Free Press Journal
  • Left front confident of wining Tripura polls: CPI

    Hyderabad: Veteran communist leader Suravaram Sudhakar Reddy today expressed doubts over the two exit polls which predicted the BJP’s win in Tripura elections, and said the Left front is confident of returning to power. Noting that some exit polls after the last Assembly elections in Bihar and Delhi had gone awry, the CPI general secretary said he has his own doubts about the latest ones on the north eastern state’s poll.

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    Rival Fronts keep fingers crossed, BJP hopes to open account

    Thiruvananthapuram: As Kerala goes to assembly polls tomorrow, the ruling Congress led UDF and CPI(M) headed LDF, which had gone hammer and tongs at each other during the electioneering, are keeping their fingers crossed even as BJP is hoping to get a toe-hold in the southern state.

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    National fatigue at logjam

    It is deeply saddening how Parliament has been reduced to a virtual tamasha by the Congress opposition in cahoots with some other opposition parties. It is not only no longer a forum for serious discussion and debate on issues that concern and agitate the country at large but it has been reduced to a sorry spectacle of how not members of Parliament should behave.

  • Opposition disarray gives Mamata Banerjee confidence

    There’s this to be said for Ms Mamata Banerjee as the ruling chief Minister of West Bengal — she is never short of confidence! It appears she may just go in for the next state Assembly elections about two months before schedule. A recent state Government notification scheduling next year’s secondary and higher secondary exams (2016), bringing them forward by a month, provides a clear indication to an early polls. With these exams

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    Bengal government, opposition on warpath over strike

    Kolkata: Even as the West Bengal government and the ruling Trinamool Congress seemed to be going all out to foil the strike and shutdown called by the Left Front and the BJP on Thursday, the communists have threatened a “war” if the administration tried to thwart the protests. As the political parties indulged in a slugfests, industrialists complained that the strike and shutdown would not serve any purpose. With May 1 being an official holiday in the

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    Left Front demands to declassify Netaji files

    Kolkata: The Left Front in West Bengal has demanded to immediately declassify the secret files related to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and declare his birthday on January 23 as “Desh Prem diwas”. In his letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday, Left Front chairman Biman Bose asked Modi to “take immediate necessary action to declassify all secret files relating to Netaji.”

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    Left Front demands Kerala finance minister’s arrest

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Left Front Friday demanded arrest of Kerala Finance Minister K.M. Mani after the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) filed a case against him over allegations that the state bar association gave him a Rs.1 crore bribe to reopen the closed bars.

  • Veteran communist leader may return to Left Front

    Alappuzha: Speculation is rife here that veteran communist leader K.R. Gowri, the lone surviving member of the world’s first democratically elected communist government, will return to the Left Front in Kerala.