Merger of Left parties not on immediate agenda: Dasgupta

CPI on Wednesday said merger of Left parties was not on its immediate agenda though their unity to put up a common fight against anti-people government policies and communalism was under consideration.

Will give Modi govt negative marks on performance: CPI

A day after Congress vice- president Rahul Gandhi graded Narendra Modi government's performance at "zero out of 10", the CPI on Tuesday said it will give "negative marks" to the NDA dispensation for its "anti-farmer, anti-labour and pro-corporate" policies.

SC moved to know income, expenditures of political parties

The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) has moved the Supreme Court seeking directions to the Congress, the BJP, the CPI-M, the CPI, the NCP and the BSP to disclose the complete details of their income as well as expenditure.

CPI to protest against Land Acquisition Bill on May 14

Terming the Centre's Land Acquisition Bill as "anti-farmer", the CPI Friday said it will organize nationwide protests against the legislation on May 14.

Freedom fighter K Rami Reddy passes away

Freedom fighter and CPI leader K Rami Reddy (96) passed away in his native Nalgonda district of Telangana on Tuesday.

Subhashini Ali calls for strict laws to end 'jungle-raj'

Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Subhashini Ali on Monday called for strict laws to bring an end to the 'jungle-raj' in India where woman are not at all safe.

ITU to support Jharkhand bandh today

The ctoday announced its support to the state-wide dawn to dusk bandh tomorrow called by the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) and the CPI in protest against the Land Acquisition Bill.

CPI to stage protest against Land Bill on May 14

The CPI will stage a nation-wide protest against the Land Acquisition Bill on May 14 through a "jail bharo" agitation, party general secretary S Sudhakar Reddy said here on Sunday.

Centre 'insensitive' towards plight of peasants: CPI

Accusing the Centre of being "insensitive" towards the plight of peasants, the CPI today demanded a compensation of Rs 10 lakh for the kin of Gajendra Singh, a farmer who committed suicide during an AAP rally against the NDA government's Land Acquisition Bill here.

Farmer's suicide reflects their 'extreme distress', says CPI

The suicide by a farmer, who hung himself in full public view at an Aam Aadmi Party rally here, reflects the "extreme distress" being faced by the farming community, CPI said on Wednesday.

CPI flays government for hike in power tariff in Puducherry

 CPI has registered strong protest against the hike effected in power tariff by Puducherry government.

CPI hopes to work with CPI(M) for labourers

CPI on Sunday greeted Sitaram Yechury on being elected as CPI(M) General Secretary and expressed hope that both parties would be able to work together and strive for progress of the working class in the country.

CPI welcomes merger of Janata Parivar offshoots

 Stating that the emergence of strong secular parties was the need of the hour, CPI on Thursday welcomed the merger of the offshoots of 'Janata Parivar', hoping the six unified outfits will fight "communal" and "anti-nation" march of Narendra Modi-led central government.

Amended land law will threaten identity of women: NFIW

Alleging that amendments carried out by the Narendra Modi government to the 2013 Land Acquisition Act will threaten identity of women which they get through owning land, a women's body Wednesday appealed to the Centre to bring reforms with gender justice.

Row over Judges' meet unnecessary: CPI

CPI on Monday came out in support of Justice Kurian Joseph who had recently objected to the holding of judges' conference on Good Friday, and said that religious issues should be dealt with utmost care.

CPI slams BJP over land ordinance

Stressing that the BJP had not learnt lessons despite protests against the Land Acquisition Ordinance, CPI on Monday accused the saffron party of being "hell-bent" on snatching lands of farmers over its plans to don the mask of being "pro-poor" and campaign in support of the "anti-farmer" ordinance.

Reveal names of NPA defaulters: CPI asks govt

 CPI on Thursday asked the government to reveal the names of defaulters, especially the corporate houses, responsible for a large chunk of about Rs 2.60 lakh crore worth of unpaid bank dues, instead of merely focussing on asking people to give up LPG subsidies.

Sudhakar Reddy re-elected CPI General Secretary

CPI on Sunday re-elected S Sudhakar Reddy as its General Secretary.

CPI hits out at Hindutva forces; alleges BJP-Cong 'matchfixing'

 Accusing "Hindutva" forces of unleashing an anti-minority terror campaign in the name of 'Ghar Wapsi', CPI on Wednesday said that all attempts are being made to divide the country on religious lines to create tensions and fear psychosis.

'CPI national congress signal for reunification of Left parties'

The participation of top level leaders of Left parties in the 22nd five-day National Congress of CPI beginning here on Wednesday is a signal for reunification of these parties in the country, CPI General Secretary S Sudhakar Reddy said here on Tuesday.