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Shutdown hits trains and road traffic in Bihar


September 20th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 20 (IANS) The bandh called by the opposition to protest hike in diesel price, cap on subsidised LPG cylinders and FDI in retail hit the railways and road ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb accuses Trinamool government of political vendetta


August 13th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 12 (IANS) A day after the arrest of senior Marxist leader Sushanta Ghosh, former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Friday lashed out against the Trinamool Congress-led government ... Read more...

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Eminent people express concern over spiralling violence


July 1st, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) A group of politicians and intellectuals, including former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee, Friday expressed concern over the spiralling political violence in West Bengal after ... Read more...

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Trinamool on a vendetta, Left learning from mistakes: Bhattacharjee


May 31st, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader and former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Tuesday attacked the ruling Trinamool Congress for the post-poll violence against ... Read more...

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Left leaders to meet Mamata to protest attacks


May 31st, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) A delegation of Left Front leaders will meet West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee June 3 to complain about the "ongoing atrocities" on Left activists ... Read more...

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CPI-M wants cadres to apologise to people: Biman Bose (Interview, Lead)


March 28th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Left Front chairman Biman Bose is confident that the combine will return to power in the April-May assembly polls, saying CPI-M workers ... Read more...

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We have rectified our mistakes: Biman Bose (Interview)


March 28th, 2011 - 2:35 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) Accusing the Trinamool Congress-led opposition of basing its campaign on "falsehood", West Bengal's ruling Left Front chief Biman Bose exudes confidence that the combine would return ... Read more...

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Left Front will survive conspiracy in Bengal: Karat


January 21st, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 21 (IANS) Attacks on Communist parties and conspiracy against the Left Front and its government in West Bengal would be foiled by the people like in the 1970s, Communist ... Read more...

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CPI-M calls killings ‘dastardly’


December 17th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday described as "dastardly" the killing of seven Left Front activists in West Bengal."This is the first time such a big ... Read more...

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Left activists protest Obama visit


November 6th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) Holding aloft red flags and placards and shouting "Barack Obama, Go Back", around 100 Left activists gathered here Saturday to protest US President Barack Obama's visit to ... Read more...

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Anti-Left forces killing its workers, says Forward Bloc


October 4th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The All India Forward Bloc, the second largest constituent in the ruling Left Front in West Bengal, Monday alleged that "anti-Left forces", including the Trinamool Congress, were ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits life in West Bengal (Roundup)


July 5th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Normal life was hit in West Bengal as road and rail services were disrupted and markets and offices were shut during a nationwide shutdown called by non-Congress ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits life in West Bengal (Second Lead)


July 5th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Normal life was hit in West Bengal as road and rail services were disrupted and markets and offices were shut during a nationwide shutdown called by non-Congress ... Read more...

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Strike evokes near total response in Bihar (Second Lead)


July 5th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 5 (IANS) Several trains were halted and road traffic hit in Bihar Monday as the nationwide strike called by Left parties and the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) to protest ... Read more...

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Life paralyzed in West Bengal (Lead)


July 5th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Normal life was hit in West Bengal Monday as road and rail services were disrupted and markets and offices were shut during a nationwide shutdown called by ... Read more...

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Life hit in West Bengal as shutdown begins


July 5th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Normal life was disrupted in West Bengal Monday as road and rail services were affected and government offices were closed following a 12-hour shutdown called by non-Congress parties ... Read more...

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Thousands of Left activists, leaders court arrest in Tripura (Lead)


April 8th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 8 (IANS) Over 171,000 leaders and activists of the Left Front Thursday courted arrest in Left-ruled Tripura as part of their nation-wide "jail bharo"(fill the jails) agitation demanding a curb ... Read more...

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Left organises nationwide protests against rising prices (Second Intro Roundup)


April 8th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Tens of thousands of Left activists staged noisy but peaceful protests across India Thursday, with thousands courting arrest, to denounce rising food prices and attacks on ... Read more...

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Thousands court arrest as Left protests price rise (Intro Roundup)


April 8th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Thousands of Left activists and leaders courted arrest across the country - barring Left-ruled West Bengal and Kerala - as part of a nationwide campaign against ... Read more...

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Thousands of Left activists court arrest in Tripura


April 8th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 8 (IANS) Over 150,000 people, including senior Left Front leaders, Thursday courted arrest in left-ruled Tripura as part of their nation-wide "jail bharo" (fill the jails) agitation in support of ... Read more...

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Thousands held as Left campaigns against price rise (Roundup)


April 8th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Thousands of Left activists and leaders courted arrest across the country - barring Left-ruled West Bengal, Kerala and Tripura - as part of a nationwide campaign ... Read more...

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Karat, Bardhan court arrest against price rise (Lead)


April 8th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Around 1,000 Left activists and leaders including Communist Party of India-Marxist's (CPI-M) Prakash Karat courted arrest here Thursday as part of a nationwide campaign against rising prices, ... Read more...

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Left activists court arrest against price rise


April 8th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 8 (ANI): Left party activists on Thursday staged a massive demonstration here as a part of their nation-wide 'jail bharo' agitation in protest against the government's failure to check ... Read more...

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Left demands action against price rise


March 12th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Tens of thousands of Left activists rallied here Friday to protest against rising prices of essential commodities. Carrying red flags and shouting anti-government slogans, members of the Communist ... Read more...

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Left, SP MPs walk out against food prices


March 12th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Left and Samajwadi Party (SP) MPs Friday walked out of the Lok Sabha in protest against rising food prices and demanded a White Paper on inflation. Ramachandran ... Read more...

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Left to rally against price rise Friday


March 11th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) The Left parties vowed Thursday to bring more than 100,000 people on the streets here Friday in one of the biggest rallies against price rise. The protest will ... Read more...

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Eminent rights activist Balagopal dead


October 9th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 9 (IANS) Eminent human rights activist and lawyer K. Balagopal, who fought for the rights of the poor, tribals and labourers, died of cardiac arrest here, officials said Friday. Balagopal, 57, ... Read more...

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Virginity tests of brides at mass wedding


July 13th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Sharma Bhopal, July 13 (IANS) At a mass wedding in Madhya Pradesh just before the ceremony was to begin, a would-be bride developed labour pains, shocking those present. Virginity and pregnancy ... Read more...

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West Bengal post-poll clashes’ toll rises to 11 (Lead)


May 9th, 2009 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) With two Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) activists killed Saturday in a clash with opposition Trinamool Congress supporters in trouble-torn Nandigram, the toll in post-poll violence in West ... Read more...

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Nine dead in Bengal post-poll clashes, Nanidgram flares up


May 9th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) Nine people, including a toddler and a teenager, were killed and several wounded as Left activists fought pitched battles with opposition supporters using bombs, firearms and sharp weapons ... Read more...

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Left activists block key West Bengal highway


January 9th, 2009 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri (West Bengal) Jan 9 (IANS) Tension erupted in West Bengal's Darjeeling district Friday as hundreds of activists of the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist's (CPI-M) youth wing staged five-hour blockade on ... Read more...

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Kerala ministers stage protest in Delhi, opposition back home


October 17th, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 17 (IANS) Even as Kerala ministers staged a sit in Friday in front of the Indian parliament to protest against the economic policies of the Manmohan Singh government, leader ... Read more...

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Left stages ”Black Day” march against US-India nuke deal


October 4th, 2008 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.4 (ANI): Left activists staged a''Black Day'' demonstration here on Saturday in protest against the UPA Government''s decision to move ahead with the US-India nuclear deal. Led by senior CPI(M) ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu, Puducherry shutdown a partial success


June 7th, 2008 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 7 (IANS) The day-long shutdown to protest fuel price hikes, called by Left parties in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry Saturday, was a partial success. Shops were closed in many parts ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits normal life in Andhra Pradesh


June 6th, 2008 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 6 (IANS) The day-long shutdown in Andhra Pradesh called by opposition parties to protest the steep hike in fuel prices affected normal life Friday, with transport services being paralysed and ... Read more...

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