Accusing "Hindutva" forces of unleashing an anti-minority terror campaign in the name of 'Ghar Wapsi', CPI on Wednesday said that all attempts are being made to divide the country on religious lines to create tensions and fear psychosis.
The participation of top level leaders of Left parties in the 22nd five-day National Congress of CPI beginning here on Wednesday is a signal for reunification of these parties in the country, CPI General Secretary S Sudhakar Reddy said here on Tuesday.
Members in Rajya Sabha on Monday sought stern action to check growing attacks on minorities citing instances of rape of a 70-year-old nun in Bengal and demolition of a church in Haryana, with the government saying communal amity must be maintained at all costs.
In a setback to the grand alliance in Bihar, comprising the ruling JD-U, RJD and Congress, the Communist Party of India (CPI) made it clear that it would not be joining it to contest the state assembly polls later this year.
Stepping up campaign against the controversial land bill, MPs from opposition parties will take out a march to Rashtrapati Bhavan next Tuesday to register their protest against the amendments proposed to be carried out in the Act of 2013.
Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D Raja on Saturday said Kerala Finance Minister KM Mani`s position has become untenable following the bribery allegations levelled against him, and added that the latter should step down from his post.
Senior Communist Party India (CPI) leaders on Tuesday slammed the Land Acquisition Ordinance as atrocious and against the people of the country, adding that the government wants to snatch farmers' land and give it to international companies.
CPI on Wednesday said that despite an attack on party's senior leader Govind Pansare and his wife two days ago, it would go ahead with a state-level convention in the city this week as a "strong reply" to the attackers.
Veteran CPI leader Govind Pansare, who was shot at by unidentified assailants here, regained consciousness on Tuesday and his condition is improving, doctors said even as police are searching for clues to track down the culprits.
Leaders of various political parties including Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP on Monday condemned the attack on senior CPI leader Govind Pansare and asked Maharashtra government to ensure that the culprits are arrested and an in-depth probe is held.
Left parties on Thursday launched a scathing attack on BJP, days after its rout in Delhi, saying the electorate has "busted the myth" of invincibility of Narendra Modi and it was a "futile" exercise to say that the election was not a referendum on him.