Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 18, 2015
In a huge gain for the CPI(M)-led LDF in Kerala, the opposition front today gained control of five of the six corporations in the state, with the Congress-led UDF being forced to be satisfied with the lone Kochi corporation.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 15, 2015
In a bid to revive its lost strength ahead of next year's assembly polls in West Bengal, CPI(M) today said it would launch a major campaign against growing communal intolerance and "attacks on democracy" by the Trinamool Congress in the state, accusing it of "match-fixing" with the BJP.
Bihar | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday November 10, 2015
By defeating the BJP-led combine, Bihar's electorate has rejected the rightwing economic and political agenda of the Narendra Modi government, the CPI-M said today.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday November 6, 2015
The Narendra Modi government refuses to act against those indulging in hate politics because it patronises them, CPI-M general secretary Sitaram Yechury has said.
Bihar | Press Trust of India | Friday October 30, 2015
Demanding that Election Commission take action against Amit Shah over his "fireworks in Pakistan" remark, CPM leader Sitaram Yechury today charged Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP president with "patronizing and leading" communal forces.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 26, 2015
The battle for civic polls in Kerala is witnessing a war of words with Chief Minister Oommen Chandy terming CPI(M)'s anti-BJP stand as "opportunistic", a charge Left leader Pinarayi Vijayan countered saying Congress had always showed a "soft" approach towards the saffron party.
Kerala News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday October 24, 2015
The Indian Union Muslim League (IUML), the second largest constituent of Kerala's ruling United Democratic Front, today ruled out any alliance with the Communist Party of India-Marxist, the mainstay of the opposition Left Democratic Front.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 22, 2015
Union Minister VK Singh was today criticised by opposition parties for his dog remark on Dalit killing in Faridabad with a demand made for his sacking and Narendra Modi's infamous "puppy" analogy in the context of 2002 Gujarat riots also being raked up.
Andhra Pradesh News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 21, 2015
The CPI and CPI-M have urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to fulfil the promises made to the people of Andhra Pradesh.
Kerala News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Tuesday October 20, 2015
While referring to a protest by youth Congress workers a few days ago where some of them took off their shirts, CPM leader, Cherian Philip, made an anti-women remark against Congress workers which has led to widespread criticism, forcing the Left leader to offer an unconditional apology.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday October 11, 2015
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the Centre is trying to unite Hindus by fomenting hatred against religious minorities, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury said in Agartala today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 3, 2015
Lambasting the ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal over violence in Municipal elections, CPI-M today said it was a "cold blooded murder of democracy" and called for fresh elections to the two Municipal Corporations monitored by Central forces.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 17, 2015
Criticising the Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi and the National Democratic Alliance government at the Centre for failing to deal with the dengue crisis properly, the CPM has termed it as a shocking reminder of dismal state of healthcare system.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 13, 2015
Accusing BJP government at the Centre of creating an emergency-like situation in the country, CPI-M general secretary Sitaram Yechury today alleged that the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) is actually controlling it.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 31, 2015
CPI (M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury today alleged that the BJP-led NDA government has entered into a 'match-fixing' with the Trinamool Congress dispensation in West Bengal "where development has come to a halt."
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 30, 2015
Agrarian distress, people's declining power of purchase and unemployment continues to dog the nation as the BJP's election promises fall flat, alleged CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury.
Kolkata News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Friday August 28, 2015
Fresh battle lines have been drawn in West Bengal with chief minister Mamata Banerjee today criticising the Left parties for clashes in Kolkata yesterday, threatening to 'finish' such protests in a minute. Her warning comes as the Left said that their shutdown on September 2 would be historic.
Kolkata News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Friday August 28, 2015
The West Bengal government has put off an eligibility exam for the post of primary teachers that was scheduled to start from August 30 till October 4. Atleast one sack full of question papers disappeared from a minibus they were being transported in yesterday, from Kolkata to Hooghly district.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 28, 2015
Accusing Congress, BJP and CPI(M) of joining hands to create disturbance in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today asked the Centre to look into the work that they had done and their failure to fulfill their promises.
Kolkata News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Thursday August 27, 2015
Central Kolkata and parts of adjoining Howrah turned into a battlefield today, Left parties claim that nearly 200 protesters were injured in clashes with the police during a march to the secretariat to demand farmers' rights, as chief minister Mamata Banerjee termed it as a "barbaric" act by Left supporters.
India News | Written by Sandeep Phukan | Monday July 20, 2015
CPM chief Sitaram Yechury had lunch and a spent close to two hours on Sunday with former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee. The veteran leader had been expelled from the party in July 2008 for refusing to quit the Speaker's post as the Left withdrew support to the UPA government over the Indo-US nuclear deal.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 19, 2015
The CPI-M today demanded an explanation from the Mamata Banerjee government about the death of Kishenji after the chief minister's nephew and MP Abhishek Banerjee claimed that the government had killed the top Maoist leader in 2011.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 18, 2015
The decks seem to be cleared for the re-induction of two veteran Marxist leaders into the Communist Party of India-Marxist or the CPM shortly. The homecoming of former Speaker of the Lok Sabha, Somnath Chatterjee and the only surviving member of the country's first Communist government of 1957, KR Gowri Amma is likely to take place soon, according...
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 9, 2015
The Communist Party of India (Marxist) or CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury today indicated that former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee will be reinducted into the party from which he was expelled seven years ago, as the two leaders shared a dais in Kolkata.