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Opposition intensifies unity efforts ahead of presidential poll

The BJP's thumping victories in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand has lent a sense of urgency to the opposition's efforts to forge unity ahead of the presidential election.

Congress to take a call on Presidential candidate after consulting Opposition

Congress to take a call on Presidential candidate after consulting Opposition

Besides Nitish Kumar, CPI-M general secretary Sitaram Yechury had yesterday met Sonia Gandhi on possible confabulations over a joint presidential candidate by the opposition.

13 Opposition parties meet President, seek his intervention to 'uphold rule of law in the country'

13 Opposition parties meet President, seek his intervention to 'uphold rule of law in the country'

“There is a sense of insecurity prevailing in the country; voices of dissent are being muzzled.”

RSS pulls up Yechury, says Kerala is on ''path of saffronisation

RSS pulls up Yechury, says Kerala is on ''path of saffronisation

RSS is desperately trying to expand its base in the southern state through violent means and added that the CPI (M) would give a befitting reply through democratic process.

What happened to Naga peace accord, Sitaram Yechury asks PM Narendra Modi

After violent protests in Nagaland against 33 per cent quota for women in urban local bodies, CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury on Friday questioned the Modi government over the Nagaland peace accord.

Sitaram Yechury rejects plea seeking action against MM Mani

Achuthanandan had reportedly written to Yechury, stating that it was 'ethically and morally incorrect' for Mani to continue as minister as he was the second accused in a murder case.

Oppn splits wide open over demonetisation, CPI(M) terms decision to meet president 'futile'

Oppn splits wide open over demonetisation, CPI(M) terms decision to meet president 'futile'

Opposition leaders had sought a meeting with President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday.

Congress leads protest march to PM's residence against demonetization

Congress leads protest march to PM's residence against demonetization

This government has courtesy this move brought in a feudal landlord system, whereby the earnings of the poor are being snatched," said Banerjee during the protest at the Jantar Mantar.

Protests by united Opposition leads to Rajya Sabha adjournment till 2 pm

Opposition parties in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday closed ranks to demand Prime Minister Narendra Modi's presence in the House to reply to the debate on hardships caused by his decision to ban old 500 and 1000 rupee notes, forcing adjournment of proceedings twice.

Demonetisation creating anarchy in country: CPI-M

Demonetisation creating anarchy in country: CPI-M

Continuing its criticism of the demonetisation drive, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) on Tuesday said the currency spike by the Narendra Modi government has created anarchy in the country.

'BJP was aware of the Centre's decision to demonetise currency', claims CPI(M)

'BJP was aware of the Centre's decision to demonetise currency', claims CPI(M)

"The BJP's Bengal unit had deposited an amount of Rs 1 crore in a Kolkata bank, hours before Prime Minister Narendra Modi made the announcement on Tuesday night.

CPI(M) stands for Indian nationalism, not Hindu nationalism: Sitaram Yechury

CPI(M) stands for Indian nationalism and not Hindu nationalism, its general secretary Sitaram Yechury said on Tuesday.

CPI(M) to intervene in Supreme Court hearing on use of religion in polls

The CPI(M) on Thursday become the first political party to intervene in the ongoing Supreme Court hearing on whether seeking votes in the name of religion or caste amounted to "corrupt practices" under the Representation of the People's (RP) Act.

CPI-M wants India to start talks with Pakistan

CPI-M wants India to start talks with Pakistan

"We think there should now be no further escalation of conflict," Yechury said.

Left parties, Dalit outfits attack Modi govt

Leaders of Left parties and Dalit outfits today attacked the NDA government, claiming a rise in cases of atrocities against community members even as they questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his dispensation's alleged inaction against cow protection groups.

Did not take Hurriyat leader's refusal to meet as insult: Yechury

Communist Party of India Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sitaram Yechury said on Wednesday that he did not take Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani's refusal to meet him and others as an insult.

Rajnath Singh hits out at separatist leaders, says they don't believe in kashmiriyat or insaniyat

Rajnath Singh hits out at separatist leaders, says they don't believe in kashmiriyat or insaniyat

A day after separatist members refused to talk to the Opposition MPs on the Kashmir unrest, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Monday, hit out at the hardliners saying, it seems they don't believe in kashmiriyat, insaniyat and jamuriyat.

Kashmir Valley remains shut for 58th day, heavy security deployed in Srinagar

Kashmir Valley remains shut for 58th day, heavy security deployed in Srinagar

Authorities made heavy security deployment in Srinagar and other places of the Kashmir Valley Monday to maintain law and order.

Yechury, Owaisi meet Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz, Shabir Shah

Two members of the all-party delegation -- Sitaram Yechury and Asaduddin Owaisi -- on Sunday held a meeting with moderate Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq at the tourist resort here where he is being kept under detention.

Govt holds all-party meet on Kashmir, Opposition pitches for talks with Hurriyat

Govt holds all-party meet on Kashmir, Opposition pitches for talks with Hurriyat

Ahead of the visit of an all-party delegation to Jammu and Kashmir, political parties on Saturday pitched for holding dialogue with "all stakeholders", including Hurriyat, to douse the unrest and banning the use of pellet guns by security forces.