Communist Party of India (Marxist)

Rajya Sabha elections to fill 55 seats on March 26, results on same date

Elections to fill the 55 Rajya Sabha seats falling vacant in April will be held on March 26, 2020. Announcing the dates of the Rajya Sabha election, the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday (February 25, 2020) announced that biennial elections will be held in 17 states following the retirement of the members.

Feb 25, 2020, 13:27 PM IST

Assembly by-election results: PM Narendra Modi thanks Badharghat, Hamirpur for voting for BJP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked the people of Badharghat in Tripura and Hamirpur in Uttar Pradesh for voting for the BJP in the assembly by-polls.

Sep 28, 2019, 08:34 AM IST

Free and fair election not possible in Tripura, CPM cadres under threat: Sitaram Yechury

Free and fair elections are not possible in Tripura under current circumstances, said Communist Party of India (Marxist) or CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury.

Mar 11, 2018, 15:17 PM IST

Congress, Left accuse Trinamool Congress of practising 'soft Hindutva'

State BJP president Dilip Ghosh said the TMC had realised that it would no longer be able to win elections just by appeasing the Muslims.

Jan 11, 2018, 13:15 PM IST

Political violence has come down, says Kerala govt, Opposition hits out

The CPI(M)-led LDF government in Kerala on Sunday said the number of cases connected with political violence has come down in 2017, a claim disputed by opposition Congress and BJP in the state.

Dec 31, 2017, 15:44 PM IST

Political violence continues in Kannur, four RSS workers attacked

 Four RSS workers were attacked in Kannur district of Kerala.

Nov 20, 2017, 11:06 AM IST

Bomb hurled at CPI(M) rally in Kerala's Kannur, one injured

A country bomb was hurled at a Communist Party of India (Marxist) rally in Kannur on Sunday night.

Nov 20, 2017, 08:53 AM IST

CPI(M) observes hartal to protest crude bomb attack

A dawn-to-dusk hartal is being observed on Monday by the CPI(M) in areas falling under Panoor municipality in the district to protest the crude bomb attack on its workers, allegedly by a group of RSS men.

Oct 09, 2017, 10:28 AM IST

Jan Raksha Yatra: 'Politics of violence' is in nature of communists, says Amit Shah

Amit Shah had started the 'Jan Raksha Yatra' from Kerala's Kannur district on October 3 and it will conclude on October 17 at Thiruvananthapuram.  

Oct 08, 2017, 13:53 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

BJP-CPI(M) animosity takes a turn for the worse; clash in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram

BJP`s lone legislator O Rajagopal told the media that the visuals showed the role of local CPI-M councillor IP Binu in the attacks.

Jul 28, 2017, 09:34 AM IST

Presidential Election 2017: BJP to meet Sonia Gandhi on Friday

The process of filing nominations for the July 17 presidential poll began today with the Election Commission issuing a notification in this regard.

Jun 14, 2017, 16:48 PM IST

CPI(M) students` wing SFI insults national anthem, flag in Kerala college magazine – Explosive details

The Supreme Court has directed that cinema halls across the country must play the national anthem before the screening of a film and people should stand up as a mark of respect.

Jun 14, 2017, 16:05 PM IST

Kerala to call all-party meet on cattle slaughter law

The ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist held over 300 "beef festivals" across Kerala where cooked beef was freely served.

May 29, 2017, 12:47 PM IST

Army can pick any woman and rape her: CPI(M) Kerala secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan

CPI(M) Kerala secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan has made some deplorable comments on the Indian Army.

May 26, 2017, 15:50 PM IST

Presidential Elections 2017: Mahatma Gandhi's grandson Gopalkrishna Gandhi‬ to be Opposition's candidate?

The Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance is almost certain to nominate Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu for the top post.

May 11, 2017, 12:54 PM IST

Sukma Naxal attack: 11 'suspects' being interrogated

At least 11 persons are being interrogated for their suspected links to the last week's Naxal attack on CRPF personnel in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district, the police said on Thursday.

May 04, 2017, 19:18 PM IST

Sitaram Yechury says no third term for him in Parliament

Communist Party of India (Marxist) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Sunday confirmed that he would not seek third term in the Rajya Sabha, saying that he is following his party`s norms.

Apr 30, 2017, 14:31 PM IST

Jishnu Prannoy case: Mother 'assaulted', uncle 'kicked' by Kerala Police; LDF govt slammed

Jishnu Prannoy, a first-year student of Nehru college of engineering in Thrissur, was founding hanging in the college hostel in January last.

Apr 05, 2017, 14:52 PM IST

BJP's Kannur Mandal vice president attacked last night, condition stable

In yet another incident of political violence, BJP's Kannur Mandal vice president Sushil was attacked on Wednesday night in Olachery Kavu.

Mar 09, 2017, 09:55 AM IST