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.
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'.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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) 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.