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  • In digital campaign, Left Front uses the telephone too

    In digital campaign, Left Front uses the telephone too

    "However, in view of the prevailing Covid situation, we have asked the candidates to talk to the voters over the phone. Our campaigns on the digital platform are underway with great aplomb. One's own health and that of the others should be a priority,"

    January 21, 2022
  • Cong, Left to field candidates in all SMC wards for polls

    Cong, Left to field candidates in all SMC wards for polls

    "Our candidates will contest in 47 wards in the elections. Most of the candidates will be nominated from the youth and student fronts of our party. We had no formal discussions with the Left Front, but according to the situation, we may come close to them to defeat the Trinamul Congress and the BJP, as there is nothing permanent in politics," said the Congress state working president and Darjeeling district Congress (Plains) president, Sankar Malakar.

    December 27, 2021
  • Chile turns Left

    Chile turns Left

    “We are a generation that has emerged in public life demanding that our rights be respected as rights and not treated like consumer goods. There continues to be justice for the rich and injustice for the poor, and we no longer will permit that the poor (to) keep paying the price of Chile’s inequality”.

    December 22, 2021
  • TMC plans to ‘loot votes’, says Left

    TMC plans to ‘loot votes’, says Left

    “The Mamata government is illegally running at least 17 municipalities in the state for the last three years. This has amounted to corruption which became apparent in cases of fund defalcation in these civic bodies. Time and again the opposition parties have pointed it out to the state government asking it to take necessary action but to no avail.”

    November 12, 2021
  • Mamata ‘touring’ states, ‘ignoring’ Bengal issues: Left

    Mamata ‘touring’ states, ‘ignoring’ Bengal issues: Left

    “She is travelling from mountains to the seas and giving tall speeches. It seems as if she is promoting tourism. What about the affairs of Bengal where people are struggling to afford their daily bread?”

    November 2, 2021
  • Cong dilemma over ties with Left

    Cong dilemma over ties with Left

    The leaders from West Bengal see no need to dispense with an alliance Congress /though recent bypolls have ruffled the feathers of both outfits. Things came to such a pass that Congress and CPI-M nominees contested against each other at Samsergunj in Murshidabad.

    October 12, 2021
  • Left names candidates for bypolls

    Left names candidates for bypolls

    Abdur Rauf of All India Forward Block will be contesting from Dinhata assembly constituency while CPI-M’s Soumen Mahato will contest from Shantipur. CPI-M candidate Debajyoti Das will be contesting the Khardaha seat and RSP candidate Anil Chandra Mondal will be contesting from Gosaba.

    October 5, 2021
  • Left to move High Court for civic polls

    Left to move High Court for civic polls

    The BoA at the SMC was constituted on 18 May last year following the completion of the tenure of the elected board. I stepped down from the post of chairperson in February. Through an amendment, the state government had extended the tenure of the administrators in civic bodies from six months to six more months and it cannot exceed one year,"

    August 31, 2021
  • Senators on left, right hold together to push infrastructure

    Senators on left, right hold together to push infrastructure

    “Look at the players,” said Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C. “These are not the fringes of both parties.”

    August 9, 2021
  • Left, Congress parties observe Odisha bandh

    Left, Congress parties observe Odisha bandh

    Protesting against price hike in fuel and other essential commodities, the Left parties along with Congress on Thursday observed a 6-hour Odisha bandh on Thursday. The CPI, CPI (M), CPI (ML) and Forward Bloc workers staged protests at various places of the state from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m. The Left party supporters were also …

    July 15, 2021
  • Does the Left have a future in Bengal?

    Does the Left have a future in Bengal?

    As my student said, the Left might still be the credible second choice to many in the Bengal electorate.

    May 12, 2021
  • Rahul Gandhi to campaign in WB from April 14

    Rahul Gandhi to campaign in WB from April 14

    The former Congress president will start the campaign after four phases of polling has ended in the state where the party is contesting on 92 seats in alliance with the Left.

    April 11, 2021
  • Left banks on Kaam Kaaj not Ram Raj in Nandigram

    Left banks on Kaam Kaaj not Ram Raj in Nandigram

    Minakshi has managed to stir a revolution in the hearts of Nandigram people with her gut-punching rhetoric against opponents.

    March 27, 2021
  • Trinamul manifesto ‘ultimate bluff’: Left

    Trinamul manifesto ‘ultimate bluff’: Left

    CPI-M leader Surya Kanta Mishra shared a message where CPI-M general secretary Sitaram Yechury stressed that Bengal needs an alternate narrative which is both secular and democratic seeking to restore constitutional order.

    March 19, 2021
  • Buoyed by Brigade rally, Left, Cong take up joint programmes

    Buoyed by Brigade rally, Left, Cong take up joint programmes

    State Congress working president and sitting MLA from Matigara-Naxalbari, Sankar Malakar, former Siliguri Mahakuma Parishad sabhadhipati and senior CPI-M leader Tapas Sarkar were among the leaders who led the rally.

    March 4, 2021
  • Brigade witnesses Congress-ISF duel

    Brigade witnesses Congress-ISF duel

    The “alliance” of the three parties which seek to unite against the Trinamul and the BJP may have already shown the cracks.

    March 1, 2021
  • Congress, Left to contest Bengal assembly polls together

    Congress, Left to contest Bengal assembly polls together

    Interestingly, in the last assembly polls held in 2016, Congress fought in alliance with the Left parties and secured 44 seats to emerge as the second-largest party.

    December 24, 2020