CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta passes away at 83
Thursday, October 31, 2019, 12:53 PM
Veteran Communist Party of India (CPI) leader and former Lok Sabha MP Gurudas Dasgupta passed away on Thursday at the age of 83 at his home in Kolkata. Dasgupta had been suffering from lung cancer for the last several months, West Bengal CPI secretary Swapan Banerjee stated. Dasgupta is survived by his wife and daughter.
CPI seeks to play hardball with Cong on seat-sharing in Telangana
Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 4:18 PM
The Communist Party of India virtually set October-21 as the deadline to the Congress to finalise the seat-sharing formula for the upcoming Assembly elections in Telangana, and indicated it is also mulling the option of contesting independently. The Congress, the TDP, CPI and Telangana Jana Samiti announced a few weeks ago an electoral alliance in principle for the December seven-election to the 119-member Assembly.