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Brinda Karat slams RSS mouthpiece for attack on JNU

The CPI-M on Tuesday termed the RSS mouthpiece 'Panchajanya' calling the Jawaharlal Nehru University an "anti-national block".

Cherian Philip expresses regret for anti-women remarks

A day after kicking up a storm by his controversial remarks against women ticket seekers in the Congress, CPI(M) fellow traveller Cherian Philip on Monday expressed regrets.

VIP culture during religious rituals should be banned: Brinda

The CPI(M) on Wednesday said giving VIPs privilege during religious rituals was an "insult" to lakhs of pilgrims "who endure difficulty" before offering prayers.

Yakub Memon's hanging: Film fraternity, politicos, academicians, lawyers endorse mercy petition

Yakub Memon's hanging: Film fraternity, politicos, academicians, lawyers endorse mercy petition

The death sentence of 1993 Mumbai blasts accused Yakub Memon has become a matter of debate within India as several eminent personalities including film actors, producers, lawyers and political leaders have come out in support of his mercy petition.

'RSS pracharak' Kalyan Singh trying to divide people: Brinda Karat

Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Brinda Karat on Wednesday said Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh has insulted Rabindranath Tagore by demanding the word 'adhinayak' be omitted from the national anthem, and added, that he sounded like a RSS 'pracharak'.

Kalyan Singh spoke like 'RSS pracharak', says Brinda Karat

Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Brinda Karat on Wednesday said Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh had spoken 'like an RSS pracharak' when he demanded that the word 'adhinayak' be dropped from the national anthem.

Vyapam scam: SIT protecting MP Chief Minister, alleges Brinda Karat

Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Brinda Karat on Monday alleged that the SIT probing the Vyapam scam is protecting Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, adding her disbelief over an impartial investigation.

Minister who has committed impropriety cannot continue in office: CPI (M)

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Wednesday said that a minister who has committed impropriety cannot continue in office, calling for External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to step down in light of the Lalitgate scandal.

Brinda appeals to Jharkhand Governor to protect tribal land

CPI(M) leader Brinda Karat on Wednesday appealed to Jharkhand Governor Droupadi Murmu to protect tribal land as enshrined in the 5th Schedule.

CPI(M) demands Ramdev's prosecution under two laws

CPI(M) on Friday demanded prosecution of yoga guru Ramdev for allegedly branding of a medicine manufactured by his pharmacy as one which helps conceiving a male child under laws on sex determination and consumer protection.

'PM's five-star activists remark contempt of court'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'five-star activists' remark on Judiciary has evoked sharp reaction with Congress leader Digvijay Singh and lawyer Prashant Bhushan terming it as contempt of court.

Pointing to Mamata, CPI (M) welcomes SC ruling on Section 66A of IT Act

Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Brinda Karat on Tuesday said that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee should get the message over striking down of the controversial Section 66A of the IT Act by the Supreme Court.

CPI(M) welcomes SC verdict on "draconian" IT Act provision

The CPI(M) on Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court judgement striking down a section of the IT Act, saying it not only defends civil liberties and fundamental rights of citizens but has sent the "correct message" to state govts like West Bengal that they cannot suppress dissent.

CPI(M) slams TN police, demands action in rape case

CPI(M) leader Brinda Karat on Saturday pointed out the "non observance" of protocol in sexual assault cases and called for stricter action against police and medical officials for violating provisions of POCSO.

Modi silent when constitutional values are targeted: CPI(M)

Slamming the BJP-led government at the Centre for its willingness to debate on "principles of the Constitution," Communist Party of India (Marxist)on Friday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for remaining "silent" when "constitutional values" were targeted.

Black money in Jharkhand Assembly election: Brinda Karat

CPI-M Politburo member Brinda Karat on Friday alleged that black money is being used by different political parties in Jharkhand Assembly election.

WHO also responsible for sterilization deaths: Brinda Karat

 CPI-M leader Brinda Karat Wednesday said the World Health Organisation (WHO) was equally responsible for the botched up sterilizations in Chhattisgarh since the government programme was being funded by it.

People of country restless over RSS's intrusion in Modi govt: CPM

CPI(M) Politburo member Brinda Karat on Thursday expressed concern over "intrusion" of RSS in all the government institutions and said that people who had voted Narendra Modi to power on development plank are "restless" due to it.

More TMC leaders name to pop up in Saradha scam: Brinda Karat

CPI(M) Politburo member Brinda Karat on Thursday said chances were bright in the on going CBI probe into the multi-crore Saradha ponzi scam that names of more Trinamool Congress leaders and some of its MPs and MLAs will pop up.

File FIR against Ashok Singhal: Brinda Karat

CPI(M) on Thursday demanded lodging an FIR against Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Ashok Singhal for allegedly issuing `warnings` through a daily to the minority community.