Uproar in LS over schools being told to remain open on Christmas

Lok Sabha on Wednesday witnessed uproar over the reported move to keep schools open on Christmas with several opposition parties accusing government of "misleading" the House and implementing Sangh Parivar agenda, evoking a sharp attack on the Gandhi family from treasury benches.

CPI(M) asks top leadership to place fresh draft on political line

Marred by serious differences over reasons that led to its decline and the way out, CPI(M)'s Central Committee on Wednesday asked the top leadership to place a fresh draft on the political-tactical line to be adopted by the Left party to rejuvenate its organisation and overcome political isolation.

CPI-M to adopt new political strategy

The CPI-M is likely to adopt a new political strategy at the four-day central committee meeting beginning Sunday, a party leader said here on Wednesday.

CPI asks govt to lift ban on Maoists

Asserting that economic offences and communal violence were more harmful to society than the Left party extremism, CPI on Friday asked the Centre and state governments to lift ban on Maoists.

Bengal Opposition ridicules Mamata after Ramlila show

West Bengal`s ruling Trinamool Congress was ridiculed Wednesday by the opposition after its disappointing public rally in Delhi`s Ramlila Maidan.

CPI(M) seeks EC action for Mamata`s `threat to life` remark

CPI-M asked EC to take appropriate action on Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee for her statement that she faces threat to her life from the Left party, the Congress and the BJP.

Left MPs demand CBI probe into Saradha ponzi scam

Over 30 Left MPs on Wednesday asked the government to institute a CBI probe into the Saradha ponzi scam.

NCP attended meet to check `communalism`, clarifies Pawar

Amidst a flutter about NCP sharing a platform at a Left-led political convention in Delhi yesterday, Sharad Pawar said that the participation was with an intention of keeping the "communal forces" at bay.

Modi`s dais: Cong, Left leaders keep away

Congress and Left leaders apparently spared themselves from sharing dais with Modi at an apolitical function at the Amrita Mutt.

Saviours of government have been exposed: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday slammed the Left and the Bharatiya Janata Party for not supporting the no-confidence motion.

Left in Bengal to strike over diesel hike, FDI

The Left front has called for a 12-hour strike in West Bengal next week to protest against diesel price hike and allowing of foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail.

Opposition parties slam PM`s statement on CAG report

Communist Party of India leader D Raja said the Prime Minister had not spoken about accountability in his statement.

Left, BJP for debate on economy, price rise

The BJP and the Left on Monday demanded a debate in the Lok Sabha on stagnating economy and high prices of essential items.

Prez race: Left keeps options open

Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D Raja on Thursday said that Left will announce its Presidential candidate after all the names are out in public domain.

Left to campaign for Food Security Bill, universal PDS

Senior leader of CPI, Pradeep Tewari, said that the proposed Food Security Bill does not serve the purpose of ensuring food security for all citizens.

Yechury calls upon Left forces to revitalise party in India

Communist Party of India (Marxist) politburo member Sitaram Yechury has called upon the Left forces to defeat the attacks by "reactionary forces" and revitalise the Left in the country.

Left threatens to launch nationwide protest against price rise

Left parties have appealed several
Opposition parties to join the movement to protest the UPA
government`s economic policies.