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13-Nov-2018 Chennai

CPI-M to be part of DMK-led alliance : Sitaram Yechury

Consolidating the anti-BJP front in Tamil Nadu, the CPI-M on Tuesday said it will be a part of the DMK-led front in the state for the Lok Sabha election next year.This was stated by Communist Party of India-Marxist General Secretary Sitaram Yechury after a meeting...

31-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Modi government can't handle its own appointees : Sitaram Yechury

Taking a dig at the RBI-government rift that came out in the open, CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Wednesday said the Modi government could not even handle its "own appointees" besides other crucial matters."As even routine governance falters and...

08-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Grand alliance not possible at national level: CPI-M

The CPI-M on Monday said the formation of a grand-alliance at the national level was not possible though the party may think about it at the appropriate time but asserted that the priority was to defeat the BJP.Party General Secretary Sitaram Yechury told...

28-Apr-2018

Can Yechury stitch together an anti-BJP coalition?

Given the weakened position of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) at the national level, the uneasy truce between its two factions led, respectively, by the present and former General Secretary, will be of interest mainly to the party faithful.Even...

22-Apr-2018 Hyderabad

Sitaram Yechury unanimously re-elected as CPI(M) general secretary

The CPI-M on Sunday unanimously re-elected Sitaram Yechury as its General Secretary for another three years and he pledged to take steps to oust the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.Yechury's re-election took place on the last day of the party's...

12-Mar-2018 Mumbai

Farmers can uproot governments, warns Sitaram Yechury

Warning the ruling BJP, Communist Party of India-Marxist General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Monday said that farmers can "uproot governments at the Centre and in Maharashtra" if they failed to concede their just demands.Reaching Mumbai to address a rally of...

06-Mar-2018 Kolkata

CPI-M accuses BJP-RSS of violence in Tripura

The CPI-M on Tuesday accused the BJP and its allies of large-scale post-poll violence and vandalism against its party workers across Tripura and announced protests all across the country.Terming the attacks by the BJP-RSS and the Indigenous People's Front...

06-Mar-2018 Kolkata

Kolkata's Left protests against razing of Lenin statue

Hundreds of Left activists on Tuesday poured out on the streets of Kolkata to protest against the demolition of a statue of Vladimir Lenin in Tripura after the BJP won the assembly elections in the north eastern state.The Communist Party of India-Marxist brought...

05-Mar-2018 Kolkata

Need to form secular platform to defeat BJP-RSS : Sitaram Yechuri

The CPI-M on Monday stressed on the need to form the "broadest platform" of secular and democratic forces to counter and defeat the "communalism" of the BJP and the Sangh Parivar.The Communist Party of India-Marxist General Secretary, Sitaram Yechury, accused...

03-Mar-2018 New Delhi

BJP used money, muscle power to win Tripura : Sitaram Yechuri

Accepting the Tripura mandate, Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Saturday charged the BJP with using money and muscle power to win the state assembly elections."This has happened because the BJP has unscrupulously utilised...

04-Feb-2018 Thiruvananthapuram

Sitaram Yechury comes under fire at party meet in Kerala

Bringing the rift in the CPI-M into the open, some party leaders from Kerala slammed General Secretary Sitaram Yechury at a meet here on Sunday, a day after he confirmed that a complaint has been received against State Secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan's son for...

01-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Budget unconnected to ground realities : Sitaram Yechury

CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury on Thursday said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's 2018-19 budget was "unconnected to ground realities".In his reaction to Prime Minister Narendra Modi government's last full budget before the next Lok Sabha election, Yechury said...

31-Jan-2018 Agartala

Tripura polls outcome to push anti-BJP politics : Sitaram Yechury

The result of Tripura's February 18 assembly polls would boost "anti-BJP" national politics, Communist Party of India-Marxist General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said on Wednesday."The outcome of the assembly elections in Tripura would further push the anti-BJP...

27-Jan-2018 Bhubaneswar

Biju Patnaik played major role making me PM : H.D. Deve Gowda

Former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda on Saturday said Biju Patnaik played a major role in making him Prime Minister."Biju Patnaik played a major role in making me Chief Minister of Karnataka and Prime Minister of the country," revealed the former Prime Minister.Describing...

26-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Basic tenets of Constitution under threat : Sitaram Yechuri

As India celebrated its 69th Republic Day, CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Friday said the basic tenets of the Constitution are "under grave threat"."Greetings to all of us citizens on Republic Day. It was a momentous day when India adopted values...

23-Jan-2018 New Delhi

CPI-M mulls impeachment motion against Chief Justice Misra

The CPI-M on Tuesday said it was contemplating an impeachment motion with other opposition parties against Chief Justice Dipak Misra after four senior-most judges complained about arbitrary allocation of cases in the Supreme Court."In this situation, there...

21-Jan-2018 Kolkata

CPI-M Central Committee says 'no' to electoral pact with Congress

The CPI-M's Central Committee on Sunday ruled out, by majority vote, any "understanding or electoral alliance" with the Congress in its draft political resolution, with General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said the final decision will be taken in the party...

31-Dec-2017 Agartala

BJP and its government bluffing the people : Sitaram Yechuri

The BJP-led central government has no policies for the people and is just "bluffing" to the people, CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said here on Sunday."Narendra Modi and his BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party)are bluffers, they are always bluffing the...

12-Dec-2017 New Delhi/Ahmedabad

BJP on 'secret' meet with Pakistanis, Modi asked about Nawaz 'biryani'

The opposition reminded Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday of the 'biryani' served by then Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Lahore in 2015 as the BJP harped on former Prime Minister Manmohan Singhs meeting with Pakistani diplomats.The Bharatiya...

05-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Sharad Yadav's disqualification casts a shadow : Sitaram Yechuri

Expressing concern over the disqulaification of rebel JD-U leaders Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwer Ansari from Rajya Sabha, Communist Party of India (CPI-M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday said that the decision did "cast a shadow"."Like Ceasar's wife,...

01-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Sitaram Yechuri attacks government on 'bail-in' clause in FRDI Bill

CPI-M on Friday attacked the Modi government on the proposed "bail-in" clause in a financial legisation and alleged it will be used to pay the written-off loans of rich defaulters "by stealing small savers' money".CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury tweeted...

23-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Narendra Modi is Manmohan Desai of politics : Sitaram Yechuri

CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Thursday compared Prime Minister Narendra Modis style of functioning with the filmmaking style of renowned Bollywood director Manmohan Desai, saying neither give any thinking space to their respective audience."Once,...

17-Nov-2017 Kolkata

Trinamool-BJP feeding each other in Bengal : Sitaram Yechuri

CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Friday accused West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress and opposition BJP of practising the same sort of religious extremism and communal appeasement and said the two forces were feeding on each other."It seems the...

17-Nov-2017 Kolkata

Moody's ratings proof of growing capitalism in India : Sitaram Yechuri

Criticising India's sovereign rating upgrade by the global agency Moody's Investors Service, CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Friday said the improved ratings signify the beneficial atmosphere for the international capitalist groups under the Narendra...

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