LEFT FRONT GOVERNMENT

  • After meeting PM Modi, Tripura CM says NDA government failed in adopting pro-people policies December 3, 2014

    Agartala: A day after interacting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Tripura, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar called for a movement to press the NDA government for changing its outlook so that marginalised people could be benefitted. Inaugurating a scheme of transfer of cash subsidy into bank account...
  • Chidambaram criticises Left Front govt in Tripura February 12, 2013

    Kamalpur: Union Minister for Finance, P Chidambaram criticized the Left Front government in Tripura on February 12 for its alleged failure to improve the standard of life despite fund flow from the centre. We (Centre) have dispatched adequate funds to the state. The Left Front government has completed four consecutive terms...
  • Calcutta HC to take up Tata's appeal on Nov 3 November 2, 2011

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court is likely to take up Tata Motors Limited's (TML) appeal against upholding of the Singur Act by a single bench of the court on Thursday. TML moved a division bench comprising Justices PC Ghosh and MK Choudhury on Wednesday seeking continuation of a stay on application...
  • TMC will not allow division of Bengal: Mamata April 12, 2011

    Jalpaiguri: Firmly opposing the demand for a separate state of Gorkhaland, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said her party would not allow any move to divide West Bengal. "Trinamool Congress will not allow any move to divide West Bengal. I understand the problems of the people living in Darjeeling...
  • Political solution to Gorkhaland issue: Buddhadeb March 23, 2011

    Kolkata: Asserting that the Left Front government in West Bengal would never accept the division of the state, Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Wednesday said his government wanted a political solution to the Gorkhaland issue. "We want a political solution to the problems of the hills. Anarchy is going on in...
  • Left, Mamata still divided over abandoned Singur land December 11, 2009

    Kolkata: In the past 48 hours, the ball has been tossed back and forth between Mamata Banerjee's Railway Ministry and her archrival Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee's Bengal government. The Railway Ministry has promptly replied to the West Bengal government's query on how it intends to use the Nano plot for setting up...
  • Devil's Advocate: Bardhan on Left's failure in Lalgarh June 28, 2009

    Does Lalgarh prove that the Left Front government in West Bengal is incompetent in handling insurgency? Karan Thapar asked the General Secretary of the Communist Party of India, A B Bardhan. Karan Thapar: Mr Bardhan, let me start with a simple question. How do you respond to the view that Lalgarh...
  • Brit envoy drops diplomacy, calls Bengal roads horrible June 1, 2009

    Kolkata: Outgoing British Deputy High Commissioner Simon Wilson on Monday rapped the West Bengal government for the pitiable state of infrastructure saying the roads here are "horrible and dangerous". "The overall infrastructure in the state needs to be developed. This government has been there for the past 32 years. But there's...
  • Live Webcast: Lal Salaam at 30 June 21, 2007

    Lal Salaam at 30....
  • Left tries to plough the middle path June 20, 2007

    Kolkata: When Jyoti Basu suggested landforland compensation formula for farmers in Singur, the former chief minister had probably thought it could help build a larger consensus on farmland acquisition in Bengal. The 93year old leader hoped Tirnamool Conngress leader Mamata Banerjee would come around and the formula would also help the...