Articles about Sitaram Yechury
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.
22 Apr 2021
Sitaram Yechury's 34-year-old son dies of COVID-19; condolences pour in
Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury's son Ashish Yechury passed away due to complications caused by COVID-19 this morning.
09 Dec 2020
Yesterday's talks failed, government to send new proposal to farmers
After a meeting with Home Minister Amit Shah didn't yield the desired results, the Centre will now send a new proposal to farmers, who have been protesting against three agricultural laws.
16 Sep 2020
Now, Modi government says fake news forced migrants to walk
Taking apathetic view toward migrant crisis once again, the government told the Lok Sabha on Tuesday that panic, sparked by fake news, triggered the exodus of poor, jobless, and hungry laborers who walked thousands of kilometers to their homes.
04 Jul 2020
Following globally-accepted norms, says ICMR over August 15 vaccine target
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Saturday said that it is acting in accordance with globally-accepted norms by setting a mid-August target for developing a COVID-19 vaccine.
02 Jul 2020
Government allows people above 65 to vote via postal ballots
In light of the coronavirus outbreak, the government has now allowed people over the age of 65 to vote by postal ballots.
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."
13 Jan 2020
With big players missing, Congress' meeting on CAA bites dust
Today, Congress convened a meeting of opposition in New Delhi to prepare a strategy on pressing issues like the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Population Register (NPR), and National Register of Citizens (NRC).
13 Jan 2020
Key opposition meet on CAA today; Mamata, Mayawati to skip
Congress has convened a key meeting this afternoon to fine-tune a strategy against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC), and the National Population Register (NPR).
01 Jan 2020
'New Year's gift': LPG prices hiked for fifth straight month
Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinder prices were hiked for the fifth consecutive month on Wednesday.
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.
01 Oct 2019
Article 370 revoked: 5-judge Constitution bench to begin hearings today
In August, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Centre revoked Article 370 of the constitution which rewarded special status to Jammu and Kashmir. The state was also divided into two UTs, namely J&K and Ladakh.
26 Aug 2019
Mayawati slams Rahul and other Opposition leaders over Kashmir visit
BSP supremo Mayawati lashed out at leaders of Congress and other parties who tried to visit Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, to understand the aftermath of revoking Article 370.
25 Aug 2019
Srinagar: Before being sent back, Rahul negotiated with airport officials
With a motive to assess the situation in the Valley, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi landed in Srinagar on Saturday, along with several other Opposition leaders.
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.
04 Jul 2019
RSS Defamation case: Rahul Gandhi pleads not guilty, gets bail
A day after he publicly stepped down as Congress President, Rahul Gandhi on Thursday appeared before a Mumbai court in connection to a defamation case filed by an RSS worker.
27 Apr 2019
How does Mamata know Modi's kurta size, asks Raj Babbar
On Saturday, senior Congress leader Raj Babbar made a condescending remark at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee by asking how she knew the size of PM Modi's kurtas.
30 Mar 2019
Modi's "Mission Shakti" address didn't violate code of conduct: EC
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to the nation on Wednesday regarding the successful test of India's anti-satellite weapon didn't violate the Model Code of Conduct, the Election Commission said on Friday night.
13 Feb 2019
Delhi: Mamata, Chandrababu, other opposition leaders attend AAP's mega rally
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today held a mega opposition rally "Remove Dictatorship, Save Country" against the BJP-led NDA government in Delhi's Jantar Mantar.
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.
20 Dec 2018
Stalin chants 'RaGa for PM', Mamata Banerjee says not now
Trinamool Congress Chief Mamata Banerjee has downplayed DMK leader Stalin's remark of making Rahul Gandhi the face of Prime Minister candidate for the opposition.
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.
08 Nov 2018
#DemonetizationTurns2: Congress and BJP trade attacks on note-ban anniversary
On the second anniversary of demonetization, Congress has planned a nationwide protest on Friday. The Congress plans to take to streets against the 'Tughlaqi farmaan' of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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.
27 Aug 2018
RSS may invite Rahul, Yechury for lecture series by Bhagwat
The RSS may invite Congress President Rahul Gandhi to attend a three-day lecture series by Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat in New Delhi next month.
13 Aug 2018
Former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee dies at 89
Former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee, who was rushed to hospital in a critical condition last week, has succumbed. He was 89.
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.
18 Jun 2018
AAP's Satyendar Jain, Manish Sisodia hospitalized on Day-6 of hunger-strike
Six days after launching an indefinite hunger strike, Delhi Minister Satyendar Jain was rushed to hospital yesterday after his health deteriorated.
17 Jun 2018
Delhi: Metro stations closed, security upped ahead of AAP's march
Five stations of the Delhi Metro have been shut down for the day for AAP's planned protest march to PM Narendra Modi's residence.
03 Jun 2018
Will say whatever I have at RSS event: Pranab Mukherjee
Days after his decision to attend an RSS event triggered a political storm, former president Pranab Mukherjee has responded, asserting he'll say whatever he has to at the event.
23 May 2018
Top opposition-leaders to attend Kumaraswamy swearing-in as Karnataka CM today
A JD(S)-Congress coalition government headed by HD Kumaraswamy will be sworn-in later today in Karnataka at a ceremony to be attended by a galaxy of opposition leaders.
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.
22 May 2018
Amid widespread criticism, government assures solution to rising fuel prices
The Center is facing flak from all sides even as fuel prices, which have been rising continuously since the Karnataka elections, touched new highs.
14 May 2018
West Bengal: Locals retrieve ballot-box from pond. Safe keeping much?
In a surprising incident, a ballot box was retrieved from a pond in West Bengal's Sonadangi, earlier today. It is still not clear how the box landed in the pond.
23 Apr 2018
CPI(M) won't have 'alliance' with Congress, but an 'understanding': Yechury
CPI(M) will not have a political alliance with Congress but an "understanding" inside and outside Parliament to stop the forces of communalism, newly-elected General Secretary of the Left party, Sitaram Yechury said.
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.
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.
01 Feb 2018
Reactions to the Budget 2018: Who said what?
This year's budget, with its emphasis on the agriculture and health sector, has received a wide variety of reactions from corporate heads and political figures alike.