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Left to hold demonstrations in Bengal against election malpractices

Left Front chairman Biman Bose alleged that the ruling Trinamool Congress attempted to deprive voters of their franchise by violent means. He described it as "ominous for democracy."

West Bengal civic body elections were held to 107 municipalities across the state. (ANI PHOTO.)
West Bengal civic body elections were held to 107 municipalities across the state. (ANI PHOTO.)
Updated on Feb 28, 2022 12:07 AM IST
PTI |

Left leaders, DMK MP celebrate 100 years of Chinese Communist Party in Delhi

The participation of the Left Front leaders comes at a time when India and China are yet to restore ties over the situation along the Line of Actual Control.

Left leaders like Sitaram Yechury and D Raja attend a virtual seminar hosted by the Chinese Embassy in New Delhi on Tuesday to observe the centenary of the founding of the Communist Party of China. (ANI/Twitter)
Left leaders like Sitaram Yechury and D Raja attend a virtual seminar hosted by the Chinese Embassy in New Delhi on Tuesday to observe the centenary of the founding of the Communist Party of China. (ANI/Twitter)
Published on Jul 29, 2021 02:45 PM IST
By | Written by Avik Roy, New Delhi

Left parties' fortnight-long stir against fuel price hike begins today

The Left parties said that the hike in prices of petrol and diesel is leading to a cascading inflationary spiral with the Wholesale Price Index rising to an eleven-year high.

The prices of petrol and diesel have soared across India in the past few weeks.(ANI Photo)
The prices of petrol and diesel have soared across India in the past few weeks.(ANI Photo)
Published on Jun 16, 2021 06:03 AM IST
By | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

West Bengal elections: Congress deems offering ISF more seats 'problematic'

The Congress party believes that giving them seats means cutting down on their own, and if they cannot get more seats from the Left front, it will be difficult.

The state is likely to witness a triangular contest this time with Trinamool Congress, Congress-Left-ISF alliance, and the BJP in the fray.(PTI)
The state is likely to witness a triangular contest this time with Trinamool Congress, Congress-Left-ISF alliance, and the BJP in the fray.(PTI)
Published on Mar 06, 2021 04:11 PM IST
ANI | , Kolkata

West Bengal: How the Left diluted its own politics to try and outmanoeuvre TMC

The CPI(M)-led Left lost its base among peasantry; its alliance with the Congress was counterproductive; it lost Hindu votes to BJP and Muslim votes to TMC; and now, by allying with a Muslim cleric, it has lost its principled stand on religion and politics

A gathering at the Brigade rally, organised by the Left Front, Indian National Congress and Indian Secular Front (ISF), ahead of the West Bengal assembly election in Kolkata on February 28, 2021. (Samir Jana/HT Photo)
A gathering at the Brigade rally, organised by the Left Front, Indian National Congress and Indian Secular Front (ISF), ahead of the West Bengal assembly election in Kolkata on February 28, 2021. (Samir Jana/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 02, 2021 12:30 PM IST
By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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