Sitaram Yechury
West Bengal  /  Published 16.05.19

We are missing Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee: Yechury

CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Thursday said he was missing former Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee — a star campaigner in his heyday — this poll season.In an exclusive tele...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

India  /  Published 22.10.19

Silence of Kashmir is ‘not acceptance’

Kashmiri politician Yousuf Tarigami on Tuesday said the government should not mistake the silence of Kashmir as “acceptance” of the humiliation unleashed on August 5, adding: “How many times hav...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.10.19

Prasad withdraws box office remark

Facing flak over his statement comparing the Indian economy with the success of box office, Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday withdrew his statement.Calling his statement factually correct,...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.01.20

Protesters march from Mandi House to HRD ministry

Hundreds of demonstrators, including students and members of civil society organisations, hit the streets on Thursday protesting against the recent violence at JNU and demanding resignation of the var...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.11.18

Farmers raise voice in Delhi

Farmers from across the country have begun trooping into the national capital for the third time in three months, hoping to make themselves heard in their fight for freedom from debt and fair prices f...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 18.03.19

Congress declares 11 candidates in Bengal

Congress president Rahul Gandhi is understood to have spoken to CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Monday evening to iron out differences between the two parties over sharing of Lok Sabha seats ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta/New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 04.03.19

CPM okays ‘no-fight’ with Congress

CPM general-secretary Sitaram Yechury on Monday said the central committee of the party had approved an understanding with the Congress not to fight each other in the six seats the two parties hold in...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta/New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 24.12.18

Veteran CPM leader Nirupam Sen passes away

Veteran CPM leader Nirupam Sen, who had spearheaded West Bengal's industrial drive, died at a Calcutta hospital on Monday morning after prolonged illness, family sources said.He was 72. The former Pol...
By PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.12.18

Goal is to defeat BJP and TMC, says Yechury

CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury said on Sunday that his party would try and consolidate anti-BJP and anti-Trinamul votes in Bengal in the coming general elections. “Every state has its own pol...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

India  /  Published 25.11.19

Support mounts for JNU on hostel stir

Several former presidents of the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union, including leaders from across political parties, on Monday spoke out in solidarity with an ongoing agitation against a h...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi


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