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Congress denies any role in attack on Kerala CPI-M headquarters

Thiruvananthapuram/UNI: The Congress party has no role in the bomb attack on AKG Centre, the CPI-M headquarters in Kerala, Opposition leader in State Assembly VD Satheesan claimed Friday.

Kerala: Bomb hurled at CPI-M headquarters, Congress denies any role

Thiruvananthapuram/UNI: A low intensity bomb was hurled at the AKG Centre, the headquarters of CPI-M in Kerala, at 11:45 pm Thursday.

CPI-M demands removal of RO of Tripura CM’s constituency

Agartala/UNI: The opposition CPI-M Tuesday demanded the change of Returning Officer of Bardowali constituency – SDM Sadar accusing him of bias and directly connected with BJP.

Tripura CPI-M accuses PM Modi of violating election code

Agartala/UNI: A day after Election Commission of India (ECI) served notice to Tripura Chief Minister Dr Manik Saha for his alleged violation of model election code, opposition CPI-M Tuesday lodged complaint with the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for intentionally violating model code of conduct.

TMC earns maiden Asansol win courtesy Shatrughan Sinha, BJP turncoat Babul Supriyo survives CPI-M threat in Ballygunge

Kolkata/IBNS: For the first time in 24 years since its inception, the Trinamool Congress (TMC), spearheaded by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, on Saturday managed to win the Asansol Lok Sabha seat with veteran Bollywood actor Shatrughan Sinha as its candidate.

Bengal: Naseeruddin Shah, Ratna Pathak Shah support CPI-M's Saira Shah Halim who is fighting Babul Supriyo in Ballygunge

Kolkata/IBNS: Veteran Bollywood actor Naseeruddin Shah has come out in support of her niece and CPI-M candidate from West Bengal's Ballygunge constituency, Saira Shah Halim, who is taking on turncoat Babul Supriyo fielded by the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC).

Talk about people's issues, not the Hindu-Muslim discourse: Left's Ballygunge bypoll candidate Saira Shah Halim

Countering the charge that it feeds only an ageing party organisation, the Left, much like the 2021 assembly elections, has fielded Saira Shah Halim as a young CPI-M candidate from Ballygunge seat in south Kolkata. Halim also happens to be the niece of veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah and daughter-in-law of late politician Hashim Abdul Halim. In the middle of her campaigning amid the soaring temperature in Kolkata, Saira, who fought against the CAA-NRC and very recently the hijab ban, exclusively speaks to India Blooms correspondent Souvik Ghosh ahead of the Apr 12 bypoll to the seat, which fell vacant by the demise of Mamata Banerjee's senior colleague Subrata Mukherjee

Bengal bypolls: CPI-M fields Naseeruddin Shah's niece Saira Shah Halim from Ballygunge constituency

Kolkata/IBNS: The Left Front has fielded veteran Indian actor Naseeruddin Shah's niece Saira Shah Halim as the Communist Party of India-Marxist or CPI-M candidate for the upcoming bypolls in the Ballygunge assembly constituency of West Bengal.

People will decide the alternative to BJP: Sitaram Yechury

New Delhi/UNI: People of the country would decide who would be the alternative to ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said on Monday adding that there is dissatisfaction among people over several government policies.

Bengal: Left fields young lawyer Srijib Biswas against Mamata Banerjee for Bhabanipur byelection

Kolkata/IBNS: The Left Front has fielded CPI-M leader and young lawyer Srijib Biswas as its candidate to take on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in the Bhabanipur bypoll in West Bengal.

Opposition aims to corner Modi govt in Parliament over Pegasus issue today

New Delhi/IBNS: The faceoff between the Modi government and the Opposition over the Pegasus issue is likely to resume on the second day of Parliament's monsoon session Tuesday with key rival parties aiming to corner the ruling dispensation.

Kerala: CPI-M youth leader allegedly rapes 6-year-old girl, hangs her to death; arrested

Thiruvananthapuram/IBNS: A CPI-M youth wing leader has been arrested for allegedly raping a six-year-old girl and later hanging her to death, media reports said.

Tripura: Political clashes leave 24 injured, say reports

Agartala/UNI: The separate group clashes among ruling BJP and opposition CPI-M and TIPRA Motha, the ruling party of Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (ADC) in last 24 hours left at least 24 people of different parties injured including CPI-M MLA Sudhan Das and his wife.

Covid-19: Former Bengal CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharya stable in hospital

Kolkata/IBNS: Former West Bengal Chief Minister and veteran CPI (M) leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharya, who tested positive for coronavirus and has been undergoing treatment at Woodlands Hospital, is in a stable condition, a health bulletin from the hospital said Thursday.

Pinarayi Vijayan swears in as Kerala CM for second time

Thiruvananthapuram/UNI: CPI(M) veteran Pinarayi Vijayan sworn-in as Chief Minister of Kerala for the second time along with 20 ministers here on Thursday.