Forward Bloc

  • All India Forward Bloc candidate held for damaging petrol pump 08-04-2014 07:20 PM

    All India Forward Bloc Lok Sabha candidate from Nashik Mahesh Zunzar Avhad was arrested for allegedly damaging a petrol pump and abusing its employee, police said on Tuesday. Avhad (43) was arrested after the employee Hanif Sherif Khan (27) lodged a complaint against him, they said. Avhad went to the...
  • Left, LJP demand revocation of AFSPA from J&K 17-11-2011 06:35 PM

    New Delhi: Demanding the repeal of Armed Force Special Power Act (AFSPA) from Jammu and Kashmir and Manipur, Left parties and LJP on Thursday said they will raise the issue of Kashmir in the coming Parliament session. At a press conference here, Left front leaders AB Bardhan (CPI), Prakash Karat...
  • Posco: Five parties launch 24x7 dharn 30-06-2011 07:26 PM

    Bhubaneswar: Demanding immediate withdrawal of police force from Posco's proposed plant site near Paradip, five political parties on Thursday launched a day-night dharna here even as project-related works were stopped for the fifth consecutive day due to Opposition from locals. Leaders and activists of CPI, CPI-M, Forward Bloc, RJD and...
  • Cong added insult to Left party's injury in WB 14-05-2011 12:01 PM

    New Delhi: Trinamool Congress might have single-handedly thrashed CPM and its allies in West Bengal elections but it is Congress which has added insult to the Left party's injury by winning more seats in the state. However, CPM has something to cheer for in Kerala where it lost power by...
  • LDF betrayed Forward Bloc: Devarajan 17-03-2011 01:27 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: All India Forward Bloc on Wednesday alleged the Left Democratic Front leadership in Kerala had betrayed the party by turning a blind eye to repeated requests to accommodate it in the Front. The LDF had left many seats to `undeserving' parties and splinter groups while ignoring the Forward Bloc...
  • Maoists kill 7 left cadres in Purulia 17-12-2010 11:05 AM

    Purulia (WB): Maoists on Friday killed seven Forward Bloc workers, who were reportedly abducted on Thursday night at Jhalda in Purulia district on the suspicion that they were working as police informers. All the bodies have been recovered from the nearby forest area. Among the ones killed is also a...
  • Maoists kill three Forward Bloc activists 04-10-2010 10:49 AM

    Purulia (WB): Three Forward Bloc activists were shot dead by armed Maoists in Purulia district, police said Monday. A group of about 50 Maoists, armed with sophisticated weapons, raided Chirogora village late last night and dragged out the three activists from their houses to a distance and shot them dead,...
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  • Implement quota immediately: Left parties 10-04-2008 01:41 PM

    Jaipur: Defending champions Rajasthan, who pipped Haryana to sail into the final of the Ranji Trophy for the second consecutive year, will not lodge an official complaint against the tricky pitch used for the semifinal at Lahli near Rohtak as they emerged winner. Yes, it was not a good wicket...
  • Forward Bloc workers' death unfortunate: CM 06-02-2008 06:31 PM

    Kingston: India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni saluted his lower order batsmen for bailing out the side from tough situations and shaping team's 63-run win over the West Indies in the first cricket Test here. Harbhajan Singh and Suresh Raina had shared a 146-run seventh-wicket stand in the first innings after...
  • Kolkata comes to a standstill due to bandh 06-02-2008 05:58 PM

    Wellington: New Zealand all-rounder Scott Styris has announced his retirement from international cricket, ending a 12-year career in which he played 29 tests and 188 one-day internationals. The 35-year-old Styris said he reviewed his international future after this year's World Cup and decided it was the time to retire as...
  • CPM red-faced, ally shuts down West Bengal 06-02-2008 11:34 AM

    Kingston: Drained after hitting another one of his typically resolute hundreds, veteran Indian batsman Rahul Dravid said it was tough adjusting to the conditions in the ongoing first cricket Test against the West Indies here. Dravid, for whom the 112-run knock on the third day of the match on Wednesday...
  • National wipes: What made news today 06-02-2008 12:12 AM

    Kingston: There seems no end to the list of Sachin Tendulkar admirers and the latest to laud the Indian batting icon is West Indian fast bowling great Courtney Walsh. "For me, Sachin has been the number one Indian batsman. Sometimes he has challenged me and at other times I have...
  • 2 workers killed, Forward Bloc to block Bengal 05-02-2008 06:23 PM

    Karachi: The top Pakistani cricketers will be missing from action in the national Super Eights Twenty20 tournament with the likes of Shahid Afridi, Abdul Razzaq and Wahab Riaz opting to play in English County season. Afridi will turn up for Hampshire, forcing the Karachi City Cricket Association to hand the...