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Twenty suspended Rajya Sabha members Wednesday started a 50-hour relay protest inside the Parliament complex, with sources saying the Opposition
Law and order is a state subject and specific data on attacks against any individual community is not maintained centrally,
Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today launched a vigorous attack on the BJP, questioning why her arrested minister Partha Chatterjee
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday said that Bangladesh and Pakistan's merger with India is possible just like the unification
West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee and his aide Arpita Mukherjee have been sent to the Enforcement Directorate's custody till August
A Congress leader in Karnataka, belonging to the Siddaramaiah camp, has been strongly reprimanded by the party leadership for his

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Hounding Out The Main Opposition Party By ED And Delhi Police Has Crossed All Limits

By Sushil Kutty The prime-time anchor couldn’t hold back his happiness. He wanted to know from the anti-corruption crusader exactly where the “case” stood. The anti-corruption crusader was happy to oblige. Both had tried and found Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi guilty. The anchor spelled out the verdict and...

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High Food And Energy Prices Making Living Conditions Unbearable Globally

By Dr. Gyan Pathak Since the COVID-19 pandemic struck the world, common people have been bearing the brunt of the once-in-a-generation cost-of-living crisis since the beginning of 2020. Hundreds of millions lost even access to food, energy, and finance, millions of them just perished, and millions somehow survived on...

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Remembering August 6, 1945 For First Atomic Bombing On Hiroshima

By Dr Arun Mitra As we approach August 6, we remember 8.15 am on that day in 1945 when the US exploded first ever nuclear weapon on human population at Hiroshima in Japan. This was followed by another attack on Nagasaki on 9th August. Over two lakh people died...

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Shiv Sena Battle In Supreme Court Between Uddhav And Shinde May Be Prolonged

By Indira Jaising At the hearing of the Maharashtra political stalemate before the Supreme Court bench comprising the Chief Justice of India (‘CJI’), N.V. Ramana, and Justices Krishna Murari and Hima Kohli on August 3, arguments commenced with senior counsel addressing the court on the questions of law arising...

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Modi Govt Continues To Run Away From Vexed Inflation Issue

By K Raveendran Parliament has been witnessing a standoff between the government and the opposition over the issue of price rise and inflation, with the opposition demanding urgent debate on the issue and the Modi government showing the inclination to go to any extent, including suspension of over a...

Aug 3 · >

Price Rise Of Essential Commodities Has Led The Poor Gasping In India

By Sushil Kutty Destitution, bankruptcy, mass famine! Some rightwing folks desperate to see the back of Joe Biden are predicting this for America. They do not like the President’s “dementia” and are not hailing Speaker Nancy Pelosi for taking on the People’s Republic of China in its own backyard....

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Al Qaeda Chief Zawahiri’s Killing By U.S. Is A Symbolic Act

By James M Dorsey President Joe Biden was not wrong when he declared that “justice has been served” with the killing of Al Qaeda leader Ayman Zawahiri in a US drone strike. The problem is that’s only half of the truth; the other half is that Zawahiri was more...

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The Killing Of Zawahiri Is A Marvel Of U.S. Intelligence Gathering And Planning

By Anjan Roy The killing of Ayman al-Zawahiri by the US intelligence network is more about the lethal capacities that the US has developed than the elimination of one person. al-Zawahiri was singled out and killed so precisely that not another person in his extended household in a Kabul...

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Foodgrain Crisis To Aggravate In India In The Coming Months

By Dr. Gyan Pathak Foodgrain crisis is set to further aggravate in India. Earlier, the heatwave conditions impacted the wheat crop leading to less production and procurement enforcing wheat export ban on May 13, and now deficit rainfall has caused a decline of rice cultivation by about 13 per...

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CPI(ML) To Initiate The Process For Left Unity For Fighting Saffrons

By Arun Srivastava The Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Liberation which has largest representation among the left parties in the Bihar assembly is planning to initiate a process of uniting all left parties of the country including the CPI and the CPI(M) in a common platform  along with other ...

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