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  • Is Left emerging as force to reckon with in Bengal?

    Is Left emerging as force to reckon with in Bengal?

    LF has increased its vote share and reached second position in Bidhannagar and Chandannagar civic bodies eclipsing BJP that had emerged as the main opposition in the assembly polls. Trinamul Congress has got nearly 74 per cent votes while it is around 11 per cent for the LF in Bidhannagar municipality. For the saffron camp the vote percentage is around 8.5 per cent.

    February 15, 2022
  • Left manifesto promises devp in ‘developed’ Siliguri

    Left manifesto promises devp in ‘developed’ Siliguri

    The Left leadership has admitted to problems related to roads, drainage system, disposal of garbage, while it has promised that it would look into the issues seriously after coming to power. On the other hand, the Left claimed that it would manage approval for a safe drinking water project from authorities concerned and formulate a proper plan to keep the Mahananda river healthy by bringing in beautification plans on either side of the river and by building parks.

    January 11, 2022
  • In SMC polls, Left Front decides to go it young

    In SMC polls, Left Front decides to go it young

    "We have adopted a balancing approach during the selection of the candidates and have focused on their relations with the local residents, their commitment and dedication. Fourteen activists from Red Volunteers will contest the polls. The way they served the people during the crisis proved that the Left always stand by the people. Many of them had been infected with Covid-19 while reaching out to the people then..."

    January 2, 2022
  • Left Front to stage agitation in front of SEC office protesting against decision to exclude Howrah

    Left Front to stage agitation in front of SEC office protesting against decision to exclude Howrah

    Left Front will begin its agitation on 29 December from 2 pm, in front of the SEC office. "The decision of the SEC to exclude HMC is unacceptable since it indicates that the election body is making random decisions from time to time as per the convenience of the state government and in complete violation of the Constitution and election laws"

    December 28, 2021
  • Left questions huge victory margin of TMC candidates

    Left questions huge victory margin of TMC candidates

    The CPIM leader Sujan Chakraborty sought to point out that in this KMC election the TMC got a total of 72 per cent of votes but in 26 wards it has bagged more than 80 per cent votes. In three wards, it even secured more than 90 percent votes. “The TMC had almost touched 100 per cent,” tweeted Mr Chakraborty and said the result in itself shows what a laughing stock democracy in Bengal has been turned into.

    December 23, 2021
  • Left Front emerges as main Opp in KMC polls

    Left Front emerges as main Opp in KMC polls

    A Left Front leader said the Left though believes that its ability to hold on to the second position in 65 wards out of 144, is in itself a sign that people of Kolkata retains their faith in the party but lamented that it could have bagged more seats had the “TMC not looted votes and unleashed violence to wreck the election.”

    December 22, 2021
  • Left Front breaks trend of ‘religious polarisation’; begins poll campaign after paying respects at Netaji Bhavan

    Left Front breaks trend of ‘religious polarisation’; begins poll campaign after paying respects at Netaji Bhavan

    The Left Front sought to give out a positive message as its candidate for ward 70 in Bhawanipore, Barun Das today began his campaign after a visit to the Netaji Bhavan.  He paid his respects to the freedom fighter before filing his nomination as the candidate.

    December 1, 2021
  • Left releases manifesto for KMC election

    Left releases manifesto for KMC election

    Ahead of the civic polls, the Opposition parties in Bengal have time and again levelled allegations of corruption in municipal bodies against the TMC-run government. The Left wants to change this by setting up a municipal vigilance authority where all project tenders of the KMC and its budget details would be posted on the civic body’s website for public information. If any citizen wants to lodge a complaint regarding any municipal issues, they can do so through a complaint cell which will also be set up.

    November 28, 2021
  • KMC polls : Left-Front names 114 candidates in its first list, spares 17 seats

    KMC polls : Left-Front names 114 candidates in its first list, spares 17 seats

    The Left Front, after much deliberation on the matter of fielding candidates, which included a possible seat-sharing understanding with the Congress, has eventually decided to field its own candidates in about 127 seats and spare 17 wards for “non-Left” candidates.

    November 27, 2021
  • Left-Cong alliance talks for civic polls yield no result

    Left-Cong alliance talks for civic polls yield no result

    As of now, the Left Front is deciding to contest all by themselves and field candidates in at least 20 to 25 seats in the Kolkata and Howrah municipal corporation elections.

    November 16, 2021
  • LF mulling electoral alliance with Congress for civic polls

    LF mulling electoral alliance with Congress for civic polls

    Left Front chairman Biman Bose confirmed that the Left Front will be holding a high-level meeting this week to come to a final decision concerning the alliance with Congress.

    November 8, 2021
  • Ruling party obstructing Opposition campaign: Left complains to CEO

    Ruling party obstructing Opposition campaign: Left complains to CEO

    " “In a bid to abide by the Covid protocols, we have requested that if any polling agent does not have full vaccination then an RT-PCR Covid negative report within 48 hours should suffice for clearance in access into the booth"

    October 28, 2021
  • Left names candidates in Bhawanipore, 2 other seats

    Left names candidates in Bhawanipore, 2 other seats

    The committee also announced candidates for polls in Shamsherganj and Jangipur seats. CPI-M party member Md Moddassar Hossain would contest from Shamsherganj while the RSP member Jane Alam Mian will contest from Jangipur. The Left has declared that campaigns for the candidates would begin today.

    September 9, 2021
  • SMC march a test of strength for the CPI-M

    SMC march a test of strength for the CPI-M

    The Darjeeling district Left Front has called the march to press for its demand for immediate elections to the civic body. The party also plans to highlight the alleged narrow politics of the Trinamul Congress-led board of administrators (BoA) of the corporation when it came to the Covid-19 vaccination process.

    August 14, 2021
  • Left lashes out at Centre, state for keeping shares of fuel taxes

    Left lashes out at Centre, state for keeping shares of fuel taxes

    The Left alliance explained when the Modi government came to power in 2014, the international market price of fuel was, $108 per barrel, yet the price in Kolkata was Rs 79.86. But, at present, when the price of fuel is $74.53 per barrel in the international market, the prices in Kolkata have crossed Rs 100 per litre.

    July 16, 2021
  • Left-Front to hold 16-party meeting to decide future course of action

    Left-Front to hold 16-party meeting to decide future course of action

    The 16-party meeting will witness deliberations on matters such as withdrawal of GST on drugs and essential items related to Covid management.

    June 17, 2021
  • Left letter to Modi, Shah & CEO today

    Left letter to Modi, Shah & CEO today

    Salim pointed out that his party has already demanded a thorough investigation and court's intervention into the killings to find out the guilty, while he demanded that the central forces battalion, which opened fire, must be withdrawn

    April 12, 2021