Sitaram Yechury

Sitaram Yechury re-elected as CPI(M) general secretary

Sitaram Yechury re-elected as CPI(M) general secretary

The decision was taken during the ongoing 22nd party Congress, amid a tussle between the general secretary Sitaram Yechury and former general secretary Prakash Karat over the political line which the party should pursue.

Apr 22, 2018, 13:44 PM IST
Free and fair election not possible in Tripura, CPM cadres under threat: Sitaram Yechury

Free and fair election not possible in Tripura, CPM cadres under threat: Sitaram Yechury

Free and fair elections are not possible in Tripura under current circumstances, said Communist Party of India (Marxist) or CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury.

Mar 11, 2018, 15:17 PM IST
Days after judges' rebellion, Opposition readies 'impeachment motion' against CJI Dipak Misra

Days after judges' rebellion, Opposition readies 'impeachment motion' against CJI Dipak Misra

The Opposition is likely to bring forward the impeachment motion against CJI in the upcoming budget session that begins on January 29

Jan 24, 2018, 08:19 AM IST
Jignesh Mevani, Hardik Patel to hold rally with Sharad Pawar and Sitaram Yechury in Mumbai

Jignesh Mevani, Hardik Patel to hold rally with Sharad Pawar and Sitaram Yechury in Mumbai

It is expected that the Mumbai police will not give permission to the opposition leaders to hold the rally.

Jan 16, 2018, 11:40 AM IST
Demonetisation: Left parties to meet today to plan November 8 protests against Centre

Demonetisation: Left parties to meet today to plan November 8 protests against Centre

The opposition parties have planned to hold massive protests against the BJP govt's demonetisation move.

Oct 25, 2017, 07:48 AM IST
Sitaram Yechury praises China's achievements under Xi Jinping's leadership

Sitaram Yechury praises China's achievements under Xi Jinping's leadership

The decisions of the CPC National Congress will be a milestone in China's future development and progress, Yechury was quoted as saying.

Oct 14, 2017, 20:29 PM IST
Secular parties should unite to defeat BJP: Opposition leaders

Secular parties should unite to defeat BJP: Opposition leaders

Some key Opposition leaders on Wednesday called for unity among "secular" parties to defeat the BJP in the next Lok Sabha polls.

Oct 11, 2017, 21:22 PM IST

Kerala: CPI(M) criticises Amit Shah's march

The CPI(M) on Sunday criticised the 'Jan Raksha Yatra' being led by BJP chief Amit Shah over the political killings in Kerala, saying it was aimed at diverting public attention from the "growing discontent" against the Modi government.

Oct 08, 2017, 16:50 PM IST
CP(M) expels Rajya Sabha MP Ritabrata Banerjee for 'anti-party' activities; feud deepens between Yechury, Karat camps

CP(M) expels Rajya Sabha MP Ritabrata Banerjee for 'anti-party' activities; feud deepens between Yechury, Karat camps

Banerjee's expulsion from the party points towards a deepening feud between the Sitaram Yechury camp and the Prakash Karat camps

Sep 14, 2017, 11:02 AM IST
Oppn parties meet President, seek floor test in Tamil Nadu Assembly

Oppn parties meet President, seek floor test in Tamil Nadu Assembly

In the 234-member Tamil Nadu Assembly, the AIADMK has 134 MLAs. 

Aug 31, 2017, 18:19 PM IST
Supreme Court verdict will have far-reaching consequences: CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury

Supreme Court verdict will have far-reaching consequences: CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury

"Congratulations to all lawyers, activists, others who fought this government`s sinister designs to deny Indians their fundamental right to privacy," Yechury tweeted.

Aug 24, 2017, 13:22 PM IST
Never suggested removal of Rabindranath Tagore, Ghalib texts: Educational body

Never suggested removal of Rabindranath Tagore, Ghalib texts: Educational body

West Bengal`s ruling Trinamool Congress has raised strong objection in Parliament to the suggestions to drop Rabindranath Tagore from NCERT textbooks.

Jul 26, 2017, 17:38 PM IST

CPI(M)'s no to third Rajya Sabha term for Sitaram Yechury

The central committee of the CPI (M), its highest decision-making body, on Tuesday decided against nominating party general secretary Sitaram Yechury for a third consecutive Rajya Sabha term, a top leader said.

Jul 26, 2017, 00:36 AM IST
CPI-M wants women's reservation bill in Parliament

CPI-M wants women's reservation bill in Parliament

 Sitaram Yechury said the opposition will raise the issues of mob lynching, the Kashmir situation.

Jul 16, 2017, 15:32 PM IST
Seeking loan waiver has become fashion these days: Venkaiah Naidu

Seeking loan waiver has become fashion these days: Venkaiah Naidu

Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said that waiving of crop loans has become a fashion these days.

Jun 22, 2017, 11:50 AM IST

Centre treating farmers like 'Terrorists': Sitaram Yechury

Continuing his attack on the Centre over farmers, Communist Party Marxist (CPI-M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Wednesday asserted that instead of aiding farmers in distress the Government is treating them like `Terrorists`.

Jun 21, 2017, 12:44 PM IST

CPI-M making irresponsible statements without proof: Vanathi Srinivasan

On June 17, some unidentified persons had hurled a petrol bomb at the CPI(M) office in Coimbatore, drawing strong condemnation from opposition parties in the state.
 

Jun 20, 2017, 16:51 PM IST
NDA to announce presidential candidate by June 20: Sources

NDA to announce presidential candidate by June 20: Sources

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led NDA is likely to announce its candidate for the upcoming presidential elections on June 20, said an ANI report. 

Jun 16, 2017, 20:57 PM IST
Presidential Election 2017: BJP to meet Sonia Gandhi on Friday

Presidential Election 2017: BJP to meet Sonia Gandhi on Friday

The process of filing nominations for the July 17 presidential poll began today with the Election Commission issuing a notification in this regard.

Jun 14, 2017, 16:48 PM IST

Presidential election: Opposition parties to meet on June 14

Opposition parties will meet on June 14 to formally begin discussions on the presidential and vice presidential elections, sources said on Monday.

Jun 12, 2017, 12:05 PM IST