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Left Front hits historic low, all but one of its candidates in WB lose deposit

On its erstwhile turf in West Bengal, where it failed to win even one seat, its vote share reduced to a paltry 7 per cent from 23 per cent in 2014. And in Kerala, where it managed only one seat, its vote share was around 32 per cent.

Left Front declares 25 names in Bengal, door open for Congress

Ahead of a meeting at 3 pm, Left Front chairman Biman Bose had called West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee (WBPCC) president Somen Mitra and told him that since the first phase of polls is on April 11, it had become necessary to release the names of some candidates.


BJP trying to malign image of Left Front govt in Tripura: Biman Bose

"BJP which is an intolerant party is now leaving no stone unturned to malign the image of the Left Front government in Tripura so that it cannot emerge as a model state of development," Bose who is also the chairman of the Left Front in West Bengal said.

People disenchanted with Left Front government in Tripura, says BJP

CPI(M) had in the past criticised the BJP for forging an alliance with the IPFT. The party's general secretary Sitaram Yechury had accused the BJP of joining hands with "extremist organisations" in Tripura to win the polls.

BJP hatching 'conspiracy' to defeat Left Front in unethical ways: CPI-M

Bijan Dhar said the party would intensify campaign against the BJP's conspiracy to topple the government and raise its six point charter of demands including waving of loans of marginal and medium level peasants from August 15.

BJP seeks to make political issue out of demonstration against Dalit prof

Dr T N Sarasu, who retired on March 31 after 27 years of service, was greeted with a “symbolic burial” on her last day.


Amid seniors’ tepid take on tie-up, Congress, Left leaders open up at joint rallies

At several places, Left and Congress supporters have walked hand-in-hand, holding their party flags, putting up a “united” fight against the “tyranny of Mamata Banerjee-led government”.

Congress-Communist alliance in Bengal polls: Good arithmetic, chemistry to be tested

Even as this most incongruous political tie up struggles to find common grounds for a fight, the outcome of it and its aftermath remains a big question mark.

‘Denied a dialogue’, Left asks why govt afraid of us

In continuation of its demonstration, the Left Front has decided to take out a march to Lalbazar, the Kolkata Police headquarters, on October 1.

TMC, Left come out with manifestoes

While TMC manifesto spoke of building a green and clean Kolkata, the Left stressed on better law and order.