Arun Jaitley said the government was ready to impose a total ban on religious conversions.
The BJP MPs were in the “race to wreak havoc” on the secular character of the Constitution, said Yechury.
Yechury said his party will continue to oppose the anti-people policies by the BJP-led government.
Both Houses saw disruptions thanks to the Opposition parties creating a ruckus over Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti’s comments.
Congress’ Anand Sharma said the PM was visible only in newspapers and on television.
Sources in SP, JD(U) and RJD said the parties have received the invitation, and their leaders will collectively decide on attending.
The anti-Karat faction said the plenum would also give them an opportunity to point out mistakes made by the leadership.
Yechury’s alternative draft forced an intense debate in the central committee.
Prakash Karat to revise a 35-year-old tactical line that has brought the party significant success, but seems to be flagging of late.
The Central Committee discussion, described by many leaders as intense and in-depth, is ongoing.
Yechury’s repudiation of the official draft is the latest incident in the tug of war between him and Karat.
Editorial in CPI publication said Modi’s die-hard supporters are bent upon raising all divisive issues.”
Sitaram Yechury said scrapping Planning Commission would affect welfare activities for poor and downtrodden.
Food inflation rose to 9.5 per cent in May against 8.64 per cent in April hitting the poor and marginalised hard, he said.
The CPM’s top leadership has received much criticism for the party’s sliding electoral performance in the last two elections.