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22-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Act against PM for violating election norms: Sitaram Yechuri

CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechuri has urged the Election Commission to act against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "constantly flouting" guidelines that matters of national security should not be used as fodder for election speeches."We see that the...

14-Apr-2019 Kolkata

Modi indulging in mega-loot, imposing mega-misery : Sitaram Yechury

Accusing the Narendra Modi government of waiving off loans worth Rs 5.56 lakh crore to corporates, CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Sunday said it is conducting a "mega-loot" of national resources while imposing "mega-misery" on the common people.Alleging...

06-Apr-2019 Agartala

'Mahagatbandhans' always post-poll after 1977 : Sitaram Yechury

'Mahagatbandhans' have been formed only after Lok Sabha elections since 1977 and this time too, such a grand alliance would be formed after the polls, CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said on Saturday."Since 1977, no 'Mahagatbandhan' had been formed before the...

30-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Economy has been destroyed in five years : Sitaram Yechury

CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Saturday accused the Modi government of mismanaging and destroying the economy in the last five years.In a series of tweets, he shared a news article that spoke about the fiscal data figures released on Friday saying...

27-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Modi breached model code of conduct : Sitaram Yechuri

The CPI-M on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of violating the Model Code of Conduct by announcing an Indian scientific achievement in space amid an election campaign in which he himself is a candidate."Such a mission should normally be announced...

20-Mar-2019 New Delhi

2019 polls most crucial since Independence : Sitaram Yechury

India is facing the "most crucial" elections after Independence where the criterion for deciding whom to vote for will not be the government's mere performance, but the fact that our secular democracy is in peril and has to be saved, said CPI-M General Secretary...

06-Mar-2019 New Delhi

FIR against Modi on Rafale inescapable: Congress, Yechury

Stepping up the attack on Narendra Modi over the "Rafale scam", the Congress called for a case of corruption against the Prime Minister for "duping" India, while the CPI-M said a FIR against him was inescapable.Citing a report of the Indian Negotiation Team (INT),...

03-Feb-2019 Kolkata

Modi a pickpocket, Mamata his associate : Sitaram Yechury

Likening Prime Minister Narendra Modi to a 'chowkidar' (guard) selling dreams and looting the country instead of remaining vigilant and awake, CPI-M general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Sunday said he has to be removed and an alternative secular government installed...

17-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Non-BJP front will come into being post elections : Sitaram Yechuri

CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Monday said a non-BJP front will come into being on its own post elections and that the opposition was united in its resolve to defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).Yechury's observation came in response to a media...

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...

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