Senior Communist Party India (CPI) leaders on Tuesday slammed the Land Acquisition Ordinance as atrocious and against the people of the country, adding that the government wants to snatch farmers' land and give it to international companies.
CPI on Wednesday said that despite an attack on party's senior leader Govind Pansare and his wife two days ago, it would go ahead with a state-level convention in the city this week as a "strong reply" to the attackers.
Veteran CPI leader Govind Pansare, who was shot at by unidentified assailants here, regained consciousness on Tuesday and his condition is improving, doctors said even as police are searching for clues to track down the culprits.
Leaders of various political parties including Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP on Monday condemned the attack on senior CPI leader Govind Pansare and asked Maharashtra government to ensure that the culprits are arrested and an in-depth probe is held.
Left parties on Thursday launched a scathing attack on BJP, days after its rout in Delhi, saying the electorate has "busted the myth" of invincibility of Narendra Modi and it was a "futile" exercise to say that the election was not a referendum on him.
Left parties have joined forces and decided to fight on 14 seats in the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls focussing on various "anti people" policies, resist communal campaigns and highlighting issues of the working poor.
CPI on Thursday condemned Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad's "pernicious" proposal for a debate on the relevance of words 'socialist' and 'secular' in the preamble of the Constitution, saying this is a "well planned concerted attack" on the secular character of the nation.
A day before the US president Barack Obama arrives here, seven Left parties on Saturday held a protest march against inviting him as the chief guest at the Republic Day parade and "weakening" of India's civil nuclear liability law to favour American "imperialism".
Thirty one activists of the Communist Party of India (CPI) were on Saturday detained for trying to stage protests in front of the US Consulate at Begumpet here against US President Barack Obama's visit.