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  • fdi retail on hold pranab tells opposition

    FDI Retail On Hold, Pranab Tells Opposition

    India | December 05, 2011 15:42 IST

    New Delhi, Dec 5: Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today told opposition leaders, including Sushma Swaraj and Sitaram Yechury, that the decision on allowing FDI in retail was being put on hold and a final decision

  • govt trying to derail debates on major issues left

    Govt Trying To 'Derail' Debates On Major Issues : Left

    Politics | November 28, 2011 17:24 IST

    New Delhi, Nov 28: Left parties, demanding rollback of the move to allow FDI in retail, today accused the government of deliberately taking a decision to “derail” debates in Parliament on major issues like price

  • mamata s decision has tarnished country s image cpi m

    Mamata's Decision Has Tarnished Country's Image: CPI-M

    Politics | September 06, 2011 22:11 IST

    New Delhi, Sep 6: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's “sudden” decision to pull out of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's delegation to Bangladesh has “tarnished” the country's image internationally, the CPI-M today said.  “Her sudden

  • cpi m asks govt to withdraw its lokpal bill from parliament

    CPI(M) Asks Govt To Withdraw Its Lokpal Bill From Parliament

    India | August 25, 2011 21:12 IST

    New Delhi, Aug 25: With impasse over hunger strike by Anna Hazare continuing, CPI(M) today asked government to give an assurance that the Lokpal Bill it had introduced in Parliament would be withdrawn and a

  • pm should be brought under lokpal cpi m

    PM Should Be Brought Under Lokpal: CPI-M

    Politics | August 24, 2011 20:58 IST

    New Delhi, Aug 24: Pushing for inclusion of Prime Minister in Lokpal's ambit “with adequate safeguards”, the CPI-M today insisted that all public servants should fall within the ombudsman's purview.Noting that a “nexus of big

  • cpi m questions upa s handling of lokpal issue

    CPI(M) Questions UPA's Handling Of Lokpal Issue

    Politics | June 23, 2011 19:53 IST

    New Delhi, Jun 23 :  The CPI(M) today said the UPA government's handling of the entire issue of Lokpal bill, including the “fiasco” relating to Ramdev, has cast a shadow on “its competence to govern”.It

  • trinamool having links with maoists yechury

    Trinamool Having Links With Maoists : Yechury

    Politics | April 21, 2011 8:22 IST

    Shantipur (WB), Apr 20 : Accusing Trinamool Congress of having links with Maoists, CPI(M) politburo member Sitaram Yechuri today said the Naxalites were killing left workers with the help of Trinamool.“The Prime Minister is terming

  • yechury ignores opinion polls on lf prospects

    Yechury Ignores Opinion Polls On LF Prospects

    Politics | April 15, 2011 21:02 IST

    Kolkata, Apr 15: CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury today refused to attach any importance to opinion polls conducted by several newspapers and TV channel that have gone against the Left Front and said such predictions have

  • aiadmk win will lead to major change in national politics

    'AIADMK Win Will Lead To Major Change In National Politics'

    Politics | April 04, 2011 22:30 IST

    Dharmapuri (TN), Apr 4: Senior CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury today said the victory of AIADMK-led front in the April 13 Tamil Nadu Assembly elections would lead to a major change in the national politics.Expressing confidence

  • jaitley talks tough shows sushma not in sync with party line

    Jaitley Talks Tough, Shows Sushma Not In Sync With Party Line

    Politics | March 09, 2011 10:15 IST

    New Delhi, Mar 8: The differences between BJP leader Arun Jaitley and his colleague Sushma Swaraj on CVC controversy once again came to the fore today with the Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha expressing

  • mamata has made the railways bankrupt says cpi m

    Mamata Has Made The Railways Bankrupt, Says CPI-M

    India | February 24, 2011 18:09 IST

    New Delhi, Feb 24: On the eve the Rail Budget, the CPI(M) today took a jibe at Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee for "achieving the impossible task of making Railways bankrupt" and spending more on advertisements

  • yechury reinforces demand for jpc probe into 2g scam

    Yechury Reinforces Demand For JPC Probe Into 2G Scam

    Politics | February 13, 2011 13:51 IST

    Shillong, Feb 13 (PTI) CPM politburo member and Rajya Sabha MP Sitaram Yechury has said the arrest of former minister A Raja reinforces the need for a joint parliamentary committee inquiry into the 2G spectrum

  • bjp indulging in double speak over jpc cpi m

    BJP Indulging In Double-Speak Over JPC: CPI(M)

    Politics | December 09, 2010 20:35 IST

    New Delhi, Dec 9: The CPI(M), which has been castigating Congress for "jettisoning" Parliament functioning by not accepting the demand for JPC probe into the 2G spectrum scam, today hit out at BJP, saying it

  • i ll be first to talk to maoists if they shun violence

    I'll Be First To Talk To Maoists If They Shun Violence:Yechury

    Politics | August 27, 2010 20:44 IST

    New Delhi: Senior CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury on Friday  said he would be the first to talk to Maoists if they need to shun violence and accept norms of democracy.  Taking on Mamata Banerjee for

  • learn from obama admin in handling disasters yechury tells

    Learn from Obama Admin In Handling Disasters, Yechury Tells Govt

    Politics | August 12, 2010 21:02 IST

    New Delhi, Telling the government to take a cue from the Obama administration in handling disasters, the CPI(M) Thrusday asked it to immediately start the process of pinning the responsibility of the Bhopal gas disaster

  • cpi m questions govt s silence on tc maoists collaboration

    CPI(M) Questions Govt's Silence On TC, Maoists 'Collaboration'

    Politics | August 12, 2010 17:26 IST

    New Delhi, The CPI(M) on Thrusday accused the government of keeping silent on, what it called, the "collaboration" between Maoists and Trinamool Congress and warned that such "political opportunism" will have grave consequences for the

  • govt unsure of majority in ls shy of voting cpm

    Govt Unsure Of Majority In LS, Shy Of Voting: CPM

    Politics | July 30, 2010 9:10 IST

    The Communist Party of India-Marxist on Thursday said the government was not sure of mustering majority in the Lok Sabha and hence was shy of having a debate on price rise under rules which entail

  • left gives fresh notice for discussion in par on price rise

    Left Gives Fresh Notice For Discussion In Par On Price Rise

    Politics | July 27, 2010 17:35 IST

    Left parties on Tuesday made a fresh demand for discussion on the price situation in Parliament tomorrow under rules which entail voting, after both Houses were adjourned following opposition ruckus over the issue. "We have

  • yechury alleges trinamool maoist nexus

    Yechury Alleges Trinamool-Maoist Nexus

    Politics | April 11, 2010 21:11 IST

    politburo member Sitaram Yechury on Sunday alleged that the Trinamool Congress was posing a threat to the country's internal security by "providing support" to the Maoists. "The Prime Minister has identified Maoist menace as the