Yechury demands clarification from govt over DRDO chief's removal

Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury on Wednesday sought a clarification from the central government over the abrupt removal of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief Avinash Chander.

Yechury criticises govt for inviting Obama on Republic Day

Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury on Wednesday criticised the government's decision to invite United States President Barack Obama as the chief guest on Republic Day.

Govt can't blame Opposition for bedlam in Parliament: Yechury

Senior CPM leader Sitaram Yechury on Wednesday said the Government can't escape from its responsibility by blaming Opposition for frequent disruptions in Parliament, and questioned the ruling alliance over taking frequent recourse to ordinance route to push through legislations.

CPI-M state meet to decide 'tactical' political line in Tamil Nadu

 CPI-M's Tamil Nadu unit state conference to be held here from February 16-19 would formulate the party's 'tactical political' line in the state, which goes to assembly polls early next year, its General Secretary G Ramakrishnan said today.

CPI(M) urges Centre to stop buying weapons from Israel

CPI(M) Politburo member Sitaram Yechury on Monday asked India to suspend buying weapons from Israel as it is helping them to fund their war against Palestine.

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.

Saradha scam: Left leaders meet PM Modi

Left leaders met PM Modi and demanded arrest of all those responsible in the Saradha chit-fund scam.

SpiceJet services likely to resume operations

Flight services of cash-strapped SpiceJet likely to resume operations by 4 pm.

Demand for PM's reply in Parliament on conversion is legitimate: Opposition

Blaming the government for the ongoing logjam in Rajya Sabha, Opposition parties on Wednesday said their demand for a statement from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the issue of conversion is "legitimate".

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.

Opposition demands PM Modi's statement on conversion row

The opposition on Monday made a vociferous demand for a statement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the conversion row and a controversial statement made by BJP MP Yogi Adityanath on the Ayodhya issue.

'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.

Prospect for Left, secular forces in 2016 Assam polls: Yechury

CPI(M) Politburo member Sitaram Yechury on Saturday said Left and secular forces have a very good prospect in 2016 Assam Assembly elections as people are "disillusioned" with both Congress and BJP governments.

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Nation comes first in arms deals: Manohar Parrikar

India's interests will be primary during arms purchases, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Sunday, but added he was willing to consider "other issues", when asked about objections from the Left against military deals with Israel.

Govt trying to 'bulldoze' Parliament: CPI-M

CPI(M) on Tuesday accused the Narendra Modi government of trying to "bulldoze" Parliament and taking its procedures "for granted", saying such an attitude "gives the taste of what is going to come in the future".

More TMC leaders to be found linked to Saradha scam: Yechury

 CPI(M) politburo member Sitaram Yechury today said more Trinamool Congress leaders would be found involved in the Saradha scam as the CBI investigation into it progresses.

Trinamool 'opened' Bengal's doors to BJP: Yechury

CPI(M) on Monday accused Trinamool Congress of "opening the doors" of West Bengal to BJP by pandering to minority fundamentalism.

Desperate Mamata trying to save her political space: BJP

BJP on Monday described West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's act of sharing dais with Sonia Gandhi and Sitaram Yechury as a desperation to save her political space.

Move to unite Janata parivar parties a positive step: Yechury

 Senior CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury on Sunday described the ongoing efforts to unite the constituents of erstwhile Janata Parivar as a positive step and said the policies on which they are crystallizing should be looked into.