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CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury smokes inside court premises

Earlier, Yechury had arrived at the court to appear before it in connection with a defamation case filed against him in 2017 for allegedly linking Gauri Lankesh's murder with "BJP-RSS ideology".

Jul 04, 2019, 14:09 PM IST

Top 5 agendas of the day, 25th May, 2019

This segment of Zee News brings the top 5 agendas of the day. Watch this video to know the latest updated news headlines.

May 25, 2019, 10:06 AM IST

EC dismisses Opposition's demand for VVPAT-EVM tallying

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Wednesday rejected Opposition’s demand for the verification of VVPAT slips before counting of votes for Lok Sabha Elections 2019 on May 23. Watch this video to know more.

May 22, 2019, 15:42 PM IST

Top 5 agendas of the day, 22nd May, 2019

This segment of Zee News brings top 5 news stories of the day. Watch this video to know the latest updated news headlines.

May 22, 2019, 10:30 AM IST

Top 25 News: Watch top news stories of the day

This segment of Zee News brings top 25 news stories of the day. Watch this video to know the latest news.

May 22, 2019, 10:30 AM IST

Watch: CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on EVM issue

CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on EVM issue. Watch this video to know more.

May 22, 2019, 08:34 AM IST

PM Modi violated Model Code of Conduct with Kedarnath footage: Sitaram Yechury

The seventh and the final phase of 2019 Lok Sabha elections will take place on May 19.

May 18, 2019, 23:43 PM IST

Modi Violated Poll Code by Sharing Details of 'Sensitive' Defense Mission: Sitaram Yechury

CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury has written to the Election Commission against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allegedly violating the poll code by sharing operational details of a “sensitive” defence mission in a television interview to influence voters.

May 13, 2019, 08:48 AM IST

Ramdev files FIR against CPM leader Sitaram Yechury over remarks on 'Ramayana and Mahabharata'

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev has filed an FIR against CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury for his remarks that epics 'Ramayana' and 'Mahabharata' are ''full of instances of violence and battles.''

May 05, 2019, 08:42 AM IST

Fielding Pragya Thakur BJP's way of consolidating Hindutva votebank: Yechury

He claimed the BJP's fear of being unable to retain 50 per cent of its seats has led it to rouse communal passions to get votes.

May 02, 2019, 15:08 PM IST

12-feet-long statue of Vladimir Lenin unveiled by CPI-M in Tamil Nadu

According to news agency ANI, the construction of the statue incurred a cost of Rs four lakh, which was contributed by workers of the Left party.

Jan 22, 2019, 23:11 PM IST

Communal polarisation being sharpened to consolidate Hindutva votebank: Yechury

Reacting to the convergence of right-wing parties and organisations in Ayodhya, the Left leader said that what’s happening is in the run up to the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Nov 26, 2018, 06:46 AM IST

CPM will join hands with DMK for upcoming polls, says Sitaram Yechury after meeting with MK Stalin

Stalin had earlier said that Yechury meeting him showed that CPM wants to have an alliance with the DMK. 

Nov 13, 2018, 17:47 PM IST

Yechury equates Sabarimala protests to Babri demolition, claims it's 'organised by RSS'

Yechury slammed RSS by saying that it is following the same pattern as it did during Babri Masjid demolition

Oct 19, 2018, 17:12 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi joins protest over SC/ST bill, says PM Narendra Modi has no place for Dalits in his heart

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday joined the ongoing protests over the SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Act and slammed the Narendra Modi government for ignoring the Dalit community.

Aug 09, 2018, 13:53 PM IST

Sitaram Yechury rules out possibility of grand alliance before Lok Sabha elections 2019

Sitaram Yechury is General Secretary of CPI(M), the main constituent of the Left Front. The Left played a crucial role in the first part of the UPA government and was instrumental in formation of Manmohan Singh-led government.

Jun 29, 2018, 19:56 PM IST

Kejriwal gets backing from Yechury, Tejashwi and Kamal Haasan over dharna at Delhi L-G's office

Arvind Kejriwal with his three ministers -- Manish Sisodia, Gopal Rai and Satyendar Jain -- is on the fourth day of his sit-in outside Anil Baijal's office

Jun 14, 2018, 19:05 PM IST

Sitaram Yechury re-elected as CPI(M) general secretary

The decision was taken during the ongoing 22nd party Congress, amid a tussle between the general secretary Sitaram Yechury and former general secretary Prakash Karat over the political line which the party should pursue.

Apr 22, 2018, 13:44 PM 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

Days after judges' rebellion, Opposition readies 'impeachment motion' against CJI Dipak Misra

The Opposition is likely to bring forward the impeachment motion against CJI in the upcoming budget session that begins on January 29

Jan 24, 2018, 08:19 AM IST