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Left-aligned: Why the CPI(M) and Congress might bury the hatchets to take on the TMC

Jan 26, 2016

Left-aligned: Why the CPI(M) and Congress might bury the hatchets to take on the TMC

Now, with the state Assembly election knocking at the door, a clamour for an alliance against the TMC is growing within both Left parties and the state Congress leadership #Mamata Banerjee #Congress #Sitaram Yechury #ConnectTheDots #Trinamool Congress #Buddhadev Bhattacharjee #Left Front #CPI(M) #Prakash Karat #UPA 1
Rohith Vemula's death: Yechury, Jaganmohan Reddy to visit Hyderabad University as protests continue

Jan 20, 2016

Rohith Vemula's death: Yechury, Jaganmohan Reddy to visit Hyderabad University as protests continue

Fresh protests on Tuesday rocked the Hyderabad Central University over the alleged suicide of a Dalit student even as several politicians headed to the city including YSR Congress leader YS Jaganmohan Reddy and CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury. #Sitaram Yechury #NewsTracker #Dalit #Bandaru Dattatreya #University Of Hyderabad #Appa Rao
Courting Congress: Bengal unit gasps for breath as Left Front is caught in a bind

Jan 19, 2016

Courting Congress: Bengal unit gasps for breath as Left Front is caught in a bind

Afflicted with a terminal disease, the Left Front seeks an immediate antidote, but as is the case in the curious world of CPM leadership, a visit to the doctor too must be preceded by hair-splitting prevarication. #Congress #Sitaram Yechury #ConnectTheDots #West Bengal #Left Front #Kolkata #TMC #CPI (M)
Once holding complete sway over Bengal politics, CPM's future now rests on frail shoulders

Dec 28, 2015

Once holding complete sway over Bengal politics, CPM's future now rests on frail shoulders

Trouble is, the CPM hasn’t been able to reinvent itself since the collapse of the fall of the Soviet Union that coincided with India’s moves to liberalise and globalise. #Politics #Mamata Banerjee #Congress #Sitaram Yechury #Narendra Modi #PoliticsDecoder #Trinamool Congress #Left Front #CPM #Surjya Kanta Mishra
'What's use of talks, if Pakistan artists not allowed to perform?' asks Sitaram Yechury

Dec 27, 2015

'What's use of talks, if Pakistan artists not allowed to perform?' asks Sitaram Yechury

CPI-M general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Sunday said Indo-Pak relation should move beyond leaders and wondered what is the use of talks if Pakistani players and artists are not allowed to perform in India. #Cricket #Pakistan #Sitaram Yechury #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #CPI(M) #RSS #Ghulam Ali
New law will keep children and women safe in the future: Reactions to the Juvenile Justice Bill

Dec 22, 2015

New law will keep children and women safe in the future: Reactions to the Juvenile Justice Bill

Putting an end to a protracted legislative debate and a widespread public outcry, the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed the Juvenile Justice Bill. Under the new law, children between the ages of 16 years and 18 years who commit heinous crimes can now be tried as adults. #Sitaram Yechury #Rajya Sabha #TheySaidIt #Venkaiah Naidu #Maneka Gandhi #Derek O'Brien #Rajyavardhan Rathore #Juvenile Justice Bill #Kailash Satyarthi #Jyoti Singh #Swati Maliwal #Asha Devi #Badri Singh
DDCA row: Oppn wants Jaitley to resign like Advani in Hawala case, BJP junks possibility

Dec 22, 2015

DDCA row: Oppn wants Jaitley to resign like Advani in Hawala case, BJP junks possibility

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi drew a parallel between LK Advani and Arun Jaitley, who is now facing charges in the DDCA affair, opposition leaders wondered if the Finance Minister will also resign like party veteran did in the Hawala case, a suggestion rejected by BJP. #Digvijay Singh #BJP #Sitaram Yechury #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Hawala #Advani #Jaitley
GST logjam: Govt is sabotaging Bill, claims Sitaram Yechury

Dec 15, 2015

GST logjam: Govt is sabotaging Bill, claims Sitaram Yechury

CPM blamed the government for Parliamentary logjam which was stalling the GST Bill, claiming a section of the ruling dispensation was "sabotaging" it. #Congress #BJP #Sitaram Yechury #Narendra Modi #CBI #TheySaidIt #Goods and Services Tax #parliament #CPM #Winter session #GST Bill
BJP is encouraging communal forces, attacks on minorities, claims Sitaram Yechury

Nov 30, 2015

BJP is encouraging communal forces, attacks on minorities, claims Sitaram Yechury

CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Sunday accused the ruling BJP of "encouraging communal forces" in the country and creating a fear psychosis in minds of minorities and dalits by intimidating them. #BJP #Sitaram Yechury #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Rabindranath Tagore #NDA #CPI (M) #Intolerance #Bihar Assembly Elections #AwardWapsi
GST Bill is 'in interests of the nation', says PM Modi, appeals to Opposition leaders to help pass it

Nov 25, 2015

GST Bill is 'in interests of the nation', says PM Modi, appeals to Opposition leaders to help pass it

Appealing to the Opposition for cooperation on the eve of the Winter Session of Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday made a strong pitch for early passage of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), saying it will be in the interests of the nation. #Congress #BJP #Sitaram Yechury #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Goods and Services Tax #Sharad Yadav #NDA #CPI (M) #JD-U #GST Bill #Finance Minister Arun Jaitley #environment minister prakash javadekar #Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu