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Tripura Assembly election results: We are confident, Left’s lead will get bigger, says Brinda Karat

As trends from Tripura showed the Left Front leading in Assembly elections 2018, Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Brinda Karat said that the party was confident of Manik Sarkar government retaining power in the northeastern state.

Mar 03, 2018, 10:17 AM IST

Tripura Assembly elections 2018: Brinda Karat joins poll campaign, says BJP can't buy locals

Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Brinda Karat joined the party's campaign in poll-bound Tripura on Monday.

Feb 12, 2018, 14:29 PM IST

CP(M) expels Rajya Sabha MP Ritabrata Banerjee for 'anti-party' activities; feud deepens between Yechury, Karat camps

Banerjee's expulsion from the party points towards a deepening feud between the Sitaram Yechury camp and the Prakash Karat camps

Sep 14, 2017, 11:02 AM IST

NDA to announce presidential candidate by June 20: Sources

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led NDA is likely to announce its candidate for the upcoming presidential elections on June 20, said an ANI report. 

Jun 16, 2017, 20:57 PM IST

Brinda Karat slams RSS mouthpiece for attack on JNU

The CPI-M on Tuesday termed the RSS mouthpiece 'Panchajanya' calling the Jawaharlal Nehru University an "anti-national block".

Nov 03, 2015, 17:17 PM IST

Cherian Philip expresses regret for anti-women remarks

A day after kicking up a storm by his controversial remarks against women ticket seekers in the Congress, CPI(M) fellow traveller Cherian Philip on Monday expressed regrets.

Oct 19, 2015, 22:24 PM IST

VIP culture during religious rituals should be banned: Brinda

The CPI(M) on Wednesday said giving VIPs privilege during religious rituals was an "insult" to lakhs of pilgrims "who endure difficulty" before offering prayers.

Aug 12, 2015, 22:28 PM IST

Yakub Memon's hanging: Film fraternity, politicos, academicians, lawyers endorse mercy petition

The death sentence of 1993 Mumbai blasts accused Yakub Memon has become a matter of debate within India as several eminent personalities including film actors, producers, lawyers and political leaders have come out in support of his mercy petition.

Jul 26, 2015, 18:00 PM IST

'RSS pracharak' Kalyan Singh trying to divide people: Brinda Karat

Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Brinda Karat on Wednesday said Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh has insulted Rabindranath Tagore by demanding the word 'adhinayak' be omitted from the national anthem, and added, that he sounded like a RSS 'pracharak'.

Jul 08, 2015, 15:11 PM IST

Kalyan Singh spoke like 'RSS pracharak', says Brinda Karat

Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Brinda Karat on Wednesday said Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh had spoken 'like an RSS pracharak' when he demanded that the word 'adhinayak' be dropped from the national anthem.

Jul 08, 2015, 11:17 AM IST

Vyapam scam: SIT protecting MP Chief Minister, alleges Brinda Karat

Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Brinda Karat on Monday alleged that the SIT probing the Vyapam scam is protecting Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, adding her disbelief over an impartial investigation.

Jul 06, 2015, 14:42 PM IST

Minister who has committed impropriety cannot continue in office: CPI (M)

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Wednesday said that a minister who has committed impropriety cannot continue in office, calling for External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to step down in light of the Lalitgate scandal.

Jul 01, 2015, 14:07 PM IST

Brinda appeals to Jharkhand Governor to protect tribal land

CPI(M) leader Brinda Karat on Wednesday appealed to Jharkhand Governor Droupadi Murmu to protect tribal land as enshrined in the 5th Schedule.

May 20, 2015, 19:43 PM IST

CPI(M) demands Ramdev's prosecution under two laws

CPI(M) on Friday demanded prosecution of yoga guru Ramdev for allegedly branding of a medicine manufactured by his pharmacy as one which helps conceiving a male child under laws on sex determination and consumer protection.

May 02, 2015, 01:09 AM IST

'PM's five-star activists remark contempt of court'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'five-star activists' remark on Judiciary has evoked sharp reaction with Congress leader Digvijay Singh and lawyer Prashant Bhushan terming it as contempt of court.

Apr 06, 2015, 19:48 PM IST

Pointing to Mamata, CPI (M) welcomes SC ruling on Section 66A of IT Act

Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Brinda Karat on Tuesday said that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee should get the message over striking down of the controversial Section 66A of the IT Act by the Supreme Court.

Mar 24, 2015, 16:33 PM IST

CPI(M) welcomes SC verdict on "draconian" IT Act provision

The CPI(M) on Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court judgement striking down a section of the IT Act, saying it not only defends civil liberties and fundamental rights of citizens but has sent the "correct message" to state govts like West Bengal that they cannot suppress dissent.

Mar 24, 2015, 15:13 PM IST

CPI(M) slams TN police, demands action in rape case

CPI(M) leader Brinda Karat on Saturday pointed out the "non observance" of protocol in sexual assault cases and called for stricter action against police and medical officials for violating provisions of POCSO.

Feb 14, 2015, 22:46 PM IST

Modi silent when constitutional values are targeted: CPI(M)

Slamming the BJP-led government at the Centre for its willingness to debate on "principles of the Constitution," Communist Party of India (Marxist)on Friday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for remaining "silent" when "constitutional values" were targeted.

Jan 30, 2015, 15:42 PM IST

Black money in Jharkhand Assembly election: Brinda Karat

CPI-M Politburo member Brinda Karat on Friday alleged that black money is being used by different political parties in Jharkhand Assembly election.

Nov 21, 2014, 18:46 PM IST