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  • Cente, state playing politics over jabs: CPM

    Cente, state playing politics over jabs: CPM

    In Bengal, Covid cases have crossed six lakhs while the death toll, at present, has crossed 10,000. Addressing the Press, CPIM politburo member, Md Salim, said, “With another wave of coronavirus apparently affecting people globally, the Narendra Modi government must immediately take all necessary steps to prevent another lockdown.”

    April 15, 2021
  • Vernacular campaigns heat up social media wars during Bengal polls

    Vernacular campaigns heat up social media wars during Bengal polls

    The BJP launched the social media campaign Ar Noi Annay on December 5 and promised to reach one crore people before the end of the election.

    April 9, 2021
  • CPI-M and Congress ‘suffering from ideological crisis’: JP Nadda

    CPI-M and Congress ‘suffering from ideological crisis’: JP Nadda

    JP Nadda reached Kannur, Kerala for election campaign.

    March 27, 2021
  • Saturday Interview | ‘Our priority is to defeat BJP’

    Saturday Interview | ‘Our priority is to defeat BJP’

    The CPM has been in power in the state and Yechury has his task cut out to oversee his party’s bid to retain the mandate there.

    March 20, 2021
  • TMC, CPI-M highlight poll manifesto issues for Siliguri

    TMC, CPI-M highlight poll manifesto issues for Siliguri

    As Professor Mishra highlighted Mamata Banerjee's Universal Basic Minimum Programme that finds mention in her party's manifesto, Mr Bhattacharya has focused on the party's proposal for the development of Siliguri by demanding national status to the town, and bettering the basic facilities, including a drinking water project.

    March 20, 2021
  • BJP list leaves exciting Siliguri, Dabgram duel

    BJP list leaves exciting Siliguri, Dabgram duel

    Some note personalities in the town, including party leaders and those from the business community and other sectors, had sent their profiles to the BJP leadership, hoping for candidature, it is learnt.

    March 19, 2021
  • Poll candidate Asok quits SMC BoA post

    Poll candidate Asok quits SMC BoA post

    Asok Bhattacharya has addressed his resignation letter to the principal secretary of the municipal affairs and urban development, government of West Bengal. Another member and the former chairman of the board, Dilip Singh, who is contesting from the DagramFulbari Assembly segment, is also likely to step down.

    March 18, 2021
  • SUCI (C) lambasts CPI-M over ISF, Congress tie-up

    SUCI (C) lambasts CPI-M over ISF, Congress tie-up

    The Left Front has come under severe criticism for its alliance with the ISF. The move has rattled party leaders under the Left Front, while senior Congress leader and a member of the party's 'G23' group of dissenters, Anand Sharma, has also recently questioned the decision to ally with the ISF.

    March 16, 2021
  • Sabarimala issue under radar in poll-bound Kerala

    Sabarimala issue under radar in poll-bound Kerala

    Minister Kadakampally Surendran's remark appeared to have evoked images of the tumultuous days in several quarters. His confession ahead of the Assembly elections is viewed as an attempt by the LDF to prevent a repeat of the backlash it faced in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

    March 13, 2021
  • Saturday Interview | ‘Young voters are disenchanted’

    Saturday Interview | ‘Young voters are disenchanted’

    Ghosh explains to Soumyadip Mulllickwhy he feels present-day politics is letting down youth who are constantly trying to bring the “people’s government” narrative on the right track.

    March 13, 2021
  • Ghosh joins BJP, no word on candidature

    Ghosh joins BJP, no word on candidature

    While there were also speculations that the BJP could field Ghosh in the Siliguri constituency for the upcoming Assembly elections, Vijayvargiya said the candidates for the elections would be selected following discussions at different levels of the party.

    March 13, 2021
  • Ray’s characters feature in Left digital campaign

    Ray’s characters feature in Left digital campaign

    The maestro of parallel cinema Ray’s political satire of 1980, ‘Hirak Rajar Deshe’ (In the land of the Diamond King) has once again drawn the attention with CPI-M using it for their digital campaign against the binary force of Trinamul Congress and the BJP.

    March 11, 2021
  • WB elections: CPI-M leader Asok to contest polls in Siliguri

    WB elections: CPI-M leader Asok to contest polls in Siliguri

    A five-time MLA and former urban development minister, Asok Bhattacharya is considered as the architect of the Left-Congress electoral combine that had shaped across the state during the last Assembly elections in 2016.

    March 11, 2021
  • CPI-M leader slams party rules, quits

    CPI-M leader slams party rules, quits

    Shankar Ghosh submitted his resignation letter to the district party secretary, Jibesh Sarkar, yesterday. A first time councillor, Ghosh had been elected from Ward 24 in 2015. He was the member of the mayor-in council of health at the SMC until the tenure of the Left-run elected board ended in May 2020.

    March 11, 2021
  • Kerala polls: CPI-M workers protest candidate selection

    Kerala polls: CPI-M workers protest candidate selection

    A large group of people, including women, carrying CPIM flags and a banner that read “party will correct the leaders; people will correct the party,” marched through Ponnani town in Malappuram district on Monday against the proposed candidature of party state committee member and CITU leader P. Nandakumar.

    March 10, 2021
  • Salim slams PM over slum remark

    Salim slams PM over slum remark

    Addressing the Press, CPIM politburo member Md Salim termed Modi’s rally as a ‘Sikka and chawanni Brigade’ which failed to become ‘16 annas or one rupee’.

    March 8, 2021
  • CPM: Rahul Gandhi speaking like BJP recruiting agent

    CPM: Rahul Gandhi speaking like BJP recruiting agent

    “Rahul merely echoed the voice of the BJP in attacking the Left just serves to expose the Congress’ meek surrender to communalism. It is just such an approach that has led to Congress MLAs shifting base to BJP in many states," said the CPI-M on Wednesday in the statement.

    February 25, 2021