Sitaram Yechury
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


Opinion  /  Published 23.06.19

A desi snack in England

Sir — Amit Roy’s report on Angus Denoon, a British chef bringing Calcutta to London through his ‘Jhalmuri Express’ (“Jhalmuri Express a hit at Oval”, June 12), a colourful makeshift stall,...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 17.04.20

BJP greed exposed millions to virus: CPM

CPM chief Sitaram Yechury on Friday alleged that the Narendra Modi government delayed announcing the Covid-19 lockdown so that a BJP government could be installed in Madhya Pradesh. Just 15 months aft...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.07.19

Former army captain lynched in Amethi

A retired army captain was beaten to death at his home in Uttar Pradesh’s Amethi district on Saturday night, apparently after he had warned his assailants whom he had seen stealing from an adjoining...
By PTI and Our Bureau in Amethi

India  /  Published 05.04.19

Who flouted the poll code this election season

[{"id":1,"type":"social-media","value":"https:\/\/\/RajivKumar1\/status\/1110157727471271937","platform":"twitter","html":"Congress party promised #GaribiHatao in 1971, #OROP in 2008, #Food...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.03.19

Yechury to EC: Give us Modi airtime

CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Saturday asked the Election Commission to direct public broadcasters All India Radio and Doordarshan to give Opposition leaders the same kind of airtime Prime ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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