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Cong, Left welcome SC order on sedition law

May 11, 2022 8:08 pm

The CPM and the CPI asked the court to scrap sedition law altogether and not wait for the government to review the same.

Left parties oppose bid to privatise rural water works management

February 13, 2021 10:13 pm

Speaking to The Indian Express, CPI-M leader Ajit Abhyankar said this was the first step towards privatisation of water supply and such a step has not worked anywhere in the country.

Left activists clash with police in Kolkata during march over jobs

February 11, 2021 4:40 pm

The march started in College Street but was stopped by police on SN Banerjee Road in the Esplanade area.

CPI(ML)'s Dipankar Bhattacharya: '50 seats for Left, 50 for Cong would have been more fair'

November 10, 2020 9:17 pm

"Vote also anti-Modi, Left must recognise BJP as its enemy No. 1, including in Bengal," says the CPI(ML) general secretary

Left parties say Ayodhya 'bhoomi pujan' against SC order, Constitution

August 03, 2020 10:47 pm

The CPI (M) statement said the apex court had given its verdict and paved the way for the construction of a temple by a trust.

Left parties oppose simultaneous polls; Congress says ready for early Lok Sabha election

October 05, 2017 10:21 pm

The CPI leader said the Constitution has clearly defined multi-party democracy and "simultaneous polls are not feasible as the central government cannot force all state governments to go for polls during Lok Sabha elections".

ABVP meet: Violence against people who oppose communism regular feature in Kerala, says new resolution

May 31, 2017 6:14 am

ABVP national secretary P Shyam Raj said that “Leftists and Congress workers” organised these parties only to “hurt the religious sentiments of Hindus”.

Lessons from history: When Ambedkar, Left came together, when they didn’t

April 11, 2016 12:54 pm

For now, the solidarities between the two political streams are visible mainly only on university campuses. It will take a lot of hard work before the two can come together and become a viable political force.

The strange death of Indian Communism

January 10, 2016 12:51 am

From the Fifties to the Seventies, there was serious debate on how imminent the Communist Revolution was in India.

In Left march against Obama, hints of Muslim appeasement

January 25, 2015 12:48 am

Political observers termed the rally as an effort on part of the Left Front to appease the minority voters.


Left parties protest outside Parliament over JNU row

February 24, 2016 7:34 am

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): The Left parties on Wednesday protested outside the Parliament over the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) row and Rohith Vemula suicide case. The leaders raised slogans against the Central Government and demanded to stop the attacks on democratic and constitutional rights of the people.