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  • Jharkhand ready for Assembly polls in 5th and final phase Yesterday

    Ranchi: With Jharkhand set to enter the fifth and final phase polling for 16 Assembly seats spread across six districts on Saturday, the fate of heavyweights including Chief Minister Hemant Soren will be decided in this phase. Altogether 208 candidates, including 16 women are testing their luck in this phase,...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories December 1, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • Tarigami accuses BJP of trying to divide J&K on communal lines, urges people to defeat such forces November 30, 2014

    Kulgam (South Kashmir): Accusing Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) of trying to divide the state on communal and regional lines, CPI (M) state secretary Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami urged the people to defeat such forces to maintain geographical unity in Jammu and Kashmir. Meanwhile, expressing concern over human right violations in the...
  • Various opinions within party only natural: Yechury November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury on Monday sought to brush aside differences with the official political-tactical line moved by General Secretary Prakash Karat, saying such things were "natural" in a democratic party. "It's only natural and a party with a vibrant inner party democracy like ours, that various opinions...
  • Burdwan blast: TMC comes under fire by opposition October 5, 2014

    Trinamool Congress came under fire by opposition CPI(M) and BJP, that attacked the ruling party in West Bengal in connection with the explosion at TMC leader Nurul Hasan Choudhury's residence in Khagragarh locality of Burdwan district. ...
  • Under fire, Mamata Banerjee sets up special team to investigate Burdwan blast incident October 5, 2014

    Kolkata: After coming under fire over the blast at Trinamool Congress leader Nurul Hasan Choudhury's residence in Khagragarh locality of Burdwan district, the West Bengal government has now set up a special team to investigate the incident. Some suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorists were killed while allegedly trying to make...
  • RSS chief Bhagwat says Hindutva is India's 'national identity', Opposition condemns live telecast of speech by DD October 3, 2014

    Nagpur: In an address whose live telecast by Doordarshan sparked a controversy, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat on Friday described Hindutva as the country's "national identity" and the "thread of unity" running through its diversities. Speaking at the customary function on Dusshera which coincides with 89th foundation day of his...
  • Clean Up India: CPI-M leaders to collect waste in Kerala October 3, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: CPI-M leaders on Friday decided to clean Kerala through the collection and disposal of solid waste. The party has decided to go ahead with tackling waste in the state through mass movement, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) secretary Pinarayi Vijayan told reporters after the state committee meeting here. "I will...
  • WB: 2 days after CPIM worker's wife's murder, resonance of violence lingers in Sunia village August 20, 2014

    Sunia (West Bengal): It's been two days since the wife of a CPIM worker was allegedly assaulted, raped and then murdered by Trinamool Congress activists but resonance of the recent violence still lingers in the Sunia village of West Bengal. A resident said, "How do we talk openly. We need to...
  • BJP, Congress and CPI(M) workers join Trinamool: Mukul Roy August 2, 2014

    Kolkata: Several members of the rival political parties like BJP, CPI(M), and the Congress have joined the Trinamool Congress on Saturday, its General Secretary Mukul Roy said. "Rival party workers have realised that West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee is the best person to run the state and take it forward...
  • Maoists getting support from organisations in Europe: MHA July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs on Tuesday told Parliament that Maoists were getting support from organisation in Europe including Germany, France, Holland and Italy. Minister of State for Home Kiran Rijiju said that the matter is being taken up with the European countries. Rijiju added that the Maoists have...
  • CPM 'strongly condemns' Israeli strikes on Gaza July 12, 2014

    New Delhi: CPI(M) on Saturday condemned the Israeli attacks on Gaza and urged the Narendra Modi government to raise the issue at international fora and demand immediate cessation of the strikes. Terming the excuses given by the Israeli government for the attack "tenuous", the CPI(M)'s Politburo said there can be no...
  • NDA's Rail Budget a cosmetic exercise: CPI(M) July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: CPI(M) on Tuesday described the NDA government's maiden railway budget as "a cosmetic exercise" and said it was designed to impose greater burdens on the common people who used railways the most. "It is a classic exercise in a beauty parlour treatment. It was a cosmetic exercise and the...
  • Mamata Bannerjee faces the heat for inaction against TMC MP Tapas Pal July 6, 2014

    Kolkata: In West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is facing the heat from intellectuals for downplaying the rape for revenge comment made by her party MP Tapas Pal. Angry and betrayed women are protesting against the first woman Chief Minister of the state claiming that she has disappointed them by...
  • Another video of Tapas Pal shows him urging villagers to behead Left members July 4, 2014

    Kolkata: There is more embarrassment for the Trinamool Congress after a new video emerged of party leader Tapas Pal delivering another inflammatory speech in a village in West Bengal. Pal is seen urging villagers to take up sharp weapons to behead CPI workers if needed. The TMC leader is...
  • Watch: Mamata refuses to comment on Tapas Pal, says party spokesperson will comment July 1, 2014

    There is increasing anger against one of Bengal's most popular actors and Trinamool Congress Parliamentarian Tapas Pal for his outrageous comment that he will send boys to rape CPM women. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has refused to react, but the TMC has sought an explanation from the MP...
  • Left to move privilege motion against Tapas Pal for rape remark, NCW to seek criminal action July 1, 2014

    New Delhi: There has been no response from West Bengal Chief Minister yet on whether she will sack Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal for saying he will send boys to rape CPM women. Left's Sitaram Yechury has said that the party will move a privilege motion in Parliament against Tapas...
  • TMC MP Tapas Pal's wife apologises, says he shouldn't have used the term 'rape' July 1, 2014

    Kolkata: A day after a row erupted over Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal threatening to get CPIM women raped as political retribution, his wife has now apologised on behalf of him. Pal's wife Nandini Pal added that her husband shouldn't have used the word 'rape'. "I apologise to the people of...
  • TMC MP Tapas Pal says he said 'raid', not 'rape'; demands to sack him grow July 1, 2014

    New Delhi: A huge controversy has been sparked by Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal's comment that party workers would be sent to rape women from the Opposition. Addressing a rally in West Bengal in May, Tapas Pal said he would not spare anyone who tried to challenge him. His speech...
  • I will ask our boys to go and rape CPM women: TMC MP Tapas Pal June 30, 2014

    Kolkata: In a very insensitive statement, Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal on Monday threatened to rape and murder women members of the Opposition. Addressing party workers, Pal said, "If CPM tries to kill and intimidate our workers here, I will not spare them. I will ask our boys to go and...
  • Hardcore Maoist arrested with weapons in Gaya June 27, 2014

    A hardcore Maoist was arrested on Friday with weapons from a village under Dumaria police station in Gaya district. Acting on a tip off, the police raided a hideout in Tekrakhurd village and nabbed Kameshwar Bhuian, said to a selfstyled area commander of the proscribed CPI(Maoist), Senior Superintendent of Police Ashok...
  • Following a gun battle, 11 Maoist guerrillas including a zonal commander arrested June 18, 2014

    A total of 11 Maoist guerrillas, including a zonal commander, have been arrested in Jharkhand, police said on Wednesday. The guerrillas have been arrested from Gumla district Tuesday night following a gun battle, a police officer said. All the arrested guerrillas belong to People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI), a splinter group...
  • Three Naxals, two carrying cash reward of Rs 1 lakh, surrender in Bijapur June 16, 2014

    Three naxalites, two of them carrying a reward of Rs 1 lakh each on their heads, on Monday surrendered in insurgencyhit Bijapur district, police said. The cadres, including a couple, who surrendered were active in the south Bastar region, said they were disappointed by the "highhandedness of senior cadres, exploitation of...
  • Security forces arrest suspected Naxal commander, seizes arms and ammunition June 5, 2014

    Security forces on Thursday apprehended a suspected Naxal commander along with arms and ammunition from West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand. Officials said a squad of forces led by paramilitary Central Reserve Ppolice Force (CRPF) apprehended the area commander of CPI (Maoist) Chokro Chaki (27) from Sonua police station area of the...
  • CPM demands special observers, enhanced security in West Bengal May 11, 2014

    CPI(M) on Sunday sought flag marches by central forces following large scale violence allegedly indulged in by ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal prior to the last phase of elections tomorrow. The CPI(M), which met the Chief Election Commission on Sunday and submitted a memorandum, also demanded the appointment of special...
  • Efforts for Third Front to take place after polls: Karat May 10, 2014

    CPI(M) General Secretary Prakash Karat on Saturday said efforts to present a nonCongress and nonBJP secular alternative to the people of the country will be made after the results of the Lok Sabha elections. "There is an antiCongress wave in the country but it is not a Modi wave. Where there...
  • Netai massacre key accused arrested from Jharkhand May 7, 2014

    More than three years after the Netai massacre in which CPI(M) men allegedly fired upon villagers killing nine persons West Midnapore district, the police arrested the main accused Anuj Pandey from Jharkhand, the CID said on Wednesday. Pandey, CPI(M)'s former Binpur zonal committee secretary, was arrested from Chandrapura in Bokaro district...
  • Watch: Heated arguments between TMC, CPM workers in West Midnapore May 7, 2014

    TMC workers stopped CPI sitting MP Prabhod Panda's car in West Midnapore and agitated over a poster on Panda's car. Meanwhile, opposition parties alleged booth capturing and rigging by the TMC in Garbeta in West Bengal. ...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for West Bengal May 2, 2014

    With the 2014 Lok Sabha elections underway, CNNIBN's Sougata Mukhopadhyay visits various places in West Bengal to find out the views of the voters on candidates from their constituencies. West Bengal has 42 Lok Sabha constituencies. ...
  • CPIM seeks EC's 'strong intervention' to check rigging by TMC May 2, 2014

    New Delhi: CPI(M) today sought "strong intervention" by the Election Commission to prevent alleged rigging by the Trinamool Congress in West Bengal in the last two phases of polls, saying such steps by the ruling party in the state showed they were not confident of victory. "We are confident of improving...