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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Three-year-old girl, many others injured in Bengal post-poll clashes

Kolkata, May 2

A three-year-old girl was among a number of people injured in separate incidents of post-poll violence in various parts of West Bengal since Sunday afternoon, with the CPI-M blaming the ruling Trinamool Congress.

1,203 candidates to fight for Kerala's 140 assembly seats

Thiruvananthapuram, May 2

A total of 1,203 candidates were left in the fray and will now fight for the 140 Kerala assembly seats on May 16, officials said on Monday, the last day for withdrawal of nominations.

EC seeks periodic reports on Bengal poll violence

Kolkata, May 2

To curb poll-related violence in West Bengal, the Election Commission on Monday instructed the state police chief to submit detailed reports of pre, post and post poll violence at periodic intervals.

Mamata's threat to police under EC scanner

Kolkata, May 2

The Election Commission will examine a CD of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's speech in which she had issued a virtual threat to police and accused them of creating pandemonium, an official said here on Monday.

LF-Congress alliance will have impact beyond Bengal: CPI-M

Kolkata, May 2

Indicating that the Left-Congress alliance in West Bengal will continue even after the assembly polls, the CPI-M says the tie-up will have an impact in the long run.

Seven-year-old girl beaten up in Bengal, family blames Trinamool

Kolkata, May 1

A seven-year-old girl was injured when she was beaten up allegedly by miscreants allied to West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress after her grandfather, a CPI-M supporter, voted in the fifth phase of the assembly polls in the southern outskirts of the city.

Mamata threatens police, draws flak from opposition, civil society

Kolkata, May 1

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday issued a virtual threat to the police and accused them of creating pandemonium, saying those who declared prohibitory orders during the ongoing assembly polls and locked local clubs and Trinamool Congress offices will have to suffer.

Mamata threatens police for prohibitory orders, locking clubs and party offices

Kolkata, May 1

Issuing a virtual threat to police, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said those who declared prohibitory orders throughout districts during the assembly polls in the state and locked local clubs and party offices will have to suffer in the coming days.

Changing governments every five years has hurt Kerala: Thomas

New Delhi, May 1
Changing governments every five years has harmed Kerala, senior Congress leader K.V. Thomas says, exuding confidence that his party will make history by retaining power in the state.

Over 78 percent turnout in fifth phase of Bengal polls

Kolkata, April 30

Under tight security, over 78 percent of the around 1.24 crore electorate braved the sweltering heat and oppressive humidity to cast their votes for 53 constituencies in the fifth and penultimate phase of the West Bengal assembly polls on Saturday.

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