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Dec 11, 2017
Day after Nitish Kumar asks for nationwide ban on alcohol, CPM says prohibition will lead to illegal tradeBrinda Karat said a nationwide ban on alcohol will lead to illegal trade, even as she supported a regulated policy with people's participation to curb the abuse.
Dec 10, 2017
From discrediting intellectuals to incompetent appointments: All the ways Narendra Modi regime has changed IndiaOver the past few weeks, we've been seeing a range of articles on how Indian polity and society have changed since the demolition of the Babri Masjid. The Ram Janmabhoomi movement (along with the India-China War of 1962 and the Emergency milieu) was a crucial turning point in the political fortunes of the Hindu right. It is, however, important to point out what all has changed in terms of polity, state policy and social responses in India since the Modi government first came to power in 2014.
Dec 07, 2017
Evicted from Kerala home, Dalit family become latest flashpoint in power struggle within ruling LDFThe tug of war between the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and the CPI, the two senior partners of Kerala’s ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF), has taken a new turn with the latter offering protection to a Dalit family thrown out of their home, allegedly by CPM workers this week.
Dec 06, 2017
JNU cancels Subramanian Swamy's talk on Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, allows Prakash Karat's talk on Babri MasjidA talk scheduled to be given by BJP leader Subramanian Swamy at JNU on the topic "Why Ram Mandir in Ayodhya?" has been cancelled.
Nov 30, 2017
Mamata Banerjee slams Congress for boycotting West Bengal Assembly, warns of non-cooperation in ParliamentWest Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee hit out at opposition Congress for boycotting the Assembly almost every day during the ongoing Winter Session
Nov 28, 2017
West Bengal Assembly passes Biswa Bangla University Bill to set up new varsity in SantiniketanThe Bill was tabled by Education minister Partha Chatterjee who in his reply said that it was surprising to see the Opposition Left Front and Congress members objecting to the use of the words Biswa Bangla
Nov 23, 2017
West Bengal: Congress, Left Front stage walkout from Assembly after demand for discussion on dengue turned downThe Opposition Congress and the Left Front on Thursday staged a walkout from the West Bengal Assembly after their demand for a discussion on dengue situation in the state was not allowed.
Nov 18, 2017
Congress says demonetisation didn't affect Maoism, says 17 Naxal attacks took place since note banThe Congress on Friday said the central government's claim that demonetisation will end Left wing extremism has been proven wrong,
Nov 17, 2017
Naxals were responsible for over half of the 340 deaths in 929 terror attacks in 2016, says reportMaoist extremists have had a deadly run in 2016 with their involvement in half of the killings in the Red Corridor, a report by a Sydney-based think tank on global terror has said.
Nov 16, 2017
Split in Kerala's ruling LDF wide in open as CPI, CPM spar over Thomas Chandy bribery rowThe immediate provocation for this was the manner in which four CPI state Ministers boycotted Wednesday's weekly cabinet meeting in protest against the presence of tainted State Transport Minister Thomas Chandy, who is facing allegations of land grab.