CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury (File Photo/IANS)

Sitaram Yechury’s name in riots case: Congress to raise issue in Parliament

New Delhi: The Congress has flayed the naming of Left leader Sitaram Yechury and others in a Delhi Police supplementary charge sheet in a Delhi riots case and said it will raise the issue in Parliament. The other opposition parties too will raise the issue during the Monsoon Session of Parliament commencing on Monday. Congress leader […]

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Will visit Kashmir Thursday, report to SC: Sitaram Yechury

New Delhi: Soon after the Supreme Court gave him the permission, CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said on Wednesday that he will visit the Kashmir Valley to meet his party’s ailing leader Mohammad Yusuf Tarigami on Thursday. The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader said: “I had filed a petition in Supreme Court to produce […]

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J&K: SC issues notice to Centre on scrapping of Article 370, allows Sitaram Yechury to visit

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued a notice to the Centre on multiple petitions related to abrogation of Article 370. However, the Centre asked the court not to issue the notice, saying Article 370 had international and cross-border implications. Representing the Centre, Attorney General K.K. Venugopal said it was a very sensitive matter and […]

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Notebandi will do to Narendra Modi what ‘nasbandi’ did to Indira Gandhi: Yechury

New Delhi : CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Thursday said that demonetisation or ‘notebandi’ will spell doom for the BJP, much like the vasectomy campaign or ‘nasbandi’ did to then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. “Notebandi (demonetisation) will do to (Prime Minister Narendra) Modi what Nasbandi (vasectomy) campaign did to Indira Gandhi,” Yechury told the […]

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Opposition prime ministerial candidate to be decided after elections: Sitaram Yechury

New Delhi :  The CPI-M on Thursday said the issue of the Prime Minister among the non-BJP parties would be decided after the general election. “As in democracy we select the government, just like that we will elect our prime ministerial candidate,” Communist Party of India-Marxist General Secretary Sitaram Yechury told a press conference in […]