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