With West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress sweeping the civic polls in the city and the state, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Tuesday that the victory was an answer to the Opposition's slanderous campaign against her.
The Trinamool Congress on Monday said that the April 30 general strike called by the Left Front and the BJP proved the existence of a "unholy nexus" between them and warned that people would give a befitting reply to any attempt at disturbing peace.
The West Bengal unit of BJP on Monday called a 12-hour statewide bandh on April 30, a day after the Left Front gave a similar call on that day to protest against "terror and violence" by the ruling Trinamool Congress in the just-concluded civic elections.
West Bengal's opposition Left Front on Sunday called a statewide 12-hour general strike on April 30 in protest against what it called "destruction of democracy" by the ruling Trinamool Congress in the recent civic polls.
Leaders of communist outfits on Sunday welcomed CPI(M) Rajya Sabha Parliamentarian Sitaram Yechury's election as his party's General Secretary, hoping the move will help strengthen the Left movement in the country.
The Communist Party of India-Marxist's on-going Congress has saluted 104 "martyrs" who sacrificed their lives in West Bengal and has alleged that subversion of democracy and democratic rights is widespread the state.
Senior CPM leader Sitaram Yechury on Wednesday said the Government can't escape from its responsibility by blaming Opposition for frequent disruptions in Parliament, and questioned the ruling alliance over taking frequent recourse to ordinance route to push through legislations.
The mass movement that was started after the killing of villagers at Netai put the last nail in the coffin of the Left Front rule in West Bengal, Trinamool Congress general secretary Mukul Roy said here on Wednesday.
A delegation of Left Front leaders from West Bengal on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding coordinated investigation by various Central probe agencies into the Saradha chit fund scam and other such ponzi schemes.
A delegation of the West Bengal Left Front on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and submitted a memorandum demanding for a coordinated investigation into the multi-crore Saradha chit-fund scam and adequate compensation for the victims.
CPI(M) Politburo member Sitaram Yechury on Saturday said Left and secular forces have a very good prospect in 2016 Assam Assembly elections as people are "disillusioned" with both Congress and BJP governments.
Thiruvananthapuram: The Left Front on Friday demanded arrest of Kerala Finance Minister K.M. Mani after the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) filed a case against him over allegations that the state bar association gave him a Rs.1 crore bribe to reopen the closed bars.