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File photos of Congress MPs Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury (L) and Manish Tewari

It’s Congress vs Congress again, Manish Tewari clarifies after Adhir criticises unreleased book

Tewari tweeted an excerpt from the book this week, saying UPA govt should have taken sterner action after 26/11. This stoked a row, with BJP leaders using it to criticise Congress.
Representational image. | A file photo of TMC MPs (Saugata Roy, Sajda Ahmed, Jawhar Sircar, Mahua Moitra and Sukhendu Sekhar Roy) addressing the media in New Delhi. | Photo: ANI

Trinamool to skip Opposition meet called by Congress Monday as Parliament session begins

There's tension between the parties after several Congress leaders across India switched over. Most TMC parliamentary leaders will be in Kolkata for a meeting with Mamata Banerjee.
Helena Blavatsky, c. 1877 | Wikimedia Commons

‘Mahatmas’ are ideals of human perfection. Madame Blavatsky was their agent in India

In response to Vinita Dhondiyal Bhatnagar’s article on Madame Blavatsky and AO Hume, the author corrects misconceptions about the Theosophical Movement in India.
A portrait of G. V. Mavalankar. | Photo Credit: Twitter/@DrMohanYadav51

G.V. Mavalankar — the man who Nehru dubbed the ‘father of Lok Sabha’

Nicknamed 'Dadasaheb,' Mavalankar was known for his neutrality and being a ‘non-party man’, as he began defining the role of a Speaker in 1937.
File photo of Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai. | ANI

After bitcoin scandal, Bommai govt faces heat over ‘40% commission’ claim by govt contractors

Karnataka contractors association alleges BJP leaders demanded '40% commission' to clear bills for govt tenders. While CM has ordered probe, Congress wants Bommai govt dismissed.

Skipped Constitution Day event to protest against authoritarian functioning of BJP: Congress

Congress and several other parties, including TMC, NCP, DMK, Shiv Sena, IUML, RSP and the RJD, boycotted the Constitution Day celebration in Parliament’s Central Hall Friday.
A file photo of former Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma. | Photo: ANI

Congress’ drive to fight & win missing — Meghalaya ex-CM Mukul Sangma after joining TMC

Mukul Sangma was among the 12 Congress MLAs in Meghalaya who jumped ship to the Trinamool Congress. 
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Mamata has shocked Congress, but she needs more than anti-Modiism to go national

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A file photo of former Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma. | Photo: ANI

TMC main opposition in Meghalaya now as ex-CM Mukul Sangma, 11 other Congress MLAs ‘defect’

12 out of 17 Congress MLAs in Meghalaya have formally submitted a letter to the assembly Speaker about joining the TMC, the party said in  a statement.
File image of Congress MP Manish Tewari | Photo: ANI via Lok Sabha TV

Now, Manish Tewari’s book excerpt sparks row, BJP accuses UPA of being soft on terror

Excerpt from upcoming book by Congress MP Tewari included the sentence 'India should have actioned a kinetic response in the days following India's 9/11'. UPA was in power then..
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Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.