Resist attacks on democracy by Trinamool, CPI-M asks people

The CPI-M on Sunday accused West Bengal`s ruling Trinamool Congress of having reduced the elections to 91 civic bodies in the state to a "mockery or democracy", and urged the Election Commission to review the situation and make adequate arrangements when Assembly polls are held next year.

Rare gesture: MPs ask CPI(M) to bring back P Rajeeve to RS

 In a rare gesture, Rajya Sabha today bade farewell to three of its retired members including CPI(M)'s P Rajeeve in absentia, with leaders cutting across party lines wanting his party or the government to get him back to the House.

Sitaram Yechury's journey: From an activist to CPI-M general secretary
Sitaram Yechury's journey: From an activist to CPI-M general secretary

One of the most recognisable faces of the CPI-M, Sitaram Yechury has the image of being a pragmatic leader unlike his predecessor Prakash Karat, who was a stickler to dogma.

Communist outfits welcome Yechury's election as CPI-M general secretary

Leaders of communist outfits on Sunday welcomed CPI(M) Rajya Sabha Parliamentarian Sitaram Yechury's election as his party's General Secretary, hoping the move will help strengthen the Left movement in the country.

Rajya Sabha biennial polls in Kerala on Monday

Despite the recent bickerings in the ruling Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF), it is likely to be a smooth sailing for two of its candidates in the biennial elections to Rajya Sabha from the state on Monday.

Opposition dubs KMC poll 'farce', TMC says it is peaceful, free

Amid opposition parties' allegations of terror and violence by the ruling Trinamool Congress, around 60 per cent voters on Saturday cast their ballots in the election to the 144-ward Kolkata Municipal Corporation, billed as the "semifinal" before next year's Assembly poll.

Four arrested after CPI-M, Trinamool clash in Bengal

Four people were arrested after a clash between Trinamool Congress and CPI-M activists in West Bengal`s North 24 Parganas district, police said on Tuesday.

CPI-M stages fast for CBI probe into agriculture official's death

CPI-M workers on Tuesday staged a fast here demanding a CBI probe into the recent suicide of a Tamil Nadu agriculture department official allegedly due to pressure from his higher ups.

CPI-M stages fast for CBI probe into official's death

CPI-M workers on Tuesday staged a fast here demanding a CBI probe into the recent suicide of a Tamil Nadu agriculture department official allegedly due to pressure from his higher ups.

Centre's land bill not against public welfare: AIADMK

Facing opposition flak for supporting Centre's controversial Land bill in the Lok Sabha, ruling AIADMK on Sunday denied that the legislation was against the welfare of people and insisted that party chief Jayalalithaa will not back any move which is inimical to people's interests.

Congress favours aged leaders for Rajya Sabha from Kerala

The Congress has chosen to support candidates who are over 70 years for the Rajya Sabha elections from Kerala, a move which as left younger party workers unhappy, whereas the CPI-M has supported young blood.

CPM for initiatives to make J&K's farming sector remunerative

 Seeking to make farming sectors in Jammu and Kashmir remunerative, the CPI-M on Thursday called for diversification of agriculture and horticulture on modern lines to boost rural economy and productivity in the state.

Mamata Banerjee's convoy blocked during visit to Nadia

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's convoy was on Monday blocked here by angry protestors for nearly an hour demanding immediate arrest of culprits in the gangrape of the nun of a convent school in Nadia district.

CPI-M refutes PM Modi's views on Left rule

The CPI-M on Thursday quoted official data to challenge Prime Minister Narendra Modi's claims that West Bengal suffered economically during 34 years of Left Front rule.

CPI-M demands statement on Modi-Mamata meeting

CPI(M) on Monday demanded a statement from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on her meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying it was an attempt by her to save her party from the clutches of CBI in Saradha scam.

Yechury takes jibe at PM Modi for mocking CPI-M

CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury on Sunday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the BJP`s defeat in the recent Delhi assembly polls and the government`s failure to secure passage for the motion of thanks to the president for his address to parliament without amendments.

Committed mistakes in the past, have rectified them: CPI-M

The CPI-M which witnessed a steep decline as a political force in West Bengal after a string of reverses in national and local polls, on Sunday admitted to committing mistakes in the past, but claimed that it had rectified them.

Achuthanandan cuts a lonely figure in CPI-M

Is the CPI-M boycotting veteran leader and former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan?

Congress, NC, CPI-M take potshots at PDP-BJP alliance in J&K

Taking a swipe at the new PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir, Congress on Sunday said Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed should be "careful" about BJP's conversion agenda while National Conference wondered how ministers of the saffron party, whose idealogue had opposed the state's Constitution, now owed allegiance to it.

Tripura: CPI-M women members at record number

 The strength of women members of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) in Tripura rose to a record 26 percent against 12 percent at the national level, a top party leader said here Tuesday.