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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Members in Rajya Sabha on Monday sought stern action to check growing attacks on minorities citing instances of rape of a 70-year-old nun in Bengal and demolition of a church in Haryana, with the government saying communal amity must be maintained at all costs.
In a setback to the grand alliance in Bihar, comprising the ruling JD-U, RJD and Congress, the Communist Party of India (CPI) made it clear that it would not be joining it to contest the state assembly polls later this year.
Stepping up campaign against the controversial land bill, MPs from opposition parties will take out a march to Rashtrapati Bhavan next Tuesday to register their protest against the amendments proposed to be carried out in the Act of 2013.
Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D Raja on Saturday said Kerala Finance Minister KM Mani`s position has become untenable following the bribery allegations levelled against him, and added that the latter should step down from his post.
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.