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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.

Bengal polls: CPI-M worker dies, two more injured after getting hit by TMC candidate's convoy in Murshidabad

Murshidabad/WB/IBNS: A CPI-M activist died and two others were seriously injured after a car in the convoy of Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate Jafikul Islam allegedly knocked them down at Sahabajpur area in Murshidabad's Domkal on Wednesday midnight, hours before the eighth and final phase of Bengal assembly polls.

COVID second wave: Left not to hold any more large campaign rallies for Bengal assembly polls

Kolkata/IBNS: In the wake of the rapidly rising cases of Covid-19 in India as well as in West Bengal, the CPI-M led Left Front has decided not to hold any more large political gatherings to appeal votes for the remaining phases of Bengal assembly polls.

CPI-M hits out at TMC after Mamata blamed 'Adhikari' family over 2007 Nandigram police firing

Kolkata/IBNS: Hours after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during a rally had blamed Suvendu Adhikari and his father, Sisir Adhikari, over the 2007 Nandigram police firing that left 14 protesters dead, leaders of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), which was in the power that time, has started hitting out at the Trinamool Congress (TMC) recalling their year-old 'dirty political conspiracy' claim behind the massacre.

Tamil Nadu: DMK finalises seat sharing with CPI(M), allots six Assembly seats

Chennai/UNI: The main Opposition DMK today finalised the seat sharing agreement with the CPI(M) allotting six seats to it for the April six Tamil Nadu Assembly elections.

CPI-M, Congress joined BJP in caste politics: Trinamool Congress

Kolkata/IBNS: The Trinamool Congress on Monday slammed the Left and Congress for allegedly playing caste politics, like Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), by roping in Furfura Sharif cleric Abbas Siddiqui’s Indian Secular Front (ISF) in an alliance for the upcoming West Bengal polls.

Congress, CPI-M are corrupt and power seekers: JP Nadda in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram/UNI: Both the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) and CPI-M-led Left Democratic Front (LDF) are corrupt and power seekers, BJP President JP Nadda alleged in Kerala.

Kerala: 21-year old Arya Rajendran becomes Thiruvananthapuram Mayor, youngest in India

Thiruvananthapuram/IBNS: A 21-year old Communist leader, named Arya Rajendran, was on Monday appointed as the Mayor of Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram becoming the youngest person to assume the post of any Indian city ever.

Which state got money under PM Kisan Samman Nidhi? Left hits back at PM Modi

Kolkata/IBNS: Countering Narendra Modi who has accused the Left of maintaining double standards over farmers' issues, former CPI-M parliamentarian Md. Salim on Friday rubbished the Prime Minister's claim that peasants of the country are getting benefited by the Centre's PM Kisan Samman Nidhi.