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DNA Analysis of Super Emergency

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today criticised the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP government, describing his term in charge as a "Super Emergency".

Jun 27, 2019, 23:24 PM IST

Bengal political parties meet Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi, agree on no provocative speeches

The meeting was attended by Trinamool's Dr. Partha Chatterjee, BJP's Jay Prakash Mazumdar, Congress' Soumendra Nath Mitra and CPI(M)'s Md Salim. 


Jun 13, 2019, 22:02 PM IST

West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi calls meeting of four parties on Thursday amid reports of spiraling violence

Amid reports of spiraling violence in the state, West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi has called a meeting of the four major political parties at his residence on Thursday (June 13). Trinamool Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party, Congress and the Left have been asked to attend the meet at the Governor’s house at 4 pm.

Jun 12, 2019, 19:32 PM IST

CPIM extends support to AAP in Delhi, says Congress not a credible challenge

CPIM said that in the last five years of the NDA government, an "unmitigated disaster" had been unleashed in the country.

May 01, 2019, 18:02 PM IST

CPM candidate Md Salim's convoy attacked in West Bengal's North Dinajpur during second phase of Lok Sabha poll

The incident took place when Salim was visiting Patagora, Islampur in Raiganj constituency to observe the polling when stones were pelted at his vehicle. 

Apr 18, 2019, 15:46 PM IST

Lok Sabha election: Three-cornered contests likely in Telangana

Telangana, with 17 Lok Sabha constituencies, goes to the polls in the first phase on April 11.

Mar 27, 2019, 11:23 AM IST

Civilian killings must end in Kashmir: CPI(M)

Expressing heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims, he said the killings were "highly condemnable".

Nov 24, 2018, 15:16 PM IST

Mohun Bagan's green-maroon and not red flag covered Somnath Chatterjee's mortal remains

89-year-old Somnath was undergoing dialysis and was admitted to the ICCU. He had suffered a haemorrhagic stroke last month.

Aug 14, 2018, 08:50 AM IST

Somnath Chatterjee: A distinguished Parliamentarian, country's first communist to don the role of a Speaker

Chatterjee was elected to the Lok Sabha 10 times on party ticket beginning in 1971 when he was elected as a CPI(M)-backed independent candidate to a seat in an interim election necessitated due to the death of his father.

Aug 13, 2018, 10:37 AM IST

Former LS Speaker Somnath Chatterjee on ventilator support, but stable: Hospital

Eighty-nine-year-old Chatterjee, who is suffering from a kidney-related ailment, was admitted to the hospital on Tuesday.

Aug 13, 2018, 06:39 AM IST

Left to corner PM Modi on communal violence, lynching in Monsoon Session of Parliament

The CPI(M) and the CPI alleged that recent incidents of lynching and communal violence have "claimed" many lives in the country.

Jul 15, 2018, 11:39 AM IST

West Bengal panchayat election results 2018 live updates: TMC victorious in all 20 Zilla Parishads

The panchayat elections are the last major polls in West Bengal before next year's Lok Sabha election

May 18, 2018, 07:10 AM IST

Sitaram Yechury re-elected as CPI(M) general secretary

The decision was taken during the ongoing 22nd party Congress, amid a tussle between the general secretary Sitaram Yechury and former general secretary Prakash Karat over the political line which the party should pursue.

Apr 22, 2018, 13:44 PM IST

Tripura Assembly elections 2018: Tripura goes to polls today, security beefed up near India-Bangladesh border

Meanwhile, the Election Commission has appointed a Special Observer while the authorities have sealed the international and inter-state borders with Tripura.

Feb 18, 2018, 01:02 AM IST

Tripura Assembly elections 2018: Brinda Karat joins poll campaign, says BJP can't buy locals

Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Brinda Karat joined the party's campaign in poll-bound Tripura on Monday.

Feb 12, 2018, 14:29 PM IST

Tripura Assembly elections 2018: BJP's vision document 'illegal', 'imaginary', says CPI(M)

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Sunday termed BJP's vision document is “fotka” (imaginary) and “illegal”. 

Feb 12, 2018, 13:54 PM IST

After PM Modi, Amit Shah heads to Tripura; roadshow, rallies on the card

In his two-day visit to poll-bound Tripura, Shah will address a total of five public rallies and carry out two road shows starting today.

Feb 11, 2018, 08:36 AM IST

Visakhapatnam bandh: Left continues to protest against Union Budget, over 1300 state buses halted

Protesting against the Union Budget 2018, the Left parties in Andhra Pradesh called for a shutdown on Thursday.

Feb 08, 2018, 08:32 AM IST

2 CPI(M) workers attacked in Kannur's Mattanur, admitted to hospital

Two members of Communist Party of India (Marxist) or CPIM were allegedly attacked by Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in Kerala's Kannur district members on Monday.

Dec 26, 2017, 14:29 PM IST

Bengal in 2017: Soured by agitation, riots, scams; sweetened by rosogolla

West Bengal was plagued by intense political rivalry, statehood agitation and communal riots in 2017 but the year ended on a sweet note as the state won the long battle with Odisha over the origin of the rosogolla.

Dec 24, 2017, 12:17 PM IST