Left Front
West Bengal  /  Published 09.01.21

House session on farm laws

The Mamata Banerjee government has convened a special session of the Bengal Assembly on January 27 and 28 to get a resolution passed against the controversial farm laws enacted by the Narendra Modi di...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.01.21

Cong-Left meeting minus seat talks

A meeting between the Left Front and the Congress on Thursday evening, billed “crucial”, however ended without a formal discussion on seat-sharing between the alliance partners for the for...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.01.21

Cong panel for Left talks

The Congress central leadership on Monday constituted a four member committee headed by state chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury to hold talks with Left parties on seat sharing and chalk out plans to hold j...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.01.21

‘Time for Left to re-imagine class, populism’

Parties like the CPM are caught between two destinies. They belong to a nowhere condition. They neither have a national vision, by which I mean an idea about how to develop an all-India perspective of...
By Subhoranjan Dasgupta in

West Bengal  /  Published 25.12.20

Cong pact with Left for Bengal polls

The Congress central leadership on Thursday gave “formal approval” for an alliance with the Left in Bengal for the Assembly polls, the party’s state unit chief and MP Adhir Ranjan Ch...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta, New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 08.12.20

Rivals unite on farmers’ strike today

Tuesday’s strike called by farmers’ unions demanding repeal of the contentious farm laws of the Narendra Modi government has brought political rivals Trinamul Congress, Congress and the Le...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 01.12.20

Kerala raid anger at CM adviser

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan has a new headache to handle with rumblings from a section of the ruling Left Democratic Front over undue powers being exercised by some police officers. While ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

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

West Bengal  /  Published 16.11.20

Soumitra’s 'social commitment'

Local sources said that Chatterjee in 2007 spearheaded his family efforts to sell the property to the Amritendu Mukherjee Bhawan Trust, named in honour of freedom fighter and three-time Left Front-era...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Krishnagar

West Bengal  /  Published 16.11.20

An icon who stood by Left till the end

In an industry where stardom is worn on the sleeves, Soumitra Chatterjee, considered second only to Uttam Kumar, never shied away from voicing his Marxist leanings till his last days. In a signed art...
By Joyjit Ghosh in Calcutta


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