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19-Jun-2019 New Delhi

One Nation, One Election is anti-federal : Sitaram Yechuri

The CPI-M on Wednesday came out strongly against the 'One Nation, One Election' proposal, calling it "fundamentally anti-federal, anti-democratic" and striking at the root of the parliamentary democratic system.CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said...

04-Jun-2019 Kolkata

Sitaram Yechury urges parties to join hands against BJP

Calling the 2019 Lok Sabha election results a "severe setback" for the Left, CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said, here on Tuesday, the party would take up independent initiatives to strengthen itself and urged secular democratic forces to join hands...

30-May-2019 New Delhi

Election rout needs serious introspection: CPI-M

The rout of the CPI-M in the Lok Sabha elections needs "serious self-critical examination by the leadership", the party has said, adding it was wrong to assume that this meant the demise of the Left.An editorial titled "Left Will Overcome" in the CPI-M journal...

29-May-2019 Thiruvananthapuram

Rahul feared Amethi, so came to Kerala : Pinarayi Vijayan

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, whose Left was routed in the Lok Sabha elections, on Wednesday slammed Congress President Rahul Gandhi and told the Congress not to go overboard with their sweeping win in the state.Replying to the ongoing debate in the...

16-May-2019 New Delhi

Modi's attacks on 'mahagatbandhan' betrays his fear: CPI-M

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's persistent attacks on the opposition alliance reveals the real phobia he harbours that a coalition government could replace his rule, the CPI-M has said."Not a day passes in this election campaign without Modi attacking the 'mahagatbandhan'...

15-May-2019 Kolkata

Left protest vandalism during Shah's roadshow in Kolkata

Condemning the vandalism at a north Kolkata college and destruction of Bengali polymath Vidyasagar's bust during BJP President Amit Shah's roadshow on Tuesday, senior leaders of the Left Front on Wednesday organised a protest rally in the city.The rally led by...

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...

22-Apr-2019 Bhopal

CPI extends support to Digvijaya Singh in Bhopal

Announcing its support to Congress candidate and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh, the Communist Party of India (CPI) on Monday announced it will not field its candidate from Bhopal for the Lok Sabha elections.CPI state Secretary Arvind Srivastava...

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...

31-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Will work to defeat Rahul in Wayanad : Prakash Karat

CPI-M leader Prakash Karat on Sunday said that Kerala's ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) will work to defeat Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who will be contesting from the state's Wayanad parliamentary constituency too.In a video message, the former Communist...

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...

24-Mar-2019 Agartala

BJP will turn India into religious state : CPI-M

If the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) returns to power after the Lok Sabha polls, it would turn India into a "fully religious nation", Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Central Committee member Bijan Dhar said here on Sunday.The BJP, which is backed...

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),...

21-Feb-2019 New Delhi

Military action against Pakistan won't help India : CPI-M

It is doubtful if military action against Pakistan will serve the strategic purpose of curbing terrorism propped up by Islamabad, the CPI-M has said."The resort to jingoism and calls for revenge indicate some sort of cross-border military operation is being...

17-Feb-2019 New Delhi

Don't attack innocent Kashmiris : CPI-M

The CPI-M on Sunday urged people not to attack innocent Kashmiris in the wake of the suicide bombing of a CRPF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir."The CPI-M expresses serious concern at the attacks on students and people belonging to Kashmir which have taken place...

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...

21-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Interception order unconstitutional, must be rescinded: CPI-M

The CPI-M on Friday said the Centres order authorising central agencies to intercept and monitor any information stored in any computer is against the Supreme Court guidelines and demanded it be immediately rescinded."This is a brazen attack on the fundamental...

17-Dec-2018 New Delhi

CPI-M demands JPC probe into 36 Rafale jets deal

The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) on Monday pressed for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the 36 Rafale fighter jets deal with Frances Dassault Aviation.Terming the Rs 59,000-crore deal a "mega scam", the CPI-M said the Narendra...

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-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Election results setback for Modi, Shah : CPI-M

The results of Assembly elections in the Hindi heartland are a setback for the BJP, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah, the CPI-M has said, warning that the BJP may be tempted now to whip up more communal frenzy.An editorial in the...

09-Dec-2018 Kannur (Kerala)

Kannur airport inaugurated

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday inaugurated the Kannur International Airport Ltd (KIAL) and expressed confidence that it will change the fortune of the state with all towns within four hours of drive from an international airport."Kannur Takes...

04-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Bulandshahr incident planned to hike communal tension : CPI-M

Condemning the Bulandshahr violence in which a police Inspector and a civilian were killed, the CPI-M on Tuesday said it was planned to hike communal tensions ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls."We strongly condemn the brutal killing of police Inspector Subodh Kumar...

28-Nov-2018 Thiruvananthapuram

Sabarimala won't be allowed to turn into Ayodhya : Pinarayi Vijayan

Taking a firm stand, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Wednesday that Sabarimala won't be allowed to become an Ayodhya.Sabarimala town has witnessed protests ever since the Supreme Court ruled in September that women of all ages can enter the temple...

22-Nov-2018 New Delhi

J&K Assembly dissolution illegal : CPI-M

The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) on Thursday condemned the dissolution of the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly as "illegal and unconstitutional"."The action of the Governor, dissolving the legislative Assembly, at the behest of the Centre, is an illegal...

22-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Sabarimala protests part of BJP-RSS game plan : CPI-M

The agitation against the Supreme Court verdict on Sabarimala is part of an "all-India game plan of the BJP and RSS to stir up communal tensions and create communal polarization" ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, the CPI-M has said."Given the all-round failure...

20-Nov-2018 Thiruvananthapuram

Pinarayi Vijayan slams Sangh, Congress over Sabarimala

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday slammed the Sangh Parivar-led forces and the Congress in Kerala for turning Sabarimala into a battle field."Sabarimala is being used for political gains by the Sangh, and the Congress has also fallen for it,"...

15-Nov-2018 New Delhi

BJP's cronyism drove economy to its lowest point : CPI-M

Accusing the Modi government of mismanaging the economy, the CPI-M on Thursday said that corruption and institutionalization of cronyism under the government had driven the Indian economy to hit its lowest point.It said the aggressive pursuit of neo-liberal policy...

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...

10-Nov-2018 Kochi

Central aid required to boost deep sea fishing : Pinarayi Vijayan

The Centre should provide "liberal assistance" to boost deep sea fishing, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Saturday."The Centre has to provide liberal assistance to boost deep sea fishing by equipping traditional fishermen. Kerala government...

10-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Announced scale of relief for damaged orchards quite inadequate: CPI (M)

Terming the announced scale of relief under “state-specific special natural calamity” for damaged orchards due to recent heavy snowfall as quite inadequate, CPI (M) Saturday demanded adequate compensation to the farmers, whose trees got damaged due to the snowfall.CPI...

08-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Demonetisation helped convert black money into white : CPI-M

The Modi government's "disastrous demonetisation" devastated crores of people dependent on daily cash transactions and helped to convert black money into white, the CPI-M said on Thursday."On the second anniversary of demonetisation, the Indian economy is...

05-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Mandir pitch to hide Modi government's 'all-round failure' : CPI-M

The CPI-M on Monday said that the RSS-BJP was raising the Ram temple issue just ahead of the Lok Sabha elections to deepn communal polaristion and hide the "all-round failure" of the Modi government.The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) expressed...

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...

28-Oct-2018 Palakkad (Kerala)

Don't scare us, Pinarayi Vijayan ticks off Amit Shah

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday mocked at BJP President Amit Shah, saying his "strength" wont be enough to pull down the Kerala government led by the CPI-M.On Saturday, Shah warned Vijayan not to play with the Sabarimala issue and warned that the...

28-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Shah's threat exposes who incited violence in Sabarimala : CPI-M

BJP President Amit Shah's criticism of the Supreme Court verdict allowing women of all ages to the Sabarimala temple exposes who was behind the violence in the temple area, the CPI-M said on Sunday. "Shah has challenged the Supreme Court order on the entry...

22-Oct-2018 Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala CM hits out at Modi for being indifferent to state's needs

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his "negative approach" on the needs of the state, which is slowly picking up pieces after a devastating flood in August."I fail to understand why the Centre and the Prime...

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...

05-Oct-2018 Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee greatest invention of RSS : Mohammed Salim of CPM

Mamata Banerjee is the greatest invention of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Communist Party of India (Marxist)'s leader Mohammed Salim said today as he, along with BJP MP Roopa Ganguly, launched a strident attack on the TMC-led West Bengal government.Mamata...

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