Sitaram Yechury: News

06 Sep 2022


Don't desire PM post: Nitish on leading opposition's 2024 race

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday cleared all speculations of him being the opposition's candidate for the prime minister post in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

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.

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.

25 Aug 2019

Rahul Gandhi

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.

27 Apr 2019

West Bengal

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

14 May 2018

West Bengal

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.

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.

23 Jan 2018

Jyoti Basu

Prakash Karat v/s Sitaram Yechury: CPI(M) against tie-up with Congress

It seems the CPI(M) is headed for a major face-off between the factions of party chief Sitaram Yechury and his predecessor Prakash Karat. They will battle it out at the party's conclave in Hyderabad.

18 Sep 2017


Defamation case against Sonia, Rahul, Yechury for Lankesh murder comments

An RSS swayamsevak has filed a defamation case against Congress' Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi and CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury for linking journalist Gauri Lankesh's murder to the RSS.

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.