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Sitaram Yechury


In Rajya Sabha, Arun Jaitley vs Sitaram Yechury over ‘self-importance’

December 08, 2016 2:56 am

Demonetisation: The government accused the Opposition of being interested only for “two minutes” for “television coverage” .

Left targets PM Modi on demonetisation, says common man suffering

November 28, 2016 5:21 pm

During their protest as part of "Jan Aakrosh Diwas" against demonetization, seven Left parties decried the invalidation of Rs 1000 and Rs 500 currency notes as "anti-poor and pro-corporate".

Sitaram Yechury backs Manmohan Singh; says PM is 'Narendra Moun Modi'

November 26, 2016 5:04 pm

Yechury said demonetisation would have a deep impact on the Indian economy on a medium term basis as it would take at least six months for things to settle down.

Opposition will keep asking for PM Modi in House, plans march to President

November 22, 2016 12:50 am

Rahul Gandhi at Opposition meeting says, ‘PM is in new form, can’t call him super PM... will have to coin a new word’.

PM Modi running away from answering on demonetisation: Sitaram Yechury

November 17, 2016 7:10 pm

Both the House of Parliament were adjourned amid demand from opposition that Modi respond to the debate on demonetisation.

NPAs are big scam, says Sitaram Yechury

November 17, 2016 6:36 pm

Yechury said that RBI guidelines" to prove Jaitley's observation on NPAs wrong and said there is a clear RBI guidelines on performing assets becoming NPAs.

Yechury: What is the use of new currency when nobody is accepting it

November 14, 2016 2:24 pm

Yechury questioned if demonetisation will serve its stated purpose of dealing a blow to terror funding as, he said, "no one carries bags to fund terrorism, it is more via online transfers".

Yechury demands action against BJP-linked group for 'brazenly misusing' govt offices

June 15, 2016 9:40 pm

Sitaram Yechury had earlier raised objections to the outfit, Overseas Friends of BJP, Malaysia, making such a declaration through a poster and written to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

Yechury seeks probe on Malaysia based outfit's alleged claim of having govt support

June 12, 2016 9:31 am

The poster, Yechury said, declares the organisation's June 19 event is being supported by High Commission of India, Ministry of External Affairs, Ministry of Ayush and Indian Council of Cultural Relations.

Comrade Sitaram Yechury’s historic blunder

May 21, 2016 12:10 am

CPI went into terminal decline when it compromised with the Congress in 1969-1970. In 2016, CPM is being destroyed because it abandoned principle in search of a cheap return ticket to power.


President Mukherjee ignored burning issues in his speech: Sitaram

February 23, 2016 2:26 pm

New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday said President Pranab Mukherjee did not mention anything about the burning issues in the country in his speech while addressing the Parliament on the first day of Budget Session 2016-17. He further said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is trying to change the Indian Republic into RSS's version of 'Fascist Hindu Rashtra'.

Yechury questions Centre’s move over Hafiz’s fake tweet

February 15, 2016 10:04 am

Trivandrum, Feb 14 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury on Monday questioned the Centre that whether it has issued a demarche to Pakistan over the alleged fake tweet by Hafiz Sayeed, which was supporting the JNU anti-national protests. He further said that it is only an attempt of political vendetta.

Probe underway into threat call to Yechury

February 15, 2016 9:28 am

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP)-1 of New Delhi District, Jatin Narwal, on Monday said that they are investigating the threat call to CPI (M) leader Sitaram Yechury. He added that the written complaint has been received on the issue and legal action will be taken. He further said that number has been disclosed. The security around the CPI (M) office has been increased after this incident.

JNU protests: Sitaram Yechury allegedly receives threat call

February 15, 2016 6:38 am

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury allegedly received threat calls late last night for supporting the protests at the Jawaharlal Nehru University. The Delhi Police on Monday beefed up the security outside CPI (M) office after a complaint was registered at Mandir Marg Police Station. The Police have put all the call on surveillance.

JNU row: Yechury demand evidence about Rajnath's Hafiz Saeed claim

February 14, 2016 3:19 pm

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury on Sunday questioned Home Minister Rajnath Singh's claim that event about Afzal Guru in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus had the support of LeT chief Hafiz Saeed. The CPI (M) politburo member further asserted that if the Home Minister managed to bring up any evidence of 'anti-national' or terrorist activity in the varsity, then the CPI (M) will support necessary action in national interest. Amid a massive faceoff over the JNU controversy, Singh earlier alleged that 'anti-national' protests in the JNU campus had the backing of the LeT chief Hafiz Saeed.

Academic institutions should not be used for sensitive discussions

January 07, 2016 10:29 am

Delhi/Hyderabad, Jan 07 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury on Thursday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the Ram Janam Bhoomi event, which is scheduled to be held in Delhi University, saying that educational institutions should not be involved in sensitive issues such as these. All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Asaduddin Owaisi said that academic institutions should not be used for such discussions. He added that the Vice-Chancellor of Delhi University should not have given the permission to speak on a sensitive issue like Ram Janam Bhoomi.