Kolkata News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie and Alok Pandey | Saturday April 18, 2015
Elections to the Kolkata Municipal Corporation - billed by many as the semi-final ahead of the assembly elections in West Bengal next year - ended today amid reports of sporadic violence, which the Opposition claimed were carried out by Trinamool Con...
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday March 10, 2015
Despite opposition parties in Tamil Nadu, the DMK and the Left, coming out strongly in his support, Tamil writer Puliyur Murugesan is so traumatised by his kidnapping and alleged assault by those protesting against his latest book that he has left hi...
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 3, 2015
The Opposition, especially Left parties, today charged the NDA Government in Rajya Sabha with being "autocratic" as it was relying on 'ordinance raj' and said an ordinance was being promulgated every 28 days.
MK Venu | Saturday February 28, 2015
It is said that a decent deal is one in which all parties are reasonably satisfied, but are left with a feeling of wanting more, says MK Venu.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 22, 2015
A bandh was today observed in Maharashtra after a call from the Left parties to protest the murder of veteran Communist Party of India or CPI leader Govind Pansare, with Republican Party of India (Athawale) or RPI(A) leader Ramdas Athawale seeking a ...
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 6, 2014
Unfazed by militant attacks that left 13 people dead on Friday, political parties continued with their campaign in poll-bound Jammu and Kashmir amid heightened security arrangements ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit on Monday.
Cheat Sheet | Edited By: Sanchari Bhattacharya | Thursday November 27, 2014
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will reply today in Lok Sabha to a debate on untaxed or black money stashed away in foreign accounts. In the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, opposition parties like the Congress, Trinamool Congress and Left walked out as the m...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Mala Das | Thursday November 27, 2014
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will reply today in Lok Sabha to a debate on black money that saw Opposition parties including the Congress, Trinamool Congress and Left staging a walkout in Rajya Sabha yesterday, saying they were "disappointed" with hi...
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday November 19, 2014
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's enthusiasm for an anti-BJP coalition that includes her arch rival, the Left, is not shared by the latter.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday October 27, 2014
As the government today revealed three names in the Supreme Court in connection with untaxed or black money in foreign accounts, opposition parties alleged that the names had been released selectively to protect powerful people.
Cheat Sheet | Edited By: Sanchari Bhattacharya | Wednesday September 24, 2014
Putting up a united front, the Shiv Sena and BJP, allies for nearly 25 years, today declared at a joint press conference that the two parties were keen on continuing the alliance; they have been squabbling over their share of seats for the Maharashtr...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 15, 2014
Voting for Sweden's parliament ended Sunday at 1800 GMT with an exit poll suggesting a win for a Social Democrat-led left-green trio of parties and a major gain for the far-right Sweden Democrats.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 30, 2014
The left bloc parties have ruled out an alliance with Mamta Banerjee's Trinamool Congress, a day after she suggested she was open to an coalition with a party that she has opposed for most of political career.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 30, 2014
Taking a dig at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's statement that Left parties are not "untouchable" for her, the BJP today said her views corroborate the saffron surge in the state.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 18, 2014
Pakistan's opposition parties distanced themselves Monday from Imran Khan's call for mass civil disobedience to unseat the government, as talks began to try to end a destabilising five-day political standoff.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday August 6, 2014
The Congress will have only two front row seats and will have to share benches with the Left and smaller parties like the Aam Aadmi Party in the new Lok Sabha.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 29, 2014
Describing JD(U), RJD and Congress tie-up as "opportunistic", the three major Left parties in Bihar today formed a grand alliance to contest Assembly by-polls on 10 seats in the state.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 9, 2014
The Election Commission on Thursday sought to downplay allegations made by the Left parties and Congress over the 'inaction' by its special observer in West Bengal saying there was "nothing objectionable" in his movement, including when he left the s...
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 14, 2014
Calling upon people to vote for Left parties, former West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Sunday said the third front comprising non-BJP, non-Congress political forces is the only alternative to lead the nation in the right direction...
Elections News | Sandeep Phukan | Sunday April 13, 2014
Tripura chief minister and senior CPIM Politburo member Manik Sarkar has asserted that the Third Front efforts have not suffered because of the AIADMK refusing to have a seat-sharing deal with the Left parties.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 12, 2014
The Jayalalithaa government is distributing cash with the help of police and revenue officials at night, claimed the opposition parties
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 2, 2014
Absence of a pre-poll pact with Left parties this time may make the battle tough for actor-politician and sitting BJD MP Sidhant Mohapatra in this Lok Sabha seat, once represented by former Prime Minister P V Narasimha Rao, against Congress.
Elections News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday March 20, 2014
With no anti-incumbency factor visible in Kerala, the problem-ridden Left Democratic Front (LDF), a coalition of Opposition parties in the southern state, will vanish after the polls, a senior state Congress minister said on Thursday.
Elections News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday March 7, 2014
DMK president M Karunanidhi on Thursday said the party would welcome the two communist parties to its fold.