The state council members of Communist party of India (CPI) on Thursday staged a dharna at Jantar Mantar demanding that Delhi's Lt Governor should call for immediate elections in the National Capital here.
CPI on Tuesday attacked the Narendra Modi government for "concentrating powers" in the Prime Minister`s Office, apart from representing a "combination of corporate, right reactionary ideology and communalism".
Left parties were on Friday critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s maiden Independence Day speech with CPI(M) questioning the announcement that the government will abolish the Planning Commission while CPI charged that he failed to talk about empowering people.
CPI-M will soon form a broad based platform of Left parties to organise intensive movements in the country to resist alleged communalisation of politics by the ruling BJP, party general secretary Prakash Karat said on Thursday.
The Election Commission has called a meeting with BSP, NCP and CPI next week to hear their views on a show cause notice to withdraw their `national party` status following their performance in the Lok Sabha elections.
After clamping down on three senior functionaries for the humiliating defeat its candidate suffered in Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha seat, turbulence continued in Kerala CPI with two of them resenting the disciplinary action against them.
Slamming the derogatory article on the Sri Lankan Government defence website, DMK President M Karunanidhi on Friday demanded that the Centre convey its strong condemnation as it had `besmirched` both the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and the Indian Prime Minister.
Taking strong exception to an alleged derogatory article about her on the Sri Lankan defence website, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Friday accused it of trying to create fissures in India`s federal polity as she demanded an unconditional apology from Colombo for the insinuations against her.
READ: Full text of Sri Lanka`s apology to Modi, Jaya — An article published by Sri Lankan defence website led to political furore on Friday accompanied by protests cutting across party lines demanding an apology and that India severe ties with the island nation.
Facing immense outrage over an alleged derogatory article posted on Sri Lankan army`s website, the island nation`s Defence Ministry on Friday tendered unqualified apology to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.
CPI on Tuesday attacked the Narendra Modi government for continuing with the "Congress culture" of "rehabilitating" party leaders as governors and said the appointment of Amit Shah as BJP chief raised many questions.
CPI asked Maoists to give up violence and join the democratic process but expressed disappointment over Home Minister Rajnath Singh`s remarks that there would be no talks with the left wing extremists.