Left Front

  • Ready to face probe, resign from Parliament: TMC MP Kunal Ghosh 27-04-2013 06:27 PM

    Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP Kunal Ghosh, one of the two accused of blackmailing Saradha group promoter Sudipta Sen, has offered to resign if he is told to do so. ...
  • Mamata vs left: Is West Bengal caught in a cycle of endless political violence? 03-04-2013 11:59 PM

    There have been massive protests over the death of 23-year-old Students Federation of India activist Sudipto Gupta in Kolkata. Not just in Kolkata, protests are also being staged in Chennai by SFI activists. The Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal has also come under attack from the protesters as well...
  • Trade unions' strike unprecendented: Gurudas Dasgupta 20-02-2013 12:00 PM

    CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta called the trade unions' strike unprecedented and said the government had not tried to reach out to unions. ...
  • FDI in retail: Who stands where in Parliament 22-11-2012 06:57 PM

    The war over FDI in retail reached Parliament giving a stormy start to the Winter Session on Thursday. ...
  • Both agriculture, industry will thrive: Mamata 13-05-2011 01:51 PM

    I am interested in maintaining peace and development of the state, said Mamata Banerjee. ...
  • TMC waiting to make history: Amit Mitra 13-05-2011 08:34 AM

    FICCI Secretary General Amit Mitra says that peace and stability will help attract investors to West Bengal. ...
  • Battle for the States: The Didi phenomenon 23-04-2011 08:45 PM

    On Battle for the States, Sagarika Ghose covers the Mamata Banerjee phenomenon raging over Bengal. ...
  • WB polls: Barefoot protest against Left Front 23-04-2011 05:04 PM

    A few Trinamool supporters have vowed to walk barefoot until mamta banerjee unseats the Left Front. ...
  • Battle For The States: The West Bengal polls 16-04-2011 10:23 PM

    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 02-04-2011 08:03 AM

    It is a 'make-or-break' 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...
  • Young faces in Left's candidate list; will this work? 13-03-2011 09:33 PM

    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 13-03-2011 05:49 PM

    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. ...
  • Arms to Naxals: Left wants PM's intervention 17-07-2010 11:16 PM

    A Maoist leader has confessed to West Bengal police that one Trinamool MP was supplying arms to the rebels. ...
  • Protests across country over fuel price hike 26-06-2010 08:29 PM

    Left Front and BJP disrupted the traffic and burnt effigies of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in Delhi. ...
  • FTN: Beginning of the end for Left in Bengal? 02-06-2010 11:38 PM

    Mamata Banerjee won the Bengal semifinal, crushed the Left to sweep Kolkata and West Bengal in the civic polls. ...
  • Red bastion breached: TMC sweeps Bengal 02-06-2010 09:40 PM

    In a crushing blow to the Left Front, the Trinamool Congress swept the civic polls in West Bengal. ...
  • Watch: Political legacy of CPM leader Jyoti Basu 18-01-2010 02:09 AM

    He was also the last unquestioned leader of the Left Front. ...
  • Watch: Cong shakes hands with Left, riles Mamata 02-10-2009 11:04 AM

    The Congress-Trinamool Congress alliance has taken a hit. ...
  • Lalgarh violence an attack on CPM policies: Brinda 19-06-2009 02:51 AM

    Brinda Karat says the Left Front is united behind CPI-M. ...
  • Left Front era in West Bengal is over: Mamata 23-05-2009 02:54 AM

    Mamata Banerjee is one of the 19 ministers to take oath on Friday. ...
  • Not all united in Left Front on voting against Govt 14-07-2008 11:46 PM

    Indore: Former India coach John Wright on Friday disapproved the ICC intiative to host day/night Test matches, saying the purists like to play under the sunlight. Promoting the Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) as its Brand Ambassador here, Wright who coached team India from 2000 to 2005, said the day-night...
  • End of the affair: the day UPA-Left split 08-07-2008 09:37 PM

    Wellington: The organiser of two Twenty20 matches between an international XI and a Pakistan All Stars side on Wednesday insisted they would go ahead despite the game's governing body objecting to the name of the touring team. The two matches on Saturday and Sunday in Karachi are aimed at taking...
  • WB Minister slams Marwaris, shocks Rajasthan govt 23-02-2008 11:09 PM

    London: Defiant India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni insisted he didn't believe in surrendering after his side suffered a 4-0 Test thrashing at the hands of England. England completed a comprehensive series victory with an innings-and-eight-run win in the fourth and final Test at The Oval here on Monday. It was...
  • 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...