Colombia`s FARC reassures on disarmament deadline

After first delivering 30 percent of their weapons on June 7, the guerrillas were expected to hand in another 30 percent by Wednesday, with the rest due by June 20.

Jun 15, 2017, 19:47 PM IST
Will declare tea plantation workers' strike 'illegal': Mamata Banerjee

Will declare tea plantation workers' strike 'illegal': Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said her government would declare the proposed tea plantation workers` strike as illegal.

Jun 10, 2017, 20:49 PM IST
Overhaul Indian sports bodies and de-link from Political patronage to overcome Rio fiasco: CPI-M

Overhaul Indian sports bodies and de-link from Political patronage to overcome Rio fiasco: CPI-M

The showering the two Rio medal winners with crores of rupees and other gifts, however deserved, did not address the basic problem regarding Indian sports.

Aug 26, 2016, 15:06 PM IST

JNU stir: Umar Khalid even questioned god, says sister

 Arrested JNU scholar Umar Khalid`s sister says her brother has wrongly been branded an Islamist terrorist because the self-proclaimed Marxist has a habit of questioning everything, including the existence of God.

Feb 24, 2016, 19:03 PM IST

Bandh in Nadia's Nakashipara over Panchayat Pradhan's murder

A 12-hour bandh was on Sunday observed in Nakashipara block of Nadia district by CPI(M) in protest against the murder of a Gram Panchayat pradhan belonging to the Marxist party.

May 03, 2015, 22:56 PM IST

I am still a Marxist: Dalai Lama

Describing himself as a Marxist, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Tuesday said many Marxist leaders have now become capitalists in thinking.

Jan 13, 2015, 15:38 PM IST

Colombia rejects FARC's verification demand for ceasefire

Colombia on Thursday welcomed an offer by Marxist rebels for a ceasefire but rejected their demand for independent monitoring, putting the plan to stop hostilities on uncertain ground hours before it was to start.

Dec 19, 2014, 03:42 AM IST

Tripura's CM Manik Sarkar invites PM Modi to address his Cabinet

In an unexpected move, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, heading the only Leftist regime in the country, has invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address the state Cabinet.

Dec 01, 2014, 15:33 PM IST

Pope says communists are closet Christians

Pope Francis, whose criticisms of unbridled capitalism have prompted some to label him a Marxist, said in an interview published on Sunday that communists had stolen the flag of Christianity.

Jun 29, 2014, 19:58 PM IST

RSP MP`s house stoned in Kerala, parties deplore attack

Unidentified persons pelted stones at the house of newly-elected RSP MP NK Premachandran here but none was injured, even as party leaders alleged that it appeared to be a handiwork of "political rivals."

Jun 07, 2014, 14:09 PM IST

Pope Francis says he is no Marxist

Pope Francis said he knew a lot of "good" Marxists but was no communist himself, following criticism of his diatribes against unfettered capitalism from conservative commentators in the United States.

Dec 15, 2013, 16:19 PM IST

Tripura CPI(M) leader`s bed of cash

A CPI(M) leader in Marxist-ruled Tripura who lay on a bed of cash withdrawn from his own bank account to fulfil a long cherished dream, is in deep trouble with his party.

Oct 19, 2013, 14:42 PM IST

CPI(M) announces year-long programme for Basu centenary

CPI(M) announced a year-long programme on Saturday on the occasion of the birth centenary of Marxist patriarch and former West Bengal chief minister Jyoti Basu from July eight.

Jul 06, 2013, 22:43 PM IST

Political-ideological platform launched for Left

`New Socialist Initiative` was launched to forge a new language for the entire Left at a time when questions are being posed about the relevance of the movement.

Feb 23, 2013, 15:40 PM IST

CPI(M) KZD Sect’s contempt petition against media

CPI-M functionary approached Kerala HC seeking contempt action against media for allegedly making derogatory statements after Chandrasekharan`s murder.

May 30, 2012, 18:26 PM IST

Revolutionary Marxist Party leader hacked to death

Chandrasekharan, who was expelled from CPI(M) few years back, had floated his outfit challenging the party in its stronghold Onchiyam.

May 05, 2012, 08:23 AM IST

Capitalism to give way to socialism: Buddhadeb

Known as a pragmatic Marxist, former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Sunday sang the old tune, saying capitalism would ultimately give way to socialism.

Apr 22, 2012, 23:50 PM IST

I am still a Marxist and will campaign for Left: Somnath

Former Speaker Somnath Chatterjee plans to campaign for the party in the Assembly elections as he still feels he is a

Apr 23, 2011, 09:57 AM IST

Advani predicts end of Marxist rule in Bengal

Blaming Marxism for the spread of
violence as well as Maoism in the country, Senior BJP leader L
K Advani Tuesday said time had come for the end of Left Front`s
"misrule" in West Bengal.

Feb 15, 2011, 21:04 PM IST

Beck now calls Obama "Marxist"

Fox News host had earlier characterized US President Obama as a racist.

Aug 30, 2010, 12:20 PM IST