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Chandrababu Naidu 'purchasing' votes: CPI

Communist Party of India (CPI) state secretary K Ramakrishna slammed Andhra Pradesh (AP) Chief Minister (CM) N Chandrababu Naidu for allegedly purchasing votes during elections.

Venkaiah Naidu says BJP to announce presidential candidate name before June 23

Venkaiah Naidu says BJP to announce presidential candidate name before June 23

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu said that the name of the presidential candidate would be announced before June 23. 

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.

EC not allowing us to witness EVM challenge is deplorable: CPI

The EC, the CPI said, informed it about its stand that the party cannot observe the EVM challenge programme only yesterday.

West Bengal, Kanthi Dakshin by-election Results: TMC leader Chandrima Bhattacharya wins

West Bengal, Kanthi Dakshin by-election Results: TMC leader Chandrima Bhattacharya wins

Counting for the by-election for Kanthi Dakshin Assembly in East Midnapore district is underway on Thursday.

Must refrain from making 'arbitrary declarations': Congress to Chidambaram

The Congress Party on Sunday downplayed the remarks made by P. Chidambaram for declaring Prime Minister Narendra Modi 'the most dominant political leader', and asked the former union finance minister to examine more "clinically" before making "arbitrary declarations".

Red flag at half mast in Castro's honour in Bengal

Red flag at half mast in Castro's honour in Bengal

Condoling the legendary Cuban communist leader`s death, state CPI-M Secretary Surjya Kanta Mishra said, Castro will continue to inspire all struggles for social transformation through revolution.

Assam by-polls: 30 percent electorate exercise franchise till noon

Polling started for the by-polls to Lakhimpur Lok Sabha constituency and Baithalangso Assembly constituency in Assam on Saturday amid tight security.

We don't defend political murders in Kerala, says Communist Party of India

Voicing concern over spurt in political violence in Kerala's Kannur district, the Communist Party of India has urged the CPI-M to exercise restraint and not get provoked by the RSS as it has the responsibility of maintaining law and order in the LDF-ruled state.

Uniformity is not the guarantee for equality: CPI (M) on triple talaq

Uniformity is not the guarantee for equality: CPI (M) on triple talaq

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) has supported the demand of Muslim women against the arbitrary practice of triple talaq and alleged that the ruling dispensation at the Centre was not interested in securing women’s equality but in targeting the minority communities.

Kerala BJP observes hartal to protest murder of party activist in Kannur

Kerala BJP observes hartal to protest murder of party activist in Kannur

The BJP has accused the state's Left Democratic Front government and Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan of unleashing "political terrorism" in Kerala.
 

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.

After BJP team, Opposition MPs to visit Kairana, Kandhala in UP today

After BJP team, Opposition MPs to visit Kairana, Kandhala in UP today

BJP MP Hukum Singh had claimed that Hindu families were leaving in large numbers from Muslim-majority Kairana town in Shamli district.

Bajrangi Dal camp row: CPI(M) questions SP govt silence, calls on President to take action

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Wednesday castigated the self defence camp organised by a right-wing group Bajrang Dal and questioned the silence of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on the matter. It also urged President Pranab Mukherjee to take action.

Roji M John and Mohammed Mohsin's journey from JNU to Kerala Assembly

Roji M John and Mohammed Mohsin's journey from JNU to Kerala Assembly

Both John and Mohsin had stood together at the JNU when Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid, Anirban Bhattacharya, including some other students were arrested.

BJP's income increased by 44% after Modi became PM, it's richest party now

BJP's income increased by 44% after Modi became PM, it's richest party now

The Bharatiya Janata Party, Congress, CPI-M, CPI, BSP and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) are the six national parties in the country.

Left parties call Begusarai bandh for Kanhaiya Kumar's release

A one-day bandh call given by Left parties in Begusarai, the native district of jailed JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar, on Tuesday evoked a mixed response.

AISF, ABVP clash in Bihar over Kanhaiya Kumar's arrest

Activists of the All India Students Federation (AISF) and Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) clashed here on Thursday over the arrest of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar, police said.

Don't call my son a terrorist, says JNUSU chief Kanhaiya's mother

Don't call my son a terrorist, says JNUSU chief Kanhaiya's mother

"Please do not call my son a terrorist," says JNUSU President Kanhaiya's mother as she breaks down while watching the news flashes on TV at a neighbour's house in Bihar's Begusarai district.

AB Bardhan's blunt speak and integrity endeared him to all

Known for his blunt speak and great integrity acknowledged across the political divide, veteran communist AB Bardhan was among the last few links to the freedom movement who had played a major role in the trade union movement and national politics.