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Friday, June 18, 2021



‘Identifying a person from dress or beard is Modi-didi's politics; this does not adhere to Bengal's ethos’

April 28, 2021 7:08 pm

CPI(M) Politburo member Md Salim said, "The people have liked our candidate list. There are many young and new candidates — I had referred to this in the Brigade rally in Kolkata as 'Basanta eshe gyachhe (spring has arrived)'."

Shocking that govt going after those calling for its accountability amid COVID crisis: Sitaram Yechury

April 25, 2021 7:58 pm

Twitter and other social media platforms have removed about 100 posts and URLs after the government asked them to remove content that was critical of the handling of the current medical crisis or spreading fake news around the pandemic.

Mamata asks "Marxist friends" not to vote for CPI-M, Cong

March 18, 2021 7:43 pm

She asked people not to give a single vote to those "who have links with the killers of Gandhiji." CPI-M, she said, is a rotten party whose leader was accused in the unearthing of skeletons in Paschim Medinipur.

Hand and sickle

November 01, 2020 10:56 pm

A formal alliance may not be enough for the Congress and CPM to be the alternative to Trinamool Congress in West Bengal

Ahead of Kerala civic polls: Minority votes in mind, CPM flays Congress for tie-up with Jamaat wing

October 24, 2020 7:38 am

This comes on a day the Congress-led UDF decided on local-level electoral adjustments with organisations such as Welfare Party of India (WPI), political arm of Jamaat-e-Islami, for the coming local body elections in the state.

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.


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.