Left Front nod to alliance discussion, Cong says procedural methods should not be a hindrance

With CPI(M)-led Left Front in West Bengal on Thursday formally agreeing to discuss the issue of alliance with Congress in the coming assembly election if it is approached, the Congress said procedural methods should not be a constraint in the bigger interest of the people.

WB Left Front agrees to alliance talks if Congress approaches

 West Bengal`s Left Front on Thursday gave the stamp of approval on holding alliance talks with the Congress, but put the ball on the Congress court, saying it has to approach the combine first with the proposal.

Violence, corruption hallmarks of UDF, LDF tenures: Amit Shah in Kerala

Slamming the Congress and CPI-M led fronts, which had ruled Kerala alternatively, BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday alleged that both had followed vote bank politics with "violence and corruption" being the hallmark of their tenure.

Congress in Bengal favours alliance with Left Front

The majority of the members of a team from the West Bengal Congress on Monday expressed their willingness for an alliance with the Left Front for the upcoming assembly polls, after meeting party vice president Rahul Gandhi.

Rahul invites Bengal Congress leaders to Delhi

West Bengal Congress spokesperson Om Prakash Mishra, a leading advocate of a tie-up with the Left Front, said he would try to impress upon the party high command the need for an alliance or a poll understanding.

Declassify Netaji files: Left Front to Centre

West Bengal's main opposition Left Front on Sunday demanded that the central government declassify files concerning Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose so as to solve the mystery about his disappearance.

Buddhadeb's clear message to Congress to align with Left

 Sending out a categoric message to the Congress to team up with the Left Front for the upcoming West Bengal assembly polls, former chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Saturday asked the Congress to spell out its stand on the issue.

Call Mamata for questioning in chit fund scam: Left Front

West Bengal's main opposition Left Front on Tuesday demanded the CBI summon Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for questioning in relation to the multi billion rupee chit fund scandal.

Party workers want alliance with CPI(M): West Bengal Congress chief

Party workers want alliance with CPI(M): West Bengal Congress chief

West Bengal Congress chief Adhir Chowdhury has claimed that party workers want to forge an alliance with CPI(M) in order to oust "undemocratic" TMC regime.

TMC leader threatens to cut CPI(M) leader's tongue

Trinamool Congress MP Idris Ali allegedly threatened to cut off the tongue of CPI(M) leader Gautam Deb if the latter speaks ill of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, even as his party disapproved of the statement and called for his explanation.

Left sweeps Tripura civic polls

Tripura's ruling Left Front led by the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) on Saturday swept the civic polls across the state, winning all the 20 local government bodies, including Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC).

Kerala civic polls an eye opener for Chandy

Kerala civic polls an eye opener for Chandy

Kerala civic polls: The Left grouping won in 10,338 seats as against 8,846 seats for the Congress led UDF and 1,244 seats for the BJP.

Kerala civic polls: LDF wins majority, UDF suffers setback, BJP makes inroads

Kerala civic polls: LDF wins majority, UDF suffers setback, BJP makes inroads

In Kerala civic polls, Congress-led UDF suffered a setback in the civic elections as CPI-M -led LDF won a majority of local bodies while BJP made inroads.

BJP, RSS have 'pre-planned strategy' to divide India: Manik Sarkar

Tripura CM has called the current atmosphere of intolerance in the country a 'pre-planned strategy' of BJP and RSS to divide the nation.

Left Front holds rally against joint naval exercise

Opposing the ongoing joint naval exercise involving India, the US and Japan as well as growing communal polarisation in the country, the Left Front in West Bengal on Friday took out a protest rally in the city.

Repolling underway in 11 booths in West Bengal civic polls

Repolling was underway on Friday in 11 booths -- nine in Bidhannagar and two in the Asansol civic bodies -- in West Bengal amid heavy police presence.

Stage set for West Bengal municipal battle royale

The ruling Trinamool Congress and its arch rival Left Front are once again pitted against each other in next Saturday's election to two municipalities, which is deemed as the last great fight before next year's Assembly Election.

TMC trying to spread 'terror' before municipal polls: Left

The Left Front Tuesday alleged that the ruling Trinamool Congress was deliberately trying to create a "lawless situation" in West Bengal before the polls to municipal corporations of Bidhanagar and Asansol.

Left stages protest with toy guns in West Bengal Assembly

Left Front legislators on Tuesday protested in the Assembly with toy guns against yesterday's incident during a procession march in which a few persons were allegedly seen brandishing pistols and flags of Trinamool Congress (TMC) were also spotted.

Two 'successful' programmes show CPI(M) regaining ground in Bengal

The CPI-M, which slipped into a state of disarray after repeated electoral setbacks since the 2011 Assembly election in West Bengal, appears to be on the path of recovery following its two back to back "successful" political programmes in last one month.