Left-UPA flashpoints since May 2004

July 8th, 2008 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS  

A file-photo of Manmohan Singh

New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The often uneasy relationship between the Left parties and the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government ended Tuesday after four years, over the India-US civil nuclear deal. But there were other differences too between the two sides that came together in 2004 on the basis of a Common Minimum Programme. Here are some of the major issues over which the Left clashed with the Congress since the Manmohan Singh government took power in May 2004:

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