Yechury slams Cong-led UPA on economic policies

Lashing out at the Congress-led UPA government, CPI(M) politburo member Sitaram Yechury on Thursday said its economic policies have imposed a burden on the people.

Christ, Buddha played a `progressive` role

CPI (M) Monday said Jesus Christ and the Buddha had played a "progressive role" in
the society in the concrete situations prevailing during their times.

Yechury doesn`t rule out change of leadership

The CPI(M) admitted some element of "alienation" and "anger" worked behind its poll drubbing.

Yechury slams Mamata for terming CPI-M and BJP as brothers

CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury
lashed out at Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee
for her "frequent change of allies" for political benefit and
said it was amazed how she can term BJP and CPI-M as brothers.

Coalitions in India trying to weaken Left: Yechury

The major coalition
formations in the country were trying to weaken the Left movement.

I`ll be first to talk to Maoists if they shun violence: Yechury

Senior CPI(M) leader Sitaram
Yechury today said he would be the first to talk to Maoists if
they need to shun violence and accept norms of democracy.

I`ll be first to talk to Maoists if they shun violence: Yechury

Senior CPI(M) leader Sitaram
Yechury today said he would be the first to talk to Maoists if
they need to shun violence and accept norms of democracy.

Church flays Yechury`s remarks

The Catholic church in Kerala today
took exception to CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury`s remarks
directed at it by asserting that it would continue to
intervene in politics to "uphold" democratic values.

Verdict in Bhopal gad tragedy is unfortunate: Yechury

CPM leader Sitaram Yechury today
described the judicial verdict in Bhopal gas disaster case as
`unfortunate` urging Central Government to go in for an
appeal against it in a higher court.

Yechury asks Maoists to join mainstream as in Nepal

CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury today
asked Maoists to enter the political mainstream like their
counterparts in Nepal.

Congress may indulge in `horse-trading` to save govt: Yechury

CPI(M) today apprehended that the ruling Congress may
indulge in "horse-trading" to save the UPA government from a
likely fall in view of the cut motion being brought on the
Finance Bill by Opposition parties.

Cong may indulge in `horse-trading` to save govt: Yechury

The Communist Party of India
(Marxist) on Wednesday apprehended that the ruling Congress may
indulge in "horse-trading" to save the UPA government from a
likely fall.

Yechury, hundreds of left supporters court arrest

Hundreds of workers and leaders of
the Left parties held demonstrations and courted arrest across Maharashtra to protest soaring prices of essential
commodities.

India`s policies creating huge economic differences: Yechury

Charging that India was following a neoliberal agenda, CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury Friday said the economic policies in the country have created deep class divisions and could seriously threaten its existence.

India will feel slowdown pain for half a decade: Yechury

Observing that it will take
another half a decade for the country to fully recover from
effects of economic slowdown, Sitaram
Yechury on Thursday said increased spending on infra sector
could help accelerate pace of growth.

Chidambaram`s offer nothing new: Yechury

CPI(M) Politburo member Sitaram
Yechury on Saturday said there was "nothing new" in Union Home
Minister P Chidambaram`s latest offer for talks with Maoists
if they abjure violence for 72 hours.

Yechury flays Centre for lack of educational facilities

CPI(M) Politburo member Sitaram
Yechury has criticised the Manmohan Singh led UPA Government
for not providing adequate educational facilities to poor
students and demanded ensuring education for all.

Yechury hits out at TC over Central team`s visit to WB

Taking a dig at the Trinamool
leadership over sending of a Central team to West
Bengal, Yechury on Tuesday said they needed
to "brush up" their English as they found no difference
between the words "assist" and "assess".

Yechury dismisses Mamata charge against Marxists

Sitaram Yechury
on Monday rubbished Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee`s
charge that Maoists and Marxists were two sides of the same
coin and said she had no knowledge of communist movements
in the country.

CPI-M mulling fixed tenure for its leaders: Yechury

CPI-M is considering a proposal
to have a fixed tenure for its leaders, party`s politburo
member Sitaram Yechury said on Monday.