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Trinamool’s pull-out vindicates our strike call: Left


September 19th, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) In the wake of Trinamool Congress withdrawing support from the UPA government, the Left Front Tuesday said its stand to call a strike in protest against ... Read more...

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President Mukherjee given civic reception by Bengal government (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee, who Friday began a four-day official visit to his home state Bengal -- his first after assuming the nation's highest post, was ... Read more...

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CPI-M expresses ‘grave concern’ over Bengal law and order


August 14th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 14 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday expressed grave concern over the breach of peace and democratic principles in West Bengal, saying the tendency among the ... Read more...

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Mamata sees peace in Maoist area, warns guerrillas (West Bengal Newsletter)


August 11th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) In another of her frequent district tours, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee visited Maoist-affected Belpahari area promising to usher in all-round development.Thursday's trip to ... Read more...

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Left pays homage to Jyoti Basu on the road (Lead)


July 8th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) Left Front members protested outside the West Bengal assembly Sunday after the speaker disallowed former legislators from entering to pay respects to late chief minister ... Read more...

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Left pays homage to Jyoti basu on the road


July 8th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) Left Front members protested outside the West Bengal assembly Sunday after the speaker denied entry to former lawmakers to pay respect to former chief minister ... Read more...

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Opposition walks out of Bengal assembly on price rise


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) The opposition Left Front members Monday staged a walk-out from the West Bengal assembly in protest after an adjournment motion brought by them on spiralling prices ... Read more...

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Disclose contents of memorandum for centre, Left urges Mamata


June 30th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 30 (IANS) With the West Bengal government proposing to send an all-party delegation to New Delhi to seek a three-year moratorium on interest payments on the state's ... Read more...

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‘Don’t differentiate between willing and unwilling farmers’


June 30th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 30 (IANS) Urging the Mamata Banerjee regime to stop creating a rift between the peasants of Singur, the opposition Left Front Saturday urged the state government to ... Read more...

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Mamata has fear psychosis, says opposition


June 29th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) Opposition legislators Friday staged a noisy walkout from the West Bengal assembly, protesting against the exclusion of some questions from the day's business slated to ... Read more...

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Forward Bloc legislator suspended from Bengal assembly


June 23rd, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) A Forward Bloc legislator was Friday suspended from the West Begnal Assembly for the rest of the day for using "unparliamentary" words targeting Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Left Front accuses Mamata of ignoring assembly proceedings


June 21st, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) The West Bengal Assembly witnessed uproarious scenes Thursday as Left Front members staged a noisy walkout accusing Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of deliberately ignoring the ... Read more...

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Left parties to discuss stand over presidential poll


June 21st, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Top leadership of the Communist Party of India-Marxist met in the national capital Thursday morning over the presidential poll.The meeting of the party's politburo ... Read more...

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CPI-M meet on president poll Thursday


June 20th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 20 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo will meet in New Delhi Thursday to decide its stand on the July 19 presidential election, party sources ... Read more...

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LF demands all-party meet on Mamata’s talks with GJM


June 18th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) West Bengal's Left Front Monday demanded an all-party meeting on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's recent talks with the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha and also a statement ... Read more...

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CPI-M lacks inner party democracy: Expelled leader


June 12th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 11 (IANS) Lashing out at the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) for lacking inner party democracy, expelled party leader Anil Basu Monday said the ongoing rectification process ... Read more...

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CPI-M expels former party MP for indiscipline


June 11th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 11 (IANS) Former Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) parliamentarian Anil Basu, who had acquired infamy for his lewd comments against Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, has ... Read more...

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Bengal CPI-M’s legislative party whip resigns


June 8th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) MLA and legislative party whip Abdur Rezzak Mollah Friday said he had resigned from the post of whip for 'health reasons'. ... Read more...

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CPI-M to launch mass campaign in Bengal


June 6th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) The CPI-M will campaign across West Bengal in support of its 17-point charter of demands that includes complete rollback of petrol price hike and reduction in ... Read more...

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Biman Bose mocks Mamata’s plan of law against vandalism


June 1st, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 1 (IANS) West Bengal Left Front Chairman Biman Bose Friday mocked Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's idea of enacting legislation to penalise political parties indulging in vandalism and ... Read more...

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As Left Front plans, quick-footed Didi acts (West Bengal Newsletter)


May 26th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) Despite the negative publicity she has been receiving for her various antics as West Bengal chief minister, the feisty Mamata Banerjee's ability to lead lightning ... Read more...

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Left Front blames Mamata government for Terai-Dooars violence


April 26th, 2012 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) West Bengal's opposition Left Front (LF) Wednesday blamed the recent unrest in the Terai-Dooars region in the state's northern part to the "undue haste" of ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan not in politburo, Buddhadeb in


April 9th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), April 9 (IANS) There were question marks over both. But while former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee retained his place in the CPI-M politburo, former Kerala chief ... Read more...

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Mamata strips non-Trinamool panchayat heads of power


March 27th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 27 (IANS) The opposition Left Front in the West Bengal assembly Tuesday staged a walk out after an adjournment motion by it against a government order stripping panchayat ... Read more...

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CPI-M leader questions Nandigram accused’s induction


March 20th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 20 (IANS) A Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Monday questioned the presence of leaders like former MP Laxman Seth, arrested for alleged involvement in the 2007 Nandigram ... Read more...

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Bengal assembly adjourned following Trinamool legislator’s death


March 19th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) The West Bengal legislative assembly was adjourned following the death of Trinamool Congress lawmaker Ajit Bhunia here early Monday morning.Bhunia, 58, a senior leader of Trinamool ... Read more...

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Left sceptical of Mahato’s surrender, Congress welcomes it


March 9th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 9 (IANS) A sceptical Left Front Friday said Maoist squad leader Suchitra Mahato had been in police custody and had not surrendered Friday. The Congress, an ally ... Read more...

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Trinamool trying to gag the opposition: CPI-M


February 19th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday accused the Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government of trying to "gag" the opposition and running the assembly "unconstitutionally"."They ... Read more...

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CPI-M’s Bengal conference to discuss poll debacle


February 15th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 15 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist began its four-day state conference in West Bengal Wednesday to discuss its future agenda. This is the first time in three ... Read more...

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Bengal opposition leader holds press meet on road


February 14th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 13 (IANS) Protesting against West Bengal assembly Speaker Biman Bandopadhyay's decision to ban media conference inside the assembly premises when the house is not in session, Leader ... Read more...

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Mamata trying to gag opposition: CPI-M


February 12th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 12 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday accused the West Bengal government of attempting to gag the opposition and slammed assembly Speaker Biman Bandyopadhyay's ban ... Read more...

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Parties criticise bar on press meets in Bengal assembly


February 11th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 11 (IANS) The West Bengal assembly's decision to bar press conferences at the media centre in the assembly premises when the house is not in session Saturday drew ... Read more...

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Bengal bars media conference at the assembly, CPI-M objects


February 10th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 10 (IANS) The West Bengal assembly Friday barred press conferences at the media centre in the assembly premises when the house is not in session, drawing protests ... Read more...

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CPI-M blames Congress, Trinamool for Bengal farmer suicides


January 6th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
East Midnapore (West Bengal) Jan 6 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday held the "pro-rich policies" of the Congress and the Trinamool Congress responsible for the suicides of ... Read more...

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Lokpal effectiveness doubtful, says CPI-M


December 29th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 28 (IANS) Expressing doubts over the effectiveness of the Lokpal bill as it excludes the corporate sector, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Biman Bose Wednesday slammed ... Read more...

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