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Sitaram Yechury


CBSE move to reduce syllabus is attempt by govt to 'advance' its agenda: Left parties

July 08, 2020 8:57 pm

The CPI condemned the syllabus reduction move and said it was a "nefarious attempt to implement the Hindutva agenda of RSS using COVID-19 restrictions in the school syllabus".

Anti-CAA stirs like Mahatma's non-cooperation movement: Sitaram Yechury

February 20, 2020 10:28 pm

Questioning the need for the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), he said the government should withdraw the new law and also stop the National Register of Citizens (NRC) as well as the National Population Register (NPR) exercises.

Release those detained in J-K, restore democratic process: Sitaram Yechury to PM Modi

February 05, 2020 7:56 pm

It has been six months since restrictions were imposed in Jammu and Kashmir following the abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A of the Indian Constitution through a resolution adopted by Parliament.

Yechury takes dig at Mamata: State rivalries shouldn't come in way of defending democracy

January 10, 2020 11:52 am

Yechury also slammed the Bengal government for preventing the passage of an anti-CAA resolution in the assembly.

JNU protests HIGHLIGHTS: Removal of V-C not a solution, says HRD secy; students march towards President House, detained

January 09, 2020 10:29 pm

JNU Violence Protests Today HIGHLIGHTS: Soon after meeting with the HRD ministry seeking removal of campus V-C M Jagadesh Kumar, JNUSU gave a call to march towards the Rashtrapati Bhawan. JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh termed the meet as "unsatisfactory".

Modi's speech in Delhi full of untruths and misleading statements: Sitaram Yechury

December 22, 2019 10:25 pm

Modi, during his speech at the Ramlila Maidan, tried to alley fears of the Muslim community over the law as protests against it have claimed more than 20 lives nationwide.

Gauri Lankesh murder: Rahul Gandhi, Sitaram Yechury to face trial in defamation case filed by RSS

November 23, 2019 8:29 pm

In his defamation complaint, the RSS worker alleged that within 24 hours of Lankesh's death, Gandhi told reporters that "anybody who speaks against the ideology of the BJP, against the ideology of the RSS, is pressured, beaten, attacked and even killed."

Scare of NRC to intensify fear: CPM

November 22, 2019 4:24 am

The CPM said it is an unnecessary and wasteful process since Aadhaar and EPIC cards are already in vogue. “The Modi-Shah duo continue to play the game of scaring people and polarising them on communal lines."

Delhi Confidential: Special Subject

October 29, 2019 2:56 am

CPM general secretary and former Rajya Sabha MP Sitaram Yechury will speak against revocation of special status of Jammu and Kashmir at the Oxford Union debate in the UK on Wednesday.

Modi's claim on turnout in J&K election 'preposterous', no sign of normalcy in Kashmir: Yechury

October 26, 2019 7:30 pm

"PM Modi's claim that the recently held Block Development Council (BDC) elections in J&K is people's acceptance of government's action of scrapping Article 370 is preposterous," tweeted Sitaram Yechury.


President Mukherjee ignored burning issues in his speech: Sitaram

February 23, 2016 2:26 pm

New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday said President Pranab Mukherjee did not mention anything about the burning issues in the country in his speech while addressing the Parliament on the first day of Budget Session 2016-17. He further said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is trying to change the Indian Republic into RSS's version of 'Fascist Hindu Rashtra'.

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.

Probe underway into threat call to Yechury

February 15, 2016 9:28 am

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP)-1 of New Delhi District, Jatin Narwal, on Monday said that they are investigating the threat call to CPI (M) leader Sitaram Yechury. He added that the written complaint has been received on the issue and legal action will be taken. He further said that number has been disclosed. The security around the CPI (M) office has been increased after this incident.

JNU protests: Sitaram Yechury allegedly receives threat call

February 15, 2016 1:14 pm

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury allegedly received threat calls late last night for supporting the protests at the Jawaharlal Nehru University. The Delhi Police on Monday beefed up the security outside CPI (M) office after a complaint was registered at Mandir Marg Police Station. The Police have put all the call on surveillance.

JNU row: Yechury demand evidence about Rajnath's Hafiz Saeed claim

February 14, 2016 3:19 pm

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury on Sunday questioned Home Minister Rajnath Singh's claim that event about Afzal Guru in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus had the support of LeT chief Hafiz Saeed. The CPI (M) politburo member further asserted that if the Home Minister managed to bring up any evidence of 'anti-national' or terrorist activity in the varsity, then the CPI (M) will support necessary action in national interest. Amid a massive faceoff over the JNU controversy, Singh earlier alleged that 'anti-national' protests in the JNU campus had the backing of the LeT chief Hafiz Saeed.

Academic institutions should not be used for sensitive discussions

January 07, 2016 10:29 am

Delhi/Hyderabad, Jan 07 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury on Thursday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the Ram Janam Bhoomi event, which is scheduled to be held in Delhi University, saying that educational institutions should not be involved in sensitive issues such as these. All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Asaduddin Owaisi said that academic institutions should not be used for such discussions. He added that the Vice-Chancellor of Delhi University should not have given the permission to speak on a sensitive issue like Ram Janam Bhoomi.