BASUDEB ACHARIA

  • Parties express concerns over rupee devaluation in Lok Sabha August 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Serious concern was expressed in Lok Sabha on Monday over the declining value of rupee and a serious economic situation, with CPI(M) asking the government to take immediate measures to retrieve the situation. "Government has failed to check the sliding of the rupee which is now worth over Rs...
  • CPM for sacking of Law Minister after SC observations April 30, 2013

    New Delhi: CPI(M) on Tuesday demanded sacking of Law Minister Ashwani Kumar after Supreme Court observations against the government in the coalgate and asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to place facts before the nation. "Supreme Court's scathing remarks regarding the sharing of the CBI's coalgate report with the Law Minster has...
  • Left lashes out at govt for giving Zplus cover to Ambani April 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Left parties on Monday lashed out at the government for providing armed commando cover to top corporate leader Mukesh Ambani, saying the common people have been left in the lurch as gruesome incidents of rape keep happening. "It is unprecedented that at a time when such ghastly and...
  • MPs raise wrongful arrests of Bangalore terror suspects in Parliament February 26, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after two terror suspects in Bangalore were let off by a court after spending six months in jail, the issue of wrongful arrests on terror charges was raised in Parliament. The Left parties have criticised the police, with Basudeb Acharia referring to the Malegaon blasts arrests....
  • Opposing FDI priority in Parliament, says CPM November 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Communist Party of IndiaMarxist (CPM) leader Basudeb Acharia said on Tuesday that opposing FDI in multibrand retail was the party's "top priority" in the winter session of Parliament. "FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) in mutltibrand retail is top priority," Acharia, leader of the CPM in the Lok Sabha, told IANS....
  • Live updates: Parliament discusses Bofors April 26, 2012

    New Delhi: The Bofors storm hit Parliament on Thursday with the Opposition raising the issue, much to the discomfort of the Congress party. Senior BJP leader Jaswant Singh on Thursday spoke on the Bofors issue in Lok Sabha and said that the Congress lost a Lok Sabha poll due to...
  • Govt wants to weaken the Constitution: CPI (M) December 27, 2011

    New Delhi: CPI (M) leader Basudeb Acharia on Tuesday advocated that Lokpal should have an independent investigative agency. He said that the government wants to weaken the constitution with this bill. "We attended 3 allparty meetings, we gave many suggestions. If Lokpal does not have its own investigative agency, what will Lokpal...