Communist Party Of India (marxist) (cpm)
Calcutta  /  Published 26.11.20

All Fools’ Day party: Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday tried to calm the nerves of her supporters by asserting there was “zero chance” of the “outsiders” coming to power and accused the sabre-rattling s...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya, Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

India  /  Published 25.11.20

Kerala: free-speech law withdrawn

The Kerala government has decided to repeal a three-day-old penal provision against “publishing or disseminating” offensive content, acknowledging the backlash against a law that alarmed f...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

West Bengal  /  Published 25.11.20

Asok invites TMC leaders to Bapu event

CPM MLA Asok Bhattacharya, also the immediate past mayor of the Left-run board of Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) who chairs the board of administrators of the civic body, has invited three minis...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

India  /  Published 24.11.20

Kerala: free speech boot on hold

The Kerala government on Monday put on hold a new penal provision against “publishing or disseminating” offensive content after it provoked a backlash, with even Left supporters condemning...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 23.11.20

CPM: free-speech backlash

By Anita Joshua, K.M. Rakesh in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 22.11.20

480 CPM cadres cross over to BJP

Niranjan Sihi said Saturday’s development would not hurt the party’s organisation in Haldia. “None of our prominent leaders has switched to the BJP. People of Haldia are with us,&rd...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.11.20

Boat rallies for erosion fix in Nadia

Addressing a rally, which was attended by over 1,000 erosion victims, at Santipur’s Balagarh ghat, CPM MLA Rama Biswas said: “Erosion is merely not an election issue. It has become a perma...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Krishnagar

India  /  Published 21.11.20

Left tells Cong to get house in order

The CPM’s contention is that the Left parties cannot afford to go soft on Trinamul as it would then leave the anti-incumbency vote for the BJP to tap. In an interview to party newspaper Ganasha...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 16.11.20

Didi and Left leaders at Soumitra’s cremation

The actor was among a handful in the civil society who did not switch sides in the post-Nandigram days and reaffirmed his commitment to the Bhattacharjee-led government then. CPM general secretary Si...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

India  /  Published 14.11.20

Amid storm, Kerala CPM chief on leave

The CPM state secretary in Kerala has gone on leave for medical treatment, close on the heels of his son being arrested over a financial deal linked to a drug scandal and in the run-up to civic electi...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore


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