Yechury attacks PM for 'silence' on Nirav-PNB scam

Feb 22 2018

Yechury took a dig at PM Narendra Modi for his silence on the Rs 11,400 crore Punjab National Bank scam, saying he has become "maunnendra Modi" (silent Modi).

Reveal list of those whose NPAs have been written off: CPI-M

Feb 22 2018

CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should immediately reveal the list.

Kerala Congress starts preparing for Lok Sabha polls

Feb 20 2018

The Kerala unit of the Cong has started preparing for the Lok Sabha polls after A.K. Antony said last week that the Central govt might go for elections later this year.

Over 75 percent turnout in peaceful Tripura Assembly polls

Feb 18 2018

Over 75 percent of the 2,536,589 voters in Left-ruled Tripura had exercised their franchise in a peaceful manner to elect a new Assembly on Sunday, officials said.

Tripura registers 45 percent voting in first six hours

Feb 18 2018

About 45 pc of voters had exercised their franchise in the first 6 hours of polling in the Tripura Assembly election, which began at 7 am, Additional CEO Tapas Roy said.

Tripura registers 11 percent voting in first two hours

Feb 18 2018

About 11 percent of Tripura's electorate had cast their vote within the first two hours in the state Assembly elections which began at 7am, Additional CEO Tapas Roy said.

Vijayan asked to break silence on Congress worker's murder

Feb 16 2018

The Congress in Kerala asked Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to break his silence on the brutal murder of a Youth Congress worker by suspected CPI-M men in Kannur.

Manik Sarkar fights against resurgent BJP in Dhanpur

Feb 16 2018

Dhanpur constituency in Sipahijala has emerged as one of the main battlefields in poll-bound Tripura with its hillocks and paddy fields dotted with red and saffron flags.

Congress, Left parties have 'secret pact' for Tripura polls: Modi

Feb 15 2018

PM Moid accused the Congress and Left parties of having a "secret understanding" for the February 18 Tripura Assembly polls.

Vote for Cong to save democracy, Rawat tells Tripura people

Feb 15 2018

Veteran Congress leader Harish Rawat appealed to the people of Tripura to vote for his party to "save democracy".

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