Describing the students' gherao as a planned conspiracy to destabilise the functioning of the Jadavpur University, its Vice-Chancellor Abhijit Chakrabarti on Wednesday said he might have been killed by the protesters had the police not rescued him.
The CPI-M Monday sought a central government probe into allegations that the Saradha Group scam money was channelised to Bangladesh to fund terror acts against India and challenged West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to seek a clean chit from the CBI on the scandal.
Police has registered a case against the son of a prominent CPI(M) leader for allegedly making a post on a social networking site hailing the recent murder of an RSS activist at Kathirur in the district.
With West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee indicating her Trinamool Congress was not averse to the idea of a tie-up with the CPI-M, the BJP Saturday claimed the swaying of minority voters towards it has led to the ruling party scurrying to its traditional foes for survival.
The recent bye-elections have reflected a "substantial erosion" of the vote bank of ruling BJP whose "real agenda" was completely different from the issues on which it had mounted its Lok Sabha poll campaign, the CPI(M) said on Thursday.
Expressing apprehensions of possible misuse of the amended Goondas Act allowing detention of first time sexual and cyber crime offenders, CPI (M) on Tuesday urged the Tamil Nadu government to withdraw it as it was `undemocratic.`
The CPI-M has barred one of its legislators from travelling to the US next month to attend the International Visitor`s Leadership Programme organised by the State Department - as it is funded by the US government.
11,000 files were destroyed as per Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s orders to weed out files and papers but none of these related to the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday.
Recent restrictions imposed on women meeting University of Calicut Vice-Chancellor in his chamber Wednesday rocked the Kerala Assembly with CPI-M led LDF members, especially women, demanding action against the official for his "anti-women" stand and forcing the government to disagree with the varsity`s controversial action.