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Kerala fomenting designs of radical communal groups: BJP


August 12th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national secretary P. Muralidhar Rao, who is in-charge of the party's affairs in Kerala, Sunday said Kerala is becoming a ... Read more...

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Congress reconstitutes Assam state unit


August 11th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Congress Saturday reconstituted its Assam state committee, making Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and central minister Pawan Singh Ghatowar members besides former central ministers B.K. ... Read more...

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CPI-M expels senior leader in Kerala


June 24th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 24 (IANS) The Communist Party of India Marxist (CPI-M) in Kerala, which is going through turbulent times, Sunday expelled senior leader and former legislator Gopi Kottamurikal on grounds ... 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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UPA and its constituents


June 15th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
A look at the seat-holding of United Progressive Alliance partners and those propping it from outside in the two houses of parliament.In the Lok Sabha:UPA partners --Congress - 207Trinamool Congress ... Read more...

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CPI-M expels former party MP for indiscipline


June 11th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 11 (IANS) Former Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) parliamentarian Anil Basu, who had acquired infamy for his lewd comments against Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, has ... Read more...

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CPI-M to launch mass campaign in Bengal


June 6th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) The CPI-M will campaign across West Bengal in support of its 17-point charter of demands that includes complete rollback of petrol price hike and reduction in ... Read more...

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Tripura demands roll back of oil price hike


May 24th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 24 (IANS) The ruling Left Front in Tripura Thursday demanded immediate withdrawal of the hike in petrol prices and organised demonstrations across the north eastern state to press ... Read more...

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Biman Bose may face suit


May 4th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) Sabita Basu, wife of suspended CPI-M leader and former MP Anil Basu, Friday rubbished allegations of "corruption and nepotism" against her husband and threatened to ... Read more...

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Maoists release one abducted Italian (Second Lead)


March 25th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 25 (IANS) Maoists Sunday released one of the two Italian hostages they had abducted March 14. The rebels said they will release the other Italian only after the ... Read more...

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Odisha hostage crisis: CM holds meeting with top officials


March 25th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 25 (IANS) Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Sunday held a meeting of top state police and administrative officials here as uncertainty continued over the fate of the two Italians ... Read more...

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Odisha hostage crisis: Talks suspended over legislator’s abduction (Lead)


March 24th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 24 (IANS) Talks to secure release of two Italians kidnapped by Maoists in Odisha were suspended Saturday after the kidnapping of a legislator of the ruling Biju Janata ... Read more...

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Biman Bose re-elected CPI-M’s Bengal state secretary


February 19th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday re-elected Biman Bose as the secretary of its West Bengal unit at its 23rd state conference, while several ... Read more...

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Present situation not ripe for third front, says CPI-M (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 15 (IANS) Stressing need for unity of the Left and democratic forces in the country, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash Karat Wednesday said the present ... 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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Sarojini dubs CPI-M ‘male dominated party’


February 10th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 10 (IANS) Sarojini Balanandan, a leader of the CPI-M, Friday broke down after she realized that she had been shunted out of the 84-member Kerala state committee.The 74-year-old ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan will remain opposition leader: CPI-M


February 10th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 10 (IANS) Former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthandan will remain the opposition leader in the Kerala assembly, Marxist leader Pinarayi Vijayan said Friday.Accusing the media of "propagating baseless ... Read more...

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Row over Jesus a conspiracy: Karat (Lead)


February 7th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 7 (IANS) There is a "conspiracy" behind the controversy surrounding Jesus Christ and the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), general secretary Prakash Karat said here Tuesday."There is ... Read more...

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Controversy over Jesus Christ needless: Karat


February 7th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 7 (IANS) Communist Party of India (Marxist) general secretary Prakash Karat Tuesday termed the present controversy surrounding his party and Jesus Christ as a needless one and ... 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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Islamic hardliners not serious threat in Kerala: Chandy


November 25th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) There are attempts by Islamic hardliners to radicalise Muslim youths in Kerala, but it is not a "serious situation", says Chief Minister Oommen Chandy."Some attempts ... Read more...

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Kudankulam: Experts panels may meet Friday


November 15th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 15 (IANS) The second meeting of the experts committees formed by the central and the Tamil Nadu governments to allay fears about the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) ... Read more...

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Now, a pro-Kundankulam rally


November 11th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 11 (IANS) Even as the anti-Kudankulam nuclear plant protest entered its 25th day Friday, a pro-Kudankulam rally was called by Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) near Tirunelveli ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa to take call on resuming work at Kudankulam: Activist


November 8th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 8 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa is to decide on resumption of work at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), said an anti-KNPP activist after participating ... Read more...

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Bengal CPI-M to introspect on shortcomings, infuse young blood


October 31st, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 31 (IANS) Ahead of a crucial party conference, the West Bengal unit of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) has decided to induct young blood in the party ... 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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Stop operation, we will hold arms for a month: Maoists


October 4th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 4 (IANS) The Maoists Tuesday announced they were prepared to hold arms for a month if the West Bengal government halted the joint security forces' operation to ... Read more...

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Tripura’s Left government protests petrol price hike


September 16th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 16 (IANS) Tripura's Left Front government Friday demanded immediate withdrawal of the hike in petrol prices while the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) organised vociferous demonstrations.State-owned oil ... Read more...

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Constable forces woman to have sex, arrested


August 27th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 27 (IANS) A Goa police constable was arrested and suspended from service Saturday for forcing a woman rescued from prostitution to have oral sex with him while he ... Read more...

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CPI-M will adapt to new scenario: Karat


July 17th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) Conceding that certain misconceptions existed in the party, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash Karat Sunday said suitable measures would be taken to adapt ... Read more...

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Treasure belongs to Kerala temple: BJP


July 16th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday said the wealth unearthed from the vaults of the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple here belonged to the deity and "evil ... Read more...

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Congress leader nominated as Trinamool’s Rajya Sabha candidate


July 8th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee Saturday sprung a jolt on alliance partner Congress by nominating its prominent leader Sukhendu Sekhar Roy as her party's candidate ... Read more...

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Maoists regrouping in Bengal: Police


July 5th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Maoists in three western districts of West Bengal, on the back foot after killing and arrests of many of their leading members over the past two ... Read more...

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CPI-M expels senior Kerala leader


July 2nd, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 2 (IANS) P. Sasi, a senior Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) member in Kerala, was expelled from the party on grounds of moral turpitude, a party leader said ... Read more...

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Eastern Coalfields must stop forcible land acquisition: CPI-M


June 22nd, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) Alleging that the Eastern Coalfields Limited was forcibly evicting the backward class and tribals in West Bengal's Burdwan district for the Sonepur Bazari project, the Communist ... Read more...

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