Left parties on Thursday launched a scathing attack on BJP, days after its rout in Delhi, saying the electorate has "busted the myth" of invincibility of Narendra Modi and it was a "futile" exercise to say that the election was not a referendum on him.
In its effort to keep BJP and Congress out of power in Delhi, Left parties on Wednesday announced their support to AAP and asked their supporters to vote in favour Arvind Kejriwal-led party on those seats from where the joint front of the Left parties has not put up candidates in Assembly polls.
CPI(M) is likely to give up its earlier stance of forging alliances with regional parties at the national level and accord primacy to strengthening Left unity across the country while acknowledging its dwindling strength.
Accusing major political parties of failing to provide solve the problems faced by the people in the national capital, Left parties have come together to fight Delhi assembly elections to provide an alternative.
Leaders of six Left parties met today to chalk out agitational programmes during the upcoming visit of US President Barack Obama to protest the growing links between the Narendra Modi government and "imperialism".
Leaders of Janata Parivar and the Left Friday slammed the Centre's suggestion for a law against conversion, saying any such legislation will be against the Constitution and accused the ruling BJP of fuelling the controversy to detract people's attention from real issues.
Accusing the NDA government of pursuing "anti-people policies", Left parties on Sunday threatened to launch a campaign here on December 10 against "its failure on several fronts", including inability to bring back black money stashed abroad.
CPI(M) General Secretary Prakash Karat on Sunday welcomed the ongoing efforts of unity among the constituents of erstwhile Janata Parivar to take on a resurgent BJP saying the Left parties will coordinate with them in Parliament.
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.
Communist Party of India (CPI) on Thursday said that six Left parties, including CPI(M), would meet in the national capital on November 1 to evolve a joint action plan and stressed the need for unity among the communist outfits.
The Left parties, including major partner CPI(M), on Saturday ruled out the possibility of joining hands with Trinamool Congress to counter BJP, a day after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that no one was "untouchable" in politics including the communists.
Left parties were on Friday critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s maiden Independence Day speech with CPI(M) questioning the announcement that the government will abolish the Planning Commission while CPI charged that he failed to talk about empowering people.
CPI-M will soon form a broad based platform of Left parties to organise intensive movements in the country to resist alleged communalisation of politics by the ruling BJP, party general secretary Prakash Karat said on Thursday.