'Naik more of a political activist than constitutional head'

Senior Communist Party of India leader Atul Kumar Anjaan on Friday criticised Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik saying that he was acting more like a political activist than a constitutional head.

Stalin- Vaiko meeting was to win over sentimental people: Atul Anjan

Expressing his dismay over parties patching up for political convenience, Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Atul Anjan on Thursday claimed that the meeting between DMK leader MK Stalin and MDMK founder Vaiko was simply an exercise to win over sentimental people.

CPI(M)-CPI spar over split in Indian Communist movement

There seems to be no end to the recurring debate between CPI(M) and CPI over the 1964 split in the Indian communist movement with the two sides offering differing perceptions on the vital question whether the schism has helped the Left to grow in the country or not.

Govt's move to deregulate diesel prices will have very adverse impact: D Raja

Communist Party of India ( CPI) leader D Raja on Saturday opposed the government's move to deregulate the prices of diesel, saying such a move will have a cascading effect on the prices of all essential commodities and put further stress on the people.

Independent probe demanded into Sunanda Pushkar's death


Thiruvananthapuram: Opposition parties in Kerala on Saturday demanded an independent and comprehensive probe into the death of Thiruvananthapuram MP Sashi Tharoor`s wife Sunanda Pushkar.

Left parties slam Doordarshan's decision to broadcast Mohan Bhagwat's speech

Condemning Doordarshan's decision to broadcast RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's speech live, Left parties on Friday attacked the Narendra Modi government for "misusing" the public broadcaster.

Maharashtra will be robbed if BJP comes to power: Atul Anjan

Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Atul Anjan said here on Sunday that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will rob the people of Maharashtra if they came to power in the state.

Rajnath Singh`s remark on talks with Maoists disappointing: CPI

CPI asked Maoists to give up violence and join the democratic process but expressed disappointment over Home Minister Rajnath Singh`s remarks that there would be no talks with the left wing extremists.

Atul Anjan on Snoopgate: Probe shelved as controversy surrounds Modi`s involvement

Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Atul Anjan on Monday indicated that the probe into Snoopgate will see a quite end, as the controversy involves Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself.

Vyapam one of the worst scams till date: D Raja

Communist Party of India leader D Raja termed the Vyapam scam as one of the worst scams till date .

Rail fare hike an anti-people measure: D Raja

Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D Raja on Saturday condemned the central government`s decision to hike rail fares and demanded an immediate rollback.

Anti-Modi content in campus magazine: Minister makes u-turn

In a change of stand, days after resenting police action against student editors over campus magazines containing remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Kerala Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala on Thursday said though the government respected freedom of expression, it was not proper to depict a person in any manner.

Govt should make its stand clear on Vodafone disclosure: SP, CPI

Samajwadi Party and CPI said the government should make its stand clear on telecom major Vodafone`s disclosure that India was among 29 nations that sought access to its network to intercept calls, text messages and e-mails last year.

Article 370 is lifeline of integration of Kashmir with India: CPI

The CPI on Wednesday termed Article 370 as the "lifeline" of integration of Kashmir with India and warned the government against any "hasty" decision on the issue, saying the Constitution should not be meddled with to suit someone`s "whims and fancies".

CPI revives merger debate

With the Left getting a severe drubbing in the Lok Sabha polls even in its strongholds in the country, the CPI has revived the debate over merger of the Communist parties, arguing that a reunion is essential to meet the challenges ahead.

1,652 parties including BSP, CPI, DMK score zero in LS polls

Over 1,650 political parties including big names like BSP, CPI, DMK and National Conference drew a blank in the Lok Sabha elections that saw BJP storming to power at the Centre with a landslide victory.

Sitting MP`s vehicle sticker removed in West Medinipur

CPI candidate for Medinipur seat and sitting MP Prabodh Panda was involved in a verbal spat with Trinamool Congress supporters over using the `MP` sticker on his vehicle when he went to exercise his franchise at a polling booth in West Medinipur district.

CPI alleges rigging in WB polls, demands deployment of forces

The CPI demanded adequate deployment of central forces for the remaining two phases of elections in West Bengal, saying widespread booth capturing and rigging was reported during polling yesterday.

Church, BJP, Congress sowing seeds of hatred in Goa: CPI

The Communist Party of India accused the BJP, Congress and local Catholic church, of sowing seeds of communal hatred by using terms like "secular" in the run-up to parliamentary polls.

Lok Sabha polls: Will it be Congress win in Manipur in 2014?

Manipur has two parliamentary seats - Inner Manipur (valley districts) and Outer Manipur (hill districts). The state will go to the polls on April 9 (first phase) in outer Manipur and on April 17 in inner Manipur (second phase). The main political forces in the state are the Congress (INC), the Manipur People`s Party (MPP) and the Communist party of India.