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D Raja elected new general secretary of Communist Party of India

D Raja was elected unopposed after incumbent S Sudhakar Reddy resigned on health grounds.

Jul 21, 2019, 15:57 PM IST

CPM leader D Raja calls sedition charges against her daughter, others in JNU case 'politically motivated'

Raja's daughter Aprajita is among the 36 people who have been named in the chargeseheet. Others include Shehla Rashid, Rama Naga, Ashutosh Kumar and Banojyotsna Lahiri. 

Jan 14, 2019, 17:37 PM IST

Owaisi triggers fresh political war of words with 'BJP-PDP drama' remark

Rajya Sabha MP from Tamil Nadu D Raja said that Religion should not be made a criterion to brand people as nationalist or anti-nationalist.

Feb 13, 2018, 20:23 PM IST

Meira Kumar appeals to Tamil Nadu's MLAs, MPs to heed to 'inner voice'

DMK working president M K Stalin, his party legislators, Left parties MPs TK Rangarajan (CPI-M) and D Raja (CPI), Congress party MLAs, and leaders participated in the meeting.

Jul 02, 2017, 09:38 AM IST

Presidential poll: Left may propose Gandhi and Ambedkar, but open to suggestions

Former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar and ex-home minister Sushil Kumar Shinde are believed to be among the others being considered by the opposition parties.


Jun 22, 2017, 15:43 PM IST

Farooq Abdullah, D Raja demand political solution to Kashmir

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah and CPI national secretary D Raja today called for a "political solution" to troubled Kashmir.

May 10, 2017, 18:52 PM IST

D Raja meets Sonia, discusses 'common candidate' for presidential poll

Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D Raja met Congress President Sonia Gandhi here to discuss the upcoming presidential election and conveyed his party's stand to support a "common candidate" put up by all the "secular democratic parties".

Apr 26, 2017, 00:46 AM IST

Kashmir Valley remains shut for 58th day, heavy security deployed in Srinagar

Authorities made heavy security deployment in Srinagar and other places of the Kashmir Valley Monday to maintain law and order.

Sep 05, 2016, 09:03 AM IST

After BJP team, Opposition MPs to visit Kairana, Kandhala in UP today

BJP MP Hukum Singh had claimed that Hindu families were leaving in large numbers from Muslim-majority Kairana town in Shamli district.

Jun 16, 2016, 09:25 AM IST

Tamil Nadu polls: Modi govt taking anti-working class initiatives, says CPI

Referring to RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan's "one-eyed king" remarks, Raja said though BJP ministers have criticised him over it, "his (Rajan's) comments explain everything.  

May 01, 2016, 17:29 PM IST

JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar keeps Arvind Kejriwal waiting, Delhi CM cancels meeting

 JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar could not meet Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday but spoke to him on telephone, CPI leader D Raja said.

Mar 17, 2016, 20:42 PM IST

Union Budget 2016-17: From Lalu Prasad to Shatrughan Sinha, who said what?

Take a look at how Opposition parties and senior leaders reacted to the United Budget presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Parliament today.

Feb 29, 2016, 15:32 PM IST

Those behind raising anti-national slogans aren't arrested as PM Modi doesn't want to upset Mehbooba Mufti: Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of shielding anti-India elements in order to form government with PDP in Jammu and Kashmir.

Feb 29, 2016, 10:27 AM IST

JNU row accused Umar Khalid, D Raja's daughter were provided hostel rooms against University norms?

In a twist in the JNU case, it has come to light that the University authorities flouted norms to provide hostel rooms to Umar Khalid and CPI leader and Rajya Sabha MP D Raja 's daughter Aparajita Raja .  

Feb 28, 2016, 11:48 AM IST

Two Maoists gunned down in encounter with police in Visakhapatnam

Two Maoists were killed in an encounter with police in an agency area of the district, police said today.

Feb 22, 2016, 15:36 PM IST

CPI leader D Raja should demand communists to kill his own daughter: BJP's national secretary

BJP's national secretary H Raja has said that CPI leader D Raja should demand killing of his own daughter in order to prove his patriotism for the country.

Feb 21, 2016, 15:33 PM IST

Caught on camera: What was Arun Jaitley showing on his mobile phone to Opposition leaders?

An image of Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley along with senior leaders from Congress and CPI went viral on social media on Tuesday and raised a certain amount of curiosity.

Feb 16, 2016, 21:30 PM IST

JNU row: President, Election Commission to take action against Rahul Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal for 'support' to anti-nationals?

The row over anti-national slogans in Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University fails to die down.

Feb 16, 2016, 17:05 PM IST

JNU row: Anonymous caller threatens to kill CPI MP D Raja's daughter

D Raja said late last night he got a call from a man who spoke in Hindi and asked him why he was "fighting" with BJP and ABVP. 

Feb 13, 2016, 19:52 PM IST

CPI veteran AB Bardhan to be cremated on Monday

The body of CPI veteran A B Bardhan, who died here last night, will kept at party headquarters here on Monday for his admirers to have a last glimpse before the final rites are conducted in the afternoon, a senior party leader said on Sunday.

Jan 03, 2016, 14:47 PM IST