Sitaram Yechury
India  /  Published 29.03.19

CPM pledges Rs 18000 wage

The CPM on Thursday unveiled its election manifesto to reclaim India from creeping fascism with a lyrical challenge set to foot-tapping music that turned the BJP’s “abki baar Modi sarkar” slogan...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 09.03.19

Cong-Left deal hurdle lifted

The Congress has given up its claim on the Raiganj and Murshidabad seats, lifting the hurdle to a seat-sharing agreement with the Left Front in Bengal for the general election.Sources said the final d...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.01.19

Yechury for tie-up talks in states

CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury has said there “is no chance” of tie-up talks with the Congress at the national level and advocated state-specific negotiations. “There is no chance of init...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

India  /  Published 08.01.19

Bill Opposition can’t oppose

The Centre is hopeful of steering through the Rajya Sabha the bill creating a 10 per cent quota for economically weaker sections (EWS) as several Opposition parties have experimented with such a reser...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.01.20

Cop-out charge on cops

A JNU professor’s wife was chased on the campus on Sunday evening but managed to barricade herself in her flat.With the attackers banging on her door, she was able to get through to Delhi police’s...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 14.04.19

Unhappy with EC, says Sita

CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Sunday expressed displeasure over the way the first phase of the Lok Sabha elections had been conducted by the Election Commission.“We are totally displeased...
By Our correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 31.10.18

Naidu sets up Rahul date in unity drive

Andhra Pradesh chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has said the formation of an anti-BJP alliance was “the need of the hour” and that he would meet Congress president Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi on ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.10.18

Cry against theft, lies and treason

At a public hearing on the Rafale deal organised by the Left in Delhi, CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury tweaked a slogan used against Rajiv Gandhi for Narendra Modi.He told the crowd: “During B...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.12.18

‘Over-hype’ on surgical strikes boomerangs

Army chief Gen. Bipin Rawat is not known for missing a chance to shoot from the lip. The general made an exception on Saturday when he told the ANI news agency: “He was one of the main persons invol...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.10.19

PM’s 98% claim preposterous: Yechury

CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Saturday described as “preposterous” Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s suggestion that the turnout in the recent Block Development Council elections in Jamm...
By PTI in New Delhi


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