80% votes in Tripura local elections; AITC, CPM allege rigging and intimidation

In the first phase of local body elections in Tripura, it was alleged that ruling BJP workers attacked opposition All India Trinamool Congress and CPM workers and threatened voters. As per initial estimates, more than 80 per cent voter turnout was recorded in the 51 seats of Agartala Municipal Corporation and 171 seats in seven … Read more

CM Channi reached out to the Left leaders to make an electoral pact

Sources said Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi has approached leaders of CPI and CPM to explore the possibility of an alliance of Congress and Left parties to contest the upcoming assembly elections in the state. With former CM Amarinder Singh’s plan to launch a regional party to split the Congress in Punjab, Channi’s reach … Read more

Child abduction case: CWC orders to bring back the child to Kerala in five days

In a major development in the controversial ‘child abduction’ case, the Child Welfare Committee has issued an order directing the Kerala State Council for Child Welfare (KSCCW) to bring the child back to Kerala in the next five days. The one-year-old boy, who is currently in foster care of a couple in Andhra Pradesh, is … Read more