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Kanam for secular alternatives

Communist Party of India (CPI) State unit secretary Kanam Rajendran has called for strengthening secular alternatives and termed majority and …

India

Shuhaib murder case: Congress plans stir

The district Congress is planning to launch an agitation to intensify its demand that all Communist Party of India (Marxist) workers named in the …

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Malayalam writer ‘forced’ to call back novel from print

The Kerala government, the Opposition and leading writers have rallied behind S Hareesh after he was targeted by fringe elements and forced to …

Business (India)

Watch: CPI-M Lawmaker Recites Ramayana In Viral Video

The legislator's Ramayana recital has assumed significance in the wake of recent controversies over the recently organised Ramayana seminar</b> …

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Kerala's Ruling Left Democratic Front Set To Expand Alliance

Presently the LDF consists of Communist Party of India-Marxist, the Communist Party of India, the Janata Dal-Secular, the Congress-S, and the …

India

Authors, politicians back S Hareesh after threats from Hindu groups over ‘Meesha’

Support has been pouring in for writer S Hareesh who was forced to withdraw his novel <i>Meesha</i> after he faced threats and protests from the …

India

Kerala Government Backs Author Who Pulled Back Novel After Alleged Threat

An array of eminent Malayalam writers, including M Mukundan, K Satchidanandan, Anita Nair, Unni R and KR Meera, expressed anguish over the …

India

After SC Rap, Sabarimala Board Likely to Support Women's Entry in Kerala Temple

When the CPI(M)-led state government supported the move to open temple doors for women, the TDB took a different position in the apex court on …

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BJP creating Talibanis among people, Mamata says

In a fresh attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (TMC), Trinamool Congress (TMC) president and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today told …

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Threatened by Hindutva groups, Kerala writer S Hareesh withdraws novel

Members of Hindutva outfits and fringe elements have been protesting against Hareesh, as well as the publishers, alleging that the novel insults …

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Mamata Banerjee to wage lone battle against BJP in 2019

<b>Kolkata, July 21:</b> West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Saturday announced that the ruling Trinamool Congress will start 'BJP hatao, desh bachao' …

India

Telangana oilseeds federation appoints new chairman

K Ramakrishna Reddy has been appointed as the Chairman of the Telangana State Cooperative Oilseeds Growers' Federation Ltd. The term will be for two y

India

Amid Parliament buzz, farmers’ ‘no-confidence protest’ goes unnoticed

<b>The rally began from Mandi House and went on to Parliament Street, where the likes of Sitaram Yechury, Yogendra Yadav and Medha Patkar addressed</b> …

India

Can't Ask People to go for Military Training in a Democracy, Says Architect of Student Police Cadet Programme

The idea for the programme, which seeks to build a bridge between the police and the larger community through school students, originated under the …

India

Democracy in crisis, says Bhushan

Noted advocate and activist Prashant Bhushan on Saturday said that the country is witnessing an unprecedented crisis of democracy with many of the …

India

Demand to reopen Nizam Sugar Factory gets louder

Telangana Samajika Porata Samithi (TSPS) president Uppu Santhose, who launched a fast in Bodhan on Saturday demanding reopening of Nizam Sugar …

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PM Modi Repeated ‘Jumlas’, Read Out ‘Some Fudged Data’ in His Reply, Alleges CPI(M)

Reacting to the Prime Minister’s reply, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury said the people of the country would defeat the polarisation in the …

India

Opposition Calls Prime Minster Modi’s Speech a ‘Repeat of Jumlas’

The no-confidence motion moved by the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) against the Modi government got rejected after 325 MPs voted in favour of the NDA …

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Congress Hails Rahul’s ‘Unscripted’ Hug, BJP Calls it ‘Drama’

<b>Video Editor:</b> Mohd Irshad Alam<p>After tearing into the BJP-led government in his speech during the no-confidence motion on 20 July, Congress president …

India

Jharkhand: Property of Maoists under scanner; police seizes asset of 21 insurgents worth Rs 10 crore

Senior state police officials said that properties of several other Maoists were also under the scanner and they would be seized if the insurgents …

India News

The politics of opportunity: CPI(M)’s long history with PFI

In February, when news came that Kerala had asked for a ban on the Popular Front of India (PFI), Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and the Director …

India

No-confidence motion against Narendra Modi 27th in history of Lok Sabha, first in 15 years

There were three motions against Lal Bahadur Shastri, three against P V Narasimha Rao, two against Morarji Desai and one each against Rajiv Gandhi …

India

50 years on, a look at how Madras State became Tamil Nadu

HistoryThe DMK and CN Annadurai were instrumental in getting the name changed.Kirthika SWikimedia CommonsIt was July 27, 1956. Congressman …

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PDP MLAs Being Coerced to Leave Party With Threat of NIA Raids, Says Mehbooba Mufti

Levelling serious allegations of horse-trading at BJP without naming the party, she said that several PDP MLAs had told Mehbooba in person that …

India

A macabre scoreboard

Kannur, a district best known for its bloody history of political revenge-murders, is the subject of journalist Ullekh NP’s latest book

Business (India)

Maoist gunned down in encounter with security forces in Bihar's Jamui

Express News Service<p>PATNA: A hardcore Maoist was gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Bihar's Jamui district on Friday. An SLR rifle …

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‘Govt. trying to usurp podu lands’

All India Kisan Mazdoor Sabha (AIKMS) president Vemulapalli Venkataramaiah accused the ruling TRS of trying to evict tribals from the “podu lands” in …

India

No-confidence motion: Shiv Sena withdraws whip to MPs asking them to vote for Modi govt

As PM Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre faces no-confidence motion tomorrow, its estranged ally Shiv Sena remained noncommittal about its …

India

No-Trust Vote Against Modi Govt Tomorrow: Here’s How Things Stand In Lok Sabha

The stage is set for the first no-trust motion in Parliament in 13 years on Friday. The trigger for the motion is the Telangana issue but with the …

India

No-trust Vote: BJP, Allies to Get Lion's Share of Time to Blunt United Oppn Attack

The Narendra Modi government is expected to coast through the motion and sources said it has the support of at least 314 MPs, well clear of the …

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