CPI-M to contest by-polls in Kolkata: Biman Bose

CPI-M`s Mrinal Chakraborty and Faiz Ahmed Khan will contest the Sep 13 assembly by-election from Basirhat South and Chowringhee here respectively, the party said Thursday.

Biman denies Mamata asked Left delegation to guard own house

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.

All issues will be discussed within the party: Prakash Karat

Amidst a strong demand within the party for leadership change in the wake of its electoral rout, CPI(M) general secretary Prakash Karat on Tuesday said the questions raised over the party`s political line will be discussed in its next Central Committee meeting.

Those who criticise outside the party platform should stay out: CPI(M)

Apparently ruling out change in leadership following its disastrous performance in the Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal, the CPI(M) today said that those who criticised it outside the party platform, should remain out.

Left Front alleges booth capturing in West Bengal

A large number of booths were captured across the nine Lok Sabha constituencies in West Bengal, where balloting was underway, said Left Front chief Biman Bose.

Any post-poll tie up to be decided after results: Biman Bose

Claiming it would be "disastrous" for the country if BJP leader Narendra Modi becomes the prime minister, CPI-M politburo member Biman Bose on Thursday said the issue of any post-poll tie-up with any party would be discussed only after the declaration of results.

Mamata Banerjee defying constitution: Opposition

In the wake of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee refusing to comply with the Election Commission`s order of transferring few officials of her state, the opposition accused her defying the constitution and creating a constitutional crisis.

Left Front to announce LS candidate list in February

The Left Front in West Bengal would announce its candidate list for the Lok Sabha election in the state this month, LF chairman Biman Bose said today.

Bringing Modi would encourage communalism, capitalism: Prakash Karat

Bringing Narendra Modi to power at the Centre would only encourage capitalism and communalism, CPI-M veteran Prakash Karat on Sunday said.

Left sniffs conspiracy to malign Justice Ganguly

Hinting that sexual harassment against Asok Ganguly may be attempt to corner him, West Bengal Left Front chairman Biman Bose said attempts have been made to malign Ganguly since after 2G verdict.

Saradha Scam: LF for strong movement against WB govt`s stand

The Left Front has chalked out an agitation programme against the Mamata Banerjee government`s alleged attempt to take away democratic rights in the state and its handling of the multi-crore Saradha group ponzi scam issue.

Biman Bose demands CBI probe into Saradha ponzy scam

Left Front chairman Biman Bose on Saturday demanded a CBI probe into the multi-crore Saradha Group ponzy scam and claimed that several names other than that of its chairman Sudipta Sen had cropped up in connection with it.

Negotiations can bring peace in Darjeeling Hills: Biman Bose

CPI(M) state secretary and Left Front chairman Biman Bose appealed to all political parties to come together to bring back peace to the Darjeeling Hills.

Mamata extends `Bijoya` greetings to CPI(M) leaders

Mamata Banerjee extended `Bijoya` greetings to West Bengal CPI(M) secretary Biman Bose and Leader of Opposition Surya Kanti Misra.

CPI(M) admits error on bank account

West Bengal CPI(M) state secretary Biman Bose on Saturday admitted that the party had erred in keeping its funds in bank accounts in his name and that of another Politburo member.

Bengal govt behind panchayat imbroglio: Biman

West Bengal Left Front chairman Biman Bose on Thursday blamed West Bengal government for creating the imbroglio over panchayat polls in the state.

Mamata has CPI-M phobia: Biman Bose

West Bengal Chief Minister is suffering from a CPI-M phobia, the Left Front said Wednesday, accusing her of violating the model code of conduct for the panchayat elections.

UPA has served only `khaas admi`: Biman Bose

On the eve of the UPA completing four years in office, the Left Front Tuesday accused the regime of having failed to frame pro-people policies and instead favouring the "khaas aadmi" (special interests).

Left Front announces candidate for Howrah LS by-poll

The Left Front today nominated CPI(M) leader Sridip Bhattacharya as its candidate for the June 2 by-poll in Howrah Lok Sabha constituency, LF chairman Biman Bose said.

State buying time to bail out chit fund accused: Biman

Flaying the Trinamool Congress regime of trying to shield the accused in the Saradha Group chit fund scam, Left Front Chairman Biman Bose today said steps taken by the state government are aimed at bailing them out.