india

Don’t elect 12th pass PM this time: Kejriwal’s dig at Modi

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday asked people to vote for an educated person for the prime ministerial post, instead of a Class “12th pass”, indirectly referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “I want to tell the people that the position of the prime minister is very important. Last time, you made a 12th […]

cities

Matua MP: Mahasangha leader forged matriarch’s signature

On February 11, Shantanu Thakur showed a letter where the matriarch purportedly asked the Chief Minister to ensure that Trinamool Congress supports the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. Trinamool Congress (TMC) Lok Sabha member Mamata Thakur has lodged a complaint against Shantanu Thakur, leader of the BJP-aligned faction of Matua Mahasangha, alleging that he forged the signature […]

india

Shadow boxing in Kolkata

In the recent showdown, both CBI and West Bengal police acted as pawns of their political masters. The confrontation between the Central government and the government of West Bengal over the investigation of Saradha and Rose Valley chit fund ponzi scam has thrown up a number of critical issues. Some of them are obvious and […]