Left Front Government
West Bengal  /  Published 19.08.21

TMC puts ex-BJP face at helm of a north outfit

A number of Trinamul leaders of Alipurduar district, including a former BJP face and a former MLA of its own party, have been nominated as office-bearers and members of two prominent development bodie...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 30.03.21

Harmony at peril: Buddha

Former chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Monday issued a statement, listing the alleged ills of 10 years of Trinamul Congress rule and urging the electorate of Bengal to vote for the candidate...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.02.21

Mamata at the crossroads of hope

On February 25, 2011, Mamata Banerjee presented her last budget as the railway minister — that was largely billed as a Bengal budget — with the hope of unseating the Left Front government ...
By Devadeep Purohit 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

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


India  /  Published 11.08.20

CPI nudge to Pinarayi govt

A senior CPI leader has openly urged the Left government in Kerala to file its objections to the draft environment impact assessment notification before the last date on Tuesday. Rajya Sabha member B...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

West Bengal  /  Published 18.11.18

Beep! Salt Lake stadium riddle

Soccer has always been known to mesmerise Bengal and now, it has cast a mysterious spell that makes officials either amnesiac or tongue-tied.On October 26, when the Indian Super League match was about...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 26.06.19

Can we make communism relevant again?

Sir — One agrees with Ramachandra Guha’s view that communist thought should be indigenized (“Homely traditions”, June 22). Karl Marx’s economic theory was designed for an industrialized nati...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 21.06.19

Calcutta HC quashes conviction of Maoist leaders

Three Maoist leaders arrested during the Left rule in 2005 and charged under the UAPA for “waging war against the nation” were declared “innocent” and acquitted by Calcutta High Court on Frida...
By Our legal reporter in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 04.02.19

Bengal debt pile balloons

Bengal’s public debt is set to balloon to Rs 4,31,928 crore — more than twice the sum it inherited from the Left Front government. The revised estimate of the outstanding loan in 2018-19 was Rs 3,...
By Pinak Ghosh in Calcutta


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