Kolkata: Even as Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee appealed for calm, West Bengal is roiled by large-scale post poll violence claiming at least a dozen lives so far while the opposition parties' leaders and workers are being attacked and their property looted, according to media reports and the opposition parties.
Kolkata/IBNS: Amid their ongoing talks about a mega alliance to contest together in the forthcoming West Bengal assembly polls, leaders of the Left parties, Congress, and recently floated Indian Secular Front (ISF) on Sunday gave a call to defeat Trinamool Congress (TMC) as well as the BJP from their joint Brigade rally in Kolkata that reportedly recorded a gathering of hundreds of thousands of people.
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.
Kolkata/IBNS: Left Front Chairman Biman Bose on Sunday said the left parties constituting the front are yet to discuss the alliance with Congress for the crucial 2021 West Bengal Assembly polls.
New Delhi/UNI: The possibility of a 'Third Front' comprising the Congress and the Left Front eyeing the Bengal Assembly elections has received a jolt with the Forward Bloc (FB) objecting to forming any such alliance.
Kolkata/UNI: Congress parliamentary party leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury has asserted that there will be an alliance between Congress and Left Front ahead of 2021 assembly elections.
Kolkata/IBNS: BJP on Saturday declared its candidates for West Bengal assembly by-polls scheduled for Nov 25.
Kolkata, Feb 3 (IBNS): In a bid to enthuse its party workers and get back its lost ground in West Bengal ahead of the General Elections, the Left Front on Sunday gave a call to oust both Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP government at the Centre and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's TMC government in the eastern state.
New Delhi, Sept 16 (IBNS): The United Left kept its strong hold in Jawaharlal Nehru University intact as it won all the four central panel posts in the students’ union elections here on Sunday.
Kolkata, Apr 11 (IBNS): Protesting against the alleged statewide attack of ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) on oppositions during the nomination filing for upcoming Panchayat polls, the Left Front has called for a 6-hour general strike in West Bengal on Apr 13 (Friday).
Kolkata, Mar 18 (IBNS): All India Forward Bloc (AIFB) leader and former Fire Brigade minister during the Left regime in West Bengal, Pratim Chatterjee, passed away in Kolkata on Sunday morning, reports said.
Agartala, Mar 3 (IBNS): With BJP registering a thumping victory in Left bastion Tripura uninstalling the communists after 25 years, the next big question is who in BJP will be taking oath as the next Chief Minister of the state to replace Left Front's Manik Sarkar whose fort came crashing down.
Kolkata, Jul 30 (IBNS): West Bengal-based social democratic political party- Democratic Social Party (DSP)- on Sunday announced to leave the Left Front.