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CPM slams government over fuel price hike

Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Sunday slammed the government over fuel price hike, saying the government was unable to check the falling value of rupee and it was taking decisions which would f

Mamata playing with fire on Gorkhaland issue: CPI(M)


New Delhi: CPI(M) on Monday said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was ‘playing with fire’ in the way she was tackling the Gorkhaland issue and claimed she was ‘incapable’ of understanding g

Cabinet nod to 'protect' political parties from RTI Act


New Delhi: Providing immunity to political parties from Right to Information Act (RTI), the Cabinet on Thursday gave its nod to amend the transparency law to keep them out of its ambit by declaring t

West Bengal panchayat poll violence continues: Four killed, 12 injured in

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Berhampore (West Bengal): Four persons were killed and 12 injured as incidents of violence were reported during the fourth phase of the panchayat elections in West Bengal on Monday.
While three perso

CPI(M) opposes SC verdict on poll candidature

CPI(M) on Friday opposed the Supreme Court verdict putting a bar on a person in prison from contesting polls, saying it was a case of “judicial overreach” and should be “overturned” as it infringed democratic rights.

CPI(M), Maoists plottiing to kill me: Mamata Banerjee


Chandpara (WB): Blasting the CPI(M) for allegedly joining hands with Maoists to kill her in their bid to return to power, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today also charged the Marxists fo

Respite for Pinarayi Vijayan as court allows split trial


Kochi: The Kerala high court on Tuesday directed the Thiruvananthapuram CBI special court to split the SNC-Lavalin case, in which CPI(M) state secretary Pinarayi Vijayan is the seventh accused, and c

Can’t carry Modi baggage, says JD(U); talks of Third Front gather steam

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New Delhi: The BJP and JD(U) are heading closer to a parting of ways, even as parleys among non-Congress, non-BJP parties over possible political alliances gathered momentum on Friday.
With repo

One killed, many inured in Trinamool-CPI(M) clash

One person was killed and 19 others were injured during a clash in Burdwan district between followers of the ruling Trinamool Congress and the Opposition CPI(M), police said on Saturday.

The incident

CPI(M) for implementation of 'no work, no pay' on MPs

With almost the entire Monsoon session of Parliament washed out by BJP protests, CPI(M) on Friday strongly advocated implementation of 'no work, no pay' principle on Parliamentarians.

"If you can imp

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