Forward Bloc

Left parties join hands to fight "corporate-communal" threat

Left parties on Wednesday decided to resist the "corporate-communal offensive" of the BJP-RSS combine by joining hands to unleash united mass movements and campaigns across the country in the coming days.

Mar 25, 2015, 19:32 PM IST

Left parties to contest 14 seats in Delhi

Left parties have joined forces and decided to fight on 14 seats in the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls focussing on various "anti people" policies, resist communal campaigns and highlighting issues of the working poor.

Jan 30, 2015, 22:09 PM IST

Left parties to start countrywide stir today

Six Left parties will from Monday begin a countrywide mass movement in support of their nine-point demand, including stopping introduction of RSS and Hindutva ideologies in education and preventing FDI in insurance sector.

Dec 08, 2014, 08:47 AM IST

Left parties to launch nationwide campaign against communalism

In a first step towards expanding the Left block, six Left parties met here on Saturday and decided to launch a joint nationwide campaign against communalism and the problems afflicting the people's lives and livelihood.

Nov 01, 2014, 15:11 PM IST

Forward Bloc to release names of 'land grabbers' in Odisha

Demanding CBI investigation into the multi-crore mining and land scams in Odisha, the All India Forward Bloc on Sunday threatened to release names of the influential persons including leaders of the ruling party allegedly involved in the land grabbing soon.

Sep 01, 2014, 00:46 AM IST

Forward Bloc demands declassification of files on Netaji

The Forward Bloc, a party founded by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, on Monday objected to the Centre`s reported move to confer Bharat Ratna on the freedom fighter, saying it would `mitigate` his stature and demanded declassification of secret files on him.

Aug 12, 2014, 01:13 AM IST

Ganguly should have resigned by now : Forward Bloc

Minutes after retired Justice Ganguly complained to the CJI saying he has not been addressed correctly in law intern case, Forward Bloc general secretary said he should have resigned by now.

Dec 23, 2013, 16:54 PM IST

Forward Bloc demands arrest of Naren De attackers

The Forward Bloc on Wednesday demanded the arrest of persons involved in the assault on former minister Naren De and alleging that the state government was trying to suppress the incident.

Dec 11, 2013, 20:22 PM IST

Former MP Amar Roy Pradhan dies

Former MP and senior Forward Bloc party leader Amar Roy Pradhan died at a Nursing Home here on Wednesday, party sources said.

Jul 03, 2013, 18:43 PM IST

Forward Bloc`s party congress in September

The 17th party congress of All India Forward Bloc will be held in Chennai from September 22 to 26, party`s general secretary G Devarajan said on Thursday.

Apr 11, 2013, 17:39 PM IST

TMC rural Bengal of democratic rights: Forward Bloc

As the deadlock continues over panchayat elections in West Bengal, Left Front partner Forward Bloc decried the "authoritarian" Trinamool Congress` confrontation with the State Election Commission.

Mar 31, 2013, 18:20 PM IST

Uproar in Odisha Assembly over semi-nude protest on Posco site

Terming semi-nude protest by some women during anti-Posco agitation as `unfortunate`, the Odisha government on Friday expressed concern over support from certain political parties and NGOs to such activities.

Mar 08, 2013, 17:58 PM IST

Terrorism has no religion: Forward Bloc

Terming that the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru as a correct message to terrorist organisations, the All India Forward Bloc on Saturday said terrorists did not belong to any religion or caste.

Feb 10, 2013, 00:40 AM IST

D Raja leads anti-Posco agitation, gheraoes police camp

CPI National Secretary and MP D Raja led demonstration by anti-Posco agitators, children and women, demanding complete withdrawal of police force from proposed plant site in Odisha`s Jagatsinghpur.

Feb 07, 2013, 15:54 PM IST

Forward Bloc MP makes obscene remark, apologises

Forward Bloc general secretary Debabrata Biswas Monday courted controversy, using obscene words to describe what he called "opportunistic" policies of West Bengal`s Trinamool Congress government.

Jan 29, 2013, 00:19 AM IST

TMC govt in West Bengal butchering democracy: Forward Bloc

The Forward Bloc Saturday urged all Left parties to come together for the upcoming rural polls in the state.

Dec 15, 2012, 20:19 PM IST

FB urges Mamata to restore `rule of law in WB`

Forward Bloc alleged lawlessness in West Bengal with ``forces of anarchy`` active and urged Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to restore rule of law immediately.

Aug 18, 2012, 18:39 PM IST

Forward Bloc complains against Dikshit, Gupta

Forward Bloc has approached the State Election Commission complaining against Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and local BJP chief Vijender Gupta.

Apr 16, 2012, 15:04 PM IST

Forward Bloc protests Netaji`s death date

The AIFB also demanded declaration of Netaji`s birthday on January 23 as `Deshprem Divas` (Patriotism Day).

Nov 18, 2011, 21:22 PM IST

Kin demands fresh probe into Netaji`s death

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose`s grandson Chandra Kumar Bose has demanded that the mystery behind his disappearance be probed afresh.

Nov 14, 2011, 21:22 PM IST