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Achuthanandan to defy party, government;go to Kudankulam


September 17th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 17 (IANS) Veteran Communist and Kerala's leader of opposition V.S. Achuthanandan is firm on going to Tamil Nadu's Kudankulam Tuesday, defying both his CPI-M's directive and a request ... Read more...

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Manmohan regime sinking due to corruption: Buddhadeb


September 9th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Arambagh (West Bengal), Sep 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's government is sinking due to unchecked corruption and unbridled capitalism, senior Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader and former ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb wants mass protest against Trinamool


September 9th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Arambagh (West Bengal), Sep 9 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader and former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Sunday called for mass resistance against the "atrocities" against his ... Read more...

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Kerala CPI-M in tight spot over murder probe


September 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 9 (IANS) The decision arrived at the CPI-M politburo meeting in New Delhi Sunday that there was no need for a CBI probe into the murder of ... Read more...

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Presence of CPI-M politburo member at church altar kicks up row


September 2nd, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 2 (IANS) A section of the laity at the St. George Orthodox Syrian Cathedral in the capital city are up in arms following what they term "a ... Read more...

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US deploying forces in Indian Ocean to take on China: Yechury


September 1st, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 1 (IANS) The US government has decided to deploy over half of its naval fleet in the Indian Ocean and South China Sea to take on China, ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb slams Mamata for inviting Obama


September 1st, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) Lashing out at the US for instigating India against communist China, CPI-M politburo member Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Saturday took pot shots at West Bengal Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Trinamool opposition to FDI not ideological: CPI-M


August 25th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS) Terming Trinamool Congress as a party driven by vested interests rather than ideology, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday said its opposition to allow ... Read more...

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Question mark over Mamata’s democracy, investment promises (West Bengal Newsletter)


August 25th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government is facing flak for failing in its election promises of restoring democratic and promoting an investment-friendly climate in the ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb denied permission to hold conference in Bengal


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) Raising the hackles of the opposition, the state administration has denied former West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee permission to hold a party conference in the ... Read more...

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PM should answer why coal blocks were not auctioned: Yechury


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sitaram Yechury said Thursday that the CAG report showed that "crony capitalism of the worst order" was being ... Read more...

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Mamata government intolerant, tries to evade responsibility: Left


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) Terming the Mamata Banerjee government "intolerant", Marxist leader Surjya Kanta Mishra Thursday alleged it was trying to evade its responsibilities on law and order by ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb hits out at Mamata’s remarks


August 16th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) In a veiled attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo member Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Thursday said that instead of ... Read more...

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Maoists expel Odisha leader Sabyasachi Panda from party


August 10th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 10 (IANS) The outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist has expelled its Odisha state organising committee secretary Sabyasachi Panda from the party, accusing him of an "enemy-like opportunistic stand ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb hits out at Trinamool over Infosys imbroglio


August 5th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 5 (IANS) Questioning Trinamool Congress-led government over the bottlenecks that have forced IT major Infosys to rethink its West Bengal project, CPI-M leader and former chief minister Buddhadeb ... Read more...

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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...

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Kerala CPI-M leader arrested in murder case


August 1st, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 1 (IANS) Veteran Kerala Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader P. Jayarajan was Wednesday arrested and jailed in connection with the murder of Indian Union Muslim League worker ... Read more...

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Pranab secures 124 votes in Kerala


July 19th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 19 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance candidate in the presidential poll Pranab Mukherjee secured 124 out of the 139 votes polled Thursday in the Kerala Assembly.The strength of ... Read more...

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Maoist strategist held in Bengal (Third Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) Bikram alias Arnab Dam, a West Bengal state committee member of the banned Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) and considered the party's top strategist in the ... Read more...

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Maoist strategist held in Bengal (Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) Bikram alias Arnab Dam, a state committee member of the banned Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist), considered its top strategist after the late Koteshwar Rao alias ... Read more...

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NTR’s son to soon enter active politics


July 14th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 14 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) founder N.T. Rama Rao's son and popular Telugu actor N. Balakrishna Saturday said he would soon enter active politics.Balakrishna, however, made it ... Read more...

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UP Khap diktat outrages women politicians, activists (Lead)


July 13th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Reacting to the decision of a Khap panchayat (community council) in an Uttar Pradesh village - banning love marriages and restricting movement of women ... Read more...

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Women activists slam feudal panchayats, demand action


July 13th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Reacting to the decision of a Khap panchayat (community council) in an Uttar Pradesh village - banning love marriages and restricting movement of women out ... Read more...

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I’ll remain with TDP till my last breath: Junior NTR


July 9th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 9 (IANS) Popular Telugu film actor Junior NTR Monday ruled out leaving Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and also denied any differences within the family."As far as I am ... Read more...

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CPI-M supporting Pranab to combat communal candidate: Buddhadeb


July 7th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) Defending his party's decision to support UPA presidential nominee Pranab Mukherjee, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPIM) politburo member Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Saturday said the move was ... 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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Violence, killings down in Maoist areas, says Mamata


June 29th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) There was a significant improvement in law and order in the three Maoist-affected districts of West Bengal with the number of violent incidents and killings ... Read more...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Record 95 percent turnout in Tripura by-poll


June 12th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 12 (IANS) Braving soaring summer heat, a record 95 percent of the 33,392-strong electorate Tuesday cast their votes in the significant by-election from the Nalchar assembly constituency in ... Read more...

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Crucial assembly by-poll in Tripura Tuesday


June 11th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 11 (IANS) Amidst unprecedented security and high political significance, the by-election to the Nalchar assembly constituency in western Tripura would be held Tuesday."In all, over 600 BSF (Border ... Read more...

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Bengal government should cut petrol tax: Left Front


May 25th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government should cut sales tax on petrol after the steep hike in prices, Left Front chairman Biman Bose said Friday, adding ... Read more...

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TDP suspends MP following meeting with Jagan


May 25th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 25 (IANS) The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Friday suspended its politburo member and former MP M.V. Mysoora Reddy from the party for indiscipline.TDP chief N. Chandrababu Naidu suspended ... Read more...

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Bengal’s Left attacks Mamata, UPA over petrol price hike


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) West Bengal's Left parties Wednesday threatened to hit the streets against the petrol price hike and slammed the Trinamool Congress for enjoying power as a ... Read more...

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