Left Front
West Bengal  /  Published 12.03.19

Cooch Behar Trinamul MP gets list axe over feud

Sitting Cooch Behar Trinamul MP Partha Pratim Ray has not been fielded this time, his exclusion seen as the fallout of the leadership’s displeasure at infighting between the parent party and its you...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 25.02.20

Left, Cong strike civic election deal

Congress and Left leaders in Siliguri and Cooch Behar have finalised a seat-sharing deal for the elections to the Siliguri Municipal Corporation and six municipalities in Cooch Behar district.On Monda...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

Opinion  /  Published 24.05.19

Hard, harsh task ahead for Mamata

West Bengal is now wearing two distinct colours for the Lok Sabha. The Trinamul Congress had more or less cleared the terrain of Opposition parties since 2011. The coalition that had ruled the state f...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 17.07.19

The Left now faces the prospect of extinction

Look to the leftSir — In the article, “Path to resurrection” (July 10), Prabhat Patnaik raises some pertinent points in the context of the current political situation in India. At present, secul...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 13.05.19

The CPI(M)'s mysterious position

Drama in real life is discovered in unexpected places. After 34 years of uninterrupted rule in West Bengal and a gap after that, the Left Front, specifically the Communist Party of India (Marxist), is...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 25.02.20

Eyes on 5th Rajya Sabha seat in March 26 polls

The Election Commission of India on Tuesday announced polls on March 26 to five Rajya Sabha seats from Bengal that fall vacant in April.The commission has announced elections to a total of 55 seats fr...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.04.19

Writing on the wall

Swapan Ghosh has just returned from giving the final touches to the hammer, sickle and star painted on a wall in Bagmari in northeast Calcutta. “This is just a small wall — eight feet by ten feet ...
By Prasun Chaudhuri in

West Bengal  /  Published 11.11.18

Left eyes space in Bengal NRC debate

The Left Front on Sunday tried to claw back in north Bengal politics by holding a seminar on the National Registrar of Citizens, which became a matter of public interest in the region that shares the ...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar

North East  /  Published 13.07.19

BJP wins 85% seats in polls uncontested

The ruling BJP won 85 per cent seats uncontested ahead of the July 27 panchayat polls.Speaking to reporters on Saturday, secretary of the state election commission (SEC), Prasenjit Bhattacharya, said,...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

India  /  Published 07.07.19

Custody death haunts Left Front in Kerala

The ruling Left Front in Kerala seems to be stumbling upon one controversy after another in quick succession.Coming weeks after the suicide of an NRI investor that put the CPM in a politically embarra...
By Santosh Kumar in New Delhi


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