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Shiv Sena's praise for 'tigress' Mamata Banerjee has a message for ally BJP

Shiv Sena's praise for 'tigress' Mamata Banerjee has a message for ally BJP

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut recently said that Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is capable of leading the country.

Nov 05, 2017, 14:36 PM IST
ISIS-like opinions converging with extreme-left ideology, warns Jaitley

ISIS-like opinions converging with extreme-left ideology, warns Jaitley

Arun Jaitley on Sunday stated that while elements like the ISIS are not too prominent in India as compared to other countries, a portion of their ideology is now converging with certain extreme-left ideas.

Sep 25, 2017, 00:11 AM IST
Presidential poll: Meira Kumar seeks support from Trinamool, Left, Congress

Presidential poll: Meira Kumar seeks support from Trinamool, Left, Congress

Expressing gratitude to 17 opposition parties for reposing faith in her candidature, she said their unity is based on a firm ideological stand.

Jul 04, 2017, 20:31 PM IST

Prakash Ambedkar, grandson of BR Ambedkar, emerging top pick of Left for President's post

Prakash Ambedkar, a former MP and grandson of BR Ambedkar, is emerging as as the top pick of Left parties for the presidential election against the NDA nominee Ram Nath Kovind.

Jun 21, 2017, 19:22 PM IST

Prez race: Panel of 9 non-NDA parties to decide on consensus candidate

Leaders of at least nine non-NDA parties are part of the sub-group constituted to arrive at a consensus opposition candidate for the July 17 presidential poll.

Jun 08, 2017, 19:38 PM IST
'Vistaar Yatra': Trinamool even worse than Left, says BJP chief Amit Shah

'Vistaar Yatra': Trinamool even worse than Left, says BJP chief Amit Shah

Kicking-off his 15-day "Vistaar Yatra" (party expansion tour) in West Bengal's Naxalbari, the birthplace of the Maoist movement in India, on Tuesday, BJP President Amit Shah on Tuesday took on the ruling Trinamool Congress as being "even worse" than the state's erstwhile Left Front regime.

Apr 25, 2017, 23:02 PM IST

BJP will oust Left in Tripura: Ram Madhav

The BJP on Sunday vowed to oust the Left from power in Tripura in the 2018 Assembly elections "to script history".

Apr 23, 2017, 17:44 PM IST
Opposition split over demonestisation, many parties to stay away from Congress' show of strength

Opposition split over demonestisation, many parties to stay away from Congress' show of strength

It seems that there are few takers for Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's campaign against demonetisation.

Dec 26, 2016, 17:13 PM IST
Govt calls demonetisation move 'war on corruption' as Opposition unites in Parliament

Govt calls demonetisation move 'war on corruption' as Opposition unites in Parliament

The Opposition on Wednesday tried to corner the government in the Rajya Sabha over the demonetisation issue.

Nov 16, 2016, 23:38 PM IST
Rijiju targets Left over 'atrocities' against RSS, BJP in Kerala

Rijiju targets Left over 'atrocities' against RSS, BJP in Kerala

Rijiju praised the RSS and BJP workers for fighting the "rein of terror" in Kerala "without picking up arms" at a time when some youths in the state have been drawn towards "political fundamentalists" - an apparent reference to ISIS.

Aug 06, 2016, 18:12 PM IST
Left, JD(U) leaders to visit Una today

Left, JD(U) leaders to visit Una today

JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav, CPI's D Raja and CPI(M) Lok Sabha member P K Biju would reach Una tomorrow and meet the family members of the youths who were allegedly beaten up by a group of right-wing 'gau rakshaks' (cow vigilantes).

Jul 22, 2016, 18:59 PM IST

Left, Congress call for people's movement against Trinamool 'terror'

Lambasting the Trinamool Congress for "unleashing terror to eliminate the opposition", the Left Front and the Congress on Wednesday collectively called for a massive people's movement to 're-establish democracy' in West Bengal.

May 25, 2016, 22:59 PM IST
Will drag Preeti Menon to court: Maharastra minister Eknath Khadse on 'links' with Dawood

Will drag Preeti Menon to court: Maharastra minister Eknath Khadse on 'links' with Dawood

Following the furore after Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Preeti Sharma Menon raised the issue of Maharashtra BJP minister Eknath Khadse being on the most dialled list of Mumbai underworld fugitive Dawood Ibrahim's international call list, the latter on Sunday asserted that he is all set to launch legal proceedings against her as her charges were false and baseless, as usual.

May 22, 2016, 12:09 PM IST
Assembly Elections 2016: Mamata decimates Left in West Bengal, BJP routs Congress in Assam, Jayalalithaa creates history in Tamil Nadu, Left reclaims Kerala

Assembly Elections 2016: Mamata decimates Left in West Bengal, BJP routs Congress in Assam, Jayalalithaa creates history in Tamil Nadu, Left reclaims Kerala

The BJP on Thursday made history in Assam, decimating Congress which was dethroned in Kerala too even as Jayalalithaa and Mamata Banerjee romped home for a second consecutive term in Tamil Nadu and West Bengal.

May 19, 2016, 23:59 PM IST

Assembly Elections 2016: What caused Congress-Left poll drubbing in West Bengal

Taken aback by the drubbing the Left Front-Congress alliance received in the West Bengal assembly polls, two opposition leaders, who played a key role in forging the unlikely pact, on Thursday blamed the "adverse political atmosphere" and the "selective transfer of BJP votes in specific constituencies" for the electoral debacle.

May 19, 2016, 17:17 PM IST
Kerala Assembly election results 2016: A comeback for Left, setback for Congress

Kerala Assembly election results 2016: A comeback for Left, setback for Congress

The India Today-Axis exit poll gave 88 to 101 seats to the Left Democratic Front (LDF) in the 140-member assembly and 38-48 to the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF).

May 18, 2016, 17:36 PM IST

Is protest over Rohith Vemula death funded by Congress and Left? - Part II

Watch this special segment and get to know about, Did congress-left play vote bank politics on death?
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May 15, 2016, 22:32 PM IST

Is protest over Rohith Vemula death funded by Congress and Left?

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May 15, 2016, 22:29 PM IST

More Tripura Congress leaders quit over alliance with Left

Several Tripura Congress leaders on Sunday quit their party posts to protest against the party's tie-up with the Left in West Bengal's assembly polls.

Apr 25, 2016, 00:23 AM IST

Indo-US Logistics Support pact: Congress, Left slam Modi govt

Attacking the Modi government over its decision to sign the Logistics Support Agreement with the US, Congress Wednesday said it is "disastrous" and will hit the independence of India's foreign policy while Left parties termed it as "dangerous and anti-national".

Apr 13, 2016, 18:04 PM IST