Kolkata/IBNS: In an unsparing attack on the Left and the saffron camp, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said the CPI-M has surrendered itself to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) only to escape from facing the consequences of corruption.
New Delhi/UNI: The Leftists, who ruled Bengal for a record 34 years (1977 -2011), seem now in a dilemma to exploit strategies in respect of the Assembly elections next year while analysing the Bihar post poll scenario.
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has landed himself in the middle of a fresh row after he shared a few pictures of ailing former state Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharya on social media.
New Delhi/IBNS: Eight opposition Rajya Sabha MPs were on Monday suspended for their "unruly behaviour" while protesting against the passage of two key farm bills by the government in Parliament's upper house a day ago.
Kolkata/IBNS: CPI-M MLA from West Bengal, Sujan Chakraborty, has quarantined himself after his colleague who drives his car tested positive for Covid-19.
New Delhi/UNI: The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Wednesday termed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement of extending the free foodgrain scheme till November-end as "yet another jumla".
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday appealed to the central government to pay a one-time Rs. 10,000 to the migrant workers including people in unorganised sector battered by the pandemic Covid-19 which had forced the closure of all sectors for over two months in the country.
Kolkata/IBNS: Whether he flew a cargo plane or not, Prashant Kishor has landed in Kolkata. The political strategy whizkid whom Mamata Banerjee had signed up after last year's General Elections debacle is here to be a crisis manager of the West Bengal Chief Minister wilting under the attack from New Delhi over the COVID-19 management.
Kolkata/IBNS: After the Trinamool Congress (TMC), now the CPI-M has lodged a First Information Report (FIR) against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s West Bengal president Dilip Ghosh for making a controversial statement where he said the saffron governments in three other states had shot to death people, who led to arson over Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, like a dog.
Kolkata/UNI: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday accused the CPI-M of resorting to violence to enforce the shutdown, saying the Kerala unit of the CPI-M was better than its counterpart in West Bengal.
Kolkata/UNI: CPI-M legislator Sujan Chakraborty was on Wednesday detained from Jadavpur for disrupting traffic while leading a procession in support of 24-strike.
New Delhi/UNI: Condemning the killing of Qassem Soleimani, Iran's top General of the armed forces (the Quds) by the United States, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) on Saturday said the assassination of the head of the armed forces of a sovereign country is an act of international banditry by the Trump administration'.
Mangalore/UNI: Under the aegis of the Dakshina Kannada District Jatyateeya Paksha Sanghatanegala Janti Vedik, members of Congress, Communist Party of India, CPI (M), Janata Dal (Secular) and other secular organisations will stage a dharna on January 2 here demanding a judicial inquiry into the firing on December 19.
Agartala/UNI: Tension continued in Udaipur of Gomati district in South Tripura following group clash between ruling BJP supporters and opposition CPI-M on Tuesday during a protest rally of the later party against privatization and Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
Kolkata/IBNS: On a day the Opposition locked horns with Union Home Minister Amit Shah over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019 in Lok Sabha, CPI-M leader Mohammed Salim lashed out at the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alleging that it is trying to establish "racial democracy".