CPI-M and the CPI are leading in three seats each while the CPI-ML (Liberation) is leading in 12,
Disagreeing with his colleagues, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi appreciated the state’s efforts to contain the COVID-19 virus.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CPI(M) General Secretary Yechury said the government's "bluffing and PR" cannot come to its aid now.
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.
The Opposition parties stood united in their criticism of the Union budget presented in the Parliament on Friday by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman
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.
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.
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.
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
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.
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.
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.
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.