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  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • Buddhadeb Bhattacharya hits out at PM, says Congress damaged India April 5, 2014

    Hitting out at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharya said, "The Prime Minister has bifurcated the country into two nations, one belonging to the super rich and the other belonging vast multitude of poor. Hence we cannot allow the Congress to experiment with our country...
  • 'You can't be secular by protesting against one individual' April 14, 2013

    Communist Party of IndiaMarxist leader Brinda Karat on Sunday reacted sharply to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's demand for a secular prime ministerial candidate saying, "You can't claim to be secular by just protesting against one individual. We are opposed to BJP's communal policies". ...
  • I am confident government will lose vote on FDI: Prakash Karat December 3, 2012

    Speaking to CNNIBN, CPM General Secretary Prakash Karat said that the Left was confident of the government losing the vote in Parliament over FDI in retail. He also said that Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath is wrong to suggest that FEMA amendments can be tabled and approved by one House...
  • Congress has political agenda behind direct cash transfer scheme: Oppn December 3, 2012

    The BJP along with the CPIM and the Samajwadi Party have opposed the direct cash transfer scheme introduced by the government saying it is a tactic by the Congress and that they have made it a political issue. ...
  • Don't endorse Harayana leader's comment: Congress October 12, 2012

    Reacting to the party spokesperson Dharambir Goyat's comment in which he blamed the women for rapes, the Congress dismissed it as a personal comment while the Opposition said that Sonia Gandhi's visit was merely a facesaving exercise. Congress leader Jagdambika Pal said, "It is not the statement of Haryana Congress...
  • JNU poll results out but no jubilation in campus September 16, 2012

    The muchawaited JNU students union election results are out. The All India Students Association (AISA) has won 3 out of 4 seats. ...
  • Question Time Didi: Watch the show that Mamata walked out of May 20, 2012

    A furious Mamata Banerjee walked out of CNNIBN's show when confronted with questions about the arrest of Jadavpur University professor Ambikesh Mahapatra and increased rate of crime against women in her state. ...
  • Question Time Didi May 20, 2012

    A furious Mamata Banerjee walked out of CNNIBN's show when confronted with questions about the arrest of Jadavpur University professor Ambikesh Mahapatra and increased rate of crime against women in her state....
  • CPIM reacts to Mamata's walk out from show May 19, 2012

    CPIM leader Mohd Salim says democracy means dialogue, discussion, debateand not domination. In a TV show, there will be questions and not all will be according to one's liking. ...
  • Mamata cannot stifle social media: CPI(M) April 14, 2012

    CPI(M) leader Mohammad Salim on Saturday criticised the Trinamool Congress and said the party lacked democractic values. ...
  • The Last Word: Mamata's twin attack on Left, Congress February 24, 2012

    Mamata Banerjee's recent visit to Delhi and the prospect of a general strike in Bengal next week have raised questions about her politics. ...
  • Manipur: The angry state January 21, 2012

    From the Armed Forces Special Power Act, to the raging Naga problem, to the unending spate of encounter killings of Manipur youth, this northeastern state is ready to show the government what it thinks of it, in the coming Assembly elections. ...
  • Crisis managers of UPA failed: Mohd Salim December 30, 2011

    New Delhi: CPI(M) leader Mohd Salim criticised the UPA on Friday saying that the crisis managers of the coalition failed. "Crisis managers of the UPA failed. There was no understanding between the Congress and the TMC, and within TMC, there were two divergent views. The leaders and MPs cannot do...
  • More amendments to Lokpal on the way: Yechury December 22, 2011

    CPIM Politburo member Sitaram Yechury said on Thursday that the Lokpal Bill should have been introduced in the Parliament after the Constitutional Amendment. "However, both are being brought together. Definitely there will be more amendments," he said. ...
  • UPA govt is prorich: CPI(M) leader Nilotpal Basu November 4, 2011

    CPI(M) leader Nilotpal Basu said that all Mamata Banerjee is trying to do is buy time and hoodwink the people. ...
  • Lokpal Bill can't be passed in this session: CPM August 24, 2011

    CPI(M) MP and Politburo member Sitaram Yechury asked the Government to withdraw the Lokpal Bill from Parliament and table a new draft of the legislation. Addressing the media after the allparty meeting in New Delhi on Wednesday, Yechury said the new draft should incorporate some provisions of the Government's version,...
  • Anna arrested: Left slams UPA govt August 16, 2011

    CPI(M)leader Brinda Karat said the government is steep in high level corruption that is why it is intolerant to people who speak against it. ...
  • Battle for the States: West Bengal the Red land April 30, 2011

    Our special presentation on what exactly is changing the equation in Bengal politics. ...
  • Mamata disastrous for West Bengal: Somnath April 27, 2011

    Expelled CPM leader Somanth Banerjee speaks to CNNIBN about which party is better for West Bengal. ...
  • Left leader abuses Mamata during poll campaign April 23, 2011

    Anil Basu is under fire for publicly abusing Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee at a public meeting on Friday. ...
  • Battle For The States: The West Bengal polls April 16, 2011

    Watch the election special 'Battle for States' as the Left Front and the Trinamool Congress gear up for West Bengal polls....
  • WB polls: Buddhadeb reaches out to young voters April 2, 2011

    It is a 'makeorbreak' election for the ruling Left Front in West Bengal. Facing its toughest electoral battle in 34 years and knowing very well that the youth vote is crucial and potential game changer, Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee himself is taking the lead to engage them, something he has...
  • Left will win Bengal, Kerala polls: Karat March 27, 2011

    This week on Devil's Advocate, Karan Thapar talks to CPI(M)General Secretary Prakash Karat about the Left's view of its prospects in the forthcoming elections, WikiLeaks and more. ...
  • Young faces in Left's candidate list; will this work? March 13, 2011

    In a revolution of sorts, at least in ticket distribution, the Left Front in West Bengal denied nominations to nine ministers and fielded 149 new candidates. ...
  • WB: 149 new names in Left's list of candidates March 13, 2011

    The Left Front on Sunday released its list of candidates for the Assembly elections. Taking chances, the Left has fielded an unprecedented number of new candidates. ...