Left Front team faces protest in WB while distributing flood relief

Opposition Leader in West Bengal Assembly Surjyakanta Mishra and his team of Left Front members on Thursday faced protests allegedly by Trinamool Congress supporters when they were visiting camps in flood-hit Udanarayanpur in the district to distribute relief.

Tripura assembly passes resolution to abolish death penalty

The ruling Left Front members and opposition Congress legislators unanimously passed a resolution in the Tripura assembly on Friday, urging the Centre to abolish the death penalty.

West Bengal flood toll 97, Mamata Banerjee faces opposition heat

With 12 more deaths, the toll in West Bengal flood shot up to 97 as Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee came under heavy attack from the opposition for playing politics over the calamity.

No option for govt except to withdraw land bill: Karat

Former CPI(M) General Secretary Prakash Karat on Wednesday said that the Centre has no other option but to withdraw the Land Acquisition Bill, as there were large scale protests against it across the board.

Left seeks tough action over Kerala 'custodial death'

The opposition Left Front in Kerala is demanding "tough action" against police officials in Kottayam district over the death of a 40-year-old labourer allegedly in police custody.

West Bengal Assembly Speaker asks media to leave, relents after facing protest

In a rare move, West Bengal Assembly Speaker Biman Banerjee on Thursday asked the media to leave the House, but retracted his decision immediately after protests by opposition Left Front members.

Row in West Bengal Assembly over anti-chit fund bill

The Opposition Left Front Thursday created ruckus in the West Bengal Assembly demanding tabling of an anti-chit fund bill in the House.

Left Front flays Trinamool for 'interfering' in police work

Opposition Left Front on Tuesday criticised the ruling Trinamool Congress for allegedly not allowing the police to work independently in the state, as "witnessed" in a spate of recent incidents.

Left members stage walkout from West Bengal Assembly

Opposition Left Front members walked out of the Assembly on Tuesday after Speaker Biman Banerjee refused to admit an adjournment motion brought by Leader of Opposition and CPI-M member Surya Kanta Mishra on attack on police in the state.

Will give Modi govt negative marks on performance: CPI

A day after Congress vice- president Rahul Gandhi graded Narendra Modi government's performance at "zero out of 10", the CPI on Tuesday said it will give "negative marks" to the NDA dispensation for its "anti-farmer, anti-labour and pro-corporate" policies.

Left Front, Congress walk out over farmer suicides

The opposition Left Front and Congress on Tuesday staged a walkout from the West Bengal assembly protesting the speaker`s refusal to allow discussion on farmers` suicides in the state.

BJP, RSS trying to replace India's secular traditions with "neo-fascist" system: Left

 Left parties on Saturday accused the BJP and RSS of trying to replace India's secular traditions with "neo-fascist" system and "copying" what Hitler did 70 years ago.

Ruling Left Front wins all 28 seats of TTAADC

 The ruling Left Front on Wednesday won all the 28 seats of Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomus District Council (TTAADC) for the third consecutive terms, official sources said on Wednesday.

Left sweeps Tripura tribal council polls

Tripura's ruling Left Front led by the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) on Wednesday retained the 30-seat tribal autonomous body for the third consecutive term.

Civic polls victory answer to Opposition's slander: Mamata Banerjee

With West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress sweeping the civic polls in the city and the state, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Tuesday that the victory was an answer to the Opposition's slanderous campaign against her.

April 30 strike proves unholy Left Front-BJP nexus: TMC

The Trinamool Congress on Monday said that the April 30 general strike called by the Left Front and the BJP proved the existence of a "unholy nexus" between them and warned that people would give a befitting reply to any attempt at disturbing peace.

After Left, BJP calls West Bengal bandh on April 30

The West Bengal unit of BJP on Monday called a 12-hour statewide bandh on April 30, a day after the Left Front gave a similar call on that day to protest against "terror and violence" by the ruling Trinamool Congress in the just-concluded civic elections.

Left Front calls for 12-hour general strike in Bengal Thursday

West Bengal's opposition Left Front on Sunday called a statewide 12-hour general strike on April 30 in protest against what it called "destruction of democracy" by the ruling Trinamool Congress in the recent civic polls.

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.

CPI-M conclave salutes 'martyrs' of West Bengal

The Communist Party of India-Marxist's on-going Congress has saluted 104 "martyrs" who sacrificed their lives in West Bengal and has alleged that subversion of democracy and democratic rights is widespread the state.