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RSP leader Ramakrishna Pillai passes away

Former state minister and RSP leader V P Ramakrishna Pillai passed away at a private hospital here today following age-related illness.

Left Front partners unhappy over Congress putting up own candidates

Miffed with Congress for putting up its own candidates in seats where the Left Front has decided to contest, Forward Bloc and RSP today said they will raise the issue in the LF meeting.

Rourkela Steel Plant sets up 1 MW solar unit

Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP), a unit of SAIL Ltd, has set up 1 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) power generation unit inside the plant premises at a cost of Rs 6.68 crore.

Burkina Faso coup leader asks his troops to lay down arms

Heavy firing erupted Tuesday at the barracks of an elite military unit which staged a short-lived coup in Burkina Faso as their leader asked his troops to lay down their arms to "avoid a bloodbath".

Swaraj criticised for equating Lalit Modi case with Pillai's

 RSP leader and Lok Sabha MP N K Premachandran on Friday criticised Sushma Swaraj for equating the Lalit Modi case with a petition that he had forwarded to the External Affairs Minister, seeking government's intervention in the case of the husband of a resident of his constituency, who had spent 18 years in jail in Oman.

Burkina President dismisses security minister

Burkina Faso`s President Michel Kafando removed security minister Colonel Auguste-Denise Barry from his post Sunday, according to a statement read out on state television, in a move widely seen as appeasing the country`s powerful army.

Burkina`s leader mediates spat between presidential guard, PM

Burkina Faso`s president on Wednesday was scrambling to solve the rumbling conflict between Prime Minister Isaac Zida and the presidential guard, which is pushing for the premier to be sacked.

RSP questions UDF govt's silence over 'blue-blooded clubs'

RSP, a key partner in the ruling Congress-led UDF, today questioned the state government's 'silence' over "blue-blooded clubs" enjoying bar facilities in Kerala where it is trying to implement a liquor policy to achieve total prohibition stage by stage.

Left parties join hands to fight "corporate-communal" threat

Left parties on Wednesday decided to resist the "corporate-communal offensive" of the BJP-RSS combine by joining hands to unleash united mass movements and campaigns across the country in the coming days.

RSP presents Shree Shakti award to women SHGs

Seven Women's Self Help Groups (SHGs), operating in the peripheral areas of this steel city here, have been awarded Shree Shakti Awards-2014-15 by Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP).

Left parties to contest 14 seats in Delhi

Left parties have joined forces and decided to fight on 14 seats in the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls focussing on various "anti people" policies, resist communal campaigns and highlighting issues of the working poor.

Left parties' protest march against Obama visit

A day before the US president Barack Obama arrives here, seven Left parties on Saturday held a protest march against inviting him as the chief guest at the Republic Day parade and "weakening" of India's civil nuclear liability law to favour American "imperialism".

Adjournment notice on petrol, diesel excise hike rejected

New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Tuesday rejected a notice of adjournment given by Congress and RSP to discuss the hike in excise duty on diesel and petrol.

BJP not to include smaller allies in its govt in Maharashtra

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who is set to induct Shiv Sena members in his Cabinet on Friday, said none of the BJP's smaller allies will be part of his Government for now but he will continue to work with them.

CPI(M) rejects outright VS's views in 'bar bribe' case

In a rebuff to party stalwart V S Achuthanandan, the CPI(M) state leadership on Wednesday demanded an inquiry by a special team of Kerala Police under judicial supervision into the graft allegation levelled by bar owners against Finance Minister K M Mani.

Achuthanandan asks SJD and RSP to pull out of UDF

Leader of opposition VS Achuthanandan on Monday asked two of the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) allies, the Revolutionary Socialist Party and the Socialist Janatha (Democratic) Party, to leave the Oommen Chandy-led Kerala government.

Left parties to launch nationwide campaign against communalism

In a first step towards expanding the Left block, six Left parties met here on Saturday and decided to launch a joint nationwide campaign against communalism and the problems afflicting the people's lives and livelihood.

Kerala CPI(M) admits organisational lapses during LS polls

CPI(M) in Kerala on Friday admitted that some "organisational lapses" had spoiled the chances of LDF candidates in some of the seats in the state in the Lok Sabha polls earlier this year.

As Sena and BJP negotiate, smaller allies talk of parting ways

Mahadeo Jankar, president of Rashtriya Samaj Party (RSP), a part of 'Mahayuti' (grand alliance of opposition parties) on Sunday asked Shiv Sena and BJP to finalize the seat-sharing formula by tomorrow, threatening that he would be out of the alliance otherwise.

RSP factions in Kerala merge, slam CPI(M), CPI

Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) and the RSP(B), the latter for long a constituent of the Congress-led UDF in Kerala, on Tuesday merged, formalising the parent party`s decision to quit the LDF on the eve of the recent Lok Sabha elections.