CPI-M workers throw slipper at Kerala CM Chandy

CPI-M protesters on Thursday evening threw a slipper at Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and waved black flags at a public function near the state capital. The slipper, however, did not hit him.

Government should not echo BJP on Pakistan: CPI-M

 The Narendra Modi government should "stop echoing the aggressive anti-Pakistan posture of the BJP" if it is serious about a dialogue with Islamabad, the CPI-M said on Thursday.

BJP govt no different from UPA regime: Prakash Karat

Former CPI-M General Secretary Prakash Karat has lashed out at the BJP government at the Centre, saying it was no different from the previous UPA regime in "indulging in corruption."

No option for govt except to withdraw land bill: Karat

Former CPI(M) General Secretary Prakash Karat on Wednesday said that the Centre has no other option but to withdraw the Land Acquisition Bill, as there were large scale protests against it across the board.

Commute Yakub Memon's death sentence: CPI-M

 The CPI-M on Wednesday urged the government to commute the death sentence of Mumbai blasts accused Yakub Menon, saying he had chosen to surrender and cooperate with Indian authorities.

Mamata challenges BJP, CPI-M, Cong to defeat TMC in 2016 Assembly polls
Mamata challenges BJP, CPI-M, Cong to defeat TMC in 2016 Assembly polls

Virtually sounding the bugle for next year's Assembly election in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday challenged BJP, CPI-M and Congress to come together and said her party Trinamool Congress would go it alone and defeat them.

CPI-M says truth should come out on Kishenji killing

The CPI-M on Sunday demanded an explanation from the Mamata Banerjee government about the death of Kishenji after the chief minister's nephew Abhishek Banerjee claimed that the government had killed the top Maoist leader in 2011.

BJP sends emissary as TMC, CPI-M support OROP protest

Political support poured in on Wednesday for ex-servicemen demanding the implementation of the 'One Rank One Pension' scheme, even as the BJP sent party leader Vijay Goel to assure the veterans on their demand.

Left seeks tough action over Kerala 'custodial death'

The opposition Left Front in Kerala is demanding "tough action" against police officials in Kottayam district over the death of a 40-year-old labourer allegedly in police custody.

Centre has communal outlook on terror: CPI(M)

Against the backdrop of public prosecutor Rohini Salian's claims that NIA asked her to go slow in Malegaon case, CPI(M) today accused the Centre of having a communal outlook on terrorism and shielding Hindutva forces while sending out a message that they would be "no justice" for minorities.

Lalit Modi case will disrupt parliament: Sitaram Yechury

 Disruptions are expected in the upcoming monsoon session of parliament as major opposition parties appear united over the Lalit Modi issue, CPI-M general secretary Sitaram Yechury said on Wednesday.

LDF stages walkout from assembly over alleged attack on media

CPI-M led LDF Opposition members in Kerala today staged a walkout from the Assembly in protest against alleged attack on the media and house of an MLA by UDF workers even as Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala denied the incident.

Let election come, see what happens : Gautam Deb

 Senior CPI-M leader Gautam Deb on Tuesday kept alive the possibility of going with Congress in next year's assembly poll in West Bengal even though the CPI(M)'s last party congress has ruled it out.

Don't sabotage Malegaon case: CPI-M

The CPI-M on Friday said it was "a matter of deep concern" that there were attempts to sabotage the prosecution of those involved in the 2008 Malegaon blast in Maharashtra.

CPI-M warns of 'creeping authoritarianism' in India

India is faced with "a creeping move towards an authoritarian order" and the correct lessons must be drawn from the 1975-77 Emergency, the CPI-M said on Wednesday.

Will not allow joint sitting of Parliament on Land Bill: CPI-M

 The CPI-M on Tuesday said the opposition would not allow the vexed land bill to be either ratified or defeated in the Rajya Sabha so as to foil the NDA government`s plans to get the legislation enacted through a joint session of parliament.

CPI-M believes in violence: Chandy

The CPI-M believes in the politics of violence, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has said.

Parties need to come together to restore democracy in Bengal: Somnath Chatterjee

A day after a CPI-M leader fuelled speculation of a possible tie-up with the Congress to oust the Mamata Banerjee led Trinamool Congress from power, former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee on Saturday endorsed the view saying parties need to come together to restore democracy in West Bengal.

Trinamool, BJP share 'strange' understanding: Biman Bose

CPI(M) Politburo member Biman Bose on Friday said the BJP and Trinamool Congress have reached a "strange" understanding -- of being friends in Delhi and foes in West Bengal.

Will consider rejoining CPI-M if approached properly: Somnath Chatterjee

Former Lok Sabha Speaker and CPI(M) veteran Somnath Chatterjee, who was expelled from the party in 2008, on Tuesday said he would consider rejoining the party if "approached properly."