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Delhi riots: Congress leader Salman Khurshid, CPM's Brinda Karat named in chargesheet
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Delhi riots: Congress leader Salman Khurshid, CPM's Brinda Karat named in chargesheet

The charge sheet quoted a protected witness who claimed that Udit Raj, Salman Khurshid and Brinda Karat made 'provocative speeches' at the Khureji Khas protest site

'Shocking and disturbing': Brinda Karat slams transfer of Madras HC chief justice, claims move insults women
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'Shocking and disturbing': Brinda Karat slams transfer of Madras HC chief justice, claims move insults women

Brinda karat termed the transfer and subsequent resignation of Madras High Court Chief Justice Vijaya Tahilramani as "shocking and disturbing"

Women's Wall in Kerala: 620-km long human chain a historic step towards gender equality
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Women's Wall in Kerala: 620-km long human chain a historic step towards gender equality

The Women's Wall was suggested at a meeting called by the Kerala government, following massive protests against the Supreme Court's verdict allowing women of all ages to offer prayers at Sabarimala temple

50 lakh-plus women participate in 620-km Vanitha Mathil in Kerala; 3 cops injured after BJP-RSS workers try to break women's wall
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50 lakh-plus women participate in 620-km Vanitha Mathil in Kerala; 3 cops injured after BJP-RSS workers try to break women's wall

The shoulder-to-shoulder Vanitha Mathil (Women's Wall) was organised in part by Kerala's Left Democratic Front (LDF). Health minister KK Shylaja led the chain at Kasargod, and CPM leader Brinda Karat was the last person at the end of the chain in Thiruvananthapuram.

'Govt will honour you for killing somebody': Opposition criticises Jayant Sinha for garlanding Ramgarh lynching convicts
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'Govt will honour you for killing somebody': Opposition criticises Jayant Sinha for garlanding Ramgarh lynching convicts

After being criticised, Jayant Sinha had defended the accused, saying the high court had granted them bail in the Ramgarh lynching case.

Women activists lash out at Meenakshi Lekhi's 'insensitive' comments on violence against women, say BJP has 'callous mindset'
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Women activists lash out at Meenakshi Lekhi's 'insensitive' comments on violence against women, say BJP has 'callous mindset'

BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi's 'insensitive comments' on growing incidents of violence against women in India has roused dissatisfaction among women activists.

Sitaram Yechury elected as CPM general-secretary at 22nd party congress after weeks of uncertainty
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Sitaram Yechury elected as CPM general-secretary at 22nd party congress after weeks of uncertainty

After weeks of uncertainty, the CPM on Sunday unanimously elected Sitaram Yechury its general-secretary at its 22nd party congress in Hyderabad

CPM in-principle against death penalty, says Brinda Karat, claims real issue is BJP 'defending the rapists'
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CPM in-principle against death penalty, says Brinda Karat, claims real issue is BJP 'defending the rapists'

CPM leader Brinda Karat on Saturday said her party is in-principle against death penalty and the actual issue is that those in the government are "defending the rapists".

Debate in CPM over alliances likely to intensify after party's performance in Tripura Assembly polls
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Debate in CPM over alliances likely to intensify after party's performance in Tripura Assembly polls

An internal debate in the CPM on the political line the party has to follow has become even more shrill after its crushing defeat in Tripura, with the camp supporting general secretary Sitaram Yechury blaming the former party boss Prakash Karat for not adapting to changing scenarios in the country

Tripura Assembly Election 2018 updates: 78.56% voter turnout at 9 pm, CEO to order inquiry into EVM malfunctions
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Tripura Assembly Election 2018 updates: 78.56% voter turnout at 9 pm, CEO to order inquiry into EVM malfunctions

Polling began in Tripura amid tight security on Sunday with the BJP emerging as the main challenger to the ruling Left Front, which has been in power in the state for the last 25 years

Tripura Assembly Election: CPM confident of victory, BJP likely to give tough fight in upcoming polls
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Tripura Assembly Election: CPM confident of victory, BJP likely to give tough fight in upcoming polls

The CPM is confident of retaining power in its bastion of Tripura in Sunday's assembly elections and achieving a turnaround in the Left movement across the country, though the BJP is battling tooth and nail to oust the Left Front government

Tripura Assembly Election: Campaigning for polls gains momentum, Narendra Modi to address rallies on 8 February
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Tripura Assembly Election: Campaigning for polls gains momentum, Narendra Modi to address rallies on 8 February

With assembly polls in Left-ruled Tripura less than two weeks away, the high-pitch campaigning is set to gain further momentum as top leaders are scheduled to come to canvass for their parties

Tripura polls: Brinda Karat condemns BJP's alliance with IPFT, alleges party aiming to win election by terror
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Tripura polls: Brinda Karat condemns BJP's alliance with IPFT, alleges party aiming to win election by terror

The BJP had become "indirectly" responsible for journalist Santanu Bhowmik's death after entering into an alliance with the IPFT as the scribe was allegedly hacked to death by the members of the tribal party

Tribal party IPFT decides to tie up with BJP ahead of Tripura Assembly polls; talks on to stitch alliance
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Tribal party IPFT decides to tie up with BJP ahead of Tripura Assembly polls; talks on to stitch alliance

The Indigenous People's Front of Tripura, an anti-Left tribal party, on Thursday said it would forge an alliance with the BJP for the Assembly election due in 2018, while the saffron party said talks are still on in this regard.

Sitaram Yechury accuses BJP of supporting vigilante groups, says party wants to divert attention from economic issues
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Sitaram Yechury accuses BJP of supporting vigilante groups, says party wants to divert attention from economic issues

Sitaram Yechury alleged that the BJP was supporting vigilante groups for "communal polarisation" to divert resentment against economic decisions taken by the NDA.

Tripura Assembly Polls: Brinda Karat slams BJP for forging alliance with IPFT 'for narrow electoral politics'
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Tripura Assembly Polls: Brinda Karat slams BJP for forging alliance with IPFT 'for narrow electoral politics'

CPM leader Brinda Karat slammed the BJP for allegedly forging an alliance with Indigenous Peoples Front of Tripura (IPFT), a non-Left tribal party

CPM accuses BJP of using 'dirty tricks' to destabilise Tripura govt ahead of assembly polls
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CPM accuses BJP of using 'dirty tricks' to destabilise Tripura govt ahead of assembly polls

The charge by CPM comes a day after the saffron party urged EC to appoint the micro-observers in poll-bound Tripura from outside the state and deploy a maximum number of paramilitary forces, alleging that an atmosphere of fear was prevailing in the northeastern state

Day after Nitish Kumar asks for nationwide ban on alcohol, CPM says prohibition will lead to illegal trade
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Day after Nitish Kumar asks for nationwide ban on alcohol, CPM says prohibition will lead to illegal trade

Brinda Karat said a nationwide ban on alcohol will lead to illegal trade, even as she supported a regulated policy with people's participation to curb the abuse.

Junaid lynching: Brinda Karat writes to Manohar Lal Khattar over non-payment of compensation
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Junaid lynching: Brinda Karat writes to Manohar Lal Khattar over non-payment of compensation

CPM Polit Bureau member Brinda Karat has written to Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar over non-payment of compensation to the family of 17-year-old Junaid Khan, who was stabbed to death on a train near Ballabhgarh in Haryana in June.

Police uses water cannons to disperse BJP workers at Jan Raksha Yatra in Delhi; CPM takes out counter march
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Police uses water cannons to disperse BJP workers at Jan Raksha Yatra in Delhi; CPM takes out counter march

Delhi Police used water cannons on Monday to disperse crowds at a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rally in New Delhi