The CPI-M requested the
Election Commission to take measures in checking flow of black
money in the ongoing West Bengal Assembly elections, saying
there was already evidence of use of illegal money in the
The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) on Sunday slammed the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for failing to control rising food inflation and repeatedly hiking petroleum prices.
The CPI(M) on Friday accused the UPA
government of patronising Trinamool Congress chief Mamata
Banerjee and the Maoists to oust the Left Front government
from power in the 2011 West Bengal assembly elections in the
The Centre has to comply with the
Supreme Court`s directive on providing free foodgrains to the
poor despite Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s reservations,
CPI-M General Secretary Prakash Karat said today.
Under attack from veteran leader
Somnath Chatterjee over the Left`s electoral debacle, CPI-M
general secretary Prakash Karat Sunday remained tight-lipped
about criticism of his leadership and said his party would
react to it.
CPI(M) General Secretary Prakash
Karat today said like-minded secular forces and Left parties
should come together to combat the "wrong economic policies of
the UPA and the communal agenda of the BJP".
The government should fight the
Maoist militancy "politically" and "ideologically" instead of
treating the problem purely as law and order situation, CPI(M)
General Secretary Prakash Karat said here today.