Sitaram Yechury

  • Narendra Modi has our full support: MNS 14-05-2014 03:30 PM

    Raj Thackeray's MNS has reiterated its support to Narendra Modi even as it remains outside the NDA. ...
  • Budget 2014: What is the state of the economy the UPA leaves behind? 17-02-2014 09:17 PM

    In an election year, Finance Minister P Chidambaram presented an Interim Budget shorn of rhetoric and stuck to highlighting the Congress-led UPA Government's achievements of the last 10 years. CNN-IBN's Karan Thapar debates this budget with Union Minister Kapil Sibal, BJP leader Arun Jaitley and CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury. ...
  • Is DCGA promoting VIP culture at airports? 29-01-2014 07:02 PM

    Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation has asked all airlines and airports to treat MPs as VIPs and adhere to the guidelines on protocol norms. Meanwhile, Union Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh clarified that neither the Ministry nor the DGCA has issued any order directing private airlines to provide...
  • Thorough inquiry should be in coal block allocation scam: Yechury 20-10-2013 03:47 PM

    CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury said there should be a thorough inquiry in the coal block allocation scam. He said, "Everybody involved should be brought to books and punished as the Prime Minister is the head of the government. Any scam that involves anyone from the government, the PM will have...
  • Is there an attempt being made to divide and communalise Jammu and Kashmir Further? 12-08-2013 11:27 PM

    Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday assured the country that there will be no repetition of 1990 in Jammu and Kashmir when Kashmiri Pandits were forced out of the Valley by the terrorists. He said the government will not allow forced migration or resettlement of people now wile emphasising that...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 06-08-2013 11:55 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Has UPA II been lax in securing our borders with Pakistan and China? 06-08-2013 11:45 PM

    The Pakistani attack on a border domination patrol of the Indian Army at the Line of Control near Poonch in which five Indian soldiers were killed and one injured saw the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance Government facing a tough time in Parliament with the Opposition blaming that Centre of not...
  • Modi visa row: Were the signatures forged? 24-07-2013 11:01 PM

    The controversy over 65 Members of Parliament signing letter urging US President Barack Obama not to issue Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP poll panel chief Narendra Modi a visa has taken a new turn on Wednesday with nine MPs denying signing any letter. ...
  • News 360: Yechury's copy-paste remark over Modi visa row sets off political war 24-07-2013 11:00 PM

    The controversy over 65 Members of Parliament signing letter urging US President Barack Obama not to issue Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP poll panel chief Narendra Modi a visa has taken a new turn on Wednesday with nine MPs denying signing any letter. The MPs who have denied signing the...
  • Too early to talk about a Third Front, says Left leader Sitaram Yechury 14-06-2013 09:33 PM

    Talks of a non-Congress, non-BJP Third Front has gained momentum ever since the JD(U)'s ties with its 18-year-old ally BJP came under strain. ...
  • WB Governor must explain his remarks on SFI protests: Yechury 11-04-2013 08:17 PM

    CPM General Secretary Prakash Karat wrote a letter to the President against the Governor's statement condemning alleged violence by Left parties and seeking an apology for the attack that took place in the capital. ...
  • SL a sovereign nation, shouldn't interfere in its affairs: Yechury 20-03-2013 03:58 PM

    Sitaram Yechury said just as India did not want Pakistan to interfere in its affairs, it must not interfere in Sri Lanka's affairs too. ...
  • Army Chief's letter to PM a matter of concern: Yechury 28-03-2012 01:40 PM

    Sitaram Yechury said Army Chief's letter leak issue needs to be investigated and action should be taken against those responsible. ...
  • Is every party guilty of double standards on Lokpal? 29-12-2011 10:03 PM

    The passage of the Lokpal Bill in this session is unlikely as the session is only till December 29. ...
  • Do political parties really want the Lokpal Bill? 29-12-2011 09:36 PM

    The Rajya Sabha on Thursday debated the Lokpal Bill that was passed by the Lok Sabha on Tuesday. ...
  • More amendments to Lokpal on the way: Yechury 22-12-2011 02:58 PM

    CPI-M Politburo member Sitaram Yechury said on Thursday that the Lokpal Bill should have been introduced in the Parliament after the Constitutional Amendment. "However, both are being brought together. Definitely there will be more amendments," he said. ...
  • Modi stealing focus from verdict: Sitaram Yechury 18-09-2011 02:27 PM

    CPI (M) leader Sitaram Yechury on Sunday said that Narendra Modi's fast was tactic to distract attention from the Supreme Court judgment which is actually a step ahead ...
  • Lokpal Bill can't be passed in this session: CPM 24-08-2011 07:45 PM

    CPI(M) MP and Politburo member Sitaram Yechury asked the Government to withdraw the Lokpal Bill from Parliament and table a new draft of the legislation. Addressing the media after the all-party meeting in New Delhi on Wednesday, Yechury said the new draft should incorporate some provisions of the Government's version,...
  • Face The Budget: Experts' take on Budget 2011 28-02-2011 10:06 PM

    Karan Thapar discusses Budget 2011, presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, with Kapil Sibal, Arun Jaitley and Sitaram Yechury. ...
  • No compromise on JPC over 2G scam: Yechury 06-02-2011 08:10 PM

    Karan Thapar in conversation with CPM leader Sitaram Yechury on Left's JPC demand. ...
  • IBN special: Decoding the Ayodhya verdict 30-09-2010 09:11 PM

    Digvijay Singh, Yashwant Sinha, Sitaram Yechury, Soli Sorabjee join the biggest discussion on Ayodhya verdict on CNN-IBN. ...
  • Our efforts for Kashmir sincere, says Yechury 20-09-2010 10:42 PM

    A group of 5 leaders including the Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader, who are part of the all-party delegation, on Monday met hardline Hurriyat leader Geelani at his residence in Srinagar. ...
  • Bengal results out: Mamata smiles, Left glum 02-06-2010 01:25 PM

    Trinamool Congress storms to power in Kolkata Municipal Corporation elections on Wednesday. ...
  • Left happy but BJP slams Manmohan 24-05-2010 11:06 PM

    Manmohan Singh-led United Progressive Alliance Government has completed its first year in power. ...
  • Watch: Yechury in Copenhagen for climate summit 17-12-2009 10:34 AM

    The CPI-M leader is a member of Indian Delegation to Copenhagen. ...
  • Face The Budget: Political response to Budget 09-10 07-07-2009 01:45 AM

    BJP's Arun Jaitley called the Budget a national disappointment. ...
  • Options open for post-poll tieup: Yechury 07-05-2009 02:16 PM

    Yechury feels that the Left will be playing an important role post elections. ...
  • Weekend Edition: Inside the mind of comrade Yechury 13-07-2008 02:41 AM

    New Delhi: The Pune Warriors India are all set to release burly New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder who now goes back to the auction pool while Delhi Daredevils will also release a few of their foreign recruits from last season including Ranji Trophy's highest run-scorer Robin Bist. Most of the...
  • Politicians, jurists say judges should follow rulebook 21-05-2008 12:27 AM

    Sydney: Cricket Australia on Wednesday denied having anything to do with Mitchell Starc being thrown out of Britain, as the fast bowler attempted to play down the visa problems that saw him deported. The left-armer was due to leave London on Tuesday evening, with his English side Yorkshire - coached...
  • The Week That Wasn't: Sanjay Dutt freed from jail 26-08-2007 03:14 PM

    Cyrus Broacha takes on Sanjay Dutt, Nawaz Sharif and Sitaram Yechury. ...