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NPR to be basis of NRC across country: Sitaram Yechury

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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.


Shift ailing CPM leader Tarigami from Srinagar to AIIMS in Delhi: SC on Sitaram Yechury plea

The Supreme Court ruling came on a writ of habeas corpus petition filed by CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury, who was allowed to travel to Srinagar to visit the ailing leader last week.

Sitaram Yechury files report in Supreme Court on J&K visit

On August 28, an SC bench comprising CJI Ranjan Gogoi and Justices S A Bobde and S Abdul Nazeer had allowed Yechury, who had moved a writ of habeas corpus petition, to visit J&K only to enquire about his health and “for no other purpose”.

Congress demands White Paper on state of economy from government

CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury alleged that since 2014 the Modi government had appropriated 99 per cent of RBI's profits to fund its propaganda campaigns.

J&K: Sitaram Yechury moves SC for production of detained CPI(M) leader Tarigami

The matter is likely to be heard in the apex court on Monday, August 26. The writ petition has been filed under Article 32 of the Constitution, the party said.

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Nitish Kumar Underlining "Maximum Opposition Unity" Was The Need Of The Hour In The Month Of Feb

Making a clarion call for opposition unity, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said it was the need of the hour. Participating in a panel discussion during the launch of former finance minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram’s book “Fearless in Opposition” as part of the Express Book Series along with Rupa, he said, “It is time […]

JNU row: Delhi govt initiates legal action against TV channels over doctored videos

The Delhi government Monday directed its legal team to initiate action against at least four television news channels for allegedly airing doctored footage of slogans raised at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on February 9. Following the submission of a fact-finding report by District Magistrate, New Delhi, the government will seek the examination of a complaint […]


President Mukherjee ignored burning issues in his speech: Sitaram

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'.

JNU protests: Sitaram Yechury allegedly receives threat call

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

Sitaram Yechury Explains The Logic Behind Bharat Bandh

10 central trade unions today went on a day-long nationwide strike to protest against changes in labour laws and privatisation of PSUs. Read here