Sitaram Yechury
West Bengal  /  Published 15.05.19

Yechury backs Mamata's claim of outsiders at Shah's road show

CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Wednesday appeared to second Mamata Banerjee’s claim that the BJP had mobilised people from other states to participate in Amit Shah’s road show in Calcutt...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

India  /  Published 14.02.20

Mr Permit Shah, this is not your job

Union home minister Amit Shah’s offer to grant permission to politicians to visit Jammu and Kashmir has opened him to Opposition ridicule and charges of misrepresentation.The fresh glare coincided w...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.02.20

Turn Kashmir into central jail: Tarigami

Senior CPM leader from Kashmir, Yousuf Tarigami, on Wednesday sarcastically suggested that the Centre notify Jammu and Kashmir as a “central jail” so that the government no longer has to enforce d...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.03.19

Model code glare on PM

The Election Commission has set up a committee of officers to examine a complaint that Prime Minister Narendra Modi violated the model code of poll conduct on Wednesday by announcing the successful an...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.02.20

Protesters walking in Gandhi’s steps: PC

Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Wednesday compared the ongoing nationwide protests against the citizenship law with the civil disobedience movement, arguing that citizens are demonstrating Mahatma G...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 06.03.19

Rahul speaks to Yechury

The Congress on Wednesday succeeded in extracting an impressive deal from the Janata Dal Secular in Karnataka but the alliance process appears to be stuck in Bengal.Senior Congress leaders from Bengal...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.03.19

Rafale downs Modi’s ‘pilot project’

A political “pilot project” flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who sought to yoke the Rafale deal to the air-strike-driven nationalistic narrative, has blown up in his face and brought u...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.01.20

UP activists call on politicians to lead fight

Lucknow-based activists S.R. Darapuri, Sadaf Jafar, Deepak Kabir and Pawan Rao Ambedkar — arrested by Uttar Pradesh police after the December 19 protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act — u...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.01.20

Opposition parties meet to discuss CAA

Opposition leaders met in Parliament on Monday to discuss the current political situation following widespread protests against the amended Citizenship Act and the violence on campuses.The meeting con...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.01.20

Kerala rights plea to Yechury

A rights group formed to help two Kerala students arrested and jailed on the charge of distributing Maoist pamphlets have written to the CPM leadership to get the party-led state government to take ov...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


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