Sitaram Yechury
India  /  Published 21.07.20

‘Wayward’ slur on Kerala government by Opposition

Leader of the Opposition in Kerala, Ramesh Chennithala, has written to CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury on the “wayward functioning” of the Left Democratic Front government in the sta...
By Our Correspondent in Bangalore

India  /  Published 04.07.20

Congress postal ballot protest

The Congress has strongly objected to an election rule amendment that has, without any consultations with political parties and other stakeholders, expanded the pool of postal ballot voters by lowerin...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.07.20

Sitaram call to halt quiet Covid ballot

CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury has urged the chief election commissioner to put on hold changes in the rules for postal ballots that include allowing Covid-19 patients to use them, which the le...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.09.19

Supreme Court Kashmir hearings begin today

The Supreme Court on Monday transferred to a five-judge constitution bench a batch of petitions challenging the government’s recent decisions on Jammu and Kashmir, with the hearings set to begin fro...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.08.19

Third try, this time armed with Supreme Court order

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the government to allow CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury to travel to Jammu and Kashmir, saying a citizen is free to visit any part of the country.Yechury,...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.08.19

Growing up with Arun, on opposite side

At the outset, my deepest condolences and deep sorrow that Arun is no longer with us. It is very unfortunate he had to go so prematurely.Two years ago as I was retiring from the Rajya Sabha when peopl...
By Sitaram Yechury/As told to Anita Joshua in

India  /  Published 24.08.19

Yechury files plea in SC to produce detained leader Tarigami

CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury has filed a writ petition in the Supreme Court for production of party leader Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami, who has been under detention in Jammu and Kashmir since th...
By The Telegraph and PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.07.19

Trump, MEA can’t both be right: Yechury

CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday demanded a statement from Prime Minister Narendra Modi over US President Donald Trump’s Kashmir mediation remark.“Trump’s statement is official a...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

India  /  Published 05.07.19

Rahul Gandhi vows to fight RSS 10 times harder

Rahul Gandhi on Thursday pledged to fight the Sangh-BJP “ten times harder”, belying the notion that the electoral rout has drained him of the will to struggle on against a daunting opponent.Soon a...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.05.19

Congress focus at CPM meet

By Anita Joshua in New Delhi


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