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.
Former CPI(M) MLA Narsaiyya Adam in January praised and thanked Modi and Fadnavis for speedy clearance to a housing project in Solapur district, from where he was earlier elected in the state Assembly.
With elections round the corner, these murders will haunt the CPM, which has been trying to shrug off the public perception that the party is intolerant of opposition and does not mind the physical elimination of its opponents.
In the videos shared on the CPM’s Facebook page, people from different walks of life — including students, farmers — are seen talking about issues ranging from alleged politicisation of the education sector to not getting a fair price for farm produce.
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.