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CPM’s Bengal unit to continue its ties with Congress

June 13, 2016 4:22 am

Asserting that their alliance will continue, CPM state secretary Surjya Kanta Mishra and 50 other party members unitedly pitched in favour of the alliance with Congress during the two-day state committee meet.

‘Fading partners’: Left parties open debate ‘against’ Cong

June 11, 2016 1:40 am

“The Congress’s name was not mentioned at the meeting," said Left Front chairman Biman Bose.

Will oust CPM from Tripura, says Mukul Roy

June 08, 2016 3:32 am

Earlier in the day, Sudip Roy Burman, who had resigned from the post of the Leader of Opposition in Tripura Assembly ahead of the polls in West Bengal, said former Tripura CM Samir Ranjan Barman and six rebel Congress MLAs, including Barman’s son, would now openly work as TMC activists.

Amid post-poll violence in Bengal, TMC team ‘escorts’ CPM workers to office

May 27, 2016 4:30 am

The move comes while the Trinamool Congress has been under constant fire for allegedly 'encouraging' their party cadre to attack opposition party workers, offices and their residence.

Pinarayi Vijayan to be the next chief minister of Kerala

May 20, 2016 1:45 pm

Pinarayi Vijayan is the only politburo member to be elected to the Kerala Assembly

CPM: Kerala can’t paper over Bengal cracks

May 20, 2016 4:25 am

Within hours of the debacle, the Sitaram Yechury-Prakash Karat fault line in the CPM deepened with Karat making clear that the electoral tie-up in West Bengal was “their tactics” and did not have approval of the the party central leadership.

West Bengal elections 2016: CPM red-faced, ‘analyses results’

May 20, 2016 3:00 am

In the 2011 elections, TMC had a 39 per cent vote share — as did the combined vote shares of the Congress and Left.

West Bengal: Beyond result today, Congress and CPM look at alliance tomorrow

May 19, 2016 1:26 am

CPM leaders brushed off exit poll predictions of their defeat. Whatever the result, however, they said they are encouraged by their jot (understanding) with the Congress.

When Brinda Karat's election speech got horribly translated in Kerala

May 10, 2016 6:47 pm

The video featuring Brinda Karat and the translator is going viral on social media platforms in Kerala

West Bengal elections: Assured of win, CPM, Cong laud voters for ‘braving’ TMC might

May 06, 2016 1:04 am

'Our alliance (with the Congress) is that of the people and not dependent on muscle power like that of TMC,' Surjya Kanta Mishra said.


Kerala Budget Brawl: Protest within and outside Assembly as KM Mani presents Budget

March 13, 2015 5:33 pm

Finance Minister K M Mani tabled the budget for the next fiscal amidst unprecedented protest within and outside Kerala Assembly,


Somnath Chatterjee will be remembered for always being above party politics

June 18, 2020 2:43 pm

The best example of his non-partisan behaviour is, of course, from 2008 during the Indo-US nuclear deal. Read more: