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  • Left's nationwide agitation from next week on price rise issue January 8, 2014

    Left parties on Wednesday decided to carry out a nationwide agitation from next week to protest the "exorbitant" rise in prices of essential items and petro products and demanded a universal public distribution system. The parties expressed serious concern at "the crushing burden of price rise which is affecting all sections...
  • 100 political clashes every month in Bengal: RTI February 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Political violence has been rising in West Bengal under the government of Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee. There have been 642 cases of violent clashes related to students politics in the first five months of Mamata Banerjee's tenure. While 27 people have lost their lives at least 926 political...
  • JDU to back Jaswant Singh, Left Hamid Ansari July 16, 2012

    Patna/New Delhi: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) was united on Jaswant Singh's candidature for the vice president's post. "The NDA is united for the vice presidential poll and the Janata DalUnited is with Jaswant Singh," Nitish Kumar said. The Bharatiya Janata Partyled NDA...
  • Nandigram brings Mamata, Left closer May 20, 2007

    Kolkata: Nandigram might have changed the political landscape of Bengal forever by bringing Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress the principal Opposition party in the state close to the CPIM's allies. At the invitation of Ashok Ghose, who is the senior most Left Front leader in Bengal after Jyoti Basu, Mamata...
  • Forward Bloc pulls the rug on Koda govt February 9, 2007

    New Delhi: Upset over induction of its suspended MLA into the ministry, Forward Bloc on Thursday night withdrew support to Madhu Kodaled UPA government in Jharkhand. Although the withdrawal has jolted the Koda government, but there was no imminent threat to its stability. Forward Bloc in a faxed letter said the party...