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Prakash Karat


Collective effort behind Kerala win, not just Pinarayi: CPM mouthpiece

May 07, 2021 2:50 am

Former CPM general secretary Prakash Karat in the editorial in 'People’s Democracy' wrote that there is an effort “by sections of the media and some political commentators to reduce this historic victory solely to the personality and role of Pinarayi Vijayan”.

Delhi: Prakash Karat stopped at Ambedkar University, gives speech from gate

January 23, 2020 1:53 am

In a statement, the university said, “Due to impending Delhi elections, the Model Code of Conduct is in force. Accordingly, the university advised the students to seek permission from District Election Officer (Central) to organise the event.”

CPM: Killings fallout of govt’s Article 370 decision

October 31, 2019 6:14 am

Karat was speaking to reporters after addressing a public meeting at the Jawaharlal Nehru University organised by students’ union against the BJP government’s decision on J&K.

BJP's decision to exit govt in Kashmir was 'conscious': CPI(M)

June 28, 2018 4:21 pm

The BJP's decision to bring down the government is a conscious political move keeping in mind the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections in 2019," Prakash Karat alleged.

CPM: Facile to think only poll tactics can down BJP

May 24, 2018 3:56 am

In an editorial in party mouthpiece People’s Democracy, former CPI(M) general secretary Prakash Karat argued that it would be erroneous to underestimate the pan-India strength of the BJP even after the results in recent elections to Gujarat, Karnataka Assemblies.

Re-elected as CPM general secy, Sitaram Yechury says BJP defeat first task

April 23, 2018 3:16 am

“We will have no political alliance with the Congress. But we will have an understanding with it inside and outside (Parliament) to stop communalism,” Sitaram Yechury said.

CPM amends draft, drops ‘no understanding’ with Congress

April 21, 2018 7:40 am

The draft political resolution was presented by Prakash Karat on the first day of the party’s 22nd national conference in Hyderabad earlier this week. It was also supported by the party’s central committee in January.

For 2019 Lok Sabha polls, CPM suggests pooling of anti-BJP votes in states; Prakash Karat rules out UPA-style alliance

March 23, 2018 5:49 am

Karat said his party would opt for a coalition of all non-BJP parties in the states to defeat the BJP: “If the major non-BJP parties unite, then the smaller parties and forces can extend support to them.”

CPI(M) needs to reorient its struggle to take on BJP, says senior leader Prakash Karat

March 11, 2018 10:28 pm

Karat said BJP has become the dominant party of the ruling class, replacing Congress at the national level,adding that CPI(M) has to reorient itself to fight the saffron party.

Destruction of Lenin and Periyar statues shows intolerant approach of BJP: CPI(M) leader Prakash Karat

March 09, 2018 6:20 pm

Asserting that the issue was not only about statues being attacked, but the "attack on all kinds of dissent", the Left leaders appealed that peace and normalcy be restored in Tripura at the earliest.


Rajnath relies on a 'fake' Twitter handle: Prakash Karat

February 15, 2016 9:35 am

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Prakash Karat on Monday visited the JNU campus to express solidarity with the protesting students. Taking potshots at Home Minister Rajnath Singh's statement that JNU incident was supported by Hafiz Saeed, he said that Home Minister relies on a 'fake' Twitter handle. He further said that they were not perturbed by some unwarranted elements imposing the label of 'anti-national' on them. Karat added that they are prepared to face everything and are not worried about being labelled anti-national or something.