Congress likely to dump Left Front alliance in West Bengal, go it alone in state and Lok Sabha elections
The Congress will take a final call on the matter in a meeting of its Election Committee slated to be held Wednesday, state Congress leaders said.
Senior CPM leader Nirupam Sen dies after prolonged illness; 72-year-old was commerce and industry minister in West Bengal govt
Veteran CPM leader Nirupam Sen, credited as the architect of West Bengal's industrial drive during the Left Front rule, died at a city hospital on Monday morning after a prolonged illness, family sources said.
Tripura remains a backward state under Left rule, says Maharashtra Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan
Former Maharashtra chief minister and Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan on Wednesday said that Tripura, under the Left Front rule, remained a backward state with nearly one-fifth of the state's population being unemployed, but the state government had no scheme to attract investments.
An impressive 89.8 percent of the over 25.73 lakh electors came out to vote in Sunday's Tripura Assembly elections, the Election Commission said on Monday. On Sunday, based on details made available by local poll authorities, the commission had put the figure at 76 percent.
CPM-led Left Front to launch mass contact drive in West Bengal aiming to regain ground ahead of 2018 panchayat polls
CPM leader and convenor of BPMO, Shyamal Chakraborty said the target is to reach out to 77,000 booths spread across West Bengal.