Left Front
India  /  Published 02.02.19

Smoke on Waters: The horrors of Marichjhnapi

By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in

India  /  Published 14.11.18

Sabarimala consensus bid, 800 women apply

The Left Front government in Kerala has made it clear that it wants to listen to all stakeholders on how to maintain peace while enforcing the Supreme Court’s Sabarimala judgment allowing women of a...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

West Bengal  /  Published 14.11.18

West Bengal govt offers Rs 7000cr farm loan

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to disburse farm loans amounting to Rs 7,000 crore among farmers at a curtailed interest rate of 2 per cent through cooperative banks and cooperative societi...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.11.18

Bengal Congress against tie-up

The Congress’s Bengal minder, Gaurav Gogoi, was told by most leaders in the state that they were against a tie-up with Trinamul for the coming Lok Sabha polls, said sources.Gogoi was apprised of the...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.19

‘This will be the first time I will vote’

Are you new to active politics?An acquaintance used to take me to Keshav Bhavan, the RSS office in Calcutta, when I was a medical student. I passed MBBS in 1974 and practised medicine in Teghoria and ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.03.19

Left and Cong eye joint declaration of nominees

The Left Front is likely to announce its candidates in Bengal along with those of the Congress following a request from the Congress to declare the contestants simultaneously, said sources in the CPM....
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.02.19

Siliguri civic body passes motion for dharna against Mamata govt

Mayor Asok Bhattacharya managed to get a number of resolutions passed, including the Left councillors’ decision to hold a day-long demonstration in Calcutta’s Metro Channel on March 1, at the mont...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 27.03.19

Left plea to Bengal Congress

Left Front chairman Biman Bose on Wednesday renewed an appeal to the Congress to withdraw from the Raiganj and Murshidabad seats that the CPM had won in 2014.The CPM politburo member promised a recipr...
By Our Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 21.03.19

Congress keeps nose to the grindstone

Congress president Rahul Gandhi has toured 11 states, addressed 10 public meetings and held 14 interactions since the general election was announced on March 10 in an unusually intense campaign by a p...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.03.19

Matuas: nobody's people, everybody's votebank

On February 2, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Bharatiya Janata Party’s 2019 Lok Sabha campaign from Thakurnagar, 62 kilometres northeast of Calcutta, close to the India-Bangladesh border....
By Prasun Chaudhuri in


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