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 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".
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.
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.
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.
Describing the BJP-led alliance in Tamil Nadu as an "alliance of contradictions", CPI National Secretary D Raja on Sunday wondered how long it would hold together and claimed that the traditional Dravidian parties in the state were facing a testing time.
CPI, which has been opposing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s visit to Colombo to attend the CHOGM meet on Saturday asked the government to take a forthright position on alleged human rights violation in Sri Lanka by condemning it and raising it at the international fora.