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No seat-sharing arrangement with Congress for Lok Sabha poll in West Bengal: Left Front

Out of 38 seats, CPI (M) will field its candidates from 29 seats, AIFB from three seats,  RSP from three seats and CPI from three seats.

Mar 20, 2019, 20:43 PM 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

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

After crushing CPI-M in Tripura, BJP eyes the state's Lok Sabha seats

BJP has renewed attempts to wrest Tripura's two Lok Sabha seats from the CPI-M in the 2019 General Elections.

Apr 08, 2018, 16:53 PM IST

Congress won't succeed with another UPA experiment: CPI-M

The Congress won`t succeed with another UPA experiment as it has lost all credibility, the CPI-M has said.

Mar 22, 2018, 16:24 PM IST

BJP invites Manik Sarkar for Biplab Deb's swearing-in; outgoing CM agrees 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 08, 2018, 21:37 PM IST

After Lenin and Periyar, a statue of Syama Prasad Mukherjee vandalised

The act is seen as a vengeance after two statues of Lenin and Periyar were vandalised in Tripura soon after BJP toppled the Left Front government in the state elections.

Mar 07, 2018, 14:46 PM IST

Vladimir Lenin statue demolished in Tripura, Left up in arms against BJP and RSS

While Left leader targeted the BJP and RSS for the issue, the JDU also said that all ideologies must be respected and supported in India.

Mar 06, 2018, 12:08 PM IST

BJP-IPFT storm leaves Tripura a fallen fortress for the Left

The Left is now dramatically more vulnerable. On the other hand, BJP says ally IPFT will be a part of the new government.

Mar 04, 2018, 00:16 AM IST

Sun is red when it sets, turns saffron when it rises: Narendra Modi taunts Left after Tripura victory

Prime Minister Narendra Modi revelled in his party's victory in the Tripura Assembly elections, and launched a scathing attack on the politics of the Left. He said the Northeast would show the way to the rest of the country when it comes to development.

Mar 03, 2018, 18:54 PM IST

BJP-led NDA’s wave in Tripura sends Congress into oblivion

The entire Congress vote share seems to have shifted to the BJP which garnered 42.8% of votes in 2018 elections, up from a meagre 1.54% in the 2013 polls.

Mar 03, 2018, 17:08 PM IST

This is not BJP's golden age, there is more to come: BJP president Amit Shah after victories in Tripura, Nagaland

Only if the BJP has won in West Bengal, Kerala and Odisha would he call it a golden age, Shah said.

Mar 03, 2018, 16:44 PM IST

BJP set to win big in Tripura; consolidate its position in Nagaland, Meghalaya: Exit polls

According to the exit polls, the BJP will comfortably dethrone the Left Front government from power in Tripura.

Feb 27, 2018, 22:16 PM IST

As election fever grips Northeast, PM Modi leads BJP's campaign in Tripura

The PM will address two public rallies near border areas – Sipahijala and Kailashahar.

Feb 08, 2018, 08:00 AM IST

More you spread mud of violence, better will Lotus blossom: Amit Shah tells Left Front in poll-bound Tripura

Kicking off Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP's) election campaign in poll-bound Tripura, party president Amit Shah launched a scathing attack on Manik Sarkar-led ruling Left Front.

Jan 07, 2018, 17:24 PM IST

BJP demands President's Rule in Tripura

BJP on Tuesday demanded President's Rule in Tripura ahead of Assembly elections due in February 2018.

Dec 05, 2017, 16:50 PM IST

West Bengal biz-friendly, legacy issues of Left will take time to dissolve: Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee, speaking before 300 foreign delegates from the US, Europe, and Asia said the state was strategically poised, safe and sound politically and geographically.

Nov 27, 2017, 17:03 PM IST

Tripura Assembly polls: BJP to field new faces

The BJP will put up 98 per cent new faces and 65 per cent young candidates in next year's Assembly elections in Tripura.

Jul 24, 2017, 18:14 PM IST

Opposition to skip Mamata government's all-party meeting in the hills

Terming the West Bengal government-sponsored all party meet on June 22 to discuss the volatile situation in the north Bengal hills as "delayed and pointless", the state opposition parties have decided to stay away from it.

Jun 22, 2017, 00:00 AM IST

Cracks in Opposition as support grows for BJP's presidential pick Ram Nath Kovind; all eyes on 17-party meet on Thursday

Unfazed by Janata Dal-United's decision to back NDA's presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind, major opposition parties will meet on Thursday amid indications that former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar could be their nominee for the country's highest constitutional post.

Jun 21, 2017, 23:45 PM IST