 350  wickets across formats, most balls bowled (9945 till Friday) in ODIs and also the youngest (23 years, 277...

Sep 28 · >