Indian Secular Front

West Bengal polls: Mamata says AIMIM, ISF paid by BJP to divide Hindus and Muslims

Naming the people who were denied tickets by the TMC, Mamata alleged that they were propped up by BJP.

published on : 3rd April 2021

Assembly Elections 2021: 73.03 per cent polling registered in Assam, 80.43 per cent in Bengal, says EC

While Assam largely witnessed a peaceful second phase, polling in West Bengal was marked by sporadic violence.

published on : 1st April 2021

Bengal elections: Congress-Left-ISF alliance fighting for political relevance, hopes to be kingmaker

The alliance christened as "Samyukta Morcha" hopes to grow at the expense of both the ruling TMC and opposition BJP by eating into their vote share.

published on : 28th March 2021

Left Front, ISF urge EC to ensure Bengal hotels are not occupied by 'outsiders'

CPI(M) leader Robin Dev said a delegation of the Left Front and the ISF also called upon the EC to completely ban bike rallies instead of disallowing those 72 hours before polling.

published on : 27th March 2021

'Monetary aid for migrant workers, poor': Congress releases Bengal election manifesto

The Congress said in the document that it does not believe in "politics of freebies", but would ensure wholesome development of West Bengal.

published on : 22nd March 2021

Bengal polls: ISF fields candidates from across religions, castes

Simul Soren, president of the ISF, said the party represents the interests of the Dalits, Adivasis and OBCs, irrespective of their religious beliefs.

published on : 18th March 2021

Bengal polls: Congress releases list of another 34 candidates; ISF names 20 contestants

ISF president Simul Soren will contest from Haripal in Hooghly district, while Mohammed Iqbal and Nuruzzaman will be the party's candidates from Entally and Metiabruz.

published on : 15th March 2021

West Bengal polls: Left releases names for 39 seats, Congress & ISF yet to finalise

The Left Front, one of the allies of the grand alliance in West Bengal, announced its list of candidates for 39 Assembly seats on Friday.

published on : 6th March 2021

Bengal polls: Ally Indian Secular Front not a communal force, says CPM

The Left also said that the alliance has been formed not with an eye on the elections only, but also for a fight for lives and livelihoods of people and secularism, and against attacks on democracy.

published on : 5th March 2021

Bengal polls: Congress, ISF break ice over seat-sharing; talks still underway for some constituencies

Newly floated Indian Secular Front (ISF) had initially demanded 15 seats from the Congress, but the party had agreed to give only five to it.

published on : 3rd March 2021

Bengal polls: Muslim cleric Abbas Siddiqui's 'Indian Secular Front' poses threat to Mamata's TMC

If the ISF can bring 1 to 2% of minority electorates in its fold, the TMC will be in trouble, said a CPI(M) leader.

published on : 2nd March 2021

With ISF's entry into poll fray, identity politics gain ground in Bengal

The state has already been drawn into the vortex with the TMC and the BJP accusing each other of fanning communal sentiments ahead of elections.

published on : 2nd March 2021

Bengal tie-up against Congress ethos: Anand Sharma

Sharma said such issues needed to be approved by the Congress Working Committee, the party’s highest decision making body. 

published on : 2nd March 2021

Congress seals seat-sharing deal with the Left; actress Srabanti Chatterjee joins BJP

The Congress and Indian Secular Front (ISF), the party launched by Islamic cleric Abbas Siddiqui a month ago, are at loggerheads over seat adjustment.

published on : 1st March 2021

No direct negotiation with ISF, want to finish seat-sharing matter with Left soon: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

ISF chief and Furfura Sharif cleric Abbas Siddiqui indirectly hinted at Congress saying "you may ask why I spoke about Left only and not Congress, the door is open."

published on : 1st March 2021
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