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Allow us to retain national party status till after 2024 Lok Sabha polls: TMC, CPI to EC

The poll panel had served showcause notices to TMC, CPI and NCP on July 18, and the parties had time till August 5 to respond.

D Raja interview: ‘CPI will have to be active at grassroots’

On a day he took over as CPI general secretary, D Raja speaks to Manoj C G on the road ahead for the party and why the Left continues to be relevant.

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D Raja appointed CPI general secretary, says fight against 'retrograde' forces will continue

A Rajya Sabha MP from Tamil Nadu, Raja now becomes the first Dalit leader to be the general Secretary of a mainstream party in India. His RS term ends on July 24

EC showcause notice to TMC, CPI, NCP over national party status

The Commission has asked them to explain why their national party status should not be revoked, sources said. They have been asked to respond to the notice by August 5.

BJP received Rs 915 cr corporate funding between FY 2016-17 and FY 2017-18, says ADR report

The BJP received a the maximum donations of Rs 915.596 crore from 1731 corporate donors, forming up to 94 per cent of its total donations. Congress, on the other hand, received just Rs 55.36 crore as corporate funding.

CPI revives call for reunification of Left parties

The party admitted that it faces a prospect of losing the national party status.

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Whittled down to 2 seats, CPI reiterates demand for 'Communist reunification'

In the election results announced last week, the CPI, which once boasted of 29 seats at the height of its undivided organisation in 1962, has been diminished to just two seats in the current Lok Sabha.

Lok Sabha polls 2019: Kanhaiya Kumar's candidature from Begusarai became 'deal-breaker' between CPI and RJD for Bihar alliance

According to Rajya Sabha MP and RJD spokesperson Manoj Jha, the CPI-RJD alliance could not be forged also because his party was not willing to compromise on its candidate Tanveer Hassan, considering his popularity and the work done by him in Begusarai.

My fight is against Giriraj’s fundamentalist thinking, says Kanhaiya Kumar

Kumar said the RJD might have decided not to forge an alliance with the CPI because of its “political arithmetic”, but the CPI’s cadre would support Grand Alliance candidates where the party is not contesting.

Kolkata: CPI’s mouthpiece Kalantar calls it a day

Editor Kalyan Banerjee said that he is hopeful once the tough times are over, Kalantar would return to stands once again. There are attempts to start a weekly or a fortnightly in place of the daily.

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