Some opposition parties, including Left and Congress, on Wednesday pushed for referring to a Select Committee a bill that aims at repealing and amending some laws which is planned to be introduced in the Rajya Sabha.
TMC member Kalyan Banerjee was on Tuesday under fire from BJP and Left in Lok Sabha for his alleged objectionable remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, leading to uproar and threat of censure motion being moved against him if he did not apologise.
Accusing the Left Front of trying to divert the attention from the Saradha scam, state BJP today said Left's appeal to meet PM Narendra Modi over the scam, was a ploy to prove TMC's allegation that Modi is controlling the probe.
Slamming Mamata Banerjee's remarks in response to BJP's allegations of her party's involvement in multi-crore Saradha chit-fund scam, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said that he is deeply disappointed by her statement.
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.
In a tit for tat move against TMC women's wing's rally against CBI probe into the Saradha scam, women's organisations affiliated to Left parties today took out a well-attended rally in support of the probe.
Left parties on Thursday accused the BJP of trying to "disintegrate" the social fabric by resorting to communal polarisation, specially in areas going to polls soon, and asked people to unite and resist such moves.
Left Front chairman Biman Bose, who led a Left delegation to a meeting with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee yesterday, today denied reports that Banerjee had asked them to guard their "own house" in the face of continued desertion of Left cadres to the BJP.
A Left MP on Monday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to "scrap" the Aadhaar project launched by the UPA government in the wake of reports that US security agency NSA was allegedly "collecting the biometric data of Indian citizens".
Accusing the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress government of launching a "witch-hunt to stop the voice of democracy" in West Bengal, the opposition Left Front Wednesday submitted a memorandum to Governor M.K. Narayanan.
West Bengal`s ruling Trinamool Congress put up a spectacular show, sweeping the Lok Sabha polls in the state to emerge as the fourth-largest party in the new Lok Sabha, while the BJP signalled its rise as a force by eating into the vote share of the erstwhile rulers Left Front which was nearly wiped out.