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Seven-time MP and the CPM Central Committee member from Bengal, Ramchandra Dome has been bestowed the honour of being part of the party’s highest decision-making body
Not allowed to enter Ambedkar University, Prakash Karat delivers talk on CAA outside varsity gate; admin cites model code of conduct
Karat addressed the students while standing outside the varsity gate, which was locked. Police personnel were deployed outside the gate.
CPM, CPI vow to defeat Rahul Gandhi from Wayanad; Congress chief unable to answer questions in Amethi, says BJP
The Congress' announcement that party chief Rahul Gandhi will contest from Kerala’s Wayanad besides Amethi in Uttar Pradesh evoked sharp reactions from the Left and Right
Bhima Koregaon raids: Prakash Karat can only raise voice but won't practise democracy, says Subramanian Swamy
On Tuesday, raids were carried out in Mumbai, Ranchi, Hyderabad, Faridabad, Delhi, and Thane as part of the probe into the violence at Maharashtra's Bhima Koregaon village
Bhima Koregaon probe: Politicians, activists condemn raids and arrests, call it 'undeclared emergency'
Pune police Tuesday raided homes of prominent Left-wing activists in several states and arrested at least five of them
Prakash Karat reacts to Centre's proposal to abolish UGC, says 'toxic fusion' of neo-liberalism and Hindutva emerging in education
Accusing the government of fusing "neo-liberalism" and "Hindutva" in education, the CPM on Thursday called upon students, teachers and people in general to oppose the Centre's education policies.
After weeks of uncertainty, the CPM on Sunday unanimously elected Sitaram Yechury its general-secretary at its 22nd party congress in Hyderabad
The critical issue in the intense debate centred around whether the CPM should join hands with "all secular, democratic forces", including the Congress, to fight the BJP
CJI Dipak Misra impeachment: Prakash Karat not aware of motion, says it is now a process in Parliament
CPM leader Prakash Karat on Friday said he was not aware of an impeachment motion against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra.
Differences over electoral understanding with Congress split CPM down the middle; party may resolve issue with internal vote
Differences in the CPM over its draft political resolution on electoral understandings with other political outfits, including the Congress, may lead to a vote, a rare occurrence in the Communist party
Karnataka polls: CPM to field nominees in 18-19 seats, will back 'strongest candidate' against BJP in other constituency
Giving a call to defeat the BJP in the upcoming Assembly polls in Karnataka, the CPM on Friday decided to support the "strongest candidates" who would be in a position to defeat the saffron party
The newly elected CPM state committee held in Thiruvananthapuram has endorsed the draft political resolution ruling out any truck with the Congress.
After Tripura drubbing, Sitaram Yechury speaks of joining forces with 'secular parties'; Kerala CPM may oppose idea
The idea has been vehemently opposed by the party's Kerala unit along with Politburo member Prakash Karat, who is known as a hardliner in the CPM.
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
This victory of BJP in Tripura Assembly polls is quite akin to a tectonic shift in Indian politics probably comparable internationally to the collapse of the Berlin Wall or of the Soviet Union. It signifies collapse of an ideology which ceded ground to another powerful ideology.
Narendra Modi govt has 'pained itself into corner' by closing avenues for talks with Pakistan, says CPM's Prakash Karat
The CPM said that the government should shed its "confrontationist stance" and initiate talks for resumption of a comprehensive dialogue with Pakistan.
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
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
Maharashtra Congress chief Ashok Chavan has appealed to CPM leader Prakash Karat to reconsider his resolution of "no alliance" with party
With cracks appearing in the CPM over the issue of going for an adjustment with the Congress, the leadership is trying to walk a middle path to avoid a likely split