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LS polls: Yechury rules out nationwide tie-up between CPI(M), Congress

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.

#Sabarimala: Bombs hurled at houses of Left leaders in Kerala

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.

Battleground Sabarimala: Over 1,800 arrested; bombs hurled; violence continues

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.

Veteran CPI(M) leader Nirupam Sen passes away in Kolkata

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.

Opposition criticizes MHA order giving snooping powers to investigative agencies

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.

Kerala: Hadiya's father joins BJP, says CPI(M) playing dirty politics

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.

Report: BJP declares Rs. 1,027cr income; Congress data awaited

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.

Kerala: CPI(M) MLA PK Sasi suspended over sexual harassment charges

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.

Kerala government destroying Ayyappa Temple's uniqueness: State BJP Chief Pillai

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."

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

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.

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

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.

CPI(M) to probe sexual harassment allegations against its MLA

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.

Delhi: Mentally-unstable-man enters Kerala House with knife to meet Vijayan

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.

Legalizing gambling in sports would leave room for cheating: CPI

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.

West Bengal: 5 incidents when TMC made mockery of democracy

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.

Following deaths of RSS, CPI (M) workers, Kannur shutdown

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.

Yechury's re-election as general-secretary brings ray of hope for CPI(M)

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.

Opposition submits impeachment motion against CJI to Vice-President

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.

Will-it, won't-it? Opposition holds impeachment-motion against CJI despite having numbers

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.

Congress, Trinamool support TDP's no-confidence motion against Modi government

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.

Tripura: Cheering BJP supporters bring down Lenin statue

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.

Tripura polls: 25L voters decide ruling CPI(M)'s fate

18 Feb 2018

Tripura polls: 25L voters decide ruling CPI(M)'s fate

Polling began in Tripura at 7am today for the 2018 Assembly Elections, the first direct face-off between the ruling CPI(M) and the BJP.

Pregnant woman loses baby allegedly after CPI(M) leader kicks her

15 Feb 2018

Pregnant woman loses baby allegedly after CPI(M) leader kicks her

In a horrific incident, a four-month-pregnant woman in Kerala's Thamarassery had to undergo an abortion allegedly after being kicked in the stomach by a local CPI(M) leader.

Kerala: Youth Congress leader hacked to death

13 Feb 2018

Kerala: Youth Congress leader hacked to death

A Youth Congress leader died this morning after being attacked by a group of men in North Kerala's Kannur district yesterday.

Tripura polls: BJP has maximum richest, criminal candidates, CPI(M) lowest

12 Feb 2018

Tripura polls: BJP has maximum richest, criminal candidates, CPI(M) lowest

Twenty-two election candidates out of 297 in Tripura have criminal cases against them, and 35 are crorepatis, the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) said.

CPI(M) considering impeachment motion against CJI

23 Jan 2018

CPI(M) considering impeachment motion against CJI

Forgetting the crisis within their own party, CPI(M) wants to blow out fires elsewhere. Claiming that the crisis among the SC judges is far from over, CPI(M) is in talks with other opposition parties to bring an impeachment motion against Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra during Budget session.