No assurance by PM on conversion row led to disruptions in RS: CPI(M)

The "refusal" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to assure action against those BJP Ministers and MPs who had made "provocative" statements on the conversion issue had caused disruption of Rajya Sabha proceedings, CPI(M) said on Thursday.

Secular forces should form govt in J&K: CPI(M)

As Jammu and Kashmir faced a fractured verdict in the Assembly polls, CPI(M) on Tuesday expressed the hope that secular forces would form the government in the state to keep BJP at bay.

Left Front leaders meet PM over Saradha scam issue

A delegation of Left Front leaders from West Bengal on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding coordinated investigation by various Central probe agencies into the Saradha chit fund scam and other such ponzi schemes.

TMC wonders why no CPI(M) leader is arrested in Saradha scam

On a backfoot following the arrest of minister Madan Mitra in Saradha chitfund scam, senior Trinamool Congress leader and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Partha Chatterjee on Friday questioned why the CBI is not arresting CPI(M) leaders, during whose rule such companies mushroomed in the state.

TMC wonders why no CPI(M) leader not arrested in Saradha scam

On a backfoot following the arrest of minister Madan Mitra in Saradha chit fund scam, senior Trinamool Congress leader and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Partha Chatterjee on Friday questioned why the CBI is not arresting CPI(M) leaders during whose rule such companies mushroomed in the state.

'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.