No to Magsaysay Award for KK Shailaja: Sitaram Yechury defends party stand 

Left leaders who spoke on the issue have claimed that Magsaysay was a staunch anti-Communist who oversaw the defeat of Communists in the Philippines in the 1950s.

published on : 4th September 2022

CPM's Thiruvananthapuram district committee office attacked by unidentified assailants

The assailants arrived on three motorcycles and pelted stones at the office and the car of CPM district secretary Anavoor Nagappan, which was parked in front of the office.

published on : 27th August 2022

Bigger platform of secular forces needed to counter challenges posed by BJP: Yechury

"The four main pillars of Indian democracy - secularism, economic sovereignty, social justice and federalism - are at stake", the CPIM leader claimed.

published on : 24th August 2022

Kerala HC acquits 13 RSS workers in 2008 CPM worker murder case

The Additional Sessions court had sentenced 13 RSS activists to double life imprisonment in connection with the murder of CPI(M) worker, V V Vishnu on April 1, 2008.

published on : 13th July 2022

As SC stays proceedings in sedition cases, Left parties demand contentious law be scrapped

The CPI issued a statement welcoming the verdict by the Supreme Court and reiterated its demand to scrap the law. It claimed that the party's consistent position on this stood vindicated.

published on : 11th May 2022

BJP may try to split JD(U), Congress and bring in own CM in Bihar, says Left leader

"It will do a UP (Uttar Pradesh) in Bihar," CPIML (Liberation) General Secretary Dipankar Bhattacharya predicted, referring to the way Bahujan Samaj Party and Congress were split in the late 1990s.

published on : 11th May 2022

Can't entertain plea at behest of political party: SC on plea by CPI(M) against demolition in Shaheen Bagh

The top court said if hawkers are encroaching, they will be removed and in case there is any violation of law by authorities, the petitioner can go to the High Court

published on : 9th May 2022

Veteran politician and former Karnataka MLA G.V. Sree Rama Reddy passes away at 68

G.V. Sreerama Reddy was reportedly experiencing chest pain, post which he was immediately shifted to Bagepalli government hospital, where he breathed his last. 

published on : 15th April 2022

ED seeks cancellation of bail granted to Bineesh Kodiyeri

He was in jail for a year and had got conditional bail by Karnataka High Court in October 2021. 

published on : 10th April 2022

Clear or Blurred? Viewing China through CPI(M)’s Lens

Clearly, there is a far greater need for CPI(M)—and others in the Indian mainstream Left—to have deeper study and engagement with China.

published on : 7th April 2022

NC, PDP, Congress say will decide on attending meet with PM after intra-party deliberations

The PDP will hold a meeting on June 20 to discuss the invitation of the Centre to political parties of Jammu and Kashmir for talks, party president Mehbooba Mufti said.

published on : 19th June 2021

CPI-M 22nd Party Congress: Sitaram Yechury gets fresh term as General Secretary, a little more elbow room

While 80-plus S Ramachandran Pillai was given special exemption and retained in the PB, A K Padmanabhan was dropped.

published on : 23rd April 2018

CPI-M 22nd Party Congress: It’s comparatively a 2-3 years younger central committee this time

The Central Committee has 19 new faces and both Karat and Yechury have nearly equal number of representatives backing them.

published on : 23rd April 2018

CPI-M leaves door open for talks on federal front at 22nd Party Congress

Tripura former chief minister Manik Sarkar described the Congress and BJP as two sides of the same coin.

published on : 23rd April 2018

CPI-M calls 15th Finance Commission TOR biased, demands amendments

It accused the BJP-led Union government of trying to utilize the 15th Finance Commission to further centralise financial powers.

published on : 20th April 2018

Hectic lobbying by Prakash Karat, Sitaram Yechury camps ahead of crucial vote to decide CPI (M) political line

Hectic lobbying and last-minute efforts are being made by both Karat and Yechury camp ahead of the crucial voting today on the draft political report.

published on : 20th April 2018

CPM's shrinking ground in national politics behind Prakash Karat vs Sitaram Yechury fight

With hours remaining for a thrilling climax to the ideological fight in CPM between two political lines, Express takes a look at the shrinking ground for the Left.

published on : 20th April 2018

In a first, CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury doesn’t present draft political line

Presenting the draft political tactical line before the delegates, Karat made the majority stance clear, saying an alliance with the Congress - a bourgeois party - is not at all possible.

published on : 19th April 2018

Call for adjustment with Congress grows louder within CPI(M) after Tripura debacle

The BJP-IPFT combine scripted history yesterday by winning the Tripura Assembly polls with a two-thirds majority, ending 25 years of CPI(M)-led Left Front's uninterrupted rule in the state.

published on : 4th March 2018

CPI-M's surrender, Rahul Gandhi's unwillingness for alliance led to Tripura result: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said the saffron party will never win West Bengal and Odisha, and dubbed it as "a cockroach dreaming of becoming a peacock by putting on its feathers".

published on : 4th March 2018
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