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Sitaram Yechury

Govt Against 'Thinkers', Fosters Atmosphere To Destroy Critical Thinking: Sitaram Yechury

Oct 15, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Tagging his comment with a cartoon on Twitter, which showed Nobel laureates from West Bengal - Rabindranath Tagore and Amartya Sen asking latest entrant Banerjee to join the club and to keep his award safe as well as thoughts to himself, Yechury said the government was against the spirit of inquiry.

Country Facing 'Unprecedented Economic Crisis' Due To BJP Govt's 'Crony Capitalism': Sitaram Yechury

Oct 14, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

'There is an unprecedented economic crisis in the country today, because of demonetisation, GST, NPAs (non- performing assets) and crony capitalism of the BJP government,' CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury said.


Supreme Court Defers Hearing On Article 370; Allows Centre, State To File Counter-Affidavits

The SC allowed the government to file counter-affidavits on petitions challenging Article 370 repeal.

If PM Believes In Hugging Kashmiris, Why Was I Stopped: Yashwant Sinha

Sep 20, 2019

Former External Affairs Minister Yashwant Sinha speaks to Outlook about his recent Kashmir visit, the drama that unfolded there and Prime Minister Modi's 'hugs and heaven' promise.


‘Huge Difference Between Govt Claims And Actual Situation’, Says Yechury After J&K Visit

The Supreme Court had on Wednesday rejected Centre's contention that Yechury's visit to Tarigami may endanger the situation in the state.

29 August, 2019

Day After Supreme Court Nod, Sitaram Yechury To Visit Kashmir Today

Outlook Web Bureau

The Supreme Court allowed CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury to visit Jammu and Kashmir to meet his party colleague and former MLA Mohammed Yusuf Tarigami in the state.


28 August, 2019

Supreme Court Allows Sitaram Yechury To Visit J&K To Meet Party Colleague Yusuf Tarigami

Outlook Web Bureau

On August 24, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury had filed a habeas corpus petition in the Supreme Court for production of party leader Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami, who is allegedly under detention in Jammu and Kashmir since the Central Government abrogated provisions of Article 370.


24 August, 2019

Rahul Gandhi, Other Opposition Leaders To Visit Jammu and Kashmir Today

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According to sources, some of the parties that will be part of the opposition all-party delegation are Congress, CPI-M, CPI, RJD, NCP, TMC and DMK.


12 August, 2019

People Of Kashmir Have Been Kept 'Imprisoned' In Their Own Homes On Eid: Sitaram Yechury

Outlook Web Bureau

While greeting people on the occasion of Eid al-Adha, CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury, who along with CPI general secretary had been denied entry into Srinagar on Friday, said he still didn't know the condition of his party colleagues in Kashmir.


09 August, 2019

Sitaram Yechury Detained At Srinagar Airport, Now Being Sent Back To Delhi

Outlook Web Bureau

Yechury and CPI general secretary Raja had written to Satya Pal Malik on Thursday informing him of their visit and requesting him to facilitate their entry.


02 August, 2019

Economy Has Come To A Halt, Says Sitaram Yechury

Outlook Web Bureau

CPI(M) General Secretary Yechury said the government's "bluffing and PR" cannot come to its aid now.


28 July, 2019

Transfer Of Subhash Chandra Garg Is Not Enough For Errors In Budget: Sitaram Yechury

Outlook Web Bureau

Subhash Chandra Garg, who was Finance Secretary, was shifted to the Power Ministry on July 24 as part of a major bureaucratic reshuffle by the government.


23 May, 2019

CPI-M Accepts Poll Setback, Says Time To Introspect

Outlook Web Bureau

Noting the "severe setback in these elections", the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) said it has decided to introspect and draw lessons from it.


22 May, 2019

EC's Rejection Of Opposition’s Demand On VVPATs Goes Against SC order, Says Sitaram Yechury

Outlook Web Bureau

The Opposition had approached the EC on Tuesday and demanded that the five random VVPATs should be counted first, so that if there is a problem or a mismatch, all such slips can be counted before it is too late.


18 May, 2019

'Silence Can Be Eloquent? PM Modi's Press Conference Proof Of That': Opposition Mocks PM

Outlook Web Bureau

Prime Minister Narendra Modi refused to take any questions at his press conference on Friday, citing party discipline.


18 May, 2019

After Rahul Gandhi, TDP Chief Chandrababu Naidu Meets Akhilesh Yadav

Outlook Web Bureau

Chandrababu Naidu met Congress president Rahul Gandhi and discussed with him the possibilities of all opposition parties uniting and forging a joint opposition alliance.


12 May, 2019

If PM Modi not out of MCC purview take action against him, Yechury urges EC

Outlook Web Bureau

The CPM leader asks the poll panel to uphold its 'prestige, honour and credibility' and initiate action against PM Modi for allegedly 'mocking the EC by violating all rules, codes and guidelines with impunity'


07 May, 2019

Modi Government Has Run Economy, Security Into The Ground: Sitaram Yechury

Outlook Web Bureau

In a series of tweets, the CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury listed the ‘failures’ of the government since 2014, and said Prime Minister Narendra Modi cannot escape the pitfalls.


Photo Gallery

Army personnel perform stunts during an event to mark to 'Azadi ke Amrit Mahotsav' in Jalandhar.

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Women walk near an encounter site between security forces and militants at Pampore area of Pulwama District. Two militants, including Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Umar Mushtaq Khandey, were killed in the gun battle.

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Members of Hindu Jagran Manch in a candle light rally protest against the alleged attack on the ISKCON temple at Bangladesh,in Kolkata.

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Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia addresses a press conference, in Jalandhar.

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Actor Jayasurya, who won the best actor award in his film 'Vellam' at the 51st Kerala State Film Awards, poses for a photograph with his family members in Kochi.

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