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Left Front not to hold big rallies, to take campaign online and to doorsteps

April 15, 2021 5:10 am

Taking a lead on the issue, the Left Front has decided to take its campaign online backed by a door-to-door campaign.

Bengal: Left manifesto promises allowance for workers, jobs & industrialisation

March 21, 2021 10:26 am

The Left said it would make efforts to create “new areas of employment” and extend the 100 days employment programme to urban areas.

Congress gets 48, Left 68 as they hammer out agreement on 116 seats

January 29, 2021 2:28 am

The parties have so far reached consensus on 193 of the total 294 seats, of which the Left Front will contest 101 seats and the Congress 92. The 193 seats include 77 seats the Congress and the Left had won in the last Assembly polls.

As Congress, Left Front unite for Bengal elections, this is how they fared in previous polls

December 25, 2020 4:10 pm

Both the parties will be up against the ruling Trinamool Congress and an aggressive BJP, which made clear inroads in Bengal during the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

TMC reaches out to Left, Cong over Assembly resolution on 'rise of communal forces' in Bengal

July 01, 2019 8:45 pm

Leaders of the TMC legislature party urged the opposition CPI(M) and Congress to support the resolution, which it is planning to bring on the floor of the house under Rule 185 during the ongoing session.

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

May 24, 2019 3:52 pm

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

March 16, 2019 3:07 am

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

January 31, 2018 8:43 pm

"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

January 28, 2018 4:10 pm

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

August 01, 2017 10:25 pm

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.