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Draft Recommendation Of Delimitation Commission Divisive, Unacceptable: Tarigami

Dec 21, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

CPI(M) leader Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami has termed the draft recommendation of the Delimitation Commission for Jammu and Kashmir as "divisive and unacceptable", claiming that it is another step to further disempower Kashmiris politically.

Sitaram Yechury Demands An Apology From PM For The Hardships Caused To Farmers By Enacting The Farm Laws

Nov 19, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in an official announcement, declared the repealing of the three contentious farm laws and the legislative process associated with the withdrawal will be completed during the upcoming Winter session of Parliament.

BJP MLA Calls Sitaram Yechury A ‘Chinese Supporter’, Says His Son Died Of ‘Chinese Corona’

35-year-old, Ashish Yechury, died on Thursday morning at a hospital in Gurgaon after a two-week battle with coronavirus.

President, Vice-President And Other Political Leaders Condole Death Of Sitaram Yechury's Son

Apr 22, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Sitaram Yechury, the General Secretary of CPI (M)'s 35-year-old son, Ashish, died on Thursday morning at a hospital in Gurgaon after a two-week battle with coronavirus.

Sitaram Yechury's Son Dies Of Covid-19 In Gurgaon Hospital

Ashish, 35, was recovering well at Gurgaon’s Medanta Hospital, people close to the family added, describing his sudden death at 5.30 am after a two-week battle with the disease as a shock.

26 December, 2020

No Confidence In Modi's Assurance Of Resolving Farmers’ Issue: Sitaram Yechury


Yechury's remarks come in the backdrop of PM Modi's statement assuring farmers that the government is ready to hold talks with them

10 December, 2020

'Diabolic Doublespeak': Sitaram Yechury Slams PM Modi's Speech At New Parliament Building Ceremony


The Left leader termed the foundation stone laying of the new Parliament a 'colossal waste of resources'

07 December, 2020

CPI-M Accuses BJP Of Misleading People, Spreading Misinformation About Opposition


Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad had accused the Opposition parties of having 'double standards' regarding the new agri laws

31 October, 2020

CPI(M)Ties Up With Cong For 2021 West Bengal Assembly Polls


The decision comes after the party held a virtual meeting on October 30 and 31.

24 September, 2020

Delhi Riots: CPI Says Police 'Trying To Frame' Leaders Critical Of BJP


Raising doubts about the impartiality of the probe, the CPI said the investigation by the Delhi Police is a 'conspiracy' aimed at criminalising those who speak against human rights violations and injustice, rather than catching the real perpetrators of the violence.

17 September, 2020

Opposition Leaders Yechury, Kanimozhi To Meet President Kovind Over Delhi Riots Probe


In a recent supplementary chargesheet, the Delhi Police, citing statements of those arrested, had named CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury along with other activists in the case.

13 September, 2020

Sitaram Yechury, Yogendra Yadav Not Named As Co-conspirators In Delhi Riots, Say Police In Rebuttal

Outlook Web Bureau

Yogendra Yadav also termed the reports 'factually incorrect', saying Delhi Police's supplementary chargesheet does not mention him as co-conspirator, or even as accused in Delhi Riots.

12 September, 2020

Delhi Riots: Police Name Sitaram Yechury, Yogendra Yadav, Jayati Ghosh, Apoorvanand And Rahul Roy As Co-Conspirators


They have been accused of asking anti-CAA protesters to go to 'any extreme', spreading discontent in the community by calling CAA/NRC anti-Muslim, and organise demonstrations to 'malign the image of the Government of India'.

08 September, 2020

Borrow From RBI Or Release Money From ‘Pvt Trust Fund’ To Pay GST Dues: Sitaram Yechury To Govt


Though the CPI (M) General Secretary did not name the 'private trust fund' he was referring to, he has often attacked the government over PM-CARES Fund terming it a 'private trust'.

30 July, 2020

'Centralisation, Communalisation, Commercialisation Of Education': CPI-M, DU Teachers Oppose New Education Policy 2020

Prakash Kumar

CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury alleged that the Modi government has 'unilaterally' imposed a new education policy after 'bypassing' all the objections and opposition recorded by various State governments.

23 May, 2020

Joint Opposition Meet Won't Force Centre's Hand On Lockdown Strategy But It Helps Congress Score Political Points

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

Sonia Gandhi, the Congress interim President, also managed a coup of sorts by ensuring not just the participation of the Trinamool Congress but also of Mamata Banerjee herself, despite the presence of Left leaders Sitaram Yechury and D. Raja in the discussion, writes Puneet Nicholas Yadav.

01 February, 2020

'No Direction, Strategy, Or Real Solution': Opposition Slams Govt Over Union Budget 2020

Outlook Web Bureau

Opposition parties have strongly criticised the budget for not addressing unemployment issues and lacking a concrete roadmap to reverse the economic slowdown.

26 January, 2020

'When Will This End': Mamata Banerjee On Omar Abdullah's Viral Photo

Outlook Web Bureau

Banerjee said she couldn't recognise Omar in the photograph, adding she felt sad about it. On Saturday, a photograph of Omar Abdullah, with a beard, surfaced online triggering shock over the political detentions

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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