SFI activist murdered in Kerala college: Widespread outrage strengthens state govt's plea to home ministry on PFI ban
Congress leaders feel that radical communal outfits have been making an entry into campuses due to denial of space to secular and democratic forces.
Alleging authorities bias in compiling the national register of citizens (NRC) in Assam, the CPM on Sunday accused the ruling BJP of "playing with emotive issues" in the state for electoral gains.
Viswam, a minister in the previous LDF government in Kerala, started his political carrier as a student leader and worked as general secretary of the AISF, the student wing of the CPI.
Kumaraswamy, the third son of JD(S) supremo and former prime minister H D Deve Gowda, was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor Vajubhai Vala on a huge dais outside the majestic Vidhana Soudha
CPM says Karnataka result proves Congress cannot counter BJP-RSS 'politically, ideologically or organisationally'
Calling the Karnataka defeat "a big blow" to the Congress, the CPM has said that the electoral outcome showed the Congress inability to counter the BJP and RSS "politically, ideologically and organisationally"
Kerala custody death: Congress says arrest of police officers, suspension of Ernakulam SP by government inadequate
The Kerala Congress on Saturday said mere arrest of some police officers and suspension of Ernakulam superintendent of police (rural) AV George over the custodial death of a 26-year-old youth is not adequate.
CPM vows to move Tripura HC over demolition of 'illegal' offices, accuses BJP government of political vendetta
The CPM's Tripura chapter will move the high court against the drive to demolish offices of political parties built on government or forest land initiated by the newly-elected ruling dispensation, party leader Jitendra Choudhury told Firstpost.
Opposition calls Tripura government's proposal to introduce Hindi on TV channels 'undemocratic, anti-tribal'
Opposition parties slammed a Tripura government committee's proposal to introduce Hindi as a medium of news on all local TV channels instead of "Kokborok", the state's second official language since 1978
At all-India meet, CPM evolves political-tactical line, softens stand on allying with Congress in future
After an unprecedented divide on whether or not to ally with the Congress, the CPM all-India meet chose to embrace a middle path
SR Sreejith one of many custodial deaths in Kerala as over 1,000 cops under scanner for criminal activities
SR Sreejith is not the only victim of police excess in Kerala as a response to an RTI query revealed that over 1,000 police officers in the state are being probed for various criminal activities including custodial torture.
Differences over electoral understanding with Congress split CPM down the middle; party may resolve issue with internal vote
Differences in the CPM over its draft political resolution on electoral understandings with other political outfits, including the Congress, may lead to a vote, a rare occurrence in the Communist party
CPM in Kerala ties itself in knots, vociferously promotes road bypass it opposed when it was in Opposition
Kerala’s ruling Communist Party of India (Marxist) may not have anticipated that it would have to bat for a road it opposed while it was in the Opposition.
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan seeks Opposition's cooperation over construction of National Highway bypass in Kannur
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday sought the Opposition's cooperation for development issues
Shuhaib murder case: Kerala govt's opposition to CBI probe exposes CPM's double game; Left must end culture of political killings
Pinarayi Vijayan govt's opposition to CBI probe in SV Shuhaib murder case has exposed CPM's double game in the state. While the party condemns violence, it is often seen offering legal and financial aid to the accused of political killings
A protest march by over 30,000 farmers against the failure of the BJP-led government to address agrarian distress entered Mumbai
Maharashtra farmers' march to Mumbai a mission to assert rights and overcome oppression, one step at a time
Dancing, singing and surviving on the bare minimum, over 25,000 farmers from across Maharashtra are marching to Mumbai where they will encircle the legislative building and press for demands which they feel successive state governments have betrayed them on: land rights, forest rights, guaranteed minimum support price and loan waivers, etc
Statue vandalism updates: After BR Ambedkar, Periyar statues defiled, demand rises to arrest vandals under NSA act
Two statues of communist icon Vladimir Lenin were brought down in South Tripura, the police said, as the CPM and its arch-rival in Bengal, the Trinamool Congress, blamed the BJP for the incidents.
CPM's defeat in Tripura: Post-poll violence challenges Left hegemony, methodically targets its institutions
Losing their bastion of Tripura is a setback for the Communist Party of India (Marxist), but the larger humiliation lies in being routed by a BJP-led Right-wing alliance
Tripura polls: Central observers to meet BJP, IPFT MLAs in Agartala today, finalise details of govt formation
The newly-elected MLAs of BJP-IPFT alliance are scheduled to meet in Agartala in the presence of central observers to deliberate and decide on various aspects of govt formation
Tripura violence: As CPM-BJP workers spar over toppled Lenin statue, Rajnath tells governor to ensure peace till new govt comes in
Amid reports of sporadic violence in Tripura, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday spoke to the Governor and the DGP and asked them to ensure peace till a new government is installed, an official said.