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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.