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Sitaram Yechury


DYFI meet: Learn from Lanka stir, CPM urges youths

May 13, 2022 3:44 am

“This rally has proved that those evicted from their houses by the ruling party after the Assembly election results are still on the road, and they are fighting. Today, we have to take an oath that we will make history in this state,” added Salim.

Yechury gets third consecutive term as CPI(M) general secretary, Ram Chandra Dome first Dalit face in politburo

April 11, 2022 3:24 am

Kerala’s LDF convener A Vijayaraghavan and All India Kisan Sabha president Ashok Dhawale are the other two new members in the politburo constituted on the final day of the 23rd party congress

CPM party congress confronts a daunting challenge — arresting the slide outside Kerala. The rest is rhetoric

April 08, 2022 9:00 am

However, considering the present state of national politics, the tactical line the party congress may arrive at on allies and alliances may be only of academic interest.

Newsmaker | Heads he wins, tails it loses: Defiant Thomas headed for CPM meet, Congress in a cleft stick

April 08, 2022 8:06 am

With K V Thomas seen as the high command's man, the state unit has apparently conveyed to the central leadership that it should decide how to punish this “insult” as well as “act of indiscipline”.

Explained: What is the problem with CPM, and what does it plan to do about it?

April 08, 2022 8:14 am

Electorally, the Left in India at its lowest ebb. The CPM faces political extinction everywhere except Kerala, which remains its last stronghold. It has in effect ceased to be a force in 27 of India's 28 states.

CPM's 23rd party congress: Sitaram Yechury calls for secular front to isolate, defeat BJP

April 07, 2022 3:01 am

Inaugurating the 23rd party congress of the CPI(M), Yechury said, “The party congress would deliberate on how we proceed in this direction. The CPI(M) appeals to all secular democratic forces to come together in order to isolate and defeat BJP.”

CPM state conference: Leader of anti-BJP alliance can only be chosen after 2024 polls, says Yechury

March 17, 2022 6:13 am

The remark by the veteran Left leader comes amid ongoing efforts by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to cobble up an alliance against the BJP.

Congress flirting with Hindutva, Left key in fight with BJP: Sitaram Yechury

March 04, 2022 3:10 am

As the BJP government at the Centre is “systematically and rapidly” advancing the “fascist, Hindutva project of the RSS”, it is also “absolutely imperative” to isolate the saffron party, he added.

Delhi Confidential: CPM leadership to review representation in its top-decision-making bodies

March 01, 2022 7:02 am

It would be interesting to see whether the changes will make CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury stronger in the party.

Yechury seeks removal of J&K HC Chief Justice, writes to President

December 16, 2021 9:08 pm

Chief Justice Pankaj Mithal has compromised the constitutional office held by him by saying that inclusion of the terms secular and socialist in the Preamble of the Constitution had narrowed India's spiritual image, CPM general secretary 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.