Socialist Party

  • Veteran journalist N Ramachandran passes away June 10, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Veteran journalist and editorial advisor of Kerala Kaumudi, N Ramachandran, passed away last night. Ramachandran (88) had been active till the other day and attended the editorial meeting of the daily. He died at his residence last night. He is survived by two daughters. A former member of...
  • Sushma backs demand for returning remains of Bahadur Shah May 9, 2013

    New Delhi: BJP leader Sushma Swaraj has welcomed the demand for bringing back the mortal remains of last Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar from Rangoon in Myanmar for its burial in Delhi. Supporting the demand, the Leader of the Opposition in Lok Sabha said this will be a befitting tribute...
  • Venezuela President Hugo Chavez in stable condition January 1, 2013

    Caracas: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is in stable condition and spent December 31 with his daughters, the cancer-stricken leader's son-in-law said in an appeal for supporters to ignore rumors about his condition. Chavez has not been seen in public nor heard from in more than three weeks. The vice president...
  • Left activists protest against fuel price hike June 27, 2011

    New Delhi: Left Front activists led by CPI-M leader Brinda Karat on Monday marched from Jantar Mantar towards the Parliament to protest the 'anti-people' price hike in petroleum products. The protesters vowed to intensify their agitation against the UPA government before they were stopped at the Parliament Street by the police. Brinda...
  • Left Front minister favours early polls in Bengal November 12, 2009

    Kolkata: A senior West Bengal minister on Wednesday favoured early elections to the state assembly, saying "people have turned" against the Left Front government. "The people's mandate is against us. People have turned against us. So, our party feels we should go for early elections. If we lose, then we...
  • RSP veteran Abani Roy resigns from party August 26, 2009

    New Delhi: Under attack from party colleagues for his writing letters to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on issues and dispute involving big corporate houses, veteran Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) leader Abani Roy has resigned from primary membership of the outfit. However, the party is yet to decide whether to accept the...
  • Candidate comes to file papers riding donkey April 18, 2009

    Agra: While others arrived in flashy cars, a Lok Sabha candidate came riding a donkey to file his nomination papers for the Agra reserved seat. Janwadi Socialist Party's Akhilesh Kumar Diwakar came all the way from his home town - Etah - riding on a donkey on Friday, evoking much amusement. Diwakar,...
  • Socialist Party returns to power in Spain March 10, 2008

    New Delhi: In Spain, the ruling Socialist Party has won the elections and Prime Minister Jose Luis Zapatero is likely to get another term. However, the socialists are once again short of an absolute majority. With 96 per cent of votes counted, the Socialists were projected to win 169 seats in...