CPI(M) MLA apologises for insensitive remark on disabled

A senior CPI(M) MLA has tendered an apology for his remarks against differently-abled persons, which triggered a massive row across the state.

Shiv Sena calls Yechury 'captain of sinking ship'
Shiv Sena calls Yechury 'captain of sinking ship'

Describing CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury as the "captain of a sinking ship", Shiv Sena on Tuesday said the left party has "lost relevance" in the country and does not have the strength to stand up as a strong opposition.

Vayalar Ravi re-elected to Rajya Sabha

On expected lines, two UDF candidates, including former Union minister Vayalar Ravi and an Opposition LDF nominee were elected to the Rajya Sabha from Kerala in the polls held on Monday.

CPI hopes to work with CPI(M) for labourers

CPI on Sunday greeted Sitaram Yechury on being elected as CPI(M) General Secretary and expressed hope that both parties would be able to work together and strive for progress of the working class in the country.

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Sitaram Yechury unanimously elected as new CPI(M) general secretary
Sitaram Yechury unanimously elected as new CPI(M) general secretary

CPI(M) politburo member Sitaram Yechury on Sunday was elected as the new General Secretary of the party, succeeding Prakash Karat.

CPI(M) to elect new general secretary today
CPI(M) to elect new general secretary today

The Communist Party of India-Marxist on Sunday began a crucial meet to elect a new general secretary.

Fight against PM Modi govt main task, no truck with Congress: CPM

The CPI(M) on Saturday said that the immediate task on its hand was the fight against the Narendra Modi government's policies and "communal" agenda of the Hindutva forces, but ruled out joining hands with Congress in its campaign.

CPI(M) passes resolution to denounce killing of five undertrails in Telangana

The CPI(M) has passed a resolution denouncing the "custodian killing" of five undertrials in Telangana's Warangal district on April 7.

CPI(M) to step up fight against 'Hindutva' forces

Resolving to step up fight against the "Hindutva" forces and their political offshoot BJP, CPI(M) Thursday made it clear that the party was ready to join struggles with secular forces to secure interest of the masses without striking alliance with non-Left entities at national level.

CPI-M conclave salutes 'martyrs' of West Bengal

The Communist Party of India-Marxist's on-going Congress has saluted 104 "martyrs" who sacrificed their lives in West Bengal and has alleged that subversion of democracy and democratic rights is widespread the state.

CPI(M) demands reservation for SCs, STs in private sector

The CPI(M) Thursday demanded reservation for Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) in private sector jobs and resolved to run a campaign to bring pressure on the Centre to bring a legislation to help people of these communities, hit hard due to neo-liberal economic policies.

Kolkata civic polls: Buddhadeb calls for resistance against TMC

Accusing Trinamool Congress of unleashing "a reign of terror" ahead of the civic polls, former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharya Thursday called for united resistance against TMC in order to ensure free and fair elections.

CPI (M) has given up the idea of Third Front: Prakash Karat

The CPI(M) has abandoned the idea of formulating a third alternative (non-Congress and non-BJP) at the central level given the political situation in the country, the party's outgoing General Secretary Prakash Karat said.

CPI(M) national conference begins in Vizag on Tuesday, may elect new general secy

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) will be holding its 21st national conference here on Tuesday wherein the party will discuss present political situation and strategies for strengthening its base across the country.

CPI(M) demands high level probe in Andhra, Telangana killings

CPI(M) on Wednesday demanded a judicial inquiry into the killing of 20 people during a police operation against Red Sanders smugglers in Andhra Pradesh, alleging that "ordinary workers" have become the target of "police brutality" and demanded compensation for their kin.

Normal life partially affected in Malda

Normal life was partially affected today in Malda town following a dawn-to-dusk bandh called by the CPI(M) to protest against alleged police action on their activists for the coming civic polls.

Land bill 'anti-farmers', classify the land: CPI(M)

Punjab CPI(M) on Monday termed as anti-farmers the land acquisition Bill and demanded the Centre to classify the land to ensure that prime agriculture land was not transferred to industrialists.

CPI(M) accuses TMC of unleashing terror before municipal polls

Accusing the ruling Trinamool Congress of letting loose a reign of terror in Bengal before the municipal polls, CPI(M) state secretary Surya Kanta Mishra today alleged the State Election Commissioner (SEC) was not acting impartially to ensure free and fair polls.