West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee to write book to counter 'slur' by Opposition

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee has decided to write a book to counter the allegations of the high-profile chit-fund scam and other charges that have been levelled against her party and her government.

Bypoll defeat will lead BJP-RSS to focus more on communal polarisation: CPI(M)

Poor performance of BJP-led NDA in successive assembly by-elections would eventually lead the BJP-RSS combine to focus more on the core Hindutva agenda of communal polarisation, CPI(M) has warned.

LDF to launch stir against tax hike by Chandy govt

Slamming the Congress-led UDF Government for steep hike in taxes and service fees, CPI(M) in Kerala on Thursday threatened to unleash a massive agitation and urged the people to desist from paying the increase including the new rates of water charges.

CPI(M) to introspect poor show in bypolls

With the CPI(M) failing to make a mark in the Assembly by-elections and losing its deposit in one of the seats, the party on Tuesday termed the result as disastrous and said it needs to introspect the causes behind the defeat.

CPI's barb at CPI(M) over RSS man's murder in Kerala

In a barbed comment at CPI(M) in the backdrop of the recent murder of an RSS activist here, a senior CPI leader on Tuesday said his party would not justify political murders and the issue would be raised in the state committee of the LDF.

CPI-M leader Benoy Konar passes away

Benoy Konar, a front-ranking CPI(M) leader in West Bengal, died at a city nursing home on Sunday after a prolonged illness, party sources said.

BJP, CPI(M), Congress spreading canards against TMC: Partha

Accusing opposition BJP, CPI(M), and Congress of spreading canards against the Trinamool Congress (TMC) regime in West Bengal, TMC leader and state minister Partha Chatterjee today accused BJP of trying to influence the polls.

CPI(M) asks Centre to rush relief to flood-hit Kashmir

Expressing concern over the havoc caused by heavy floods in Jammu and Kashmir, CPI(M) on Friday asked the Centre to rush relief to the affected areas and assure compensation for the losses suffered by the people.

CPI(M) bats for resumption of Indo-Pak dialogue

The CPI(M) on Wednesday called for resumption of talks between India and Pakistan and said the country should not give an impression that it does not want to hold dialogue with its neighbour.

VS slams Chandy over SC observation in palmolein oil case

CPI(M)-led LDF opposition in Kerala on Monday took pot shots at Chief Minister Oommen Chandy over certain adverse observations made by the Supreme Court in connection with the two-decade old palmolein oil import corruption case.

At event to woo Kerala Dalits, BJP to get Modi boost

As it looks to reach out to Dalits in Kerala, BJP will have Prime Minister Narendra Modi leading those efforts next week when he takes part in the 152nd birth anniversary celebrations of Dalit icon Ayyankali.

LDF to hold demonstrations demanding Chandy's resignation

CPI(M)-led LDF Opposition will be organising demonstrations at district headquarters in Kerala, demanding the resignation of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy in the wake of an adverse court order in a case pertaining to alleged corruption in implementation of an effluent treatment plant at a public sector company.

No question of alliance with Mamata Banerjee: Left
No question of alliance with Mamata Banerjee: Left

The Left parties, including major partner CPI(M), on Saturday ruled out the possibility of joining hands with Trinamool Congress to counter BJP, a day after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that no one was "untouchable" in politics including the communists.

RSS-BJP distorting history to serve political ends: CPI(M)

With Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla stoking a controversy by reportedly calling all Indians "Hindus", CPI(M) on Friday accused the RSS-BJP of "distorting" history to serve their ideological and political ends.

More TMC leaders name to pop up in Saradha scam: Brinda Karat

CPI(M) Politburo member Brinda Karat on Thursday said chances were bright in the on going CBI probe into the multi-crore Saradha ponzi scam that names of more Trinamool Congress leaders and some of its MPs and MLAs will pop up.

11 arrested for pelting stones at police station

Bikaner: Eleven persons, including two CPI(M) leaders, were arrested on Sunday in connection with stone pelting at a police station here during a protest over a custodial death in April, police said.

CPI(M) criticises govt for calling off Indo-Pak talks

CPI(M) on Tuesday criticised the government for calling off the Indo-Pak talks after Kashmiri separatists met Pakistan High Commissioner, saying the decision was "inexplicable" as these meetings could be held only after the authorities permitted them.

CPI(M) slams govt decision to scrap Planning Commission

CPI(M) Tuesday attacked the BJP-led government for announcing the winding up of the Planning Commission without any discussion in Parliament and said this "arbitrary move" would only facilitate private capital profit maximisation at the cost of welfare programmes.

Modi`s maiden I-Day speech comes under fire from Left parties

Left parties were on Friday critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s maiden Independence Day speech with CPI(M) questioning the announcement that the government will abolish the Planning Commission while CPI charged that he failed to talk about empowering people.

CPI(M) to form broad based platform of Left parties: Karat

CPI-M will soon form a broad based platform of Left parties to organise intensive movements in the country, party general secretary Prakash Karat said on Thursday.