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.

Left Front partners call for a relook at policies

With the near decimation of the CPI(M)-led Left Front in the Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal, LF partners feel there is a need to relook at their policies rather than change the present leadership.

Left Front govt to closely observe Centre-state relations

Tripura`s Left Front government will closely observe how the BJP-led new government at the Centre helps the states on various issues such as waiving of debts and tax sharing, a state minister said on Wednesday.

Tripura remains Communist bastion, Left Front increases winning margin

`NaMo wave` failed to influence voters in Tripura, which remained a Communist bastion with the Left Front retaining both the Lok Sabha seats with record margins.

Exit polls: Results likely to dash Mamata`s hope of emerging as kingmaker

Results of General Elections 2014 exit polls are out and it appears that Mamata Banerjee will once again stamp her authority in her home state.

Left Front links Modi`s comments to Assam ethnic riots

Linking Modi`s comments to the ethnic riots in Assam, Left Front chairman Biman Bose Sunday alleged the BJP`s PM candidate was making such comments repeatedly to stoke more such conflicts.