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Sitaram Yechury


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.

NPR to be basis of NRC across country: Sitaram Yechury

October 19, 2019 6:13 am

He was addressing media persons at the end of the two-day state committee meeting of the party when he said this.

Talk of NRC, CAB nothing but bid to divide people further: Sitaram Yechury

October 18, 2019 5:53 am

The CPM leader accused the BJP of trying to destroy the secular fabric of the nation by talking about the implementation of NRC and Citizenship (Amendment) Bill across the country.

CPI(M) leader M Y Tarigami free to go back to Srinagar, says Supreme Court

September 16, 2019 8:31 pm

The apex court had earlier directed authorities to bring Tarigami to New Delhi from Srinagar, where he had been detained after the Centre abrogated Article 370.

Ailing CPM leader Tarigami shifted from Srinagar to AIIMS on SC order

September 09, 2019 10:39 am

Accompanied by a doctor, a relative and a police officer, Tarigami arrived here and was immediately taken to AIIMS, the officials said.

Express daily briefing: Chandrayaan-2's moment of truth tonight; Serena Williams storms into her 10th US Open final; and more

September 06, 2019 9:05 am

From CPM General Secretary Sitaram Yechury's interview to The Indian Express to the court allowing Chidambaram to carry his medicines to jail, here's what is making news today morning.

Sitaram Yechury: ‘Habeas corpus means bring body... instead of bringing body, petitioner was asked to visit’

September 06, 2019 12:30 pm

We welcome the interim verdict which they have given, asking that Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami should be shifted to AIIMS, said 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.