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    A Marxist abandoned by his party

    For long, the voice of Opposition, Somnath Chatterjee, was the first Communist Speaker of the Lok Sabha and one who defied his party and refused to quit the post over the Indo-US nuclear deal in 2008, leading to his expulsion from the CPI-M. From championing the cause of the downtrodden as one of India’s finest parliamentarians and barristers, and settling effortlessly into the role of wooing investors to industry-dry West Bengal, Chatterjee

  • Mumbai loves to party, and here’s how they rock it!

    Mumbai dances to the rhythm of life – thorough professionals in the day can be seen letting their hair down at nights-out. The nightlife of Mumbai is an interesting mix of pubs and clubs. Though South Mumbai continues to host most of these – a large number of these are located in mills converted to commercial zones – Bandra too has a number of interesting options to offer.

  • 20 years of Harry Potter! How to host a Riddikulus Party!

    So, you can’t brew a potion, or cast a spell. That doesn’t mean you can’t throw an epic party to celebrate 20 years of Harry Potter! Marilyn Gore shows you how, even without any house elves to help

  • Looking for graceful opportunity to join another party: Amar Singh

    New Delhi: Amar Singh, who was expelled from the Samajwadi Pary in January, today said he is looking for a “graceful opportunity” to join another party. “I am available, waiting for a graceful opportunity. If it comes, I will be more than happy to give it a thought…,” he said.

  • Spain’s leftist Podemos re-elects Iglesias as head

    Madrid : Supporters of Spain’s Podemos handed Pablo Iglesias a clear victory on Sunday in the leftwing party’s power struggle, re-electing him as party chief and backing his strategy to fight on as an anti-establishment grouping.

  • 10 cops suspended for inmates party in Tumsar jail

    Bhandara: In a shocking incident, an inmate in Tumsar jail in Bhandara district celebrated his birthday by holding a party in the jail. He is one of the prime accused in the killing of a youth last month.

  • Have a ‘verified’ Twitter account? WikiLeaks can now blow your cover

    New York : Sparking a fresh controversy, anti-secrecy site WikiLeaks has threatened to make the private details public of millions of people who have ‘verified’ Twitter accounts, according to IANS.”We are thinking of making an online database with all ‘verified’ twitter accounts and their family/job/financial/housing relations,” the WikiLeaks Task Force said in a tweet, which has now been deleted.

  • Vendetta unleashed by Narendra Modi, alleges Congress

    New Delhi : The Congress today alleged that TMC Parliamentary Party leader in Lok Sabha Sudip Bandyopadhyay’s arrest by the CBI was “vendetta unleashed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his detractors” and wondered if it was in reaction to the “opposition unity”.

  • Tough choice for Mulayam in crisis

    Lucknow : For Samajwadi Party founder and national president Mulayam Singh Yadav, these are tough times as the party which he formed over the years is on the verge of a split not because of any outsider but because of clashes among family members who occupy important positions in the party.

  • Sasikala lashes out at Jaya

    New Delhi: Sasikala Pushpa, an AIADMK MP who was expelled recently, today lashed out at the party saying it is full of “slaves”.

  • Sidhu is still in the BJP: says Punjab BJP chief

    Chandigarh: Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, who resigned from Rajya Sabha membership recently, is still in BJP and does not have any ‘personal grudge’ against the party, Punjab BJP chief Vijay Sampla said on Sunday. “Navjot Singh Sidhu is still in the BJP. Therefore the question of his return to the party does not arise. He is still in BJP and he has not resigned from the membership of BJP,” Sampla, who is

  • Congress VP Rahul Gandhi arrives for ‘Sadbhabana Yatra’ from Barpeta Satra to Medhitary in Barpeta district, Assam on Saturday. -PTI

    Congress out of sync with youth

    In contrast with the electoral performance of the Congress in neighbouring West Bengal, the party has come a cropper in Assam. The main reason for this is said to be the inability of the aging leadership of the Assam Congress to keep in touch with the hopes and aspirations of the younger generation. They want jobs; they want better education facilities, including technical education. The Congress got alienated from the youth who

  • MCD bypolls: AAP wins five seats, Congress four

    New Delhi : : In a setback to BJP which dominated the Municipal Corporation of Delhi, the party managed to win only from three seats while the AAP made its debut by winning five seats and the Congress wrested four seats in the bypolls to 13 wards.