Articles about Communist Party of India - Marxist (CPIM)
26 Jan 2022
Ex-Bengal CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee refuses to accept Padma Bhushan
Former West Bengal Chief Minister and veteran leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Tuesday refused to accept the Padma Bhushan, India's third-highest civilian award.
09 Sep 2021
10 injured amid BJP-CPI(M) clashes in Tripura; vehicles burnt
At least 10 people were injured as clashes broke out between the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and the Communist Party of India (Marxist) in Tripura on Wednesday.
15 Jun 2021
Angst in CPI(M)-Congress relation over 50-year-old murder incident
Consternation between electoral allies, the CPI(M) and the Congress, in West Bengal is brewing over the sharing of a social media post by Rajya Sabha MP Bikash Bhattacharya on the Sainbari incident in which some persons of a family were killed because of their political leanings over 50 years ago.
09 Mar 2020
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 Jan 2020
Congress-led Chhattisgarh government moves SC against UPA-era NIA Act
The Congress-led government in Chhattisgarh on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking to declare the National Investigation Agency Act, 2008, "unconstitutional."
14 Jan 2020
Political parties received two-third donations through opaque electoral bonds
In 2018-19 fiscal, the coffers of seven political parties overflowed, and a large chunk of this money came through the controversial electoral bond route.
30 Aug 2019
In-laws in Kashmir, no contact in 22 days: Urmila Matondkar
The annulment of Article 370, which effectively withdrew the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcated the state into two UTs, has led to a political slugfest.
28 Aug 2019
Supreme Court will review Centre's Article 370 move, issues notice
The Supreme Court will review the constitutional validity of the BJP-led Centre's decision to abrogate provisions of Article 370, a CJI Ranjan Gogoi-headed bench said on Wednesday.
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.
14 Jan 2019
LS polls: Yechury rules out nationwide tie-up between CPI(M), Congress
Any talks of a CPI(M)-Congress adjustment for the parliamentary election have to be "initiated at the state level" as the political situation is different in various states, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury has said, virtually ruling out a nationwide tie-up between the parties.
05 Jan 2019
#Sabarimala: Bombs hurled at houses of Left leaders in Kerala
Violence erupted over the Sabarimala issue across Kerala yesterday night with bombs hurled at the house of Thalassery MLA and CPI(M) leader A N Shamseer among other places.
05 Jan 2019
Battleground Sabarimala: Over 1,800 arrested; bombs hurled; violence continues
Kerala is still in the grips of violent protests after two women in their 40s entered the 800-year-old Sabarimala temple, and reportedly, over 1,800 arrests have taken place since the women's entry.
24 Dec 2018
Veteran CPI(M) leader Nirupam Sen passes away in Kolkata
Veteran CPI(M) leader Nirupam Sen died at a city hospital in Kolkata this morning after a prolonged illness.
21 Dec 2018
Opposition criticizes MHA order giving snooping powers to investigative agencies
Hitting out at the Home Ministry order authorizing 10 Central agencies to intercept, monitor, and decrypt any information generated, transmitted, received or stored in any computer, the Opposition said it is unconstitutional and against fundamental rights.
18 Dec 2018
Kerala: Hadiya's father joins BJP, says CPI(M) playing dirty politics
The father of Hadiya, a woman who had grabbed national headlines over allegations of 'love jihad', has joined the BJP.
18 Dec 2018
Report: BJP declares Rs. 1,027cr income; Congress data awaited
According to a report by watchdog Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), the ruling BJP's income for the financial year 2017-18 was Rs. 1,027.34cr - down by around Rs. 7cr from FY2016-17.
26 Nov 2018
Kerala: CPI(M) MLA PK Sasi suspended over sexual harassment charges
The ruling CPI(M) in Kerala today suspended its Shoranur MLA, P K Sasi for six months from the party's primary membership over sexual harassment charges.
18 Nov 2018
Kerala government destroying Ayyappa Temple's uniqueness: State BJP Chief Pillai
Spearheading a campaign against the Kerala government over the Sabarimala issue, state BJP chief PS Sreedharan Pillai alleged the CPI(M)-led dispensation was making the Lord Ayyappa shrine "a center of dispute to destroy its uniqueness."
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.
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.
18 Oct 2018
#SabarimalaRow: Hartal begins in Kerala, special security arrangements in place
In yet another move to defy the Supreme Court verdict allowing women of the menstrual age group to enter the Sabarimala temple, Hindu outfits in Kerala called for a hartal.
12 Oct 2018
Sabarimala row: Protests against Supreme Court verdict continue in South
Members of the Opposition Congress and BJP in Kerala today staged demonstrations to express solidarity with Ayyappa devotees even as the CPI, the key partner in the CPI-M led LDF, said there was an attempt to "politicize" the Supreme Court order on Sabarimala.
04 Sep 2018
CPI(M) to probe sexual harassment allegations against its MLA
Following a directive by the central leadership of the CPI(M), the Kerala unit of the party will probe charges of sexual harassment against its MLA PK Sasi.
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 Aug 2018
President Kovind voices concern over recurring political clashes in Kerala
Violence has no place in Constitution, President Ramnath Kovind said today, voicing concern over recurring political clashes in Kerala.
05 Aug 2018
Too much focus on one negative-incident: Nitish Kumar on shelter-homes
An under-pressure Bihar CM Nitish Kumar decided to address the Muzaffarpur shelter homes case today, but ended up making some disappointing comments.
05 Aug 2018
Delhi: Mentally-unstable-man enters Kerala House with knife to meet Vijayan
A 46-year-old-man, Vimal Raj, from Kerala allegedly entered the Kerala House in New Delhi yesterday with a knife and a national flag when Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan was inside the building, police said.
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.
01 Jun 2018
West Bengal: 5 incidents when TMC made mockery of democracy
The recent murders of 12 people in West Bengal's civic polls is nothing less than the murder of democracy itself.
23 May 2018
After week-long drama, HD Kumaraswamy takes oath as Karnataka CM
After eight days of political tussle, Karnataka got its second CM in a week today, with JD(S)' HD Kumaraswamy taking oath at the Vidhana Soudha.
08 May 2018
Following deaths of RSS, CPI (M) workers, Kannur shutdown
The deaths of an RSS worker and CPI (M) activist in Kerala resulted in a shutdown of Kannur and Mahe (part of Puducherry) on Tuesday, with police being on their toes to prevent any violence.
22 Apr 2018
Yechury's re-election as general-secretary brings ray of hope for CPI(M)
CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury has been re-elected the party general secretary for a second term, bringing to an end its 22nd Congress in Hyderabad.
20 Apr 2018
Opposition submits impeachment motion against CJI to Vice-President
The Opposition has submitted a notice for impeachment of Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra to Vice-President and Rajya Sabha Chairman, Venkaiah Naidu.
11 Apr 2018
Report: BJP's income jumps 81% and Congress's dips 14%
An Association for Democratic Reforms report revealed that BJP's income has increased by 81% to Rs. 1,034.27cr in the last year even as the states it rules continue to grow.
03 Apr 2018
Will-it, won't-it? Opposition holds impeachment-motion against CJI despite having numbers
An impeachment motion against CJI Dipak Misra seems to have lost momentum, with many opposition parties still undecided.
01 Apr 2018
Kerala-CM Vijayan not in favor of joining hands with Congress
As talks of an anti-BJP front for next Lok Sabha polls gain ground, Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan said he isn't in favor of joining hands with Congress to forge an opposition-alliance that should be aimed at giving people a real political-alternative.
23 Mar 2018
Kerala: Over 15 cops committed suicide in last 15 months
As many as 17 police personnel committed suicide in Kerala in the last 15 months, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan informed the state Assembly on Friday.
16 Mar 2018
Congress, Trinamool support TDP's no-confidence motion against Modi government
After the TDP decided to quit the NDA earlier today, it is now moving a no-confidence motion in the Lok Sabha against the Narendra Modi-led BJP government.
06 Mar 2018
Tripura: Cheering BJP supporters bring down Lenin statue
The post-poll violence in Tripura came to a climax when BJP supporters razed a statue of Lenin in Belonia amid 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' chants, less than 48 hours after results.
22 Feb 2018
Re-building bonds? Amitabh Bachchan starts following Congress leaders on Twitter
Is superstar Amitabh Bachchan getting close to the Congress once again? Speculations have abounded since social media users noticed he recently started following many party leaders on Twitter.