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'Fun and frolic' in Corbett will not solve grave economic crisis: Sitaram Yechury

"We have not heard any coherent plan from the govt except same rabid, divisive spiel meant to cause social disharmony," Sitaram Yechury said.

Sitaram Yechury, D Raja sent back to Delhi after detention at Srinagar airport

The Left leaders who had gone to meet CPI(M) leader Md Tarigami and other party colleagues were sent back to Delhi after a brief detention.

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Left leaders Sitaram Yechury, D Raja detained at Srinagar airport

On Thursday, both Yechuri and Raja had written separately to Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on their visit. 

BJP's 'brazen horse-trading', 'misuse of power' in Karnataka for all to see: Yechury

The government in Karnataka collapsed Tuesday night after the confidence motion moved by Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy was defeated in the assembly, ending his 14-month-long turbulent tenure.

Rahul Gandhi, Sitaram Yechury plead not guilty in RSS defamation case

The magistrate recorded Rahul’s presence and granted him bail on a bond of Rs 15,000 and on a surety. Former Congress MP Eknath Gaikwad stood as surety for Gandhi.

Rahul Gandhi pleads not guilty in RSS defamation case, says fight will continue

The case against Rahul Gandhi was filed by an RSS worker for allegedly linking journalist Gauri Lankesh's killing with the organisation.

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Delhi Confidential: Tough times

Not only is the party’s national party status under question, but it may also lose its office in Parliament House.

CPM analysis of 2019 debacle stresses its 2014 conclusions

The CPM’s analysis of the 2019 Lok Sabha election results appears to hark back to its 2014 Central Committee meeting conclusions, with the Left having lost more ground over the past five years.

Introspection session: CPM to look into factors leading to debacle in Kerala

The electoral base of the party, the Politburo said, saw a big erosion in its strongholds.

What's left of Left: Communists hit new low, lose strongholds in key bastions

It is the first time since 1952 elections that the Left Front could not garner a double digit number while securing the Lok Sabha seats. From having a tally of 24 seats in 2009, it slumped to 12 in 2014 general elections, only to hit a new low in this year's elections. 

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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 […]

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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.

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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

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