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Left Parties Look To Gain In Bihar, Leading In 18 Of 29 Seats

Nov 10, 2020 PTI

CPI-M and the CPI are leading in three seats each while the CPI-ML (Liberation) is leading in 12,

Rahul Gandhi’s Remark Puts Kerala Congress In A Spot

Oct 21, 2020 Preetha Nair

Disagreeing with his colleagues, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi appreciated the state’s efforts to contain the COVID-19 virus.

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

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.

‘TV Debates Are Not School Elocution Competitions’: Asianet News Editor Responds To CPI(M)’s Boycott

Jul 21, 2020 Siddharth Premkumar

Asianet News Editor M.G. Radhakrishnan, in an exclusive interview with Outlook, responds to the allegations by CPI(M) and shares his thoughts on how the boycott by the party will play out.

Sabarimala Redux: Marxists Caught Between Court, Ayyappa and Activists

From Ayyappa board members to the activists, from those courting trouble in Ayyapa’s name to the court, none is with the Left, no matter how it deals with the situation in this Sabarimala season.

15 October, 2019

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

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.

11 September, 2019

Killings In The Name Of Cow Should Alarm PM Modi: Opposition

Outlook Web Bureau

CPI (M) general secretary D Raja asked why was the Prime Minister raising issues of 'Om' and 'cow' when he should be talking about the state of the economy

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


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.

14 August, 2019

Ex-Kolkata Mayor And TMC MLA Sovan Chatterjee Joins BJP


Sovan Chatterjee was one of those leaders who has made a big contribution to Mamata Banerjee's rise to the post of the chief minister.


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.

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.

22 July, 2019

Left Needs To Reclaim Traditional Bases In Kerala, West Bengal: CPI

Outlook Web Bureau

The Left has now its lowest-ever representation in the Lok Sabha after Independence as the CPI(M) have won only three and the CPI is left with just two seats in the 2019 general election.

05 July, 2019

Opposition Slams Budget 2019, Calls It 'Old Wine In A New Bottle'

Outlook Web Bureau

The Opposition parties stood united in their criticism of the Union budget presented in the Parliament on Friday by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

29 June, 2019

CPI(M) Slams Amit Shah Over Comments On J&K, Says It Could Further Alienate People

Outlook Web Bureau

The CPI(M) said, for the first time in India's history, a Union home minister did not meet the political parties during a visit to the state.

13 June, 2019

'Erosion Of Support Among Basic Classes': CPI(M) On Poll Debacle

Outlook Web Bureau

The Left came up with its worst ever electoral performance in any Lok Sabha election since independence in 1947, with the CPI-M and CPI winning just three and two seats, respectively.


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.

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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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

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.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz