May 20, 2014The CPM’s People’s Democracy says that the BJP mounted an “effective campaign”, combining it with the party’s strategy of “polarisation”. May 19, 2014While CPM’s Md Selim won Raigunj by a slender margin of 1,534 votes, Badrudozza Khan, also of CPM won Murshidabad by a margin of 17,553 votes. May 19, 2014Karat said the situation in West Bengal, given the alleged largescale rigging and violence, was “worrisome”. May 18, 2014The CPM, CPI, NCP and BSP — could face the risk of losing their status as national parties. May 17, 2014All 6 Union ministers from the state retain seats, Chacko loses in Chalakkudy. May 17, 2014A depressed Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee is learnt to have not spoken a word at the Secretariat meeting. May 17, 2014According to EC records, CPM got 3,17,515 votes, while Congress got 3,15,881 votes. May 17, 2014In the overall scheme of things, as many as 1.1 per cent voters chose not to vote for any contestant. May 16, 2014Five candidates of CPM, fielded in North 24 Parganas, on Thursday held a press conference to claim that the “elections in the district did not take place. May 15, 2014Senior police officials said it was a case of faction fight. May 15, 2014The Left Front will not object to a Congress-backed third front after the Lok Sabha poll verdict is out if the situation arises, senior CPI leader A B Bardhan on Wednesday said and left it to the Congress to take a call. He indicated it depended on seats the BJP wins, which will be clear on […] May 14, 2014The CPM had 16 members in the outgoing Lok Sabha. May 13, 2014In all, 17 constituencies in five districts decided the fate of 188 candidates in today’s polls. May 13, 2014The party lashed out at the poll panel for remaining “mute spectators” to the alleged violence. May 12, 2014Sisir Adhikari’s son Subhendu Adhikari is contesting from Tamluk. Sisir is the Kanthi candidate May 12, 2014Sikdar is fighting not only his opponents in the poll fray but also his health and dissension in his party. May 8, 2014The violence broke out at Patra village, where tension had been simmering over alleged eviction of CPI polling agents from the local polling booths. May 1, 2014Both have alleged the summons to be a “vindictive and retaliatory move” by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. May 1, 2014Congress leader and former PCC chief Pradip Bhattacharya also accused the EC of being inactive and timid. April 13, 2014The national executive committee member insisted there was a strong undercurrent of support for BJP in Bengal.