Criticising ruling UDF for its move to bring about changes in its liquor policy, CPI(M) on Tuesday said this much-touted policy was a ploy scripted by Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and Excise Minister K Babu for indulging in bargaining and corrupt deals.
Condemning "untruthful" statements by the government over official circulars on observing December 25 as 'good governance' day, CPI(M) on Tuesday demanded accountability of HDR Minister Smriti Irani saying such circulars were issued by her ministry.
New Delhi: Terming as "offensive and unjustifiable" government's reported decision to keep Navodaya schools open on Christmas, CPI(M) Monday demanded its withdrawal saying it was an "assault" on the religious right of Christians.
Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Assembly was adjourned for the day after CPI(M) led LDF opposition members stalled proceedings, demanding resignation of Finance Minister K M Mani, against whom a graft case has been registered.
CPI(M) Politburo member Sitaram Yechury today said his party had wanted right from the beginning that the Saradha scam be probed by a central agency not only in West Bengal but also in Assam and Odisha.
Thiruvanthapuram: The CPI(M)-led LDF opposition on Friday protested in the Kerala Assembly demanding resignation of Finance Minister K M Mani in the wake of the Vigilance and Anti-corruption Bureau filing an FIR against him in the bar bribe scam.
CPI(M)-led LDF opposition Wednesday continued its protest in the Kerala Assembly demanding that a House Committee probe corruption allegations against the Public Works Ministry, levelled by an MLA in the treasury benches, leading to early adjournment of the House for the second day.
New Delhi: A Statutory Motion moved by CPI(M) in the Rajya Sabha seeking reduction of fuel prices may test the real strength of ruling BJP in the Upper House soon after the just-ended stalemate over the Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti issue.
A Statutory Motion moved by CPI(M) in the Rajya Sabha seeking reduction of fuel prices may test the real strength of ruling BJP in the Upper House soon after the just-ended stalemate over the Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti issue.
The NCP spent over Rs 51 crore while BSP shelled out more than Rs 30 crore during polls this year in the country, according to the latest data on parties' election expenses which, however, are yet to be shared by BJP and Congress.
A suspected top operative of CPI (Maoist) in Jharkhand, arrested for allegedly being a member of the banned outfit, has been acquitted by a Delhi court which said proceedings against him cannot be continued due to "illegal" sanction orders to prosecute him under the anti-terror law.
After a record turnout in the first phase, the high-voltage campaigning for the second leg of Assembly elections on December 2 in nine seats in Jammu and as many in Kashmir ended on Sunday, with several high-profile candidates including former separatist Sajad Lone and four state ministers trying their luck at the hustings.
Himachal Pradesh unit of CPI(M) has accused the state government of shielding the culprits in mass illegal tree felling near Taradevi temple in the outskirts of Shimla and demanded removal of state Forest Minister Thakur Singh Bharmauri, followed by a judicial enquiry into the matter.