CPI(M) opposes 'trifurcation' of J&K, bats for more autonomy

CPI(M) on Thursday opposed to the "trifurcation" of Jammu and Kashmir on religious and regional lines but advocated "greater autonomy" for the state and "regional autonomy" to its all three regions.

CPI(M) Tapas Chatterjee leader joins TMC

 CPI(M) leader Tapas Chatterjee on Wednesday joined Trinamool Congress and was expelled minutes after from the Left party, with which he was having a strained relationship soon after.

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.

Kerala bypoll: Record 77.35 per cent voters exercise franchise

An estimated 77.35 per cent voters exercised their franchise in the Aruvikkara Assembly seat bypoll, which saw ruling Congress-led UDF and opposition CPI(M)-headed LDF locked in a fierce battle.

Can cooperate with Congress on issues but no alliance: Yechury
Can cooperate with Congress on issues but no alliance: Yechury

The CPI(M) is ready for issue-based cooperation with Congress but ruled out any alliance outside Parliament saying it will have "nothing to do" with a party which still follows neo-liberal policies.

Can cooperate with Congress on issues but no alliance: Sitaram Yechury
Can cooperate with Congress on issues but no alliance: Sitaram Yechury

The CPI(M) is ready for issue-based cooperation with Congress but ruled out any alliance outside Parliament saying it will have "nothing to do" with a party which still follows neo-liberal policies.

Lalit Modi issue: Left demands resignation of Swaraj, Raje

 Left parties on Thursday demanded the resignation of Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje after a document, purportedly carrying her signature, backing Lalit Modi's immigration application in the UK surfaced.

No question of alliance with Congress: Yechury

Scotching speculations of going with the Congress in its fight against TMC in Bengal, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury Monday said the party will follow the resolutions adopted in the last Party Congress of not aligning or joining any front with the Congress.

Kerala Congress leader Sivaraman quits party, may return to CPI(M)

Protesting against "corrupt" governance of the ruling UDF, Congress leader Sivaraman Monday resigned from the primary membership of the party and expressed desire to return to the Left fold.

Will consider rejoining CPI-M if approached properly, says Somnath Chatterjee

Former Lok Sabha Speaker and CPI(M) veteran Somnath Chatterjee, who was expelled from the party in 2008, on Tuesday said he would consider rejoining the party if "approached properly."

CPI(M) demands inquiry into Lalit Modi row

Terming External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's assistance to Indian fugitive Lalit Modi in getting British travel documents as "completely unacceptable", CPI(M) today demanded though enquiry into the matter.

Yechury donates Rs 3.25 crore to quake-hit Nepal

CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury has donated Rs 3 crore 25 lakh to Nepal Prime Minister's Disaster Relief Fund after collecting the money from Indian people to help the quake-hit nation.

No feel of J&K govt on ground in 100-day of rule: CPI(M)

Jammu and Kashmir unit of CPI(M) on Tuesday termed the BJP-PDP government as government of controversies and U-turns, saying there was no feel of governance on the ground during its 100 days of rule in the state.

CPI-M flays Tomar's arrest, asks Jung to quit

 The CPI-M on Tuesday denounced the arrest of Delhi Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar over his alleged fake law degree as "shocking" and asked Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung to quit.

Mitra, Mishra differs over Bengal's debt status

West Bengal finance minister Amit Mitra and CPI(M) member and Leader of the Opposition Surya Kant Mishra today differed on the amount of debt piled up during 34 years of Left Front rule and the quantum likely to accumulate during the first five years of Trinamool rule.

No coordination between PDP, BJP in J&K: CPI(M)

CPI(M) on Saturday accused PDP and BJP of lacking "co-ordination" in running the Jammu and Kashmir government and said incidents like waving of Pakistan flags in Kashmir region and pro-Khalistan posters surfacing in Jammu show that communal harmony in the state may be "endangered".

Looking forward to talks with PM Modi to resolve issues: Sheikh Hasina
Looking forward to talks with PM Modi to resolve issues: Sheikh Hasina

Premier Sheikh Hasina has said she is looking forward to a successful engagement on all outstanding issues between Bangladesh and India during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit this week.

CPI(M) sees communal message in PM's Mathura rally

 CPI(M) on Thursday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's choice of launching propaganda blitz on his one-year rule from Mathura was "not innocent" and alleged it was loaded with dangers of escalating communal tension across the country.

Left parties slam Home Ministry's notification on LG Jung

Left parties on Friday came out in support of AAP government over the Centre's notification specifying Lieutenant Governor's jurisdiction, insisting that the Centre should resolve the issue through "co-operative federalism" instead of "coercive centralisation".

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.