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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

NEP will transform millions of lives, says Modi; CPM terms it unilateral drive to destroy education
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NEP will transform millions of lives, says Modi; CPM terms it unilateral drive to destroy education

CPM leader Sitaram Yechury alleged that none of the suggestions sent by academicians were included in the new National Education Policy cleared by the Union cabinet

Opposition terms Centre's economic package 'big disappointment' with nothing for migrants; BJP hails first set of measures
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Opposition terms Centre's economic package 'big disappointment' with nothing for migrants; BJP hails first set of measures

The first set of the Centre's economic relief package unveiled on Wednesday received criticism from Opposition parties, including the Left and TMC, who called the measures a "disappointment" and a "big zero" that has "nothing" for migrant workers.

CPM-Congress ties face litmus test in Rajya Sabha polls as alliance partners must decide on joint candidate for fifth seat from West Bengal
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CPM-Congress ties face litmus test in Rajya Sabha polls as alliance partners must decide on joint candidate for fifth seat from West Bengal

Congress and alliance partner CPI(M) face litmust test of their ties in the 26 March Rajya Sabha election as a joint candidate of either the CPM-Congress or the TMC-Congress will have to win the fifth seat from West Bengal

SC judgment on reservations in govt jobs: Congress calls on Centre to file review plea, LJP says disagree with ruling
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SC judgment on reservations in govt jobs: Congress calls on Centre to file review plea, LJP says disagree with ruling

Political parties including the CPM,LJP and Congress on Sunday expressed disagreement with the 7 February Supreme Court verdict which held that reservations in government jobs and promotions were not a fundamental right.

CPM questions Narendra Modi's 'silence' on hate speeches, slams BJP on sedition charges against school headmistress for staging anti-CAA play
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CPM questions Narendra Modi's 'silence' on hate speeches, slams BJP on sedition charges against school headmistress for staging anti-CAA play

The CPM on Tuesday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'silence' on hate speeches by his party members

Tamil Nadu BJP mocks detained ex-Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah over his recent picture, deletes tweet later
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Tamil Nadu BJP mocks detained ex-Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah over his recent picture, deletes tweet later

The BJP Tamil Nadu handle tweeted a screenshot of an online order of razors in response to the image of a heavily-bearded former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah. The tweet was later deleted

Rivalries shouldn't come in way of defending Constitution, says Sitaram Yechury after Mamata Banerjee boycotts Opposition meeting on CAA
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Rivalries shouldn't come in way of defending Constitution, says Sitaram Yechury after Mamata Banerjee boycotts Opposition meeting on CAA

'The defence of India's secular democracy in the face of sinister attacks by RSS/BJP is the task of every patriot. No differences or rivalries at local and state levels should come in the way to defend our Constitution. We, in Kerala, have shown how this struggle should be conducted', Sitaram Yechury

Ceremonial appearances won’t bring unity; Opposition parties must focus on pan-India issues, find strong leader to challenge BJP
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Ceremonial appearances won’t bring unity; Opposition parties must focus on pan-India issues, find strong leader to challenge BJP

The resurgence of a strong and united Opposition needs a rallying point — a focussed pan-India issue and a strong leader, who can be identified as a figure who can pose a challenge to Narendra Modi

Opposition slams Amit Shah for denying link between NPR and NRC; Congress says BJP caught in trap of its own making
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Opposition slams Amit Shah for denying link between NPR and NRC; Congress says BJP caught in trap of its own making

The Congress pointed to the Union home ministry's annual report for 2018-19, which states that the NPR is the "first step" towards the creation of a National Register of Indian Citizens.

Sitaram Yechury says situation in Delhi during Thursday's CAA protests worse than Emergency, slams govt for detention of demonstrators
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Sitaram Yechury says situation in Delhi during Thursday's CAA protests worse than Emergency, slams govt for detention of demonstrators

The situation in Delhi on Thursday was worse than that during the Emergency with internet shut, metro stations closed and the police detaining hundreds of students, activists and opposition leaders protesting against CAA, said Sitaram Yechury

On the long, illustrious history of protest in India, and the moral duty of standing against injustice
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On the long, illustrious history of protest in India, and the moral duty of standing against injustice

Protest in India has a long and illustrious history. Until 72 years ago India was a colony ruled by Britain. The country gained freedom, and its people went from being imperial subjects to free citizens, because of a long series of protests. Mahatma Gandhi, who is still considered the father of the Indian nation, taught the people of this country the power of peaceful protest. Those lessons were not forgotten after Independence.

CAA protests: Opposition delegation meets President Ram Nath Kovind, seeks intervention in violence across universities
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CAA protests: Opposition delegation meets President Ram Nath Kovind, seeks intervention in violence across universities

Leaders of Opposition parties on Tuesday knocked on the doors of President Ram Nath Kovind urging him to intervene on the issue of violence in central universities and advise the Modi government to withdraw the citizenship amendment law.