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Nitish Kumar should avoid suppressing farmers agitation: Left

Patna/UNI: Criticising Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for suppressing the farmer's agitation in the state, the left parties on Tuesday cautioned him from resorting to any such action aimed at suppressing the ongoing agitation of the farmers.

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.

Congress, Left to fight 2021 West Bengal elections in alliance

Kolkata/IBNS: The Congress and Left are set to fight the upcoming West Bengal assembly elections, which are scheduled to be held in Apr-May next year, in an alliance.

BSP, SP, Left Parties support farmers nation wide 'Bharat Bandh'

Lucknow/UNI: Nation wide Bharat bandh on Tuesday called by the farmers against the new farm laws has received support from the opposition in Uttar Pradesh.

Transport, banking services partially affected as trade unions call Bharat Bandh

Kolkata/IBNS: A nationwide bandh (strike) called by 10 central trade unions in protest against the union government's policies partially affected the transport, banking services on Thursday.

Alliance with Congress preceded by movement: Left's new strategy ahead of Bengal Polls

Kolkata/IBNS: Taking a lesson from the disastrous outcome in the 2016 West Bengal Assembly Elections, the Left is eyeing for a movement with Congress before jumping into the high-pitched state polls due to be held in April-May next year.

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.

Amit Shah to hold rally in Kolkata tomorrow, Opposition targets TMC govt for granting permission to use mic

Kolkata/IBNS: As Union Home Minister Amit Shah will be in the city to hold a rally on Sunday, the opposition parties have lashed out at the Trinamool Congress (TMC) government for granting permission to use microphone in the meeting while several board examinations are underway.

BJP panel faces crushing defeat in Tripura Bar Association election

Agartala/UNI: The ruling BJP in Tripura got a jolt in Tripura Bar Association elections held yesterday, boosting the anti-BJP forces in the state and putting Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb’s government in an awkward situation.

Jadavpur University holds students' union election after 3 years, ABVP makes poll debut

Kolkata: After a gap of over three years, students' union election is currently underway in Kolkata's prestigious Jadavpur University (JU) on Wednesday.

Former Tripura Chief Secy arrested in PWD scam; state administrative officers say he is framed

Agartala/UNI: Former chief secretary of Tripura and chairman of Tripura Public Service Commission (TPSC) Yash Pal Singh was arrested Monday morning in a joint operation of Uttar Pradesh and Tripura police from Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh in connection with alleged PWD scam of Rs 164 Cr during 2008-09.

Left-ruled Kerala government decides not to remove anti-CAA remarks from Governor's policy speech

Thiruvananthapuram/UNI: The CPI(M)-led Left Government in Kerala has decided not to remove the remarks on anti-CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act) from the policy speech to be delivered by Governor Arif Mohammad Khan at the State Legislative Assembly on the beginning of the budget session on January 29.

West Bengal set to pass anti-CAA resolution today

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal is set to become the fourth state to pass an anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) resolution in its state assembly on Monday.

'No information concerning tukde-tukde gang': Government's reply to activist's RTI

New Delhi/IBNS: In a reply to a Right to Information (RTI) query, the Union Home Ministry has said it has no information regarding the "tukde-tukde gang", a term which is often used by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to attack the Left and its supporters.

From CAA to Ayushman Bharat, Modi ends Kolkata visit with political attacks on Opposition

Kolkata/IBNS: After completing his courtesy meets on the first day of his Kolkata visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi got down to his business of politics by launching one after the another attacks on Opposition on Day 2 of his stay in the eastern state.