CPI-M seeks probe into Saradha funds for Bangladesh

The CPI-M Monday sought a central government probe into allegations that the Saradha Group scam money was channelised to Bangladesh to fund terror acts against India and challenged West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to seek a clean chit from the CBI on the scandal.

Case against CPI(M) leader's son for post hailing murder

Police has registered a case against the son of a prominent CPI(M) leader for allegedly making a post on a social networking site hailing the recent murder of an RSS activist at Kathirur in the district.

RSS leader killed in Kerala's Kannur, state-wide bandh called​​ on Tuesday
RSS leader killed in Kerala's Kannur, state-wide bandh called​​ on Tuesday

A Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) leader was hacked to death in Kerala's Kannur on Monday while another continues to battle for his life at a hospital.

Anxious Trinamool scurrying to CPI-M to woo back minorities: BJP

With West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee indicating her Trinamool Congress was not averse to the idea of a tie-up with the CPI-M, the BJP Saturday claimed the swaying of minority voters towards it has led to the ruling party scurrying to its traditional foes for survival.

Bypoll results show substantial erosion of BJP votebank: CPI-M

The recent bye-elections have reflected a "substantial erosion" of the vote bank of ruling BJP whose "real agenda" was completely different from the issues on which it had mounted its Lok Sabha poll campaign, the CPI(M) said on Thursday.

CPI-M to contest by-polls in Kolkata: Biman Bose

CPI-M`s Mrinal Chakraborty and Faiz Ahmed Khan will contest the Sep 13 assembly by-election from Basirhat South and Chowringhee here respectively, the party said Thursday.

TN CPI-M unit wants state govt to withdraw amended Act

Expressing apprehensions of possible misuse of the amended Goondas Act allowing detention of first time sexual and cyber crime offenders, CPI (M) on Tuesday urged the Tamil Nadu government to withdraw it as it was `undemocratic.`

Communist parties should unite: CPI-M politburo member

The two Communist parties should unite, as this is the need of the hour, CPI-M politburo member MA Baby said Saturday at a commemorative meeting here for former chief minister C Achutha Menon.

CPI-M rakes up PM Eid greeting issue; BJP rejects claims

A CPI-M member charged that Modi had not wished Muslims on Eid but had extended his greetings to other communities for their festivals, prompting the government to make a strong rebuttal.

CPI-M activist arrested for defaming Modi on Facebook

A CPI-M youth activist was Tuesday arrested for defaming Prime Minister Narendra Modi on social media Facebook, said a police official.

FDI in Insurance Bill anti-people: Yechury

Stating that both Congress and BJP follow the same "anti-people economic policy", CPI-M politburo member Sitaram Yechury on Monday snubbed BJP for bringing in FDI in Insurance Bill.

Police officer injured in CPM-Trinamool clash dies

An Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) of police, who suffered splinter injury during a clash between workers of Trinamool Congress and CPI-M, died in a private hospital today.

No US trip for CPI-M legislator

The CPI-M has barred one of its legislators from travelling to the US next month to attend the International Visitor`s Leadership Programme organised by the State Department - as it is funded by the US government.

Budget a tale of broken promises: Opposition

The Opposition on Thursday voiced disappointment over the Union Budget saying it was in total contrast with the promises made by the BJP before coming to power.

Modi government is pro-Israel: CPI-M

The CPI-M Thursday accused the government of taking a pro-Israeli stand by refusing to discuss the Israeli air raids on Gaza in Parliament.

So long Mamata is CM, offenders will go unpunished: CPI-M

The CPI-M Tuesday hit out at Mamata Banerjee saying as long as she was the chief minister of West Bengal, people accused of crime in her Trinamool Congress will remain untouched.

11,100 files destroyed, Mahatma Gandhi assassination records safe: Rajnath Singh

11,000 files were destroyed as per Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s orders to weed out files and papers but none of these related to the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday.

Varsity`s "anti-women" order sparks protest in Kerala Assembly

Recent restrictions imposed on women meeting University of Calicut Vice-Chancellor in his chamber Wednesday rocked the Kerala Assembly with CPI-M led LDF members, especially women, demanding action against the official for his "anti-women" stand and forcing the government to disagree with the varsity`s controversial action.

Bengal celebrates Jyoti Basu`s birth centenary

West Bengal Tuesday celebrated the birth centenary of Jyoti Basu - one of the most revered Indian politicians and the state`s former chief minister - with blood donation camps, seminars and cultural programmes.

Tapas Pal advised `complete bed rest`

The condition of Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal - embroiled in a controversy over his rape and violence remarks - has improved slightly, an official of a nursing home where he is admitted, said Tuesday.