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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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CPI-M politburo meets to discuss poll debacle


June 10th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 10 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) began a crucial politburo meeting here Friday to look into the reasons for its defeat in the West Bengal and ... Read more...

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Bhuddhadeb to skip CPI-M politburo meeting


May 15th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Caretaker West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee will skip the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo meeting in New Delhi Monday.Though the CPI-M claimed that the ... Read more...

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Tripura’s Left government promises corrective measures


May 14th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 14 (IANS) Tripura's Left Front government, the only state where the Communists are in power after their ouster in West Bengal and Kerala, Saturday said it will ... Read more...

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PMO sanctions ED to quiz Puducherry Lieutenant Governor


April 19th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 19 (ANI): The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has reportedly given its nod to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to question Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Iqbal Singh on his alleged links with ... Read more...

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MHA permits ED to quiz Puducherry Lt Governor


April 18th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 18 (ANI): The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) today sanctioned the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to initiate process to question Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Iqbal Singh in connection with his alleged ... Read more...

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Orissa minister, lawmakers to get three-fold salary hike


February 12th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 12 (IANS) Orissa ministers and lawmakers are set to get a nearly three-fold hike in their salary apart from perks with retrospective effect from April 1, 2010, an official said ... Read more...

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Left parties to agitate if fuel prices hiked


December 15th, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 14 (IANS) Left parties Tuesday said they will protest intensely if the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government allows a hike in petroleum fuel prices, reacting to news reports that petrol ... Read more...

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Sorry, we blew up ambulance: Maoists


December 4th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 4 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas issued a public apology Saturday for having blown up an ambulance and killing five "innocent" people in Orissa's Kandhamal district last month.The rebels issued a statement ... Read more...

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Strike hits AIR, Doordarshan operations in Orissa


November 23rd, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 23 (IANS) All India Radio (AIR) and Doordarshan halted services in Orissa Tuesday in response to a two-day nationwide strike called by the association of the public sector broadcaster's ... Read more...

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Apex court admits contempt petition against CPI-M leader


September 24th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday admitted a petition seeking contempt proceedings against Communist Party of India-Marxist's (CPI-M) West Bengal unit secretary Biman Bose for assailing the Calcutta High ... Read more...

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Cop booked for Samajwadi Party leader’s death


August 27th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jalaun (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 27 (IANS) A criminal case was slapped against a police officer Friday in this Uttar Pradesh district after a Samajwadi Party (SP) leader died allegedly after being beaten ... Read more...

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CPI-M’s youth, student wings protest CWG corruption


August 5th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 5 (IANS) Activists of the youth and students wings of Tripura's ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Thursday began a week-long protest here against corruption in the Commonwealth Games Organising ... Read more...

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Academic activities stalled in Visva Bharati


July 8th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) Work came to a halt Thursday in Visva Bharati, founded by Rabindranath Tagore, following an indefinite strike called by its students union protesting against a sudden hike in ... Read more...

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President urged to allow use of Tamil in high court


June 21st, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 21 (IANS) Prior to her attending the World Classical Tamil Conference in Coimbatore Wednesday, President Pratibha Patil has been urged by AIADMK, MDMK and Communist Party of India (CPI) ... Read more...

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Togadia to visit Kandhamal despite ban


March 19th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 19 (IANS) Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) international general secretary Praveen Togadia is continuing with his tour to Orissa's volatile Kandhamal district despite the administration banning his entry, a VHP leader ... Read more...

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Pravin Togadia not allowed to visit Kandhamal


March 17th, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 16 (IANS) The local administration in Orissa's Kandhamal district has not allowed the proposed visit of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Pravin Togadia to the area later this week, officials ... Read more...

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Communist patriarch Jyoti Basu dies at 95 (Third Lead)


January 17th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) Marxist veteran Jyoti Basu, who had a record 23-year stint as chief minister of an Indian state and almost became the country's prime minister in 1996, died ... Read more...

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Left Front swept away by ‘democratic tsunami’, says victorious Mamata


November 10th, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 10 (IANS) A jubilant Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Tuesday said the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)-led Left Front had been swept away by a "democratic tsunami" in the ... Read more...

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Allegation of Cabinet notes of Kerala Government shared with party


September 12th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthpuram, Sep 12 (ANI): The opposition parties critiscised the Kerala's ruling Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI (M)) for allegedly providing the confidential notes of the state cabinet to Party's state unit ... Read more...

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Congress supports Uttar Pradesh government employees’ demands


August 27th, 2009 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, August 27 (IANS) The Congress party Thursday said it would support the employees of public sector undertakings in Uttar Pradesh who are demanding implementation of the Sixth Pay Commission's ... Read more...

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CBI asks Pinarayi Vijayan to appear in court Sept 24


August 21st, 2009 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 21 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday asked Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Kerala unit secretary Pinarayi Vijayan to appear before the CBI court at Kochi Sep ... Read more...

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Jyoti Basu shocked at Subhas Chakraborty’s death


August 3rd, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) patriarch Jyoti Basu was extremely shocked at the news of the death of West Bengal Transport Minister Subhas Chakraborty here Monday. According to ... Read more...

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Senior West Bengal minister Subhas Chakraborty dead (Lead)


August 3rd, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) West Bengal Sports and Transport Minister and senior Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Subhas Chakraborty, a popular leader known for courting controversies, died in hospital here ... Read more...

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CPM to decide on Kerala unit infighting today


July 12th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi July 12, (ANI): The Central Committee of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) is likely announce it's with a decision today on the infighting in its Kerala unit.The two-day meet ... Read more...

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CPM central committee to decide on Kerala unit’s infighting today


July 12th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi July 12, (ANI): The central committee of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) is likely to come out with a decision today on infighting in its Kerala unit.The two-day meet ... Read more...

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CPM central committee to decide on Achuthanandan, Vijayan issue today


July 11th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi July 11, (ANI): The central committee of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) is meeting here today to decide on the proposals sent by the party's politburo on the infighting ... Read more...

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JD-S faces split in Kerala (Lead)


July 4th, 2009 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) led by former prime minister H.D. Deve Gowda appeared to be on the verge of a split as its national executive Saturday ... Read more...

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JD-S on verge of split


July 4th, 2009 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) led by former prime minister H.D. Deve Gowda appeared to be on the verge of a split as its national executive Saturday ... Read more...

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CBI court summons Pinarayi Vijayan, others in Lavalin scam


June 23rd, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 23 (IANS) A special court here Tuesday issued summons to Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Kerala unit secretary Pinarayi Vijayan and eight other accused after the Central Bureau of Investigation ... Read more...

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VHP workers detained for forcing shutdown in Surat


June 15th, 2009 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Surat, June 15 (ANI): Police have detained some workers of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) in the wake of today's shutdown call given by the organisation, protesting the gangrape of 17-year-old girl ... Read more...

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At EMS centenary, CPI-M is downcast


June 13th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Malappuram (Kerala), June 13 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) celebrates the birth centenary of E.M.S. Namboodiripad, one of its tallest leaders, here Saturday as the party in Kerala goes through ... Read more...

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Indian Union Muslim League to contest eight seats in Karnataka


March 28th, 2009 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 28 (IANS) The Indian Union Muslim League (IUML), part of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA), has decided to contest the elections in Karnataka by fielding candidates in eight ... Read more...

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BJD to announce its seat-sharing proposals today


March 25th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 25 (ANI): The Naveen patnaik-led Biju Janata Dal (BJD) will announce the seat-sharing arrangement with its new allies, the Communist Part of India (CPI), The Communist Party of ... Read more...

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Lavalin case reverberates in Kerala assembly


February 13th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 13 (IANS) The budget session of the Kerala assembly began on a tumultuous note Friday as the SNC Lavalin corruption issue rocked the house, forcing Governor R.S. Gavai to cut ... Read more...

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