Watch: West Bengal Politics - Why This Killer Rage?
Jul 11, 2014
Watch: Is Apology Enough for Rape Threat?
Jul 2, 2014
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 12, 2014
The Communist Party of India - Marxist today asked the Centre to allocate funds for Scheduled Castes Sub Plan or SCSP equivalent to the population proportion of SCs in the country.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday July 7, 2014
The gruesome murder of Sourav Choudhury, a young college student who took on liquor and gambling dens in his village, has sparked anger in West Bengal.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Wednesday July 2, 2014
Amid huge outrage over remarks made by its controversial MP Tapas Pal, the Trinamool Congress will take a decision on his fate today. On hazy footage aired by local TV channels, Mr Pal, a two-term MP, has been caught making shocking comments on rape.
Who Said What | NDTV.com | Tuesday July 1, 2014
Trinamool party MP and popular Bengali actor Tapas Pal, who has been caught on camera purportedly threatening to send "our boys to rape CPM women if necessary," does not deserve to sit in Parliament, CPM leader Brinda Karat said today. On hazy foota...
India | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas (with PTI inputs) | Tuesday July 1, 2014
The wife of Trinamool Congress MP and popular Bengali actor Tapas Pal has apologised for her husband's shocking comment that he would send "our boys to rape CPM women if necessary."
India | Prasad Sanyal | Monday June 30, 2014
Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal on Monday threatened to rape women members of Opposition parties in Bengal.
Election 2014 | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday May 12, 2014
Parties like the CPM and the BJP have accused ruling Trinamool Congress workers of intimidating voters as 17 of West Bengal's 42 constituencies vote today, in a phase crucial for Mamata Banerjee.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 11, 2014
Reacting to the violence in West Bengal on the eve of the final phase of polling, the Communist Party of India on Sunday sought flag marches by central forces and enhanced security in the state.
Election 2014 | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Wednesday May 7, 2014
A day after CPI leader A B Bardhan said an alliance with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee could be a possibility, his associates from the CPM have said the question doesn't arise.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 19, 2014
Seizing on the report of amicus curiae pointing to "mismanagement" of the famous Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple, CPM leader V S Achuthanandan today said it only vindicated his stand that attempts were made to take away its riches to which UDF government...
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday April 11, 2014
Around 120 companies of central paramilitary forces would be deployed in three districts of northern West Bengal for the first phase of Lok Sabha elections in the state on April 17, officials said on Friday.
Election 2014 | NDTV.com | Wednesday April 9, 2014
CPM ideologue MA Baby is being opposed by his friend-turned-foe NK Premachandran of the Revolutionary Socialist Party in Kollam constituency.
Election 2014 | Sneha Mary Koshy | Saturday April 5, 2014
52-year-old P K Zainaba is doing what no woman has ever done in Malappuram. She is contesting the national election on a CPM ticket in this Kerala town where the rate of women's participation in the workforce is a mere 7.63 per cent despite an astoun...
Election 2014 | NDTV.com | Friday April 4, 2014
Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal Chief Minister, appears to have lost none of the momentum of her massive victory in the state election in 2011.
Election 2014 | Monideepa Banerjie | Tuesday April 1, 2014
Six hours by road from Kolkata, a most spectacular battle is unfolding in the Bankura constituency. Taking on nine-term CPM MP Basudev Acharya is glamour girl Moon Moon Sen for the Trinamool.
Election 2014 | Sneha Mary Koshy | Friday March 28, 2014
In Kerala's politically sensitive Kollam district, it's red versus red. CPM leader and sitting legislator MA Baby is pitched against NK Premachandran of the Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP), one of the founding members of the Left Democratic Front...
Who Said What | NDTV.com | Tuesday February 25, 2014
11 parties of non-Congress, non-BJP front met in Delhi today. Addressing a press conference, Prakash Karat, General Secretary of CPM, said that the third front would not allow the Congress and BJP to come to power. Among those who attended the meet...
South | Sneha Mary Koshy | Thursday February 20, 2014
Former Kerala Chief Minister and CPM leader VS Achuthanandan today rebuffed Aam Aadmi Party founder Arvind Kejriwal's attempt to lure him to his party fold.
South | Sneha Mary Koshy | Thursday February 13, 2014
About 300 CPM workers in Kerala have gone from red to saffron in the last few days, the BJP claims. It says that the unprecedented cross-over has happened due to the "increasing popularity" of Narendra Modi, the party's prime ministerial candidate.
Election 2014 | Edited by Nadim Asrar (with PTI inputs) | Sunday February 9, 2014
Senior Left leader Prakash Karat today hit out at Narendra Modi, saying electing the BJP's prime ministerial candidate in the forthcoming general elections "would mean encouraging capitalism and communalism in the country."