Former West Bengal minister and CPI-M leader Sushanta Ghosh, whose facing trial for murder, was assaulted by a man in West Midnapore district on Thursday.
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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Lambasting the Trinamool Congress for "unleashing terror to eliminate the opposition", the Left Front and the Congress on Wednesday collectively called for a massive people's movement to 're-establish democracy' in West Bengal.
Muslim representation in the new West Bengal assembly remained at 59, the same as last time, constituting 20 percent of the total house strength of 294.
CPI-M politburo member Pinarayi Vijayan, 71, was on Wednesday administered oath as the 22nd chief minister of Kerala at the Central Stadium here by Governor P. Sathasivam.
The ever-smiling and cheerful visage of outgoing chief minister Oommen Chandy appears to have been clouded, yet he is trying to keep up that smile.
Kolkata May 24 (IANS) The CPI's West Bengal state secretary Prabodh Panda on Tuesday accused the ruling Trinamool Congress of practising "politics of elimination" against the backdrop of widespread post-poll violence allegedly perpetrated by the Mamata Banerjee-led party.
The CPI on Tuesday blamed the lack of clarity in the tie-up between the Congress and the Left Front for the coalition's defeat in the recent West Bengal assembly elections, but said the arrangement needs to be continued to combat the post poll violence "unleashed by the ruling Trinamool Congress".
The CPI-M ministers in Kerala Chief Minister-designate Pinarayi Vijayan's cabinet ministers were named without much problem, but the process was more difficult in the CPI and two other constituents of the Left Democratic Front.
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May 26, 2016
Kolkata: CPI-M leader Surjya Kanta Mishra with Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury during a demonstration against West Bengal government in Kolkata, on May 26, 2016.
May 25, 2016
Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Governor Justice (Retd) P Sathasivam administers oath to CPI-M leader Pinarayi Vijayan as the chief minister of state in Thiruvananthapuram on May 25, 2016.
May 23, 2016
Kolkata: CPI-M state secretary Surja Kanta Mishra talks to press after meeting West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi at Raj Bhawan in Kolkata, on May 23, 2016.
May 22, 2016
New Delhi: BJP workers stage a demonstration against the attacks on their colleagues in Kerala allegedly by the CPI-M workers; in New Delhi, on May 22, 2016.
May 19, 2016
New Delhi: CPI -M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury addresses a press conference in New Delhi, on May 19, 2016.