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14 August, 2018 5:02 PM Somnath Chatterjee's Body Donated To Hospital, Skin Used For Graft

Somnath Chatterjee's daughter Anushila Bose said that she was told that part of her father's skin was grafted today on a burn case patient. Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee's body will be used for educational purposes by medical students at a hospital, a senior doctor informed today. He said every part of the leader's body will be used for education 55

14 August, 2018 4:47 PM "Rahul Gandhi Playing With Faith Of Thousands Of Hindus": BJP

In an interaction with editors, Rahul Gandhi did not agree that he was embracing soft Hindutva to appease the majority community. The BJP on Tuesday hit out at Congress President Rahul Gandhi for his remark that he does not believe in any variety of Hindutva, saying it was "humiliation" of the majority community and disrespectful" to Hindu philosophy 28

14 August, 2018 3:50 PM TMC acting against national interest, must clarify NRC stand: BJP

The BJP in West Bengal today accused the Trinamool Congress of acting "against national interest" and asked it to come clean on whether it is in favour of infiltrators or against them. "(Chief Minister) Mamata Banerjee should clearly say whether her party is in favour of infiltrators or not. The TMC should come clean on whose vote they have won elections 28

14 August, 2018 4:44 AM BJP Planning Simultaneous Polls In 11 States In 2019, Say Sources

The BJP is considering assembly elections in at least 11 states that it rules along with the Lok Sabha polls next year. The BJP plans to hold elections in at least 11 party-ruled states next year along with the general elections as an exploratory implementation of its idea of simultaneous elections. This exercise, sources said, will not require any amendment 73

14 August, 2018 2:53 AM In Somnath Chatterjee's Last Journey, Angry Family Turns Down CPM Request

A sour note was struck at the Bengal Assembly where Somnath Chatterjee's body lay in state when his daughter responded with some hostility. The death of Somnath Chatterjee on Monday and the day-long events that followed have opened up a Pandora's Box the former Lok Sabha Speaker would most likely have frowned down upon. As his body was taken to three 83

13 August, 2018 11:50 AM Somnath Chatterjee passes away, his Kolkata's chamber still waits for him

Chatterjee's chamber is studded with books of laws, politics and has witnessed political gatherings and client meetings. KOLKATA: Former Lok Sabha Speaker and ten times Member of Parliament Somnath Chatterjee passed away on Monday morning. His room in Kolkata still waits for Somnath da. Somnath Chatterjee stayed at Raja Basanta Roy Road in Kolkata. Somnath 48

13 August, 2018 9:42 AM Amit Shah writes to law panel in support of simultaneous polls

BJP president Amit Shah today batted for holding Lok Sabha and assembly polls together, saying it would check expenditure and ensure that the nation is not in "election mode" throughout the year. In a letter to the Law Commission, he said holding simultaneous polls is not only a concept, but a principle which can be implemented. Shah said the claim that holding 29

13 August, 2018 5:20 AM Somnath Chatterjee dead: PM Modi, President Kovind, Rahul Gandhi express grief

Political leaders including PM Modi, President Kovind, VP Naidu and Congress chief Rahul Gandhi expressed grief about the saddening incident. New Delhi: Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee died on Monday at 89 following a cardiac arrest. Chatterjee, who was admitted in a Kolkata-based private hospital on August 10, breathed his last at 8.15 am. Chatterjee 77

13 August, 2018 4:45 AM Somanth Chatterjee Was Admired Across Party Lines: Rahul Gandhi

Somnah Chatterjee passed away at a private hospital in Kolkata this morning following multiple organ failure. Congress chief Rahul Gandhi today condoled the death of former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee, who passed away at a private hospital in Kolkata this morning following multiple organ failure. The former Lok Sabha Speaker and expelled member 41

12 August, 2018 12:48 PM Amit Shah aims high ahead of Lok Sabha elections, tells BJP's UP unit to target 74 seats

Amit Shah has said that winning 74 seats in UP would be crucial for BJP to come out with flying colours in the crucial Lok Sabha elections of 2019. Meerut: BJP's Uttar Pradesh unit has hit the ground running ahead of Lok Sabha elections next year with Amit Shah setting a target of winning 74 seats here. Addressing a meeting attended by top state leaders 39