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JNU to Jamuria, but anger against CPM MLA trails Aishe Ghosh

March 25, 2021 4:04 pm

The first sitting president of the JNU Students’ Union to contest an election, Ghosh says, “There are a lot of differences between JNU and Jamuria (Assembly seat).

Puthuppally: 50 years, and seat still loyal, Ommen Chandy looks at a record

March 25, 2021 4:05 pm

At 77, Oommen Chandy is fighting one of the toughest elections for his party, which is up against a popular LDF government and a growing BJP.

‘I’m more than an auto driver’s wife, been CPM worker for years': S K Ponnuthayi

March 24, 2021 7:02 am

“I never expected a ticket. When the CPM got six seats in the DMK-led alliance, it was decided that one of the candidates should be a woman. They chose me,” Tirupparankundram CPM candidate S K Ponnuthayi tells The Indian Express.

Left parties see a steady decline in Tamil Nadu’s electoral politics

March 22, 2021 2:43 pm

While the 2016 Assembly polls saw them draw a blank, and 2021 is when they are contesting the lowest number of seats for the state assembly, it shows a sure and steady decline of their influence and relevance in electoral politics in the state.

Bengal Assembly polls: CPM youth wing’s Minakshi Mukherjee to take on Mamata, JNUSU chief Aishe Ghosh fighting from Jamuria

March 11, 2021 12:22 am

The Left Front on Wednesday declared its candidates for six phases of the Bengal Assembly elections.

AP Abdullakutty is BJP candidate for Malappuram bypoll, CPM likely to name VP Sanu

March 08, 2021 7:58 pm

This is the first time Abdullakutty will be in the electoral fray for the BJP since his entry into the party in 2019.

Explained: The takeaways from Left-Congress-ISF's Brigade Ground rally in Kolkata

March 16, 2021 12:34 pm

In a massive show of strength, the CPM-led Left Front, Congress and Muslim cleric Abbas Siddiqui's Indian Secular Front (ISF) held a rally at Kolkata's iconic Brigade Parade Ground on Sunday.

Kerala Assembly Elections 2021: Seat allocation with partners proves tricky for CPM, Congress

March 13, 2021 4:28 pm

For the LDF, the biggest challenge in seat distribution pertains to the Kerala Congress (M), the regional party headed by Jose K Mani which wields influence primarily among Catholic Christian voters in central Kerala.

Kolkata: Missing for hours, CPM worker found dead, TMC blamed

February 16, 2021 3:10 am

This is the second time in as many months that a CPM worker has been found dead in the area. Last month, a party worker was shot dead near his home.


Tripura elections: CPM seeks to defend its red bastion from BJP

February 18, 2018 7:54 pm

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.

Kerala Budget Brawl: Protest within and outside Assembly as KM Mani presents Budget

March 13, 2015 5:39 pm

Finance Minister K M Mani tabled the budget for the next fiscal amidst unprecedented protest within and outside Kerala Assembly,


Somnath Chatterjee will be remembered for always being above party politics

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

The best example of his non-partisan behaviour is, of course, from 2008 during the Indo-US nuclear deal. Read more: