BJP spending crores in bid to topple Maharashtra govt, claims Mamata

Raising concerns over the fate of the country’s federal structure, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday alleged that the BJP was spending crores of rupees to topple the Shiv Sena-led government in Maharashtra and lashed out at the BJP-led Center over the arrests of Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair and social activist Teesta Setalvad for … Read more

Perarivalan: From flaying ruling to silence on Stalin bid to respecting Gandhis, Congress walks a tightrope

When the Congress party officially criticized the Supreme Court’s decision to release AG Perarivalan — one of the convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case who has already served over 30 years in prison — earlier this week, it raised many eyebrows as the members of the Gandhi family had made statements in the past … Read more

Explained: Why Turkey is wary of Sweden and Finland’s NATO bid

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has thrown a spanner In the works of Sweden and Finland’s historic decisions to seek NATO membershipdeclaring that he cannot allow them to due to their alleged support of Kurdish militants join and other groups that Ankara says threaten its national security. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has voiced confidence … Read more

Why we should care about Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover bid

My Twitter is pretty much complete nonsense at this point.” This April 2019 tweet came from the man who is now willing to fork out $43 billion to buy all of Twitter. Other rich men aim rockets skywards for their private moments of zero gravity; the world’s richest man, Elon Musk, is aiming for his … Read more