Thiruvananthapuram/UNI: CPI leader and former JNU Students Union President Kanhaiya Kumar will not leave the party though a section of media is propagating false news in this regard, CPI Kerala Unit Secretary Kanam Rajendran said on Friday.
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.
Thiruvananthapuram/IBNS: Bringing a change in the party after a crushing defeat in assembly polls, Congress has picked a new face in the form of VD Satheesan as its opposition leader in Left-ruled Kerala, media reports said.
Kolkata/IBNS: After making a landslide victory in the West Bengal elections and sealing her return as the chief minister of the state for the third time, Mamata Banerjee on Monday expressed sympathy for her arch-rival -the Left front-who had been completely decimated with no representation in the state assembly for the first time since independence.
New Delhi/Kolkata/IBNS: Four of seven exit polls conducted by various agencies in India have predicted Mamata Banerjee-led powerful regional satrap Trinamool Congress (TMC)'s return to power in West Bengal with the country's ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) emerging as a strong opposition to reckon with.
Kolkata/IBNS: As the eight-phased high-octane West Bengal assembly election concluded on Thursday, most of the exit polls predicted a return of the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress Party (TMC) to power for the third term.
Baharampur/UNI: Communist Party of India- Marxist (CPI-M) leader Surya Kanta Mishra has called for the support of the people towards the Left and other democratic alliances to restore democracy and decrease unemployment.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Sanjuka Morcha formed by the Left, Congress, Indian Secular Front (ISF) Friday failed to come up with a candidate for the assembly elections in Nandigram seat, which grabbed limelight after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced her candidature from the constituency.
Kolkata/IBNS: The stalemate over the United Front alliance is likely to get resolved soon as the Congress and Indian Secular Front (ISF) have agreed on a seat-sharing deal at least in South Bengal.
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Congress president Adhir Chowdhury has hit back at senior rebel party leader Anand Sharma, who Monday questioned his outfit's alliance with Furfura Sharif cleric Abbas Siddiqui's Indian Secular Front (ISF).
Kolkata/IBNS: The deadlock over the alliance between the Left, Congress and Furfura Sharif cleric Abbas Siddiqui's Indian Secular Front (ISF), termed as United Front, has failed to get resolved even as the talks to finalise the seat-sharing deal is on.
New Delhi/IBNS: Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma on Monday publicly went against the party's West Bengal strategy and said an alliance with the ISF (Indian Secular Front) and similar parties "goes against its core ideology".
Kolkata/IBNS: The Left parties and Congress will Monday hold a meeting to resolve the deadlock occurred over an alliance with Furfura Sharif cleric Abbas Siddiqui's Indian Secular Front (ISF) in less than a month the West Bengal polls begin.
Kolkata/IBNS: The ongoing rift between Congress and Indian Secular Front (ISF) took the centre stage at the Left's brigade rally on Sunday, causing embarrassment for the United Front which is shaping up in poll-bound West Bengal.
Kolkata/IBNS: Just weeks ahead of the assembly elections, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday inaugurated a community kitchen, named as Ma Kitchen, virtually from the state headquarters here.