Pansare murder: Police custody of accused extended by 2 days

A local court on Saturday extended by two more days the police custody of right wing Sanatan Sanstha activist Samir Gaikwad arrested in connection with the murder of CPI leader Govind Pansare early this year.

Sunny Leone condom ad: `Families unable to see it together`

Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal on Friday expressed her disagreement with Communist Party of India leader Atul Kumar Anjan's view that a condom advertisement featuring Sunny Leone would lead to an increase in rape cases in the country.

Condom ads OK, but 'no' to sex provocation: Barkha Singh
Condom ads OK, but 'no' to sex provocation: Barkha Singh

Former chairperson of Delhi Commission for Women Barkha Shukla Singh on Friday said that she had no objection to the advertisements of condom but there should not be provocation of sex.

Pansare's kin seeks SIT probe into murder; Maharashtra to reply in HC

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday asked Maharashtra government to file its response within a week to a petition seeking constitution of a special investigation team (SIT) to probe the killing of noted activist and Communist Party of India leader Govind Pansare.

Kalburgi murder: CPI calls on Govt. to establish justice as early as possible

The death of renowned scholar MM Kalburgi was met with Communist Party of India (CPI) on Monday demanding firm actions from the government to establish justice as soon as possible.

UK Dalit groups write to PM Modi, urges action on Dalit massacres

Some of Britain's largest Dalit rights groups have criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his lack of action against alleged massacres in Bihar, ahead of the crucial assembly elections in the state.

Centre should take efforts to solve Lankan Tamils problem: CPI

The Communist Party of India (CPI) on Friday said that the Centre should take efforts to find a solution to the problems of Tamil population in Sri Lanka, considering the changed political equation in that country.

Partial shutdown in Andhra Pradesh over special status

A state-wide shutdown called by the Communist Party of India demanding special status to Andhra Pradesh evoked partial response on Tuesday.

Suspension of 25 Congress MPs: Several opposition parties boycott Lok Sabha proceedings

Several Opposition parties on Tuesday boycotted the Lok Sabha proceedings to protest against the Speaker's decision to suspend 25 Congress parliamentarians for disrupting Parliament.

Don't be a third rate politician, be magnanimous and dignified: CPI to Mamata

Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D Raja on Wednesday said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's tirade against the Left, was a reflection of her being a third rate politician.

Why can't this adamant NDA Govt. have good sense, asks CPI

Describing the incumbent NDA Government as overtly adamant, Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D Raja appealed for it to acquire good sense and insist on the resignation of its tainted ministers.

Modi govt not taking scams seriously, claims CPI

The Communist Party of India (CPI) on Tuesday accused the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government of not taking the scams, which have taken place during its tenure, 'seriously'.

BJP seeking to destroy secular democratic fabric, communal peace: D Raja

Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D Raja on Wednesday accused the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of attempting to destroy the country's secular democratic fabric and communal peace and creating a revocable ethnic communal conflict.

RK Nagar bypolls: CPI candidate lauds poll arrangements by EC

 CPI candidate G Mahendran, who is contesting against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in the RK Nagar bypolls, on Saturday hailed the Election Commission`s (EC) arrangements for the ongoing polls.

BJD should clarify on understanding with BJP on CBI probe: CPI

Voicing concern over a perception that CBI probe into chitfund scam in Odisha had slowed down, the CPI on Wednesday said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik should clarify if there was any tacit understanding between BJD and BJP in this regard.

Left condemns derecognition of students group by IIT Madras

Left parties on Friday strongly condemned the cancellation of recognition to the Ambedkar - Periyar Study Circle (APSC) in IIT Madras, blaming the Sangh Parivar for carrying out "ferocious attacks" on freedom of expression, alternative views and democracy.

Come out of clutches of corporate houses: CPI to Modi

Asking the NDA government to rethink its policies introduced in the past one year, the CPI on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to come out of the "clutches" of corporate houses and stand with poor people.

CBI summons Kerala CPI-M leader for RSS activist's murder

Senior CPI-M leader P Jayarajan has been summoned by the CBI to appear before investigators on June 2 in connection with an RSS activist's murder last year, CBI sources said.

CPI holds protests over Land Bill across Tamil Nadu

CPI National Secretary and Rajya Sabha MP D Raja, along with other activists, was on Thursday detained when they tried to stage a 'rail roko' (stop the train) here protesting the Land Bill even as the party staged protests across the state in front of Central government establishments.

Anti-Corruption Bill can't be passed in a hurry: CPI

Communist Part of India (CPI) leader D Raja on Thursday said the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, cannot be passed in a hurry and must be thoroughly scrutinised by a Parliament Committee.