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 Kerala govt to amend law to give Achutanandan key post

Kerala govt to amend law to give Achutanandan key post

Amid reports that Marxist veteran V S Achutanandan is set to be appointed Chairman of Kerala Administrative Reforms Commission.

Pinarayi Vijayan – from son of toddy tapper to Kerala CM

Pinarayi Vijayan – from son of toddy tapper to Kerala CM

Unlike Achuthanandan, who is a mass leader and a brand name in Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan, a polit bureau member, is seen as a man in sync with party dynamics.

Pinarayi Vijayan to be next Kerala CM; VS Achuthanandan leaves meeting midway

Pinarayi Vijayan to be next Kerala CM; VS Achuthanandan leaves meeting midway

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) will on Friday announce politburo member Pinarayi Vijayan as Kerala's 22nd chief minister.

Prakash Karat's morphed picture row: BJP to move Calcutta HC against police inaction

BJP is likely to move court over Prakash Karat's morphed picture row.

Morphed pic row: Prakash Karat files complaint against Derek O'Brien

 Former CPM general secretary Prakash Karat on Sunday filed a complaint against Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Derek O`Brien for showing a "morphed" picture which showed Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh offering sweet to the senior CPI(M) leader.

GST Bill shouldn't be passed in hurry, says CPI-M's Karat

Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Prakash Karat on Wednesday demanded that all details of the proposed Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill should be scrutinised and no attempt must be made by the ruling dispensation to get it passed in parliament in a hurry.

BJP govt no different from UPA regime: Prakash Karat

Former CPI-M General Secretary Prakash Karat has lashed out at the BJP government at the Centre, saying it was no different from the previous UPA regime in "indulging in corruption."

No option for govt except to withdraw land bill: Karat

Former CPI(M) General Secretary Prakash Karat on Wednesday said that the Centre has no other option but to withdraw the Land Acquisition Bill, as there were large scale protests against it across the board.

No option for govt except to withdraw Land Bill: Prakash Karat

Former CPI(M) General Secretary Prakash Karat on Wednesday said that the Centre has no other option but to withdraw the Land Acquisition Bill, as there were large scale protests against it across the board.

Mix of neo-liberal market and Hindutva is dangerous, says Left

Expressing concern that threat of authoritarianism in "other forms than Emergency" looms large over country's democratic system, Left parties on Thursday called for drawing correct lessons from Emergency to fight against present "creeping authoritarianism".

Karat likely to take over as editor of People's Daily

Former CPI(M) General Secretary Prakash Karat is likely to take up the role as editor of party mouthpiece People's Democracy (PD).

Left unity first priority, says Prakash Karat

With both Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad rooting for broad secular unity to defeat BJP in Bihar Assembly polls, senior CPI(M) leader Prakash Karat on Saturday said his party's immediate priority was to work for "unity" of Left parties.

Shiv Sena calls Yechury 'captain of sinking ship'

Shiv Sena calls Yechury 'captain of sinking ship'

Describing CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury as the "captain of a sinking ship", Shiv Sena on Tuesday said the left party has "lost relevance" in the country and does not have the strength to stand up as a strong opposition.

Chandrasekhar Rao congratulates Yechury on appointment as CPM chief

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday congratulated Sitaram Yechury, who succeeded Prakash Karat as party chief, on his election as General Secretary of CPI(M).

Sitaram Yechury's journey: From an activist to CPI-M general secretary

Sitaram Yechury's journey: From an activist to CPI-M general secretary

One of the most recognisable faces of the CPI-M, Sitaram Yechury has the image of being a pragmatic leader unlike his predecessor Prakash Karat, who was a stickler to dogma.

Prakash Karat accuses govt of being anti-people, pro-industrialist

Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Prakash Karat on Sunday said that his party should strengthen its base across the country in order to fight against `communal forces` accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government at the Centre of being anti-people and pro-industrialist.

Merger with CPI on cards, says new CPI(M) Gen Secy Yechury

The merger of Communist Party of India (Marxist) and Communist Party of India will certainly happen in future though there is no time-frame for it, CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury said here on Sunday after being elected as the party's new General Secretary.

Sitaram Yechury unanimously elected as new CPI(M) general secretary

Sitaram Yechury unanimously elected as new CPI(M) general secretary

CPI(M) politburo member Sitaram Yechury on Sunday was elected as the new General Secretary of the party, succeeding Prakash Karat.

CPI(M) to elect new general secretary today

CPI(M) to elect new general secretary today

The Communist Party of India-Marxist on Sunday began a crucial meet to elect a new general secretary.

CPI (M) has given up the idea of Third Front: Prakash Karat

The CPI(M) has abandoned the idea of formulating a third alternative (non-Congress and non-BJP) at the central level given the political situation in the country, the party's outgoing General Secretary Prakash Karat said.