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CPI alleges malpractice in TN bypolls; demands EC enquiry

 Alleging "large-scale booth capturing" and "rigging" by the J Jayalalithaa-led AIADMK during the recent bye-election to R K Nagar Assembly segment in Chennai, CPI today demanded that Election Commission conduct an enquiry into the matter "without further delay".

CPI criticises beef ban, says BJP will suffer in Bihar polls

CPI on Thursday criticised the recent ban imposed by the BJP governments in Maharashtra and Haryana on beef saying "they have no business to enter into kitchen."

CPI seeks removal of Swaraj and Raje, action against Smriti Irani

Hitting out at the Modi government for "failing" to provide a corruption and scam free regime, Communist Party of India (CPI) on Wednesday sought removal of Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje for their alleged links with tainted former IPL chief Lalit Modi.

DMK dubs RK Nagar bypoll a "farce"; CPI seeks probe

DMK on Tuesday termed as a "farce", the RK Nagar bypoll, from where Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa won by a huge margin, while CPI demanded a probe into the conduct of byelection here and appropriate action by the Election Commission.

Need for strong Left at national level: CPI

Describing the upcoming Bihar Assembly polls as "crucial", CPI today said there was a need to defeat BJP in the forthcoming polls and also emphasized on the "reunification of the communist movement" in the wake of assembly polls due in several states next year.

Jayalalithaa wins big in RK Nagar by-poll, defeats CPI's Mahendran by over 1.5 lakh votes
Jayalalithaa wins big in RK Nagar by-poll, defeats CPI's Mahendran by over 1.5 lakh votes

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa trounced her nearest rival and CPI candidate C Mahendran with a huge margin of over 1.5 lakh votes as the results for Radha Krishnan Nagar assembly seat by-election was declared on Tuesday.

CPI national council to discuss Bihar polls

The upcoming Bihar elections will be one of the key issues which the CPI national council will discuss during its three-day meet beginning Tuesday.

After Singh's remark, CPI asks PM to break his silence

CPI on Tuesday latched on to a BJP MP's criticism over the help offered by top party leaders to former IPL boss Lalit Modi and asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to break his silence and "own up" responsibility for the conduct of his ministers.

One Maoist killed in Vizag

 A Maoist was killed in an exchange of fire between the ultras and security forces in Gorapakala village of the district today, police said.

Murli Manohar Joshi meets Sushma Swaraj

With the opposition launching a fresh offensive seeking her resignation over 'Lalitgate', External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj received support from veteran BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi who met her on Thursday night at her residence here.

Rajnath Singh meets PM Modi as 'Lalitgate' rages on
Rajnath Singh meets PM Modi as 'Lalitgate' rages on

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and is believed to have discussed about the fallout of the raging controversy over help provided to Lalit Modi by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje.

Modi govt undermining Parliament, institutions: Raja

CPI MP D Raja on Thursday shared the concerns expressed by BJP patriarch L K Advani's over the possibility of an Emergency in India saying the Modi government was undermining Parliament and other institutions.

CPI asks PM to declare exact date for implementing OROP

 CPI on Tuesday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to declare "exact" date for implementing 'One Rank, One Pension' for ex-servicemen who have been protesting over delay in implementing the policy.

Tomar's arrest Centre's conspiracy to overlord Delhi govt: CPI

CPI on Thursday termed former Delhi Law Minister Jitendra Singh Tomar's arrest in the alleged fake degree case as a "conspiracy" by the Centre to "overlord" Arvind Kejriwal-led elected government and also sought similar action against Union minister Smriti Irani.

RK Nagar bypoll: 32 candidates left in fray after scrutiny

Thirty-two candidates are in the fray after scrutiny for the June 27 by-election for the Radhakrishnan Nagar constituency, from where Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa is contesting.

BJD-BJP slowing down chit fund scam probe: CPI

CPI leader D. Raja on Wednesday took a dig at the BJP-led central government and BJD-led Odisha government, alleging they had a tacit understanding to slow down the CBI probe into chit fund scam in the state.

Bihar polls: Will wait and watch on alliance issue, says CPI

Left unity is the "first preference" for CPI and the party will "wait and watch" as regards coming to any decisiona for joining hands with the "secular alliance" of JD(U) and RJD for Bihar polls.

12 Maoists killed in Jharkhand gun battle
12 Maoists killed in Jharkhand gun battle

Twelve Maoists were killed in a gun battle with security forces in Jharkhand's Palamu district on Tuesday when the insurgents were on their way to collect levy and threaten local contractors engaged in the bidi business, police said.

Re-promulgation of land ordinance is challenge to Parliamentary democracy: CPI

Attacking the Centre for re-promulgating the land ordinance for the third time, the CPI on Sunday said that the government's move is a challenge to the Parliamentary democracy at a time when the bill was under the scrutiny of the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC).