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News18 Exclusive| There won't be anything at national level under one opposition leader, says Sitaram Yechury
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News18 Exclusive| There won't be anything at national level under one opposition leader, says Sitaram Yechury

The CPI(M) general secretary also pointed out the 'inconsistencies' in the Congress's ongoing Bharat Jodo Yatra and criticised the ruling Trinamool Congress's 'corruption' in West Bengal

'Not even the claimant': Nitish reiterates he has no PM ambitions after meeting Yechury
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'Not even the claimant': Nitish reiterates he has no PM ambitions after meeting Yechury

Addressing the media alongside Yechury, Kumar said, "We have discussed that if the Left parties, regional parties in different states, and the Congress come together then it will be a huge matter."

Presidential polls: 'Sharad Pawar refused to become Oppn nominee,' says Sitaram Yechury
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Presidential polls: 'Sharad Pawar refused to become Oppn nominee,' says Sitaram Yechury

Pawar met CPI(M) General Secretary Yechury, CPI general secretary D Raja, and NCP leaders Praful Patel and P C Chacko in Delhi and conveyed to them his decision to not contest the election

CPI (M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury slams RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's comment on 'Akhand Bharat'
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CPI (M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury slams RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's comment on 'Akhand Bharat'

He said that they were just playing with the emotions of people and if they think that they will get the support of people then they were mistaken

First Dalit in CPM politburo in 64 years: Who’s ‘backward’, Left or Right?
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First Dalit in CPM politburo in 64 years: Who’s ‘backward’, Left or Right?

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

Sitaram Yechury re-elected as general secretary of CPI(M) for third time
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Sitaram Yechury re-elected as general secretary of CPI(M) for third time

Yechury said isolation and defeat of the saffron party was essential not only for human liberation but also to safeguard India as a secular democratic republic

Inside the mind of Rahul Gandhi: How his utopian politics is acting as best insurance policy for ruling BJP
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Inside the mind of Rahul Gandhi: How his utopian politics is acting as best insurance policy for ruling BJP

Rahul Gandhi’s economic and political thinking seems deeply influenced by the Left-of-centre, often colouring his political judgement and putting party leaders at odds with him

Left parties demand rollback of fuel price hike, warn against 'cascading inflationary spiral'
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Left parties demand rollback of fuel price hike, warn against 'cascading inflationary spiral'

The parties also demanded that the Centre give direct cash transfers of Rs 7,500 per month to all families outside the income tax paying bracket

Sitaram Yechury’s son Ashish dies during treatment for COVID-19 at Gurgaon hospital
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Sitaram Yechury’s son Ashish dies during treatment for COVID-19 at Gurgaon hospital

The CPM chief took to Twitter to thank the doctors, nurses and frontline workers who were involved in his son's treatment

Kerala Assembly election 2021: Amit Shah to lead roadshows and rallies in Kanjirappally, Malampuzha
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Kerala Assembly election 2021: Amit Shah to lead roadshows and rallies in Kanjirappally, Malampuzha

Leaders from both Left and Congress leaders have targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi in their campaign speeches

PC Chacko joins NCP, says 'happy to be part of active party moving with a direction'
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PC Chacko joins NCP, says 'happy to be part of active party moving with a direction'

Taking a dig at the Congress, Chako said the need of the hour is to forge an alternative to the BJP but he does not see his former party taking that initiative

Farmers' protests: Left parties condemn police action on protesters, ask Centre to roll back laws
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Farmers' protests: Left parties condemn police action on protesters, ask Centre to roll back laws

The Left parties on Friday stood in solidarity with the farmers who converged in Delhi to protest the Centre's new farm laws

Kerala Police Act Amendment put on hold by Pinarayi Vijayan government; similarities to scrapped 66A, 118(d) exist
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Kerala Police Act Amendment put on hold by Pinarayi Vijayan government; similarities to scrapped 66A, 118(d) exist

The LDF government's claim of passing the law to protect women and children from cyber bullying or abuse falls flat as existing laws too provide for the same

Kerala Police Act Amendment ordinance will be 'reconsidered', says Sitaram Yechury
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Kerala Police Act Amendment ordinance will be 'reconsidered', says Sitaram Yechury

The CPM general secretary's statement comes after a political storm broke out on Sunday over the controversial amendment to the Police Act

CPM and Congress to contest 2021 West Bengal Assembly polls together, says Sitaram Yechury
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CPM and Congress to contest 2021 West Bengal Assembly polls together, says Sitaram Yechury

The CPM leader also clarified that the Left party will ally with all secular parties in Assam and Tamil Nadu, however, the party will continue to contest elections as part of the LDF in Kerala

Hathras gangrape: Protesters at Delhi's Jantar Mantar seek Adityanath's resignation, Kejriwal joins agitation
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Hathras gangrape: Protesters at Delhi's Jantar Mantar seek Adityanath's resignation, Kejriwal joins agitation

Friday's protest was initially to be held at India Gate but had to be shifted to Jantar Mantar after the Delhi Police imposed restrictions on crowds at India Gate

Delhi riots probe: Police chargesheet has brought criminal justice system 'to ridicule', says Congress' P Chidambaram
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Delhi riots probe: Police chargesheet has brought criminal justice system 'to ridicule', says Congress' P Chidambaram

The party's comments came after Sitaram Yechury, Yogendra Yadav, Jayati Ghosh, and DU professor Apoorvanand were named in a supplementary chargesheet in Delhi riots case

'Obnoxious': CPM slams Centre, Delhi Police for naming Sitaram Yechury among accused in anti-CAA violence case
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'Obnoxious': CPM slams Centre, Delhi Police for naming Sitaram Yechury among accused in anti-CAA violence case

The party's statement on Sunday also added that the Centre must "desist from criminalising peaceful political protests"

Delhi Police names Sitaram Yechury, Jayati Ghosh in riots chargesheet; Mahua Moitra questions silence on Kapil Mishra
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Delhi Police names Sitaram Yechury, Jayati Ghosh in riots chargesheet; Mahua Moitra questions silence on Kapil Mishra

The three have been named based on the statements of JNU students Devangana Kalita and Natasha Narwal, and Gulfisha Fathima of Jamia Milia Islamia

SC's judgment on Prashant Bhushan contempt case 'weakens' constitutional democracy, says Sitaram Yechury
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SC's judgment on Prashant Bhushan contempt case 'weakens' constitutional democracy, says Sitaram Yechury

Earlier on Friday, the SC held Bhushan guilty of criminal contempt for two tweets against the judiciary, saying they cannot be said to be a fair criticism of the functioning of the judiciary