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CPI revives call for reunification of Left parties

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

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.

Kolkata: CPI’s Kalantar to suspend publication

Kalantar, which was initially a weekly newspaper, became a daily in the late 1960s. The header of the newspaper was designed by the legendary film-maker Satyajit Ray.


Mehul Choksi looted country under the nose of the Modi government: CPI

Choksi is one of the alleged masterminds of the USD 2 billion scam in state-run Punjab National Bank and is an uncle of fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi.

CPI to contest six LS seats in Bihar under 'Left Democratic Secular Front', says state Secretary

The CPI Bihar unit said it has nothing to do with "Grand Alliance" and in its place the party would like to have a "Left Democratic Secular Front" with RJD and Congress for the crucial 2019 general election in the state.

Realignment of political forces possible for 2019 Lok Sabha elections: CPI

"There is a possibility of realignment. This realignment is the policy which the CPI has been talking about from the beginning. There should be a one-to-one contest, if not an all India understanding between all the parties," the party General Secretary S Sudhakar Reddy said.

Tripura poll results 'blow' to Left Front; Ultimately, BJP manipulated: CPI

CPI general secretary Suravaram Sudhakar Reddy termed the poll outcome in Tripura, a Communist bastion, "bad" for the CPI(M)-led Left Front, which had been in power in the state for the last 25 years.