'Massacre of school children reflects inhuman state of mind'

 The massacre of school children in Peshawar reflects the "inhuman and depraved state of mind" of the Taliban, CPI(M) said on Wednesday.

Liquor policy a ruse to make money: Pinarayi Vijayan

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.

CPI-M hits out at govt on 'good governance' day circulars

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.

CPI(M) slams govt's 'Christmas circular' to schools

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.

LDF forces adjournment of House for the day over Mani issue

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.

'We always stated Saradha scam be probed by central agency'

 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.

LDF protests in Assembly, demands Mani's resignation

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.

UP's Minority Commission seeks report on conversion from DM, SSP

Uttar Pradesh Minority Commission on Thursday sought a report from District Magistrate and Senior Superintendent of Police Agra amid a raging row on alleged forced conversion.

Forced conversions will lead to communal tension: CPI(M)

Condemning the conversion of a large number of Muslims in Agra, CPI(M) on Thursday said forced conversion was a criminal offence and will lead to communal tensions across the country.

Opposition protests in Kerala Assembly

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.

CPI(M) motion on reduction of fuel prices a test for BJP in RS

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.

CPI(M) motion on reduction of fuel prices a test for BJP in Rajya Sabha

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.

Bill to repeal 90 Amendment Acts gets LS nod

Amid opposition by Congress and CPI-M, Lok Sabha on Monday passed a bill to repeal 90 Amendment Acts which have become redundant.

NCP spent over Rs 51 crore, BSP Rs 30 crore in LS, Assembly polls in 2014

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.

Suspected top Maoist acquitted by court

 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.

Krishna Iyer played the role of people's tribune: CPI(M)

New Delhi: CPI(M) on Thursday condoled the death of noted jurist V R Krishna Iyer, saying the nation has lost a "towering figure whose service to society will always be remembered".

Madras HC upholds CPI(M) candidate's election to Assembly

The Madras High Court on Tuesday upheld the election of A Lazar, CPI(M) candidate from Periyakulam Assembly constituency in the 2011 polls in Tamil Nadu.

Campaign ends for second phase of J&K polls; 18 seats to vote on December 2
Campaign ends for second phase of J&K polls; 18 seats to vote on December 2

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.

Sack forest minister in trees felling case: CPI(M)

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.

Modi govt has no policy on black money issue, says CPI(M)

CPI(M) leader Prakash Karat on Thursday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government for not taking firm steps to bring back the black money stashed abroad.