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BJP trying to establish racial democracy through Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: CPI-M's Md. Salim

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".

Amit Shah expresses 'people's doubt' over multi-party democracy, Congress, CPI-M hit back

New Delhi: The Opposition has hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after its national president Amit Shah, who also happens to be the country's Home Minister, stirred a row by expressing "people's doubt" over the multi-party democracy just days after giving a call for a national language.

Sitaram Yechury, D Raja try to visit Jammu and Kashmir, detained at Srinagar airport

New Delhi, Aug 9 (IBNS): After Congress Rajya Sabha MP Ghulam Nabi Azad, Left leaders Sitaram Yechury and D Raja were detained at the Srinagar airport on Friday as they tried to meet CPI-M leader Mohd. Yusuf Tarigami in Jammu and Kashmir.

Mamata's reaction to BJP-led Centre's Kashmir move is most innocuous submission: CPI-M's Md. Salim

Kolkata, Aug 6 (IBNS): Hitting out at Mamata Banerjee, CPI-M leader Mohammed Salim on Tuesday said the West Bengal Chief Minister's reaction to the entire issue of scrapping of Articles 370, 35A and detaining former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Ministers- Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti- is the most innocuous submission in her four-decade long political career.

Narendra Modi government betrayed people of J&K, alleges CPI(M)

New Delhi, Aug 5 (UNI) Terming the Narendra NDA government's decision to revoke Article 370 'murder of democracy and federalism', Communist party of India (Marxist) on Monday alleged that the Modi government has 'struck a big blow at democracy and the Constitution'.

Mamata reaches out to CPI-M, Congress for Bengal front; receives mocks

Kolkata, June 27 (IBNS): After receiving an electoral shock from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Lok Sabha polls, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee made an unprecedented reach out to the Left and Congress to save her citadel.

CPI(M) analyses poll setback after party’s worst performance ever

New Delhi, Jun 10 (UNI): After its near rout performance in strongholds like Kerala in the recently concluded Lok Sabha election, the CPI(M) Central Committee (CC) has acknowledged that "a section of believers" did not vote for party after the implementation of Supreme Court judgement on Sabarimala, and directed the state unit to bring back them into party fold.

India votes in final phase of Lok Sabha polls, violence and rigging mars Bengal balloting

New Delhi/Kolkata, May 19 (IBNS): India voted in the last phase of the Lok Sabha polls on Sunday as violence and electoral malpractices were once again reported from West Bengal where the key battle is between the state's ruling Trinamool Congress and the emerging force that is Bharatiya Janata Party.

CPI (M) candidate moves High Court seeking fresh poll in West Tripura

Agartala, May 16 (UNI): With the directives of the Supreme Court, CPI (M) candidate in West Tripura parliamentary constituency Shankar Prasad Datta has filed a Writ Petition (WP) to Tripura High Court seeking appropriate direction to hold election to the seat afresh.

Tripura: Opposition parties accuse BJP of post-poll violence

Agartala, May 15 (UNI): The opposition CPI (M) and Congress accused ruling BJP of perpetrating post poll violence in different areas of West Tripura where ECI had conducted repoll in 168 booths on May 12 last along with sixth phase election to Lok Sabha.

West Bengal politics: CPI(M) party office in Nandigram reopens after 12 years

Nandigram May, 10 (UNI) The CPI(M) party office here which was torched and eventually closed in 2007 opened on April 7 after a lapse of 12 years.

392 candidates contesting Lok Sabha Phase 3 election have assets worth Rs 1 crore and more

Kolkata, Apr 20 (UNI) The Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR) has stated that there are 392 candidates - about 25 per cent- contesting the Lok Sabha Phase three election on April 23, who have assets worth Rs one crore and more.

CPI-M releases Lok Sabha election manifesto, urges voters to defeat BJP alliance

New Delhi, Mar 28 (IBNS): The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Thursday released its manifesto for the upcoming Lok Sabha election and the Left party has urged voters to defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance which rules the Centre.

CPI-M demands ban on entry of spurious fertilizers, pesticides into Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar, Mar 19 (UNI) Expressing serious concern over unchecked import of spurious fertilizers and pesticides in Jammu and Kashmir, the CPI(M) State Secretary Ghulam Nabi Malik has sought prompt action from the government to check the menace.

CPI-M suspends Maharashtra state secretary for praising PM Modi

Mumbai, Mar 5 (IBNS): The CPI-M has suspended its Maharashtra state secretary, Narasayya Adam, from the central committee for three months for praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a public event, which was held in Solapur, media reports said.