Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicCommunist Party of India (Marxist)

Topic: Communist Party of India (Marxist)

Debutante carrying CPM hopes against Supriyo is an activist, Army kid, Naseeruddin Shah’s niece

Saira Shah Halim is CPI(M) candidate in Ballygunge bypoll, to be held on 12 April. She is pitted against TMC’s Babul Supriyo, who is facing flak for previous actions as BJP MP.

21-year-old Arya Rajendran to become India’s youngest mayor

She had won from the Mudavanmughal ward, garnering 2,872 votes, 549 votes more than the rival Congress candidate and earlier took oath as a Councillor of the ruling Marxist party.

This 71-yr-old leader is reason no one’s surprised by Left’s good show in Kashmir DDC polls

CPI(M) fielded eight candidates in the Jammu & Kashmir DDC polls. While it lost the two seats it contested in Jammu, it won five of six in Kashmir.

Bangla CPM mouthpiece blames BJP for ‘mischief’ as article with China statement sparks outrage

An article on Monday’s deadly Galwan clash quoted both Indian and Chinese foreign ministries, but ‘Ganashakti’ & CPI(M) are accused of being ‘anti-India’.

Bengal Communists say need to be closer to god to fight religious fanaticism

The communist party’s top brass feels that being closer to god allows the party to project a more progressive image of itself and does not go against its ideology. 

Congress can find mahagathbandhan fix in legacy of staunch critic Jayaprakash Narayan

Jayaprakash Narayan, who was born 11 October 1902 and died in 1976, left behind a legacy few political leaders can compare with.

Atheist CPI(M) to ‘back’ Ramayana month events in Kerala

The party claims the idea is to encourage Sanskrit scholars vying to protect religion from communal forces.

In the red and desperation

In Bengal, the left has ruled the state for 22 declining years overseeing the decimation of industry and decline in social indicators.

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File photo of Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar | Reuters

Ishaq Dar, new Pakistan finance minister—a Nawaz Sharif’s mole in Shehbaz Sharif’s cabinet

Insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results, Albert Einstein said. But Paksitanis don't get it--Dar's been appointed FM for the fifth time.
Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.


IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.