Tripura polls: Change in mid-level leadership key to Left's revival, finding their own 'Ram Temple' issue
The Left, in its leadership structure, needs to reflect the subaltern groups whom they claim to represent. They may not conform to the idea of the typical middle-class decent folks, but only they can provide impetus equivalent to BJP's 'Ram Temple'
Pinarayi Vijayan slams Mohan Bhagwat for remarks on minorities: 'Don't need advice from those who turned back on freedom struggle'
Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan lashed out at RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, saying that Keralites did not need any advice on nationalism from those who had turned their back towards the freedom struggle and served the colonial rulers.
The CPM condemned the government's decision to raise the prices of subsidised cooking gas (LPG) by Rs 4 per cylinder every month.
CPM's state committee member agreed that the line adopted in WB may have violated the official party line, but the state unit was left with no other choice.
In the Kerala polls, the stakes are clearly the highest for the CPM. A defeat for the CPM would mean that the party would be left to rule only Tripura