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The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed petition seeking SIT probe into the death of Judge Loya who was earlier holding the trial in the Shorabuddin Sheikh staged shootout case.
CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said mobilizing secular and democratic forces was imperative to strengthen people's struggle for the realization of an alternative policy direction.
Left leader suggests worker-farmer alliance, Left democratic front including Congress, to defeat BJP-RSS
All India Kisan Sabha leader d K Krishnaprasad expressed anguish over the tussle between the Sitaram Yechury and Prakash Karat camps and the lack of unity within the CPI(M).
BJP had observed a dawn-to-dusk hartal on Tuesday in Varappuzha Panchayat, protesting the death of Sreejith, who they claimed was a party worker.
According to police, they were allegedly deployed by the banned Communist Party of India-Maoist to eliminate the Vice Chancellor to avenge the death of research scholar Vemula.
The Kerala government had filed the appeal that the CBI charges under the UAPA would not hold good and asked for them to be dropped.
They are among the 11 persons who have been arrested in connection with the killing of S P Shuhaib on February 12.
The move comes after the poll authorities remained silent over the Left's request for postponement of the Charilam poll until normalcy returned.
The CPI-M on Monday stressed on the need to form the "broadest platform" of secular and democratic forces to counter and defeat the "communalism" of the BJP and the Sangh Parivar.
Yechury said the current government must stop the looting of assets to address the issues of unemployment, need for agricultural reforms and the development of infrastructure.
The fall of the Left citadel in Tripura is expected to reignite the debate regarding the possibility of forming a united alliance of Opposition parties, in the CPI-M leadership.
Jamatia (64), a CPI-M tribal front leader, was hospitalised after he fell ill during the last leg of the Tripura Assembly elections campaign.
The Kerala Congress-Mani (KC-M) party was with the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) for over three decades and has now moved out of it more than a year ago.
On Sunday, Kerala police arrested eight people in connection with the murder of 30-year-old Youth Congress leader M Suhaib.
Previous elections in the state always saw a direct Left VS Congress contest but after infighting and defections of MLAs in the grand old party, the BJP has now occupied the space.