CPI

  • Mamata should also be called for questioning in Saradha scam: CPI 1 week ago

    Even as open war between the TMC and BJP continues over Madan Mitra's arrest in Saradha Scam, the CPI targeted Mamata Banerjee saying that she should also be called for questioning. ...
  • Revealing just 3 names has exposed hypocrisy of BJP government: D Raja October 27, 2014

    The central government on Monday revealed the names of three people who have black money. Senior CPI leader D Raja said, "Revealing just 3 names has once again exposed the hypocrisy of the BJP government. I would like to ask the government why couldn't all the other names be revealed?...
  • We cannot question patriotism of Muslims, CPI supports PM's statement September 21, 2014

    CPI leader Reddy says that the PM rightly said that patriotism of Muslims can not be questioned. ...
  • NDA is more dangerous alternative to the corrupt Congress: CPM May 20, 2014

    Admitting terrible performance in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, CPI(M) Leader MA Baby has said that the National Democratic Alliance is a far more dangerous alternative to the corrupt Congress. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Should politicians personal lives be subject of political debate? May 1, 2014

    Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh has tweeted that he is in a relationship with a journalist Amrita Rai. In a tweet he said, "I have no hesitation in accepting my relationship with Amrita Rai. She and her husband have already filed a mutual consent divorce case." ...
  • All nonUPA and nonNDA parties must unite: Prakash Karat February 9, 2014

    Speaking at a left rally in Kolkata, Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Prakash Karat said that BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has spoken against the Third Front and called it 'third grade'. Karat said, "He is right as third grade is highest grade, he is still in...
  • Inquiry by competent authority needed in AgustaWestland deal: CPI February 2, 2014

    Over allegations by middleman Michel in the AgustaWestland deal, CPI leader Gurudas Das Gupta said that there should be an independent inquiry in the case to ascertain the facts. "It is a statement made by an Italian court by a prosecutor to what extent it is correct, what extent it...
  • Kerala: CPI demands Tharoor's resignation January 16, 2014

    Kerala state executive member of Communist Party of India (CPI) C Divakaran said on Thursday that Shashi Tharoor should resign from the post of minister. He also said that his party will take the issue before the people and explain to them on what he has actually done. ...
  • No legislation should criminalise its citizens: D Raja on Section 377 December 15, 2013

    CPI leader D Raja says no legislation should criminalise its citizens. "No legislation should criminalise its citizens from any section of the society. Now it is for the government how it is going to appeal to the Supreme Court for a review of that judgement." ...
  • FTP: DU Prof Saibaba Raided: Are Left sympathisers being branded as Naxals? September 19, 2013

    Is GN Saibaba, the wheelchair-bound professor of English in one of the country's premier university, the new face of Naxalism? The Maharashtra Police raided the home of Delhi University professor Saibaba last week, alleging that he is an active member of the banned CPI-Maoist. ...
  • The govt has failed the people, it needs to be shown its place: BJP September 18, 2013

    CPI leader D Raja said held the central government responsible for price rise and added that steps must be taken to control the hike. He also added that the government should not be in power if they cannot control the market. BJP leader Nirmala Sitharaman said that the government which...
  • Does Right To Information frighten political parties? September 5, 2013

    Most of the major political parties except the BJD, TMC and CPI, are keen to pass the RTI Amendment Bill, which aims at keeping political parties out of the RTI ambit. In June 2013, the Chief Information Commissioner's office had passed an order saying political parties should come under the...
  • CPI criticises Oil Ministry proposal to restrict petrol pump timings, says govt clueless September 2, 2013

    CPI leader D Raja has criticised Oil Ministry proposal to restrict petrol pump timings. He said that the government is clueless and confused. ...
  • Land, Food Bill pro-poor, says Cong; CPI wants the poor to benefit August 29, 2013

    Union Minister V Narayanasamy on Thursday said that the Food Security Bill and Land Bill are pro-poor. While CPI leader D Raja said that a new bill on land is needed but it must benefit the poor. ...
  • Telangana statehood: Division not the answer, says Prakash Karat July 30, 2013

    As the Congress seems to be going ahead with the declaration on Telangana despite divisions in the party, CPI(M) leader Prakash Karat on Tuesday said, "Telangana issue will have impact on Gorkhaland which is already simmering." ...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Raman Singh May 27, 2013

    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Monday admitted to security lapse that led to the killing of several Congress leaders in Jagdalpur district on May 25. Singh, however, said that there was no need to politicise the Naxal attack that claimed 28 lives. ...
  • News 360: NIA takes over the Chhattisgarh Naxal attack probe May 27, 2013

    Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh said that there was no need to politicise the Naxal attack at Baster in Chhattisgarh that claimed 28 lives. However, the Chhattisgarh Chief Minister conceded there were delays in rushing reinforcements to the attack site. ...
  • Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: BJP accuses PM of playing the blame game May 27, 2013

    BJP spokesperson Rajiv Pratap Rudy has accused the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is trying to make this a particular separate case. ...
  • SL war crimes: We'll keep demanding an international inquiry, says D Raja March 17, 2013

    CPI(M) MP D Raja said his party will keep pressing for their demand to order an international inquiry into the Sri Lanka war crimes. ...
  • Trade unions' strike unprecendented: Gurudas Dasgupta February 20, 2013

    CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta called the trade unions' strike unprecedented and said the government had not tried to reach out to unions. "The strike across the country is unprecedented. Autos and taxis are off the roads. Bank, insurance, telecom is closed. All oil supply is being stopped in Delhi. Unfortunately,...
  • I am confident government will lose vote on FDI: Prakash Karat December 3, 2012

    Speaking to CNNIBN, CPM General Secretary Prakash Karat said that the Left was confident of the government losing the vote in Parliament over FDI in retail. He also said that Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath is wrong to suggest that FEMA amendments can be tabled and approved by one House...
  • Congress has political agenda behind direct cash transfer scheme: Oppn December 3, 2012

    The BJP along with the CPIM and the Samajwadi Party have opposed the direct cash transfer scheme introduced by the government saying it is a tactic by the Congress and that they have made it a political issue. ...
  • CPI will oppose reforms, says MP Gurudas Dasgupta October 4, 2012

    CPI MP Gurudas Dasgupta has said that his party will opppose FDI in pension and insurance in Parliament. He said the government is on a suicidal path and is working at the behest of domestic and foreign capitalists. ...
  • JNU poll results out but no jubilation in campus September 16, 2012

    The muchawaited JNU students union election results are out. The All India Students Association (AISA) has won 3 out of 4 seats. ...
  • President poll: CPM to back Pranab Mukherjee June 21, 2012

    Communist Party of India (Marxist) will vote for UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee while Communist Party of India (CPI) will abstain. ...
  • UPA II has failed India: D Raja May 23, 2012

    CPI's D Raja said that the Indian economy and security are both in shambles and that the UPA government has no reason to celebrate. ...
  • Question Time Didi: Watch the show that Mamata walked out of May 20, 2012

    A furious Mamata Banerjee walked out of CNNIBN's show when confronted with questions about the arrest of Jadavpur University professor Ambikesh Mahapatra and increased rate of crime against women in her state. ...
  • Question Time Didi May 20, 2012

    A furious Mamata Banerjee walked out of CNNIBN's show when confronted with questions about the arrest of Jadavpur University professor Ambikesh Mahapatra and increased rate of crime against women in her state....
  • CPIM reacts to Mamata's walk out from show May 19, 2012

    CPIM leader Mohd Salim says democracy means dialogue, discussion, debateand not domination. In a TV show, there will be questions and not all will be according to one's liking. ...
  • Team Anna on '13 Days That Awakened India' May 5, 2012

    Members of Team Anna discuss IBN7 Managing Editor Ashutosh's book 'Anna 13 Days That Awakened India' at the book launch. ...