BJP plans to wipe away Left from Tripura by 2018, says Ram Lal

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national secretary Ram Lal said that the party here plans to uproot the Left Front from its last bastion Tripura by the year 2018.

Tripura to set up new varsity

The Left Front government will set up a state university in Tripura and this will be taken up in the budget session of the assembly beginning Feb 16, a minister said here Thursday.

Govt can't blame Opposition for bedlam in Parliament: Yechury

Senior CPM leader Sitaram Yechury on Wednesday said the Government can't escape from its responsibility by blaming Opposition for frequent disruptions in Parliament, and questioned the ruling alliance over taking frequent recourse to ordinance route to push through legislations.

Mass movement after Netai massacre ousted Left Front: Mukul Roy

The mass movement that was started after the killing of villagers at Netai put the last nail in the coffin of the Left Front rule in West Bengal, Trinamool Congress general secretary Mukul Roy said here on Wednesday.

Left Front demands to declassify Netaji files

The Left Front in West Bengal has demanded to immediately declassify the secret files related to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and declare his birthday on January 23 as "Desh Prem diwas".

Left Front leaders meet PM over Saradha scam issue

A delegation of Left Front leaders from West Bengal on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding coordinated investigation by various Central probe agencies into the Saradha chit fund scam and other such ponzi schemes.

Left Front meets PM Modi, demands for unified probe into Saradha scam

A delegation of the West Bengal Left Front on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and submitted a memorandum demanding for a coordinated investigation into the multi-crore Saradha chit-fund scam and adequate compensation for the victims.

Prospect for Left, secular forces in 2016 Assam polls: Yechury

CPI(M) Politburo member Sitaram Yechury on Saturday said Left and secular forces have a very good prospect in 2016 Assam Assembly elections as people are "disillusioned" with both Congress and BJP governments.

Left Front demands Kerala finance minister's arrest

Thiruvananthapuram: The Left Front on Friday demanded arrest of Kerala Finance Minister K.M. Mani after the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) filed a case against him over allegations that the state bar association gave him a Rs.1 crore bribe to reopen the closed bars.

TMC can't talk about fighting communalism: Left

 Mocking the protest of Trinamool Congress against the rise in communal forces in the country, the Left Front today claimed that only the Left forces can fight against communalism.

Will Mamata quit to save herself from Saradha ignominy, asks Left

With several leaders of West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress getting arrested and grilled in connection with the Saradha scam, the opposition Left Front on Thursday wondered if a beleaguered Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her ministers would resign to save themselves from ignominy.

Opposition hails arrest of TMC MP, BJP demands CM statement

The opposition Left Front, BJP and Congress on Friday hailed the arrest of Trinamool Congress MP and editor of a Bengali daily Srinjoy Bose in the Saradha scam and said that West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee should give a statement on this matter.

No-trust motion against Bengal government defeated

A no-confidence motion moved by the Left Front against the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal, led by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, in the Assembly was defeated by 91 votes on Tuesday.

Left Front stages walkout from West Bengal Assembly

Opposition Left Front legislators on Friday walked out of the West Bengal Assembly protesting against non-inclusion of their questions related to the Home Department which prompted Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to say the Left didn't have the guts to face her.

JIS University Bill passed in WB Assembly amid LF walkout

The JIS University Bill-2014 was on Thursday passed in the West Bengal Assembly, even as the Opposition Left Front walked out of the House protesting that the Bill was laid before submission of a search committee report on it.

Left demands making public Commission report on Saradha chit fund scam

The Left Front in West Bengal on Friday demanded that the Justice Shyamal Kumar Sen Commission's report on Saradha chit fund scam be made public and criticised the decision to wind up the Commission.

Left Front alleges TMC-suspected militants nexus, TMC rubbishes claim

West Bengal Left Front Chairman Biman Bose on Sunday alleged of a nexus between the Trinamool Congress and suspected militants killed in the October 2 explosion in Burdwan district, a charge denied by the TMC leadership.

Durga puja begins with guard of honour in Tripura

Organised by the ruling Left Front government, the five-day long Durga puja festivities in Tripura have begun with a guard of honour by state security forces to the goddess at the Durgabari, a royal temple of the erstwhile Manikya kings.

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.