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CPI(ML) Wins 5 Seats, Red Flags Fly High In Bihar Polls

Nov 10, 2020 PTI

CPI(ML), CPI(M) and CPI all score big in Bihar Assembly elections

Left Parties Look To Gain In Bihar, Leading In 18 Of 29 Seats

Nov 10, 2020 PTI

CPI-M and the CPI are leading in three seats each while the CPI-ML (Liberation) is leading in 12,


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'Ready To Fight, Don’t Want Bihar Polls To Be Postponed': RLSP Leader Upendra Kushwaha

Jul 23, 2020 Preetha Nair

In an exclusive interview, Upendra Kushwaha, leader of Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP), tells Outlook the Grand Alliance is intact and that the alliance will win upcoming Bihar assembly elections.


Veteran CPI Leader and Trade Unionist Gurudas Dasgupta Passes Away

A renowned trade union leader in West Bengal, Dasgupta went underground several times during Congress rule in the state.

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14 August, 2019

Ex-Kolkata Mayor And TMC MLA Sovan Chatterjee Joins BJP

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Sovan Chatterjee was one of those leaders who has made a big contribution to Mamata Banerjee's rise to the post of the chief minister.


09 August, 2019

Sitaram Yechury Detained At Srinagar Airport, Now Being Sent Back To Delhi

Outlook Web Bureau

Yechury and CPI general secretary Raja had written to Satya Pal Malik on Thursday informing him of their visit and requesting him to facilitate their entry.


22 July, 2019

Left Needs To Reclaim Traditional Bases In Kerala, West Bengal: CPI

Outlook Web Bureau

The Left has now its lowest-ever representation in the Lok Sabha after Independence as the CPI(M) have won only three and the CPI is left with just two seats in the 2019 general election.


05 July, 2019

Opposition Slams Budget 2019, Calls It 'Old Wine In A New Bottle'

Outlook Web Bureau

The Opposition parties stood united in their criticism of the Union budget presented in the Parliament on Friday by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman


29 April, 2019

Kanhaiya Kumar To Campaign For Digvijaya Singh, Congress Leader Says He's An 'Admirer' Of CPI Candidate

Outlook Web Bureau

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh blamed the BJP and the RSS for 'defaming' Kanhaiya Kumar in the 2016 Jawaharlal Nehru University sloganeering controversy.


24 April, 2019

Retire Your Candidate From Begusarai: CPI Appeals To Tejashwi Yadav For Kanhaiya Kumar

Outlook Web Bureau

CPI general secretary Sudhakar Reddy appealed to Tejashwi Yadav to retire RJD candidate for Begusarai Tanveer Hassan, in favour of Kanhaiya Kumar


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22 April, 2019

Digvijaya Singh Gets Support From CPI For Fight Against Sadhvi Pragya From Bhopal

Outlook Web Bureau

CPI said the party took the decision to support Congress' Digvijaya Singh to save the "dignity of Parliament" after the BJP fielded Pragya Thakur as its candidate from Bhopal for the Lok Sabha elections


14 April, 2019

Umar Khalid, Swara Bhaskar, Shehla Rashid Unite To Make Kanhaiya Kumar's Lok Sabha Debut A Success

Outlook Web Bureau

Fielded by the CPI, Kanhaiya Kumar, a debutant, is pitted against BJP veteran Giriraj Singh and RJD's Tanveer Hassan in Begusarai, which goes to polls on April 29 for the Lok Sabha election.


31 March, 2019

Will Work To Ensure Defeat Of Rahul Gandhi In Wayanad: CPM Leader Prakash Karat

Outlook Web Bureau

CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury said deciding on candidates was the internal matter of a political party and no other party needed to intervene in that.


31 March, 2019

'We, The Left Will Work To Defeat Him': Kerala CM Vijayan On Rahul Gandhi

Outlook Web Bureau

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan's remarks came shortly after the Congress announced in New Delhi that Rahul Gandhi was going to contest from Wayanad as well as Amethi in Uttar Pradesh.


26 March, 2019

Minister Who Sends People To Pakistan Is Not Ready To Contest From Begusarai: Kanhaiya On Giriraj

Outlook Web Bureau

Kanhaiya Kumar's jibe at Giriraj Singh, a Union minister, comes at a time when the BJP MP has been reportedly miffed with the party for not letting him contest Lok Sabha elections from Nawada


24 March, 2019

Bihar Left Parties Slam Mahagathbandhan For Keeping Them Out

Outlook Web Bureau

The announcement of the seat-sharing formula by the Grand Alliance had evoked resentment from CPI secretary general Sudhakar Reddy


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04 February, 2019

At Meeting With EC, Opposition Demands Matching Of 50% Of EVM Results With VVPATs

Outlook Web Bureau

The leaders told the Election Commission the people of the country doubted the efficacy of EVMs and this issue needs to be redressed.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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