The CPM-led Left Democratic Front (LDF) could win only one out of the 20 seats in Kerala in the parliamentary elections. The CPM’s Central Committee said the party, which was hopeful of getting a majority of the seats in Kerala, had failed to understand the mood of people.
At stake in these two states are 82 Lok Sabha seats, crucial for the Opposition bid to upstage the BJP from power. The Congress has so far managed seat-sharing pacts in only Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Jharkhand and is racing against time to conclude these
Recently, CPM’s Central Committee approved an understanding with the Congress in West Bengal and proposed “no mutual contest” in the present six sitting Lok Sabha seats, currently held by Congress and the Left Front.
Tripura elections: The election official said that 76 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 6 pm but the percentage is likely to increase as several people are still in the queue to cast their vote.
Marxist veteran V S Achuthanandan on Wednesday broke ranks with his fellow comrades from Kerala and backed the West Bengal unit’s demand for an electoral understanding with the Congress for the forthcoming assembly elections. This is not surprising since the 92-year-old veteran is perhaps trying to please the leaders from Bengal and hoping to secure […]