Somnath Chatterjee wants new leadership in Left Front

Expressing sadness over the dismal performance of CPI-M in the two Assembly bypolls in West Bengal, former Lok Sabha speaker and expelled party leader Somnath Chatterjee on Tuesday said the signs for the Left Front were ominous unless new faces come to the fore.

Left Front rally on Sep 22 against Saradha scam

 Left Front will take out a 'massive' rally in the city on September 22 to protest against the multi crore Sardha ponzi scheme scam in West Bengal.

TMC making 'brazen' bid to protect Saradha scam accused: CPI-M

 CPI(M) on Friday accused Trinamool Congress of making "brazen" attempts to protect those guilty in the multi-crore Saradha scam and hampering the probe, saying involvement of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was now coming to the fore.

No compulsion on schools on Narendra Modi's address: Kerala

With the HRD Ministry's directive to states to ensure that children watch Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Teachers Day address sparking protests from certain quarters, the Kerala government on Tuesday denied that it had directed schools to make arrangements for the event compulsorily.

CBI probe reveals link between Saradha scam, Mamata Banerjee?
CBI probe reveals link between Saradha scam, Mamata Banerjee?

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's name has now got dragged into the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam.

Amit Shah in Kerala as BJP struggles to find foothold in state

With BJP consistently failing to make electoral breakthrough in Kerala, party chief Amit Shah on Sunday started his maiden visit to the southern state to discuss with leaders and grassroots functionaries strategy to strengthen and galvanise the organisation.

TMC thwarting CBI probe into Saradha scam: Left Front

Alleging that West Bengal`s ruling Trinamool Congress was in regular touch with the union home ministry, the Left Front wondered if the CBI, probing the Saradha scam, will be able to reveal the truth behind the scandal.

Left Front announces two candidates for bypolls

The Opposition Left Front Thursday announced the name of the candidates for up-coming bypolls in the two Assembly constituencies in the state.

Bengal to hand over land to 400 families taken during LF rule

SJDA will return 11 acres of the Kawakhali township project to families whose lands were acquired against their will during the Left Front regime.

Congress, LF strength in Assembly erodes further

The strength of Opposition Congress and Left Front dwindled further in the West Bengal Assembly with the desertion of three Congress MLAs and a CPI(M) MLA in favour of the ruling Trinamool Congress on Monday.

Tripura CM thanks people for `landslide` panchayat poll win

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Saturday congratulated the people of his state for handing a "landslide victory" in panchayat elections to the ruling Left Front, which has clinched over 95 per cent of the seats.

LF secures absolute majority in Tripura Panchayat polls

The ruling Left Front in Tripura has secured absolute majority in 563 Gaon Panchayats out of the total 591 and 28 of the 35 panchayat samitis and all the eight zilla parishad, elections for which were held Tuesday, official sources said tonight.

Consult state before Bengal Guv appointment: LF, TMC, Cong

The Left Front, Congress and the ruling Trinamool Congress joined hands in demanding that the state government be consulted by the Centre over the appointment of the next Governor in West Bengal.

Left Front members walk out from West Bengal Assembly

Left Front members led by CPI(M) staged a walkout from the Assembly as soon as the morning session started demanding a statement from Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee regarding her party MP Tapas Pal`s derogatory remarks on women.

Left Front supports CBI probe into Bengal triple murder

Claiming that there were attempts to shield the guilty, the Left Front Monday supported the demand for a CBI probe into a 2010 triple murder in West Bengal`s Birbhum district in which a Trinamool Congress lawmaker is allegedly involved.

Will come to assembly whenever I want: Mamata Banerjee

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday told the West Bengal Assembly that she will come there whenever she wants and there was no need for her to come if there are no questions, minutes after the opposition Left Front staged a walkout protesting her absence.

LF walkout; Mamata says would come to House whenever she wanted

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee told the Assembly that she would be present in the House whenever she wanted to and said there was nothing she could do if the Opposition had no questions for her departments, after a walkout by opposition Left Front members.

LF stages walk out from assembly

Left Front members today walked out of the Assembly when Speaker Biman Banerjee refused to admit an adjournment motion brought by CPI(M) MLA Anisur Rahman along with others.

Left Front seeks white paper on Writers` Building renovation

Asserting that the restoration and renovation work of the Writers` Buildings would incur a loss of over Rs.3,000 crore, West Bengal`s opposition Left Front has demanded a white paper on the issue.

Left Front delegation meet guv, alleges post-poll violence by TMC

A delegation of Left Front legislators met West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan and submitted a memorandum to him on Wednesday alleging post-poll violence against its supporters in different parts of the state by ruling Trinamool Congress activists.