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  • sitaram yechury unanimously elected new general secretary

    Sitaram Yechury unanimously elected new general secretary of CPI (M)

    Politics | April 19, 2015 17:14 IST

    Visakhapatnam: The Communist Party of India-Marxist today unanimously elected senior politburo member Sitaram Yechury as its new general secretary. He will replace the outgoing general secretary Prakash Karat.At the meeting of the new Central Committee (CC) on

  • left parties to start countrywide stir monday

    Left parties to start countrywide stir Monday

    Politics | December 07, 2014 23:50 IST

    Kolkata: Six Left parties Sunday decided to start a countrywide mass movement from Monday in support of their nine-point demand including stopping introduction of RSS and Hindutva ideologies in education and preventing FDI in insurance

  • nation comes first in arms deals manohar parrikar

    Nation comes first in arms deals: Manohar Parrikar

    Politics | November 30, 2014 17:27 IST

    Panaji: India's interests will be primary during arms purchases, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Sunday, but added he was willing to consider "other issues", when asked about objections from the Left against military deals

  • none in my party has taken money from chit funds mamata

    None in my party has taken money from chit funds: Mamata Banerjee

    Politics | November 06, 2014 7:06 IST

    Kolkata: Virtually giving a clean chit to the Trinamool Congress and its leaders on the chit fund scam, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday claimed nobody from her party has taken money from chit

  • kerala opposition parties demand independent probe into

    Kerala Opposition parties demand Independent probe into Sunanda Pushkar's death

    Politics | October 11, 2014 14:16 IST

    Thiruvananthapuram: Opposition parties in Kerala Saturday demanded an independent and comprehensive probe into the death of Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar.The deamand came after Pushkar's latest post-mortem report, leaked Thursday, stated "poisoning" to

  • heavy turnout in tripura assembly byelection

    Heavy turnout in Tripura assembly byelection

    India | September 13, 2014 14:04 IST

    Agartala: Over half of the voters had cast their ballot by early afternoon in the by-election to the Manu assembly seat in southern Tripura Saturday, officials said."Over 55 percent voters have cast their votes till

  • notification for first phase of polls issued in assam

    Notification for first phase of polls issued in Assam, Tripura

    Politics | March 14, 2014 16:05 IST

    Agartala/Guwahati: The notification for the first of the nine-phased Lok Sabha polls was issued Friday with this the process to constitute the 16th lower house of parliament beginning in Assam and Tripura, an official said.During

  • opposition attacks mamata for darjeeling situation

    Opposition attacks Mamata for Darjeeling situation

    Politics | January 30, 2013 12:23 IST

    Kolkata, Jan 30:  With the GJM activists raising the demand for Gorkhaland in presence of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, opposition parties Tuesday lost no time in blaming her for the "state of affairs"