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CPI-M mocks Mamata’s announcement of withdrawing support


September 18th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday mocked Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee's decision to pull out from the government, saying that she has still kept ... Read more...

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CPI-M legislator remanded in custody in murder case (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur/Kochi, Aug 13 (IANS) CPI-M legislator T.V.Rajesh, an accused in the murder of a Muslim League activist, was Monday remanded in judicial custody till Aug 27 after the Kerala High ... Read more...

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Bail denied to Kerala CPI-M leaders in murder case


August 13th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Monday struck a double blow to the CPI-M by dismissing bail pleas of party legislator T.V. Rajesh and jailed Kannur district party ... Read more...

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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...

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‘Learn to hate’ CPI-M, says Trinamool minister


April 17th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) Days after a Jadavpur University professor's arrest for circulating cartoons targeting West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, state Food Supplies Minister Jyotipriyo Mullick has asked ... Read more...

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CITU hails strike as success, calls Mamata liar


February 28th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) Hailing the impact of the countrywide general strike in West Bengal, the Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) -- the labour arm of the Communist ... Read more...

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Tripura raises employees’ retirement age


February 28th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 27 (IANS) A year ahead of the crucial assembly polls in the lone Left ruled state, the Tripura government Monday announced to increase the retirement age of the ... Read more...

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CPI-M to launch stir for reserving jobs for Muslims


February 26th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 26 (IANS) The Left Front government in Tripura wants to reserve 10 percent of government jobs for Muslims but is concerned about the legal hurdles, a leader of ... Read more...

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Trinamool’s opposition to anti-terror body is political posturing: CPI-M


February 18th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) Dubbing Trinamool Congress' opposition to the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) as "political positioning" to gain national importance, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday ... Read more...

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Kerala communists spar ahead of state meet


February 6th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 6 (IANS) On the eve of the state party conferences of the two Communist parties in Kerala, top leaders of both the Left parties engaged in a ... Read more...

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CPI-M for more women members


February 1st, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 1 (IANS) Tripura's ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday said it was looking to induct more women members."In Tripura, 25 percent of the total of 76,636 CPI-M ... Read more...

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Biman mocks Mamata’s car tours


November 12th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Days after his remarks on the Congress-Trinamool Congress alliance casued outrage, West Bengal Left Front chairman Biman Bose Saturday took a dig at Mamata ... Read more...

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CPI-M to induct younger members in party committees


October 31st, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 30 (IANS) Ahead of its crucial West Bengal party conference, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday announced that at least 25 percent of members in all its ... Read more...

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Central government ignoring Tripura: Minister


August 30th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 30 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government has been providing financial aid and support to state governments led by the Congress and its allies, depriving the governments ... Read more...

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CPI-M politburo member M.K. Pandhe dead


August 20th, 2011 - 3:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo member and chief of its trade union arm CITU, M.K Pandhe died at the Ram Manohar Lohia hospital here ... Read more...

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We’ll protest against Anna’s arrest: CPI-M


August 16th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday alleged that the Congress-led union government was patronising corruption and trying to crush the anti-corruption campaign in the country."The ... Read more...

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CPI-M to meet governor over ‘Trinamool atrocities’


August 12th, 2011 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) The Communist Part of India-Marxist (CPI-M) will meet West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan to protest against alleged political vendetta and infringement of democratic right by ... Read more...

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Food security bill in current form unacceptable: Karat


August 7th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 7 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash Karat Sunday said the food security bill in its current form will curtail the food security as ... Read more...

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My dissent on cash-for-vote issue not recorded: Salim


July 23rd, 2011 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 IANS) Accusing the central government of dilly-dallying over the cash-for-vote scam issue for three years, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) central committee member Md. Salim Friday alleged ... Read more...

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Darjeeling accord an alarm signal: CPI-M


July 17th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) The Darjeeling tripartite accord, to be signed Monday, is an alarm signal for West Bengal, the state's former ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) says."The ... Read more...

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Living in hospital so wife can be on duty: former CPI-M MP


July 1st, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) central committee member and former MP Mohammed Salim Friday clarified that he and his doctor wife were living in a ... Read more...

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Iconic Left leader’s body cremated in Tripura


June 9th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 8 (IANS) Iconic communist leader Baidyanath Majumder was cremated Wednesday evening at his ancestral home town Kailashahar in north Tripura as thousands of people from all walks ... Read more...

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UPA playing politics while allocating funds: Tripura minister


June 1st, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 1 (IANS) Stating that centre-state relations had deteriorated under the United Progressive Alliance's (UPA) regime, a Tripura minister Wednesday alleged that the central government was allocating funds ... 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 asks state units, leaders to keep peace


May 17th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Out of power in West Bengal and Kerala, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) has asked its leaders and units in the two states not ... Read more...

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Left rout will affect democratic movement: CPI-M


May 13th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 13 (IANS) The mass democratic movement in India will be affected due to the Left parties' debacle in West Bengal, Tripura unit of the Communist Party of India-Marxist ... Read more...

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UPA depriving Left-ruled states: Tripura minister


May 11th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 11 (IANS) The Left-ruled states are being victimised by the central government for not following the economic reforms policies of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA), a Tripura ... Read more...

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OK if Somnath campaigns for CPI-M, says Yechury


April 15th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday said it has no problems if expelled party leader Somnath Chatterjee campaigns for its candidates in the West ... Read more...

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CPI-M says it is not a one-man party


April 13th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) Rubbishing Trinamool Congress claim that West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee is shying away from campaigning in north Bengal as he is not confident about ... Read more...

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Centre denying us funds, says Tripura


February 7th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 7 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)-led Left Front government in Tripura Monday accused the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government of depriving the state of central funds.As the state ... Read more...

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Metro to curtail services for Republic Day, Beating retreat


January 24th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Delhi Metro's services will be partially curtailed Wednesday and Jan 29 as some key stations will remain closed due to Republic Day and Beating Retreat ceremonies, an ... Read more...

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Chidambaram-Buddha letters renewing centre-state war?


January 15th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Pradipta Tapadar Kolkata, Jan 15 (IANS) The letter war between union Home Minister P. Chidambaram and West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee has prompted many to ask if the old battle ... Read more...

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Trinamool, CPI-M blame each other for student’s death


December 17th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Left Front Friday blamed the opposition Trinamool Congress for the death of a student in a clash of rival groups here. The Trinamool denied ... Read more...

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New Zealand plane returns after smoke alert in cabin


November 29th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Nov 29 (IANS) A plane was forced to return to New Zealand's Wellington International Airport shortly after take-off Monday after passengers said there was a smell of smoke in the cabin, ... Read more...

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Veteran Tripura Congress leader dead


September 7th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 7 (IANS) Ashok Bhattacharjee, a veteran Congress leader and a stanch follower of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, died here Tuesday. He was 73. Bhattacharjee, the only Congress leader in ... Read more...

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