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Tripura Assembly polls: BJP to field new faces

The BJP will put up 98 per cent new faces and 65 per cent young candidates in next year's Assembly elections in Tripura.

Opposition to skip Mamata government's all-party meeting in the hills

Terming the West Bengal government-sponsored all party meet on June 22 to discuss the volatile situation in the north Bengal hills as "delayed and pointless", the state opposition parties have decided to stay away from it.

Cracks in Opposition as support grows for BJP's presidential pick Ram Nath Kovind; all eyes on 17-party meet on Thursday

Cracks in Opposition as support grows for BJP's presidential pick Ram Nath Kovind; all eyes on 17-party meet on Thursday

Unfazed by Janata Dal-United's decision to back NDA's presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind, major opposition parties will meet on Thursday amid indications that former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar could be their nominee for the country's highest constitutional post.

Close to 200 injured as police crack down on belligerent Left workers in West Bengal

At least 79 police personnel and over 100 Left protesters were injured on Monday as security forces used tear gas and carried out baton charges on thousands of belligerent activists who broke barricades and hurled stones at the police here and neighbouring Howrah during a protest march to the secretariat.

West Bengal: Left Front MLAs detained ahead of 'march to Nabanna' rally

West Bengal: Left Front MLAs detained ahead of 'march to Nabanna' rally

At least 11 peasants` wings of the Left Front in the state are scheduled to hold the "march to Nabanna" rally` in five different parts of the city.

Congress, Left to bring adjournment motion against violence in West Bengal

The Opposition Congress and the Left Front on Monday decided to move an adjournment motion in the Assembly during its forthcoming session against alleged violence in the municipal poll.

Seven Bengal civic bodies go to the hustings, angry Opposition cries foul

Moderate to brisk polling for seven civic bodies in West Bengal was reported on Sunday, as the principal opposition parties, the Left Front, Congress and BJP, demanded scrapping of the "farcical" elections amid alleged violence and booth capturing in three municipalities.

BJP to take on Left Front in Tripura, Amit Shah to visit state

BJP president Amit Shah will be in Tripura on a two-day visit to address a brain storming session of party workers on the political roadmap aimed at ousting the Left Front from power in the state.

CPI-M in Tripura not respecting democratic federalism: BJP

The BJP on Monday accused the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) of not respecting democratic federalism besides misuse and non-utilisation of central funds by the Left government in Tripura.

LF rally in Kolkata on Narada, Saradha issues

Demanding arrest of ministers, elected representatives and leaders of West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress seen accepting money in the Narada sting footage, opposition Left Front brought out a huge rally in the heart of Kolkata on Wednesday.

Congress-LF stage walkout, WB house adjourned sine die

The Left Front and Congress members on Monday staged a walk-out in the West Bengal Assembly after Speaker refused to admit their no-confidence motion against him and adjourned the session sine die.

Will stop politics of vandalism in Bengal: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said she would stop the "politics of vandalism" in the state, an issue she has taken up as a "challenge".

Left members write to West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on department merger and teacher issue

Left Front members today sent two seperate letters to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on dilution of focus on refugee relief by the government and about confirming temporary teachers in Darjeeling district.

Congress, Left Front stage walkout from WB Assembly

Despite its earlier announcement of boycotting the entire budget session, the Congress today returned to the West Bengal Assembly, but staged a walkout protesting against the eviction of Leader of Opposition Abdul Mannan by marshals from the House last week.

BJP to intensify movement against Left Front govt in Tripura

The BJP today said the party would intensify movement in Tripura to oust the 'corrupt' Left Front government in the next Assembly elections scheduled to be held in February next year.

Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections: Left announces first set of candidates

The Left Front on Sunday announced its first list of 105 candidates for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections.

Left Front sweeps Tripura panchayat by-polls

Left Front sweeps Tripura panchayat by-polls

The by-elections were held in 44 Gram Panchayat seats.

West Bengal bypolls to be held under shadow of demonetisation

By-elections will be held in two Lok Sabha constituencies and one Assembly constituency in West Bengal tomorrow under the shadow of the Centre's demonetisation decision.

Mamata Banerjee urges people to elect 'Ma-Mati-Manush' govt in Tripura

Mamata Banerjee urges people to elect 'Ma-Mati-Manush' govt in Tripura

Mamata Banerjee, also the Trinamool Congress supremo, said entire Bengal would jump to Tripura to oust the Left Front from power.

Rahul Gandhi praises Congress-Left struggle against communalism

The Left-Congress alliance finished with a tally of 77 seats in the 294-member Bengal Assembly, while the Trinamool Congress retained power with a whopping 211 seats.