Communist Party of India: News

26 Jul 2022

Lok Sabha

Parliament monsoon session: 19 opposition Rajya Sabha MPs suspended

Amid a stormy monsoon session in Parliament, 19 Rajya Sabha MPs from opposition parties have been suspended for the rest of the week.

03 Jun 2022


Bypolls: CM Dhami wins Champawat; counting underway in Kerala, Odisha

Uttarakhand Chief Minister (CM) Pushkar Singh Dhami has won the Champawat bypoll by approximately 55,000 votes to ensure he continues as the CM of the state.

11 May 2021


Legendary Communist leader KR Gowri Amma passes away

Kerala's veteran politician and member of the first Communist government headed by EMS Namboodiripad in 1957, KR Gowri Amma died in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday.

15 Oct 2020

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Gupkar signatories form alliance to restore Article 370

Days after the People's Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti was released from her year-long detention, Jammu and Kashmir politicians floated an alliance to restore J&K's constitutional status as on before August 5, 2019.

24 Sep 2020

Delhi Police

Salman Khurshid named by accused in Delhi riots chargesheet

Congress leader and former Union Minister Salman Khurshid has been named in the latest chargesheet filed by the Delhi Police in connection with the February riots in the city.

22 Sep 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Opposition boycotts Lok Sabha over suspended MPs, farm bills

The Opposition has boycotted the Parliament in protest of the farm bills. They on Tuesday staged a walkout of the Lok Sabha after a similar move in the Rajya Sabha.

09 Mar 2020

West Bengal

Opposition demands 'immediate release' of detained former J&K CMs, leaders

The Opposition on Monday sent a joint resolution to the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Centre demanding the immediate release of all political leaders detained in Jammu and Kashmir.

15 Feb 2020

West Bengal

JNUSU leader denied permission for gatherings in Bengal, tensions follow

Mamata Banerjee, the Chief Minister of West Bengal, has no dearth of critics and President of JNU Students' Union, Aishe Ghosh has joined the list.

14 Dec 2019


Contribute Rs.11, 1 brick for Ram Mandir: Adityanath in Jharkhand

A month after the Supreme Court allowed for the construction of a Ram temple at the disputed Ayodhya site, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath has asked every family in Jharkhand to contribute towards the temple.

05 Dec 2019


Manmohan Singh: 1984 anti-Sikh riots could have been avoided if…

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said that the ghastly 1984 anti-Sikh riots could have been avoided if the advice of his predecessor Inder Kumar Gujral had been heeded.

JNU justifies fee hike, claims it has Rs. 45cr debt

As students of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) continue protests over a proposed fee hike, the varsity has defended the hike claiming it has a deficit of Rs. 45 crore.

18 Oct 2019


Manmohan Singh says Congress not against Savarkar, only 'Hindutva ideology'

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday criticized the Maharashtra BJP for proposing a Bharat Ratna for Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, famously known as Veer Savarkar.

15 Oct 2019


Maharashtra Elections: BJP's manifesto promises Bharat Ratna for Savarkar

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Maharashtra on Tuesday released its manifesto for the upcoming assembly elections in the state.

24 Aug 2019


Rahul Gandhi and other opposition leaders to visit J&K today

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will visit Jammu & Kashmir on Saturday along with 11 other leaders from various opposition parties.

19 Jul 2019


NCP, CPI, Trinamool get EC's notice, could lose national-party status

The Election Commission on Thursday sent show-cause notices to Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Trinamool, and Communist Party of India (CPI) asking them to explain why their national party status shouldn't be revoked.

23 May 2019


Elections 2019: All candidates endorsed by Swara Bhasker are losing

Bollywood actor Swara Bhasker is known for never shying away from voicing her political opinions on Twitter.

30 Dec 2018

West Bengal

#RIPMrinalSen: Legendary Bengali filmmaker dies of heart attack

Bengali cinema is often believed to have been taken to new heights by 3 directors who gained recognition at a global stage for being pioneer filmmakers. The first two are Satyajit Ray and Ritwik Ghatak.

10 Dec 2018

West Bengal

BJP mocks all-party-meet, asks Opposition to reveal PM candidate's name

BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya has mocked the scheduled meeting of Opposition parties in New Delhi today and said they should first declare a prime ministerial candidate before thinking of ousting the Narendra Modi government.

02 Dec 2018


BJP's 2017-18 earning crosses Rs. 1,000cr, becomes richest party

As per annual returns submitted to the Election Commission, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) earned more than Rs. 1,000 crore in 2017-18, and could become the maximum gainer of political funding.

12 Nov 2018


Telangana Assembly polls: Election Commission issues notification

The Election Commission today issued notification for the December 7 election to the Telangana Legislative Assembly.

08 Nov 2018


Seat-sharing deal of Congress-led alliance in Telangana finalized: AICC

Seat-sharing deal among partners of the Congress-led grand alliance for the December 7 Telangana Assembly elections has been finalized and will be announced after its approval by Congress President Rahul Gandhi, the AICC said today.

26 Oct 2018

Narendra Modi

Jignesh Mevani hurls abuses at PM Modi at Patna rally

While speaking at a rally in Patna, independent MLA and Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani was caught abusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi repeatedly on camera.

21 Oct 2018


Tripura: CPI(M) files police-complaint as BJP lays Ram Temple's foundation-stone

The opposition CPI(M) in Tripura has lodged a complaint against the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Sanatan Sena for laying the foundation stone for a Ram temple on a plot of land in a tribal area of South Tripura district.

20 Oct 2018


Chhattisgarh Assembly polls: BSP releases second list of 12 candidates

The BSP released its second list of 12 candidates for the Chhattisgarh Assembly polls.

#WomenInSabarimala: Board may seek more time from SC for order-implementation

With just one day left before the gates of Sabarimala Temple in Kerala would open for devotees, the board which manages the hill shrine may seek more time from the Supreme Court to implement the order that allowed women of all ages to enter the place of worship.

07 Oct 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Campaigning ends for first-phase of urban local body polls

Campaigning for the first-phase of the urban local body (ULB) polls in Jammu and Kashmir ended today, 24 hours before the start of voting in 422 wards.

02 Sep 2018


#ElgaarParishad: Chargesheet to be delayed against activists arrested in June

The Pune police, on Saturday, sought 90-days time to file chargesheet against the five activists, arrested on June 6, in connection to the Bhima Koregaon violence.

06 Jul 2018


Legalizing gambling in sports would leave room for cheating: CPI

Veteran Communist leader Suravaram Sudhakar Reddy today said legalizing gambling and betting in sports would create "lots of problems", leave room for cheating and provide no level playing field.

27 Jun 2018


Manipur University: Impasse continues for 29th-day over removal of VC

Academic activities of the Manipur University remained suspended for the 29th day today following students' agitation demanding the removal of the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Aditya Prasad Pandey.

05 Jun 2018


On Adityanath's birthday, here are 5 lesser-known facts about him

Yogi Adityanath is a rare Indian politician who drove his wagon to electoral success quicker than most.

22 Mar 2018


Chhattisgarh: 15 Naxals, two of them carrying cash reward arrested

Fifteen Naxals, two of them carrying cash rewards, were arrested from two places in Chhattisgarh's Maoist hotbed Sukma district, police said on Thursday.

29 May 2017

Gautam Gambhir

Naxals slam Akshay Kumar, Saina Nehwal for helping martyrs' families

Akshay Kumar and Saina Nehwal, celebrated actor and sportsperson, have been slammed by Naxalites for extending monetary assistance to the families of CRPF jawans killed in the Sukma attack.

25 May 2017


50 years fighting Naxalism: How much has the government spent?

It has been 50 years since the Naxalite movement took shape in Naxalbari in West Bengal. Starting off as an armed peasant's uprising, the movement has morphed into a full-fledged guerrilla army and has been termed India's largest internal threat.

03 May 2017


Anti-feudal to anti-capitalist: Changing face of Maoism in India

The Naxalist/Maoist violence has been termed India's biggest internal threat. Starting in the 60s as an agrarian uprising against feudalism, the violence has acquired a new dimension, targeting symbols of capitalism including corporate houses and mining companies.

27 Mar 2017

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Sex tape: Kerala minister quits after "objectionable" video surfaces

Kerala Transport Minister AK Saseendran resigned after a news channel, Mangalam TV, aired clips of him having "lewd" conversations with a woman.

10 Dec 2016


Phones of Members of Parliament stolen

In two different incidents, the iPhones of Sitaram Yechury, Communist Party of India (Marxist) MP and Rama Devi, BJP MP were stolen from the Parliament.

18 Oct 2016


Children educated to become Maoist rebels

According to recent disclosures by surrendered Maoist rebels and seizure of Maoist documents, there exist Maoist schools that groom students to become aspiring rebels.

14 Sep 2016

West Bengal

Didi to return Singur land to farmers

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is set to return land from the controversial Singur land deal, back to the farmers who were affected.

ABVP wins DU, Left takes JNU

The Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad has retained its stronghold of Delhi University, winning 3 out of the 4 central panel posts of DUSU.

Student union elections in Delhi University and JNU

Thousands of students across Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and Delhi University (DU) voted to elect representatives for the student union on 9th Sep.