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.
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'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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.