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Attacked in May, ex-leader of CPM points finger at party MLA

June 12, 2019 1:52 am

Nazeer was attacked on May 18, almost a month after polling in Kerala. Visuals of the attack, captured by a CCTV camera of a shop in Thalassery, showed that Nazeer was waylaid by a gang.

Vatakara: In ‘killing fields’ of North Kerala, CPM up against issue of violence

April 21, 2019 7:20 am

Fertile ground for Socialist and Communist movements, Vatakara had elected Left MPs for years, before Congress’s Mullappally Ramachandran halted the Communist juggernaut in 2009.

CPM says will extend ‘all support to AAP’ in Delhi

April 21, 2019 1:52 am

The CPM had openly backed the AAP for the first time during the 2015 assembly polls in the capital. In the past, it has canvassed for BSP in the national capital.

CPI(M)’s Gavit plans 3-day, 130-km march across Maharashtra's Dindori constituency

April 19, 2019 1:55 am

Gavit, who was one of the key figures behind the two Farmers Long Marches called by the CPI(M)-affiliated All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) in the state over the last year, is expected to be accompanied by nearly 10,000 farmers and tribals.

Decision 2019: CPI(M) set to back Prakash Ambedkar in Solapur

March 30, 2019 10:13 am

The CPI(M) has a strong base in Solapur. BJP’s Jaisiddheshwar Mahaswamiji, Congress’s Sushil Kumar Shinde and Ambedkar are in the fray from the constituency. Ambedkar has tied up with the AIMIM to float the BVA, which will contest all the 48 seats in the state.

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Shiv Sena to contest 15 seats in West Bengal

March 30, 2019 8:03 am

The 15 seats where the Sena will field its candidates are Calcutta South, Dum Dum, Basirhat, Barasat, Barrackpore, Jadavpur, Midnapore, Contai, Birbhum, Bolpur, Bankura, Bishnupur, Purulia, Murshidabad and Malda North.

‘BJP is the main rival... Congress-NCP is also equally dangerous’: CPI(M) candidate Jiva Pandu Gavit

March 20, 2019 2:54 am

In an interview with The Indian Express, Gavit takes on the BJP for its “anti-poor” policies and the Congress-NCP combine for “not being keen on fighting BJP”.

Tripura: CPI(M) says open to support from ‘secular' parties to defeat BJP

March 07, 2019 7:29 pm

CPI(M) secretary Goutam Das, however, stopped short of saying whether there would be any formal alliance with any other party for the elections.

Two Youth Congress workers hacked to death in Kerala; CPI(M) blamed

February 18, 2019 6:17 am

According to police, Youth Congress workers Sarath Lal, 21, and Kripesh, 19, were returning on a two-wheeler from a function when a car-borne gang attacked them at Periya.

Release all employment data immediately, CPI(M) tells govt

January 31, 2019 7:33 pm

According to a statement by the Politburo, the Left party said two members of the National Statistical Commission, a statutory body which releases the National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO) reports, resigned because of the unemployment data.


Yechury questions Centre’s move over Hafiz’s fake tweet

February 15, 2016 10:04 am

Trivandrum, Feb 14 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury on Monday questioned the Centre that whether it has issued a demarche to Pakistan over the alleged fake tweet by Hafiz Sayeed, which was supporting the JNU anti-national protests. He further said that it is only an attempt of political vendetta.

Swamy's remark 'a question on judiciary': Owaisi

January 07, 2016 1:14 pm

Hyderabad/New Delhi, Jan 07 (ANI): All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Asaduddin Owaisi on Thursday said the statement of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Ram Temple is surprising and is a question mark on the independence of the judiciary. He emphasised that such statement can mislead the people of the country. Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majeed Memon too contradicted over Swamy's remark and said that he himself is acquainted with Court's procedure and therefore he should not have made such baseless comments. Communist Party of India (CPI-M) leader Sitaram Yechury accused the Centre and said that Ram Temple is the political agenda of this government and the RSS.