Left parties

Presidential poll: Left may propose Gandhi and Ambedkar, but open to suggestions

Former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar and ex-home minister Sushil Kumar Shinde are believed to be among the others being considered by the opposition parties.

 

Jun 22, 2017, 15:43 PM IST
Opposition unity shattering? Congress allies pull out of protest after Rahul Gandhi meets PM Modi alone

Opposition unity shattering? Congress allies pull out of protest after Rahul Gandhi meets PM Modi alone

The much talked about unity in the Congress-led Opposition camp appears to be shattering at the moment. 

Dec 16, 2016, 18:46 PM IST
CPI demands judicial inquiry into encounter of 28 Maoists

CPI demands judicial inquiry into encounter of 28 Maoists

CPI on Friday demanded a judicial inquiry into the encounter in which 28 Maoists were gunned down by a joint team of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha police and deplored the action as "highhanded" killings.

Oct 28, 2016, 18:23 PM IST
Centre seeks report from Kerala government on BJP worker's murder

Centre seeks report from Kerala government on BJP worker's murder

The central government on Thursday sought a report from the Kerala government on the killing of a 25-year-old BJP activist in Kannur district.

Oct 13, 2016, 19:27 PM IST

Political heat intensifies in JNU for Friday elections

A day before Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students go to polls on Friday to elect their representatives for the JNU Students Union, leading parties of the Left and BJP-affiliated ABVP are upbeat about their prospects of winning the polls.

Sep 08, 2016, 22:00 PM IST
Mahasweta Devi – the gutsy social activist who took on political bigwigs for the dispossessed

Mahasweta Devi – the gutsy social activist who took on political bigwigs for the dispossessed

Noted writer and social activist Mahasweta Devi passed away on Thursday at the age of 90.

Jul 28, 2016, 16:58 PM IST

West Bengal Assembly elections, phase two: As it happened

The second phase of the West Bengal Assembly elections began here on Sunday. 383 candidates including 33 women are in the fray for the 56 seats spread in seven districts.​ Here are all the LIVE updates:-

Apr 17, 2016, 19:38 PM IST

Tamil Nadu polls 2016: Left parties to release candidate lists on Monday

The Left parties-- CPI-M and CPI, contesting 25 seats each in the May 16 Tamil Nadu Assembly poll, will release lists of candidates on Monday.

Apr 17, 2016, 18:33 PM IST
West Bengal Assembly Elections 2016: Scenario, issues and key players

West Bengal Assembly Elections 2016: Scenario, issues and key players

Who stands where in crucial 2016 West Bengal Assembly Polls?

Apr 11, 2016, 09:08 AM IST

Congress, Left parties trying to tarnish image of PM Modi: Kalraj Misra

Claiming that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was getting support of the entire country, Union Minister Kalraj Misra today alleged that Congress and Left parties were out to tarnish his image.

Apr 02, 2016, 00:56 AM IST

Sting operation: Left Front wants Election Commission to act against Trinamool Congress

In the wake of a sting operation claiming several leaders of West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress purportedly accepting bribe, the opposition Left Front on Monday demanded the Election Commission to initiate suitable action in the matter.

Mar 14, 2016, 22:54 PM IST
Kanhaiya had no meeting with Registrar on Feb 9: JNUSU

Kanhaiya had no meeting with Registrar on Feb 9: JNUSU

The JNU Students Union on Monday alleged that varsity Registrar Bhupinder Zutshi made a "false" statement before a probe panel that JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar and other student leaders had a meeting with him (Zutshi) on the day of controversial Afzal Guru event.

Mar 07, 2016, 21:45 PM IST
'JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar had objected to cancellation of permission for Afzal Guru event'

'JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar had objected to cancellation of permission for Afzal Guru event'

 JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar may have had information about the event held on February 9 in the university, as per reports on Sunday.

Mar 06, 2016, 22:18 PM IST
JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar walks out of Tihar jail, gets rousing welcome

JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar walks out of Tihar jail, gets rousing welcome

JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar was released from jail on Thursday.

Mar 03, 2016, 18:37 PM IST

Pamphlet quoted by Irani not written by us: Mahishasura event organizer

 Anil Kumar, the organiser of the `Mahishasur Martyrdom Day` event in the JNU, on Friday said that the pamphlet which Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani read in the Parliament was not written by them.

Feb 26, 2016, 20:42 PM IST
Heated debate in Rajya Sabha over JNU row, Rohith​ Vemula's suicide; Smriti​ Irani's reply cut short

Heated debate in Rajya Sabha over JNU row, Rohith​ Vemula's suicide; Smriti​ Irani's reply cut short

For the second straight day, HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday made a strong defence of the government's actions with regard to JNU issue and suicide of Dalit student.

Feb 26, 2016, 00:27 AM IST
PM Modi wants BJP MPs to be aggressive in Parliament over JNU issue

PM Modi wants BJP MPs to be aggressive in Parliament over JNU issue

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi has told BJP MPs to be debate the JNU issue in Parliament aggressive, as per a media report.

Feb 23, 2016, 22:25 PM IST

This is why #BJPCountsCondoms is trending on Twitter

 BJP MLA from Ramgarh in Rajasthan’s Alwar district, Gyandev Ahuja courted controversy when he said that daily 3,000 used condoms, 500 used abortion injections, 10,000 cigarette 'pieces' among other things were found at JNU.

Feb 23, 2016, 20:24 PM IST
Several politician involved in narcotics syndicate in India used by ISI to fuel riff raff agitation: Subramanian Swamy

Several politician involved in narcotics syndicate in India used by ISI to fuel riff raff agitation: Subramanian Swamy

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has said that Pakistan's ISI was using the narcotics syndicate in India to fuel riff raff agitation.

Feb 23, 2016, 18:41 PM IST
Delhi HC refuses to grant protection to Umar Khalid from arrest, asks him to surrender

Delhi HC refuses to grant protection to Umar Khalid from arrest, asks him to surrender

Delhi High Court on Tuesday refused to grant interim protection from arrest till tomorrow to two JNU students, Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, accused in sedition case.

Feb 23, 2016, 17:06 PM IST