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Farmers earning less than before but govt waiving unpaid loans of cronies: Sitaram Yechury

"The Modi govt has not only destroyed India's economy with its Jumlanomics, but it has also hurt the credibility of India's data. We demand that this fraudulent data be withdrawn," tweeted Sitaram Yechury. 

Sitaram Yechury condemns PM Modi's comments on judiciary, calls it 'completely unacceptable'

CPI (M) strongly condemns these sort of comments by the PM and calls upon people to reject it, the communist leader said.

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Govt removed CBI head to protect 'handpicked' officer: CPI-M

CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury Wednesday slammed the government for the current state of affairs in the country's premier investigative agency.

Valley situation grave, alienation of people almost complete, says Sitaram Yechury

Yechury also accused the central government of using the Kashmir issue for communal polarisation.

'Too early' for Left to finalise 2019 strategy: Sitaram Yechury

Yechury said the CPI(M) would decide its strategy depending on the outcomes of upcoming assembly polls in five states.

CPM sets goal to bring ‘secular govt’: Sitaram Yechury doesn’t rule out backing Congress-led govt

Having identified defeating the BJP as its main task, the party on Monday added a new goal: ensuring formation of an alternative secular government at the Centre.

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Elgar Parishad event: Activists held for 'Maoist links'; CPM calls it attack on democratic rights, demands release

CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury said the police and Central agencies had been targeting Dalit rights activists ever since the Bhima Koregaon violence last year.

Opposition leaders meet at Talkatora in Delhi, unified attack against Modi govt on agenda

The Opposition plans to target the ruling government over issues including women safety, mob lynching, Rafale deal.

CPM politburo meeting: ‘Appropriate tactics will be worked out at state level’

On the NRC, the CPM attacked the BJP, saying the “misleading” statement made by the BJP president with regard to the exclusion of 40 lakh people declaring them “illegal migrants” will only “add to the fear and anxiety”.

Sitaram Yechury protests HECI Bill, writes to PM Narendra Modi

He argued that the HECI Bill undermines public trust and educational needs of the people. He said while the concern over “quality” is repeated several times, “equity and access” do not even find a passing mention.

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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'.

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 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.

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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.

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