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  • Kerala Exit Poll Results 2021: Poll of polls predicts incumbent LDF to retain power Apr 29, 2021 07:40 PM IST

    Kerala Exit Poll Results 2021: Poll of polls predicts incumbent LDF to retain power

    All major post-poll surveys predicted the a victory for the Left Front. If the polls are reflective of the actual results, then LDF would emerge as the first incumbent ruling coalition in Kerala, in the last four decades, to retain power.

  • West Bengal Exit Poll Results 2021: Poll of polls projects close TMC-BJP contest Apr 29, 2021 07:23 PM IST

    West Bengal Exit Poll Results 2021: Poll of polls projects close TMC-BJP contest

    A number of surveys predicted a secure mandate for the Trinamool, whereas, some of the exit polls projected a BJP win.

  • COVID-19 | Political parties show mixed response on call to curb election rallies in West Bengal Apr 19, 2021 03:37 PM IST

    COVID-19 | Political parties show mixed response on call to curb election rallies in West Bengal

    West Bengal has been reporting a constant surge in COVID-19 infections. As per the last update issued on April 18, a total of 8,419 new cases were reported - highest since the onset of pandemic.

  • Kerala Elections | Can K Muraleedharan retain his giant slayer image? Mar 17, 2021 09:00 AM IST

    Kerala Elections | Can K Muraleedharan retain his giant slayer image?

    Nemom will witness a high-profile three-way fight, where it is expected that the BJP, the Congress and the CPI(M) will bring in the heavy artillery. It is here that K Muraleedharan emerges as Congress’ go-to leader 

  • Politics | Kerala’s double standards towards businesses and industry Jul 19, 2019 11:17 AM IST

    Politics | Kerala’s double standards towards businesses and industry

    While at one hand the Left government is trying to project an image of being business-friendly, on the other it is stuck in petty red-tape.

  • Lok Sabha polls: Congress calls off seat-sharing talks with Left Front in West Bengal Mar 18, 2019 09:00 AM IST

    Lok Sabha polls: Congress calls off seat-sharing talks with Left Front in West Bengal

    West Bengal becomes a new addition to the list of states where the Congress failed to clinch a seat-sharing deal to take on the BJP.

  • High-decibel campaign ends in Tripura; voting on Feb 18 Feb 16, 2018 08:45 PM IST

    High-decibel campaign ends in Tripura; voting on Feb 18

    Chief Minister Manik Sarkar has stated that the main contest is between CPI(M) and the BJP in the February 18 assembly polls for 60 seats.

  • Left, Congress to launch joint agitation over Saradha scam Mar 02, 2016 09:10 PM IST

    Left, Congress to launch joint agitation over Saradha scam

    CPI-M leader Sujan Chakraborty, the party's central committee member Shyamal Chakraborty and senior Congress leader Abdul Mannan today told a press conference that the protest-march would be organised in front of the CBI office in Salt Lake in the second week of this month

  • Left welcomes declassification of Netaji files Sep 19, 2015 04:26 PM IST

    Left welcomes declassification of Netaji files

    When asked why didn't the Left Front declassify it during its 34 year rule, West Bengal Left Front Chairman Biman Bose said, "I don't know, so I can't comment on it."

  • Third Front ready to take on Congress, BJP Feb 25, 2014 08:31 PM IST

    Third Front ready to take on Congress, BJP

    An amalgamation of 11 political parties, the Third Front on Tuesday claimed that India was not a two-party nation and people were willing to try out an alternative.

  • Walmart lobbying report sparks stir, BJP, Left demand probe Dec 10, 2012 05:21 PM IST

    Walmart lobbying report sparks stir, BJP, Left demand probe

    The Opposition is crying foul over reports of global retail giant Walmart lobbying US lawmakers to get into India.

  • Govt stays firm on FDI despite political fury Sep 15, 2012 10:26 AM IST

    Govt stays firm on FDI despite political fury

    The government's big ticket reforms, FDI in aviation and FDI in retail, have left allies furious. Trinamool Congress chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has given the UPA a 72-hour deadline to roll back retail FDI and fuel price hike but Commerce Minister Anand Sharma has made it clear that there will be no turning back.

  • Bandh a success in NDA states, tepid in others May 31, 2012 03:27 PM IST

    Bandh a success in NDA states, tepid in others

    The nationwide bandh called by the NDA and the Left Front evoked a mixed response from across the country on Thursday. While the NDA states were hit by the Bharat bandh, there was a lukewarm response in the Congress-ruled states as they remained partially affected.

  • Left Front fabricating rape attacks: Mamata Feb 28, 2012 02:48 PM IST

    Left Front fabricating rape attacks: Mamata

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee seems to have done it again. Less than a fortnight after drawing flak for her disparaging comments on the Park Street rape victim, she has now blamed the Left Front for fabricating rape attacks, deaths of infants in government-run hospitals, and of discouraging her government.

  • Opposition ups the ante on FDI, Govt stands firm Nov 28, 2011 03:09 PM IST

    Opposition ups the ante on FDI, Govt stands firm

    The UPA Cabinet decision allowing Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in retail is proving to be a major headache for the Congress-led Government as the Opposition and even some of its own constituents like the Trinamool Congress and the DMK have come out openly against the move and demanded an immediate rollback of the decision.

  • Plan to supply subsidised food packets in Jangalmahal, WB Jul 08, 2011 12:18 PM IST

    Plan to supply subsidised food packets in Jangalmahal, WB

    As part of a comprehensive plan to tackle economic deprivation in Maoist-hit Jangalmahal, the new West Bengal government has planned to distribute subsidised packets of essential food items to BPL families.

  • Battle for the states: The Didi phenomenon in West Bengal Apr 23, 2011 04:52 PM IST

    Battle for the states: The Didi phenomenon in West Bengal

    After 34 continuous years in power, the mighty Left Front may finally be destroyed. West Bengal has found a new Maa Durga in a crumbled Saree and that Maa Durga is 56 year old Mamata Banerjee.

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