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CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury smokes inside court premises

Earlier, Yechury had arrived at the court to appear before it in connection with a defamation case filed against him in 2017 for allegedly linking Gauri Lankesh's murder with "BJP-RSS ideology".

Jul 04, 2019, 14:09 PM IST

Lookout notice against Kerala CPI(M) leader's son Binoy Kodiyeri charged with rape

Binoy, who denied all allegations, has moved court for anticipatory bail. He has been untraceable since the case was registered.

Jun 26, 2019, 10:50 AM IST

BJP supporter killed in Tripura

A supporter of the ruling BJP was killed in Tripura's West Tripura district, police said on Sunday.

May 26, 2019, 22:18 PM IST

Debate: Why Opposition continues to abuse PM Modi

Opposition parties have stepped up attack on PM Narendra Modi ahead of the final phase of Lok Sabha polls. Watch this debate to understand why opposition parties are resorting to abuses to take on Modi.

May 16, 2019, 12:40 PM IST

BJP blames TMC for violence during party president Amit Shah's road show, Opposition hits back

Leaders across party line trained their guns on each other in a blame game over the violence.

May 15, 2019, 08:09 AM IST

CPI(M)-led Left Front releases first list of 25 candidates in West Bengal for Lok Sabha polls

After days of deliberations with the Congress, the Communist Party of India (Marxist) -led Left Front released its first list of candidates for 25 seats in West Bengal for the upcoming Lok Sabha election 2019.

Mar 15, 2019, 19:31 PM IST

Judicial verdict will be required in Ayodhya case: CPI(M)'s Brinda Karat

Earlier in the day, the apex court referred the decades-old politically-sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case for mediation by a panel headed by former top court judge F M I Kalifulla.

Mar 08, 2019, 21:01 PM IST

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: CPI-M releases first list of 15 candidates

The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) released its first list of 15 candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections 2019.

Mar 08, 2019, 20:03 PM IST

Yechury equates Sabarimala protests to Babri demolition, claims it's 'organised by RSS'

Yechury slammed RSS by saying that it is following the same pattern as it did during Babri Masjid demolition

Oct 19, 2018, 17:12 PM IST

Vijay Mallya-Arun Jaitley meeting: Opposition parties slam government, demand probe

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi tweeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi should immediately order an independent probe into Mallya's "extremely serious allegations" and Jaitley should step down while the investigation is underway.

Sep 13, 2018, 05:56 AM IST

Mamata Banerjee should stop dreaming about becoming next PM: Bengal BJP

The ruling Trinamool Congress, led by Banerjee, has been using terror tactics to win elections in West Bengal, alleged state BJP.

Aug 28, 2018, 21:36 PM IST

Uproar after raids, arrest of activists; Oppn says Modi government targeting Dalits

The arrests of activists and raids on their residences by the police have been strongly condemned by several political parties and civil society.

Aug 28, 2018, 19:27 PM IST

West Bengal panchayat elections 2018 - Counting of votes on Thursday: All you need to know

More than 60,000 armed personnel from West Bengal and neighbouring states were deployed for the panchayat polls. 

May 17, 2018, 00:07 AM IST

At least eight killed as violence mars West Bengal panchayat polls

Initially, voting for the rural bodies in West Bengal was to be held on May 1, 3 and 5 but as the nomination process started in April, it was rescheduled to May 14 by the SEC following a Calcutta High Court order.

May 15, 2018, 00:26 AM IST

West Bengal panchayat polls to be held May 14, counting on May 17

Counting for West Bengal panchayat polls will be held on May 17.

May 10, 2018, 21:04 PM IST

West Bengal panchayat polls: SC stays Calcutta High Court order, raises concern about 'unopposed candidates'

West Bengal panchayat elections will be held on May 14, 2018.

May 10, 2018, 15:45 PM IST

West Bengal panchayat polls: CPI(M)-BJP join hands at grassroots level to fight TMC; BJP describes it as 'isolated incident'

BJP and the CPI(M) have joined hands at the grassroots level in Nadia district to defeat the TMC in the upcoming panchayat polls in West Bengal.

May 08, 2018, 19:18 PM IST

West Bengal panchayat polls: High Court allows filing of nominations through e-mail

The Calcutta HC on Tuesday directed SEC to accept the nominations of those, who had sent their papers to the poll panel via e-mail for West Bengal panchayat elections.

May 08, 2018, 16:34 PM IST

Ashok Mitra dead at 89: Veteran Marxist economist, first Left finance minister of West Bengal

Ashok Mitra, a Marxist economist who became the first finance minister of Left Front-led government in West Bengal, died on Tuesday. He was 89.

May 01, 2018, 14:08 PM IST

Biplab Deb to be sworn-in as Tripura CM on Friday; PM Modi expected to attend

The BJP-IPFT combine swept to power in Tripura on March 3, 2018, ending 25 years of uninterrupted rule of the CPI(M)-led Left Front.

Mar 09, 2018, 00:14 AM IST