December 09, 2021 12:10 (IST)
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Ailing former Bengal CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee 'conscious and alert' but 'critical'

Kolkata/IBNS: Ailing former West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, who was admitted to a hospital on Wednesday, is "conscious and alert" but "still remains critical", a health bulletin said.

'CPI-M surrendered itself to BJP to avoid facing consequences of corruption': Mamata Banerjee

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.

Left in search of 'right' path ahead of Bengal assembly polls

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.

'Deeply hurt': CPI-M on WB Guv Jagdeep Dhankhar sharing former CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharya's pics

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.

Farm bills: Derek O'Brien, Sanjay Singh, 6 other Rajya Sabha MPs suspended, Opposition hits back

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.

CPI-M MLA Sujan Chakraborty in quarantine after his colleague tests Covid-19 positive

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.

PM Modi's address to nation is another jumla: CPI-M

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".

Help migrant workers battered by Covid outbreak with Rs. 10,000: Mamata appeals to Centre

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.

Prashant Kishor checks in to manage Mamata's Covid-19 crisis as Oppn mounts attack on her

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.

After TMC, now CPI-M files FIR against BJP leader Dilip Ghosh for 'shot like dog' remark

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.

Mamata claims CPI-M resorting to violence to enforce shutdown, says Kerala unit better than its Bengal counterpart

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.

CPI-M leader Sujan Chakraborty detained by police during pro-bandh rally

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.

CPI-M condemns killing of Qassem Soleimani

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 firing: Cong, CPI, JD-S to stage dharna tomorrow demanding judicial probe

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.

BJP, CPI-M clash during protest rally in Tripura

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).