Election Campaign in Telangana

CPI(M) Polit Bureau member, B V Raghavulu said that both the TRS and the BJP governments are working against the tribals and are putting them in difficulties. He further said that the people of the country need a ruler who safeguards their interests and not a chowkidar who works for the benefit of the corporates.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi is chowkidar only for Ambanis and Adanis. He is using the name of the armed forces in the election campaign, which is most dangerous.

Tripura: A Meeting Braving all Terror

DESPITE widespread fascist like terror across the state, the Left Front organised an impressive mass meeting in Agartala on April 6 in support of its two candidates.  No vehicle owner dared to lease their buses to carry people to Agartala as BJP threatened them with dire consequences. But braving all terrors people came in thousands.  CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury said in the  meeting, it’s the call of the hour to re-elect Sankar Prasad Datta from Tripura West constituency. Not because he will speak for the CPI(M) but because, he will voice the demands of  the people in the parli

Lok Sabha Polls: LDF Way Ahead of Its Rivals in Kerala

WITH barely a week left for campaigning in Kerala, the Left Democratic Front (LDF) is clearly ahead of its rivals – the Congress-led United Democratic Front and the BJP-BDJS alliance. After the withdrawal of nominations, a total of 227 candidates remain in the fray in the 20 parliamentary constituencies in the state.For the past one month, LDF candidates and workers have been on the ground, reaching out to people. Because of factionalism and delay in announcing its candidates, the UDF was late in electioneering. BJP-BDJS alliance candidates are also in the field.

BJP’s Manifesto another Jumla

CPI(M) Polit Bureau member Brinda Karat has said that, the election manifesto of the BJP released on April 8, is yet another election jumla. She was reacting to the questions regarding the BJP’s manifesto which emphasises on Ram mandir and terrorism, at a meet the press programme conducted by the Kerala Union of Working Journalists in Thiruvananthapuram on April 8. “A party which has ruled the country for the last five years surely should have a manifesto which will be accountable to the people for its unfulfilled promises made in 2014.

CPI(M) Calls for Defeat of Modi-Edappadi in Tamil Nadu

MODI and Edappadi governments in the centre and the state should go, said national leaders of the CPI(M) at their election campaign in Tamil Nadu.Sitaram Yechury, general secretary, Prakash Karat and Brinda Karat, Polit Bureau members of the party, toured across Tamil Nadu for three days and campaigned for the DMK-led Secular Progressive Alliance (SPA) in the state.Sitaram Yechury addressing a massive gathering at Kovilpatti in Thoothukudi constituency in support of Kanimozhi, DMK candidate, said that the manifesto of the BJP is just another ‘jumla’.

MAHA: CPI(M) Campaign in Dindori Begins with Massive Public Meeting

THE election campaign of CPI(M) candidate J P Gavit for the Dindori (ST) Lok Sabha seat in Nashik district took off on April 4, 2019 with a massive 25,000-strong public meeting at Chandwad that was addressed by CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury. Seven time and sitting MLA J P Gavit is a member of the CPI(M) Central Committee and former president of the Maharashtra Rajya Kisan Sabha (AIKS). He was one of the outstanding leaders of the historic AIKS-led Kisan Long March from Nashik to Mumbai in March 2018.


EVOKING strong regional, chauvinist and communal feelings and harping on Gujarati Modi for PM, the BJP swept all the 26 Lok Sabha seats from Gujarat in 2014. The main opposition, the Congress party, came a cropper. The BJP had polled 60.11 per cent of the polled votes as against 33.45 of the Congress. Three years later, in the contest for the assembly, things had changed. The BJP which had pompously set a target of 150 failed to reach the 100 mark, let alone retain the 115 seats it won in 2012.

A P: Spectacular Victory of PDF Candidates to Legislative Council

PROGRESSIVE Democratic Front candidates have been elected to the AP state legislative council in the biennial elections held on March 22. KS Lakshmana Rao from Krishna Guntur district graduates’ constituency and I Venkateswara Rao from Godavari districts graduates’ constituency scored impressive victory. They defeated corporate education barons and their representatives. It’s a welcome feature that wide spread discussion has taken place among the teachers, employees and youth against corporatisation of education and health.

Left Exposes TMC-BJP Mock Fight

WHILE the media in Bengal is desperate to frame a Modi-Mamata binary, the Left parties are breaking new grounds with intensive campaign. As the campaign gained momentum, it is amply clear that there is deep resentment, even anger, against TMC government amongst the people. The eight years of stagnation of economy, deep agricultural crisis, lack of jobs and loot by ruling class leaders at every level has sharpened anti-TMC mood.


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