Take action against those attacking minorities: MPs to Govt

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.

Communal incidents rising: Rajya Sabha members

The centre on Monday reiterated that it was dedicated to maintaining social harmony as a Rajya Sabha member raised the issue of a nun`s rape in West Bengal and the attack on a Haryana church.

Communal incidents rising, says CPI leader D Raja

The Centre on Monday reiterated that it was dedicated to maintaining social harmony as a Rajya Sabha member raised the issue of a nun's rape in West Bengal and the attack on a Haryana church.

Bar bribery row: Kerala Finance Minister should resign, says D Raja

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.

Black money issue: CPI seeks action from govt following revelation of new names

The Communist Party of India (CPI) on Monday sought action from the Centre over the revelation of nearly 1200 Indians hold accounts in Swiss banks.

CPI's D Raja condemns Peshawar school attack

CPI on Tuesday condemned the terror attack in a school in Peshwar killing over 100 children and said it has shaken the conscience of humanity to the scourge of global terrorism

Religious conversions are dangerous and unacceptable, says D Raja

Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D Raja on Monday said religious conversions carried out by Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) linked groups is dangerous and unacceptable.

CPI charges BJP with politicising the fishermen issue

CPI on Saturday charged the BJP with politicising the release of five fishermen of Tamil Nadu who were sentenced to death by a Sri Lankan court on drug trafficking charges.

Black money: CPI asks govt to come out with all names

CPI on Monday asked the government to come out with names of all those who have allegedly stashed illegal money abroad, saying the Narendra Modi-led dispensation lacked political will to do so.

Govt's move to deregulate diesel prices will have very adverse impact: D Raja

Communist Party of India ( CPI) leader D Raja on Saturday opposed the government's move to deregulate the prices of diesel, saying such a move will have a cascading effect on the prices of all essential commodities and put further stress on the people.

CPI leader D Raja slams Subramanian Swamy's remarks

CPI leader D Raja Monday termed as "outrageous" BJP leader Subramanian Swamy's reported statement that books of Nehruvian historians should be set afire and said that it "reflects the mindset of fascist right".

Modi 'spoke like PM' on Indian Muslims, but should check right wing: CPI

Narendra Modi "spoke like a Prime Minister" when he said that Indian Muslims would live and die for the country, but he should check the Sangh Parivar from promoting communal polarisation to back his message of national unity, the CPI said on Monday.

D Raja condemns separatists for hindering Kashmir flood relief operations

Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D Raja on Wednesday deplored separatists for allegedly creating roadblocks in army rescue efforts in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir.

Bypoll results show that people have rejected communal politics: D Raja

Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D Raja on Tuesday said that the bypoll results show that people have rejected 'communal politics of Sangh pariwar'.

BJP's attempts to 'polarise' people rejected: CPI

CPI Tuesday said BJP's attempts to "polarise the people on communal lines" have been rejected by the people in the Assembly bypolls in four states.

Karunanidhi condemns Lankan article

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.

Jayalalithaa accuses Sri Lanka of trying to create fissures in India`s federal polity

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

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.

Sri Lanka apologises for `derogatory` article on Modi, Jayalalithaa

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.

Indo-Pak stand on Kashmir must not derail talks: D Raja

Communist Party of India leader D Raja called on the Indian Government to communicate with Pakistan, and not allow dialogue to become a casualty because of their differently stated positions on Kashmir.