Communist Party of India

The Communist Party of India (CPI) is a national political party in India. In the Indian communist movement, there are different views on exactly when the Indian communist party was founded. The date maintained as the foundation day by CPI is 26 December 1925. But the Communist Party of India (Marxist), which split-off from the CPI, claims that the party was founded in 1920.

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CPI-M demonstrates against 'censorship' of Tripura CM's I-Day speech

Agartala, Aug 18

The ruling CPI-M in Tripura on Friday staged a demonstration in front of the All India Radio (AIR) and Doordarshan Kendra (DDK) offices here to protest against alleged censorship of Chief Minister Manik Sarkar's recorded Independence Day speech by national broadcaster Prasar Bharati.

Trinamool sweeps Bengal civic polls

Kolkata, Aug 17

Virtually bulldozing all opposition, West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress on Thursday, swept all the seven civic bodies where polling was held on Sunday. The BJP emerged as the main but distant opposition by displacing the Left Front.

BJP received Rs 705 cr, Cong 198 cr from corporate donors in 4 years

New Delhi, Aug 17

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) received a whopping Rs 705.81 crore from 2,987 corporate donors between financial years 2012-13 and 2015-16, a report by election watch body Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) revealed on Thursday.

Is Congress-Trinamool moving towards an alliance in Bengal?

Kolkata, Aug 18

Is West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress and the Congress moving towards an alliance ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls? The chain of recent events could be a pointer to this, but leaders of both parties are still hedging their bets with polls still far away.

Lost 86 workers in Kannur in battle for dominance with CPI-M: RSS

Kannur (Kerala)

Kannur (Kerala) Aug 17 (IANS) The RSS, which began operating from Cannanore in 1928 to make inroads into what is today known as Kannur, a Communist bastion, has lost as many as 86 of its workers in as many years in the district infamous for political killings, say RSS workers.

Trinamool sweeps Bengal civic polls

Kolkata, Aug 17

Virtually bulldozing all opposition, West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress swept all the seven civic bodies. The BJP emerged as the main but distant opposition by displacing the Left Front in the vote count on Thursday.

Modi's I-Day speech reeked of hypocrisy: CPI-M

New Delhi, Aug 17

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Independence Day speech was "remarkable for its disconnect with reality and reeked of hypocrisy in certain matters", the CPI-M has said.

Not going to court over censorship of my I-Day speech: Tripura CM

Agartala, Aug 18

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Friday said his government will not go to court against the censorship of his Independence Day speech by national broadcaster Prasar Bharati, but the ruling CPI-M said they would raise the issue in Parliament.

Tripura CM slams Prasar Bharati for censoring I-Day speech

Agartala, Aug 16

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Wednesday condemned the censorship of his Independence Day speech by national broadcaster Prasar Bharati and termed it an "undemocratic, autocratic and intolerant step".

CPI-M condemns censorship of Tripura CM

New Delhi, Aug 15

The CPI-M on Tuesday denounced the refusal by Doordarshan and All India Radio (AIR) to broadcast the customary Independence Day address of Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar and sought action against officers who took the decision.

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