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Sharad Yadav discusses ties with CPC


September 14th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) Janata Dal-United president Sharad Yadav Friday met a senior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and discussed ways of cooperation between the two groups, ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan all set to defy party, go to Kudankulam


September 10th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 10 (IANS) Former Kerala chief minister and CPI-M leader V.S. Achuthanandan Monday seemed set to defy his party's decision not to oppose the Kudankulam nuclear power plant project ... Read more...

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2,270 delegates to attend CPC Congress


August 13th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 13 (IANS) A total of 2,270 delegates have been elected to attend the upcoming 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Xinhua reported Monday.President Hu ... Read more...

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Take up national role, Medha Patekar urges Achuthanandan


July 15th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 15 (IANS) Veteran Kerala CPI-M leader V.S. Achuthanandan who has been reportedly sidelined in his party has found support in social activist Medha Patekar, who wants him to ... Read more...

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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...

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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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Crucial five day Kerala CPI-M party meeting starts Sunday


June 16th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 16 (IANS) The five-day meet of the Kerala unit of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) starts here Sunday.Five politburo members, including party general secretary Prakash Karat, will ... Read more...

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Left has miles to go to regain lost ground (One year of Mamata Banerjee)


May 17th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) As the Communists complete a year in opposition in their erstwhile citadel West Bengal, the road to regain lost ground seems long and bumpy.After 34 ... Read more...

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China cracks down on rumours, removes 210,000 online posts (Lead)


April 12th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 12 (IANS) China has removed over 210,000 online posts since mid-March and shut down 42 websites in its crackdown on Internet-based rumour-mongering, a senior official said Thursday.Liu Zhengrong, ... Read more...

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China cracks down on rumours, removes 210,000 online posts


April 12th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 12 (IANS) China has removed more than 210,000 online posts since mid-March and shut down 42 websites in its crackdown on Internet-based rumour-mongering, Xinhua quoted a senior official ... Read more...

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Karat bats for Achuthanandan


April 10th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), April 10 (IANS) CPI-M general secretary Prakash Karat Tuesday dismissed as baseless reports that former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan was "ousted" from the politburo.Karat said told the ... Read more...

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Out of politburo, Achuthanandan is miffed


April 9th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), April 9 (IANS) Former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan was clearly upset Monday after he failed to make it into the politburo of the Communist Party of India-Marxist ... Read more...

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Karat again elected CPI-M boss (Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), April 9 (IANS) Prakash Karat was Monday re-elected general secretary of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), but the veteran V.S. Achuthanandan failed to make it to the ... 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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Palestinian reconciliation unlikely in 2012: Hamas official


March 31st, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, March 31 (IANS) A Hamas official Saturday ruled out the possibility that the Palestinian reconciliation will take place this year, blaming mainly Israel and the US for blocking it.... Read more...

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TDP’s Devender Goud, Ramesh file papers for Rajya Sabha


March 19th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 19 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) senior leaders T. Devender Goud and C.M. Ramesh Monday filed their nominations for biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha.Given the TDP's ... Read more...

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Congress announces Andhra candidates for Rajya Sabha


March 19th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 18 (IANS) Telugu superstar K. Chiranjeevi and Congress spokesperson Renuka Chowdary are among four candidates announced by the party Sunday night for biennial elections to the Rajya ... 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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Syria vote not for regime change: India


February 6th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) With the Left criticizing India's vote on the UN resolution on Syria, the government has clarified that it was opposed to any regime change in ... Read more...

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Bihar court acquits 11 Nepali Maoist leaders


February 3rd, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 3 (IANS) A Bihar court Friday acquitted 11 Nepali Maoist leaders, including a former minister and six MPs, on a state government petition seeking to withdraw criminal cases ... 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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China to lead world economy by 2025: Karat


January 30th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 30 (IANS) China will dominate the world economy and the US will come down to second position by 2025, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash ... Read more...

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Crucial CPI-M politburo, central committee meetings from Tuesday


January 16th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist's (CPI-M) top leadership would, during a four-day sitting beginning here Tuesday, discuss crucial documents determining the party's future tactical line ... Read more...

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GTA a blunder, Darjeeling on the boil: CPI-M


January 8th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
South 24 Parganas (West Bengal), Jan 8 (IANS) Terming the creation of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) a "blunder", the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) said Sunday Darjeeling was ... Read more...

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Tripura to mark Vivekananda’s 150th birth anniversary


January 1st, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 1 (IANS) Tripura's Left Front government will celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda with a year-long programme to inspire people with his life and philosophy, a ... Read more...

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`China’s publishing firms must go global’


December 24th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 24 (IANS) Chinese leader Li Changchun Friday called for greater efforts to build up more publishing enterprises competitive in the international market with the aim to promote Chinese ... Read more...

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China makes economic plans for 2012


December 12th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 12 (IANS) High-ranking Chinese officials gathered here Monday for the annual Central Economic Work Conference, which will analyze international and domestic economic situations and map out plans for ... Read more...

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CPI-M politburo resolution on dam faulty, says Achuthanandan


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 2 (IANS) V.S. Achuthanandan, former Kerala chief minister and Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader, Friday said a resolution passed by the party's politburo the day before on ... Read more...

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Kishanji: The media-savvy cold-blooded rebel (Profile)


November 25th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 24 (IANS) Tall and slim, the AK-47 assault rifle wielding Mallojula Koteshwar Rao alias Kishanji was the field general and media savvy leader of the banned Maoists. He ... Read more...

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Welcome CPI-M’s discussions on re-looking ideology: Chandy


November 18th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 18 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Friday welcomed discussions within Communist Party of India-Marxist's (CPI-M) re-looking its ideology."I whole-heartedly welcome their discussions on the revamp of their ... Read more...

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People have the right to express: Artist Shuvaprasanna


November 12th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Veteran artist Shuvaprasanna, who is addressing changes in West Bengal politics with his art, says he does not sit in an ivory tower and ... Read more...

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UPA’s policies bound to raise prices: CPI-M


October 28th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday condemned the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) for rising food inflation and said the government was following policies ... Read more...

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Township must be named after Jyoti Basu: Left


October 21st, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) The opposition Left Front (LF) Friday demanded that the West Bengal government reverse its move to scrap the renaming of North 24 Parganas district's Rajarhat ... Read more...

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2G issue not closed, Chidambaram should quit: CPI-M


September 30th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday refused to buy the government's stand that the controversy over the finance ministry's note on the 2G ... Read more...

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