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.

CPI-M pays tributes to cadres killed in West Bengal

The Communist Party of India-Marxist on Tuesday paid homage to its leaders and workers killed in political violence in West Bengal, its former bastion.

Karat calls for strengthening CPI-M, forging left unity
Karat calls for strengthening CPI-M, forging left unity

The Communist Party of India-Marxist began its conclave on Tuesday with a call by its outgoing General Secretary Prakash Karat to build and strengthen the party by overcoming the reverses suffered by it in recent years.

CPI(M) national conference begins in Vizag today, may elect new general secretary
CPI(M) national conference begins in Vizag today, may elect new general secretary

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) will be holding its 21st national conference here on Tuesday wherein the party will discuss present political situation and strategies for strengthening its base across the country.

CPI(M) national conference begins in Vizag on Tuesday, may elect new general secy

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) will be holding its 21st national conference here on Tuesday wherein the party will discuss present political situation and strategies for strengthening its base across the country.

Left parties join hands to fight "corporate-communal" threat

Left parties on Wednesday decided to resist the "corporate-communal offensive" of the BJP-RSS combine by joining hands to unleash united mass movements and campaigns across the country in the coming days.

Prakash Karat, Mammootty front runners for Rajya Sabha seat

CPI-M national general secretary Prakash Karat, his wife Brinda Karat and Mammootty are among the front runners for one of three Rajya Sabha seats from Kerala.

Bardhan, Raja, Karat to take part in CPI national Congress

Top CPI leaders AB Bardhan and D Raja and CPI(M) leader Prakash Karat will take part in the five day 22nd national level congress of the CPI here from March 25.

Modi govt also of RSS, says CPM leader Prakash Karat

CPI(M) General Secretary Prakash Karat here on Sunday alleged the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led regime at the Centre in reality is also "government of the RSS".

BJP, RSS going ahead with agenda of forming Hindu state: Prakash Karat​

CPI-M general secretary Prakash Karat on Wednesday said the people of the country are facing a "rightist onslaught" from the NDA government and RSS who are going ahead "with an agenda of forming a Hindu state."