Left parties should contest Assembly polls in alliance: Bardhan

Senior CPI leader A B Bardhan Wednesday appealed to all Left parties to jointly contest the upcoming Assembly elections in Jharkhand.

JD-S okay with Bardhan`s plan to include TMC in Third Front

Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) leader Danish Ali on Tuesday said there was nothing wrong with the Trinamool Congress (TMC) being a part of a proposed Third Front that would include Left Front parties to prevent the BJP-led NDA from forming a government under the leadership of Narendra Modi.

Mamata could be a partner to keep Modi out, says CPI`s Bardhan

CPI stalwart AB Bardhan on Monday said he is not averse to making TMC led by West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee a partner if an alternative government is formed to stall NDA led by Narendra Modi.

Left parties to play decisive role after LS polls: Bardhan

Vowing to strive to oust the Congress and prevent BJP from coming to power at the Centre after the Lok Sabha elections, the CPI Thursday claimed that Left parties would play a decisive role with other secular forces to form the new government.

No seat adjustment with BJD in 2014 polls: CPI

The CPI on Wednesday decided not to have seat adjustment with ruling BJD in Odisha unlike the 2009 general elections.

Enough room for non-Cong, non-BJP formation post polls: Bardhan

Maintaining that there was ample political space in the country to accommodate non-Congress and non-BJP forces, senior CPI leader A B Bardhan on Saturday said there were many Chief Ministers among the 11 parties firming up to form a Third Front, who could be elevated as their Prime Minister after the Lok Sabha polls.

`Political space open for Left, other parties in LS polls`

Communist leader AB Bardhan ruled out Congress or BJP coming to power in Lok Sabha polls and said the political space was open for regional parties and the Left to make a bid to form government.

Bardhan discusses CPI-BJD poll tie-up with Naveen Patnaik

To forge non-Congress, non-BJP alliance before 2014 parliamentary elections, CPI leader AB Bardhan held a preliminary discussion with ruling BJD leader and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

Rehabilitate UP riot victims for meaningful normalcy: Bardhan

Senior CPI leader AB Bardhan on Wednesday said that no meaningful normalcy can be achieved in the riot-hit districts of western Uttar Pradesh till the victims are fully rehabilitated and return to their original homes.

Regional parties have bright future: Bardhan

CPI national secretary AB Bardhan on Sunday said regional parties in the various states have a "bright future" and there were prospects of a new alignment of forces to form the next government at the Centre.

Alternative front should have programmes for poor: CPI

Veteran CPI leader AB Bardhan on Saturday said that the proposed third front should have programmes for the benefit of the poor and meet their aspirations and criticised the UPA and NDA regimes.

Solar panel scam: CPI leader demands resignation of Chandy

Accusing the Congress-led UDF government of being "immersed" in corruption, veteran CPI leader AB Bardhan demanded the resignation of Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy over the solar panel scam.

Rajya Sabha polls: CPI has no plans for alliance with other parties

CPI on Saturday said it does not have any plans for alliance with other political parties in Tamil Nadu for the June 27 Rajya Sabha biennial elections.

AB Bardhan questions feasibility of Federal Front

Opposing the idea of a Federal Front mooted by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, veteran CPI leader AB Bardhan on Friday said such a platform was neither feasible nor would it inspire people`s confidence.

CPI to support alternative front

CPI will become part of or support an alternative front if it comes to power after the next Lok Sabha elections, AB Bardhan said on Sunday.

Probe agencies should not rush to conclusions in blasts: CPI

CPI leader AB Bardhan said the investigating agencies should not rush to conclusions in the Hyderabad blast case and attribute the crime to anyone specific before they had done a thorough investigation.

Bardhan mocks at Mamata`s claim of Darjeeling smiling

Mocking at West Bengal CM`s repeated claim that "Darjeeling is smiling", CPI leader AB Bardhan alleged that TMC had exploited the Darjeeling issue.

Non-BJP, non-Congress govt needed: Bardhan

Need for a non-BJP and non-Congress alternative for next general elections, FDI in retail are among a host of issues being discussed at CPI`s national executive meeting that began here Friday.

Bardhan demands probe into Kejriwal`s charges against Vadra

A B Bardhan demanded a probe into business dealings between Robert Vadra and DLF, saying there were contradictions between the financial statements declared by Vadra and the realty major.

Third Front to come into shape soon & win 2014 polls: Bardhan

Senior CPI leader AB Bardhan on Sunday exuded confidence that the Third Front will come into "shape soon and would win the 2014 general elections."