left parties

CPI-M wants cancellation of coal allocation, demand probe (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Monday asked the government to cancel all the coal block allocations found faulty by the official auditor and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ansari re-elected vice president (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) UPA candidate Hamid Ansari was Tuesday re-elected India's vice president, defeating NDA nominee Jaswant Singh.Lok Sabha Secretary General T.K. Vishwanathan, the returning officer ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Voting to elect 14th vice president begins(Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Voting to elect the country's 14th vice president began here Tuesday with MPs from both houses of parliament exercising their franchise to choose between UPA's ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sonia to host lunch for MPs of UPA, outside supporters Monday


August 5th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi will host a lunch for MPs of the ruling alliance and supporting parties Monday, a day ahead of the vice ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Left meets PM, demands excess food be distributed


August 4th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) A delegation of Left party leaders Saturday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to demand universal distribution of excess food stock to check rising prices ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Government exporting food, keeping people hungry: Brinda Karat


August 1st, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 1 (IANS) CPI-M leader Brinda Karat Wednesday accused the central government of exporting food grain through big traders for use as animal fodder while keeping people hungry in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

CITU calls off July 31 transport strike


July 29th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) The CPI-M's labour arm CITU Sunday withdrew the call for a transport strike Tuesday, a day after bus operators in West Bengal pulled out of the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mamata takes on centre, Left over fuel price hike (West Bengal Newsletter)


July 28th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) After a few days of truce with the central government, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has revived her crusade against the Congress-led UPA over ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Left seeks universal public distribution system


July 26th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Left parties Thursday demanded a universal public distribution system and scrapping of the Planning Commission's "highly dubious poverty estimates".The CPI, CPI-M, Forward Bloc and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ruling without caring for farmers great tragedy, says Moily


July 24th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) With the Trinamool Congress and Samajwadi Party strongly opposing opening up of country's retail trade to FDI, Corporate Affairs Minister Veerappa Moily Tuesday said it ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Presidential poll: Sangma hopeful of win, Trinamool support


July 15th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 15 (IANS) Opposition-backed presidential candidate P.A. Sangma Sunday expressed confidence of winning the July 19 poll and said he was still hopeful of support from the Trinamool ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Hamid Ansari: Seasoned diplomat and scholar, respected leader (Profile)


July 14th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari, who was Saturday chosen as United Progressive Alliance's (UPA) candidate for a second term in the post, is a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rice at Rs.2 a kg for poor in Tripura: Sarkar


July 12th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 12 (IANS) To woo the voters ahead of the assembly polls, the Left Front government in Tripura will provide rice under the public distribution system (PDS) to the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Presidential poll divides left, right, centre


July 10th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The July 19 poll to elect India's 13th president has divided not only the ruling UPA but opposition blocks like the NDA and the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Odisha minister’s effigies burnt over exam results leak (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 28 (IANS) The effigies of Odisha School and Mass Education Minister Pratap Jena were burnt by students and activists Thursday, protesting the leak of state board Class ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Congress, INPT conspiring to oust Left in Tripura’


June 25th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 25 (IANS) Leaders of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) claimed here Monday that separatist outfits, aided by a section of opposition leaders, were conspiring to oust the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Let Sangma read the constitution: Bengal Congress chief


June 24th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) Urging the Trinamool Congress to support United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential nominee Pranab Mukherjee, the West Bengal Pradesh Congress chief Sunday rebuked his rival P.A. ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Presidential fight finalised, focus shifts on Ansari’s successor


June 23rd, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) With the battle lines drawn for the July 19 presidential election, the focus is gradually shifting to the vice-presidential poll in August, for which ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Trinamool hits out at alleged Congress-Marxist axis


June 21st, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) As the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) extended support to UPA's presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee, the Trinamool Congress Thursday dubbed the decision as further proof ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Presidential poll: Numbers favour Pranab


June 21st, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
With the country's political parties clearing their stand Thursday, the numbers show a clear inclination towards United Progressive Alliance (UPA) candidate Pranab Mukherjee.Pranab Mukherjee:The ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA), in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

CPI-M, Forward Bloc to back Pranab, CPI, RSP to skip poll (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Left parties Thursday failed to reach consensus on the presidential election with two of the four parties, including the CPI-M, supporting UPA candidate ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Left parties divided over supporting Pranab


June 21st, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Left parties Thursday failed to reach a consensus on the presidential election with two of the four Left parties supporting UPA candidate Pranab ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

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...

Posted in Politics |

Left to decide Thursday on presidential candidate


June 17th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 17 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash Karat Sunday said the Left parties will meet June 21 to decide on their candidate for the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Trinamool won’t join hands with Congress for Tripura polls


June 17th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 17 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress will not form any alliance with the Congress in Tripura to fight against the ruling Left Front in next year's assembly elections, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pranab calls Tripura CM for Left support


June 16th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 16 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate and union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee telephoned Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, who is also a Communist ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Left parties to meet June 21 to discuss presidential poll


June 16th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Leaders of the Left parties will be meeting here June 21 to discuss the presidential election, officials said Saturday."We will meet June 21 to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Left in dilemma over support to Pranab


June 15th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) The Left parties Friday appeared to be in a grave dilemma over the issue of supporting Pranab Mukherjee's candidature for president because not doing so ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

CPI-M congratulates Pranab, holds back support for now


June 15th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The CPI-M Friday congratulated UPA's presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee but said it would take a decision on supporting him only after discussions with other ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Left yet to take a call on presidential polls: Biman Bose


June 14th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) The Left parties would take a decision on the presidential candidate after the "national picture" became clearer, West Bengal Left Front chief Biman Bose said ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Congress should answer why allies named Manmohan: Left


June 14th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Left parties Thursday said the Congress has to explain why its two allies announced the name of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pranab telephones Buddhadeb for support in presidential polls


June 14th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday telephoned Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo member Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee and sought the support of Left parties for the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Kerala assembly again disrupted over twin murders


June 14th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 14 (IANS) Four bills were passed without any discussion Thursday as the Kerala assembly was disrupted for the third consecutive day by opposition legislators demanding immediate arrest of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Gogoi bats for FDI in multi-brand retail sector


June 9th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 9 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Saturday called for foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail sector and said the states willing to implement it should ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tripura worst-governed state in India, says Congress


June 7th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 7 (IANS) Months ahead of the assembly polls in Tripura, the Congress Thursday released a "charge sheet" against the state government, describing India's lone Left-ruled state as the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

« Previous Entries Next Entries »

Subscribe