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  • Tamil Nadu: CPI-M announces 9 candidates for LS polls 17-03-2014 07:40 PM

    The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) on Monday announced its candidates, including two women, for nine Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu. Releasing the list to the media here, CPI-M's state secretary G Ramakrishnan said he party has also field two Dalits - one of them in Virudhunagar, a general...
  • Trinamool has killed 142 political foes, alleges CPI-M 26-12-2013 06:26 PM

    Trinamool Congress activists have killed 142 political opponents and forced 12 to commit suicide in unending attacks on the Left Front in West Bengal, the CPI-M said on Thursday. There have also been 987 cases of physical assaults on women, and more than 46,000 people were forced out of their...
  • Anti-communalism convention a 'doosra' for communal forces: Yechury 01-11-2013 10:53 PM

    Terming the anti-communalism convention organised by the Left parties in New Delhi a "doosra", CPI-M politburo member Sitaram Yechury on Friday said it would send communal forces "to the pavilion". "Just as the 'doosra' is bowled to send a batsman back to the pavilion, the convention is a 'doosra' to...
  • Modi should be prosecuted: CPM 04-09-2013 04:27 PM

    New Delhi: The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPM) Wednesday asked Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi to quit and demanded his prosecution following charges by a jailed police officer that he had approved 'encounter killings'. "The CPM demands that Narendra Modi should be prosecuted in the concerned cases and should forthwith...
  • West Bengal: Moderate voting during the third phase of panchayat polls 19-07-2013 09:13 AM

    Kolkata: Sporadic violence on Friday marked the third phase of panchayat elections in West Bengal covering three districts of Howrah, North 24-Parganas and South 24-Parganas where an average 25 per cent polling was recorded in the first four hours of voting. SEC secretary Tapas Ray said the voting process remained...
  • WB: 8 CPM workers arrested over the murder of a TMC activist 17-07-2013 02:40 PM

    Kolkata: A Trinamool Congress activist, Nazrul Mollah, was shot dead in South 24 Parganas district in West Bengal on Tuesday night. Eight Communist Party of India (Marxist) activists have been arrested in connection with the murder. Police said Nazrul Mollah, a panchayat poll booth committee member of the party, was...
  • CPI received over Rs 3 crore funding, shows RTI 15-07-2013 04:56 PM

    New Delhi: The Communist Party of India (CPI) has received over Rs 3 crore funding through various sources in the past five years, an answer to an RTI query revealed on Monday. The disclosure comes after last month's Central Information Commission (CIC) order that political parties are public authorities and...
  • Mamata seems to suffer from a persecution complex: Sunanda K Datta-Ray 21-06-2013 05:14 PM

    Always known for making astounding claims, over the last 48 hours, the West Bengal chief minister has made twin allegations which has led to a lot of her party supporters running for cover. First, she alleged a murder plot hatched by the state's largest and one of the country's most...
  • FTN: Is there still no political will to create safety of women? 18-06-2013 11:58 PM

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is in the middle of a controversy yet again. She lost her cool yet again and went to the extent of saying that the Barasat gangrape and murder accused are CPM workers and those protesting are CPM cadre. ...
  • Barasat: Mamata loses her cool, brands anti-rape protestors as CPM workers 17-06-2013 11:39 PM

    Mamata Banerjee met the Barasat victim's family only for 5 minutes after protesters shouted slogans against her. ...
  • Mamata says Barasat rapists, protesters are CPM workers 17-06-2013 03:45 PM

    Barasat: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is in the middle of a controversy yet again. She lost her cool yet again and went to the extent of saying that the Barasat gangrape and murder accused are CPM workers and those protesting are CPM cadre. "Why should I be sorry?...
  • Political parties oppose CIC's move to bring them under RTI Act 04-06-2013 03:26 PM

    New Delhi: Political parties have come out opposing the Central Information Commission order bringing political parties under jurisdiction of the Right to Information Act. The Janata Dal United and the Communist Party of India - Marxist have slammed the decision saying the CIC exceeded its brief. "The CIC has acted...
  • Kerala: Pro-CPI(M) DYFI to launch 'secularism' campaign 29-04-2013 12:03 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The pro-CPI(M) youth outfit Democratic Youth Federation of India would launch a campaign to "uphold secular culture" in Kerala from April 30 to May 8. In a statement, DYFI state president M Swaraj and secretary TV Rajesh said the organisation would hold meetings across the state at the grassroot...
  • WB Assembly's special session on chit fund scam to begin today 29-04-2013 10:44 AM

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is getting ready to face the Opposition fire in the state Assembly. A special 2-day session has been called by Governor MK Narayanan from Monday to discuss the chit fund scam in the state. It has not just wiped away crores of investor...
  • WB chit fund scam: Another Saradha agent attempts suicide 23-04-2013 12:47 PM

    Kolkata: There was another suicide bid by a Saradha Group agent hit by the chit fund scam in West Bengal. Twenty-eight-year old Tapasi Singha tried to commit suicide by consuming sleeping pills. She had a liability of Rs 5,30,000. Tapasi and her husband Sri Nandan Singha were agents of Saradha...
  • Move to downplay attack on Mamata Banerjee, says TMC 13-04-2013 06:51 PM

    Kolkata: Efforts were being made to downplay the 'attack' on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and finance minister Amit Mitra by projecting the Presidency incident, the Trinamool Congress claimed on Saturday and reiterated the demand for an impartial inquiry into the vandalism. Stating that the party had condemned both the April...
  • TMC hand exposed in Presidency University ransack, 5 arrested 12-04-2013 02:17 PM

    Kolkata: The battle between the Trinamool Congress and the students of the Presidency University is getting uglier. Five people including a TMC worker have been arrested for ransacking the Presidency University. The TMC has now filed a counter-complaint against the activists of Students' Federation of India in the Presidency University...
  • TMC worker among 4 arrested for ransacking Presidency University 12-04-2013 01:15 PM

    Kolkata: Two days after the attack on the Presidency University in Kolkata by alleged Trinamool Congress workers, four people, including a TMC worker, have been arrested. Those arrested are Shubhojeet Burman, Jayanta Haldar, Vishal Jaiswal and Pushkar Kumar Das. In the first clear admission of a TMC hand in the...
  • 2 arrested, 3 detained for ransacking at Presidency University 12-04-2013 10:44 AM

    Kolkata: Two days after the attack on the Presidency University in Kolkata by alleged Trinamool Congress workers, two people have been arrested and three have been detained. Those arrested are Shubhojeet Burman and Jayanta Haldar and both are not students of the Presidency University. Meanwhile, the West Bengal Governor is...
  • TMC cadre threatened us with rape: Presidency University students 11-04-2013 01:51 PM

    Kolkata: The Presidency University's faculty and students in Kolkata are on a strike on Thursday after members of the Trinamool Congress youth wing allegedly barged into the university premises on Wednesday and manhandled them. Armed with sticks, they ransacked the science lab where classes were being conducted. Some teachers were...
  • Politics of violence keeps Bengal on the edge 11-04-2013 07:56 AM

    Kolkata: The politics of violence has kept West Bengal on the edge as police had to resort to lathicharge with the workers of Trinamool Congress and the Communist Party of India (Marxist) clashing with each other in Siliguri on Wednesday. The Left Front has called for a 12-hour bandh in...
  • Delhi is not safe, I was manhandled like anything: Mamata 10-04-2013 01:51 PM

    New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has said she will fly back to Kolkata on Wednesday itself and has cancelled all her meetings in Delhi. She said she was advised by doctors to get hospitalised but she did not want to be hospitalised. "I was given oxygen whole...
  • PM expresses regret to Mamata for SFI protests in Delhi 10-04-2013 11:28 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has expressed regret over the protest faced by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from Left activists outside the Planning Commission's office in Delhi. Singh spoke to Mamata after her office called up the PMO to cancel the meeting scheduled with him on Tuesday...
  • Live: TMC, CPM cadre clash at Presidency University 10-04-2013 10:15 AM

    New Delhi: 3:20 pm: Even as the TMC and the Left leaders appealed for calm, there were reports of violence. TMC and CPM supporters clashed in the Presidency University in Kolkata and a few students were reportedly injured in the clashed. TMC supporters reportedly ransacked labs at the Presidency University....
  • TMC plans protests across WB over Mamata's heckling 10-04-2013 08:07 AM

    Kolkata: West Bengal's politics of violence reached the national capital on Tuesday as Students Federation of India activists manhandled State Finance Minster Amit Mitra outside the Planning Commission. While West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was angered by the incident, Trinamool Congress workers went on a rampage in Kolkata and...
  • SFI activist's death: Partial shutdown in Kolkata 04-04-2013 01:57 PM

    Kolkata: Kolkata is mourning the death of Students Federation of India activist Sudipto Gupta due to alleged police brutality. There was a partial shutdown in the city on Thursday after the bandh called by the SFI. Since Thursday morning, there were roadblocks in various places across the city. A Congress...