Two 26-year-olds are the youngest contenders in the Feb 14 Tripura assembly polls, while an 85-year-old veteran CPI-M leader is the oldest among the 249 candidates vying for a place in the 60-member house, an official said Sunday.
The CPI-M leader had accused the Trinamool Congress of using black money for the West Bengal Assembly elections and alleged that fake receipts were issued to show the money was collected from the public.
Trinamool Congress general secretary
Mukul Roy on Tuesday filed a criminal defamation case against CPI-M
leader Gautam Deb for alleging that the party was using black
money as election fund in a city court.
The Kerala High Court on Monday asked senior Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader MV Jayarajan to appear before it Nov 29 to face contempt of court proceedings for an outburst against judges in July.
Suspected Maoists shot dead a local
CPI-M leader in Jhargram area of West Midnapore district even
as joint forces unearthed a huge cache of landmines and other
explosive devices in the state, police said on Monday.