Tollywood star looks for blockbuster show on poll debut

A reigning Bengali film idol is counting on his stardom to make a mark on the political stage on his poll debut as a TMC candidate from this Left bastion where the decision by sitting MP and CPI veteran Gurudas Dasgupta to not defend his seat has added a twist to the plot.

Moily attacks Dasgupta for malicious campaign on gas price

In his sharpest attack on critics of the gas price hike decision, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily on Thursday accused CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta and his "accomplices" in the petroleum ministry of carrying out a malicious campaign for vested interests.

Gurudas accuses Moily of defying EC directive on gas pricing

CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta Wednesday accused Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily of "openly defying" Election Commission directive and Cabinet decision by allegedly ordering notification of doubling of gas prices with retrospective effect to benefit Reliance.

Veerappa Moily slams Arvind Kejriwal govt over FIR order; Gurudas hails move

Delhi government`s decision to order filing of an FIR against Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily, former minister Murli Deora and RIL chief Mukesh Ambani for alleged collusion to hike the prices of natural gas has invited sharp criticism from Samajwadi Party even as CPI`s Gurudas Dasgupta welcomed the move.

Narendra Modi is a cheap politician, says Gurudas Dasgupta

After BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that the Third Front idea would make India a `third-rate` country, leader of the CPI Gurudas Dasgupta slammed his remark and called him a cheap politician.

CPI seeks LS discussion on `politically-motivated` JPC report on telecom licences

CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta on Saturday sought a discussion in Parliament on the report of the Joint Parliamentary Committee on the pricing of telecom licences and spectrum, saying it was "never placed" for a debate but just voted out.

Coalgate: Gurudas Dasgupta takes on PMO, says `Govt in grip of corporates`

Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Gurudas Dasgupta on Monday said crime and criminality will run riot in the country and corruption will continue if investigating agencies have no independence.

CPI seeks termination of contract with RIL on KG-D6 block

CPI`s Gurudas Dasgupta urged PM Manmohan Singh to initiate proceedings to terminate the profit-sharing contract (PSC) with RIL on the KG-D6 block, accusing the private firm of "wilful default".

`President seeking public support, appreciation through tough stand on Pakistan`

Communist Party of India ( CPI) leader Gurudas Dasgupta on Friday said President Pranab Mukherjee could have cautioned the government rather than attempting to get public support and appreciation over his remark that `state-sponsored terrorism (from or by Pakistan) cannot be accepted`.

CPI slams JPC`s 2G report as a `cover-up`, `fraud`

CPI on Saturday lambasted the chairman of the JPC on 2G scam, PC Chacko, for presenting a report giving clean chit to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P Chidambaram, saying both were "morally and legally" responsible for the enormous losses caused to the exchequer.

US carrying out surveillance over India: CPI MP

CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta claimed that the US was carrying out surveillance over India which amounted to "serious infringement" of its political sovereignty.

Dasgupta takes on Chidambaram, says country on brink of `economic emergency`

CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta on Wednesday hit out at the Congress-led UPA Government for its economic policies, and said that the country is on the brink of an `economic emergency`.

CPI MP moves privilege notice against Attorney General

A privilege notice has been moved in the Lok Sabha by CPI member Gurudas Dasgupta against Attorney General G E Vahanvati, alleging "impediments" in performance of his duties as an MP.

Asaram Bapu should be hanged: Gurudas Dasgupta

Asaram Bapu has also reportedly admitted that he met the girl at his ashram in Jodhpur, but has denied her allegations of a sexual assault.

CPI asks govt to revisit decision to hike gas prices

CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta asked the government to revisit the recent decision to hike gas prices.

Manmohan Singh can get a Nobel recommendation from Obama but not FDI: CPI

CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta on Saturday took potshots at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over government`s efforts to get FDI and said India should stop looking at the US and other countries for help.

Decision to hike gas price suicidal: CPI

The CPI on Thursday termed as "suicidal" the government`s decision to hike prices of natural gas to near double from April 1, 2014.

Gurudas asks Moily to identify `vested interests`

CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta on Thursday asked Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily to identify the "vested interests" whom he had alleged were influencing to stall decision-making in the oil sector.

Gurudas Dasgupta launches fresh attack on Veerappa

Gurudas Dasgupta said no action has been taken against Reliance Industries for deliberately keeping natural gas output low.

Narayanasamy plays safe on Moily`s claims

Minister of State in PMO V.Narayanasamy avoided commenting on Oil Minister Dr. M. Veerappa Moily`s revelations about petroleum ministers being `threatened`.