The Left parties intend to corner the government in Parliament on incidents of lynching and communal violence in the country and press for a reply from Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the coming Monsoon Session.
The Delhi High Court today dismissed a PIL seeking deregistration of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), after it was told that the petitioner had suppressed his political affiliation.
The CPI-M slammed the Centre's decision to include the non-existant Jio Institute in the category of 'Institutes of Eminence, and called it "brazen cronyism".
The CPI-M is strongly opposed to holding Lok Sabha and Assembly polls simultaneously and feels this will only serve the BJP's interests, party General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said.
The Left parties will hold a 'dharna' outside Parliament in Delhi on July 24 to protest against the "murder of democracy in West Bengal and Tripura", yechury said.
The Communist Party of India (CPI) on Saturday questioned the Law Commission's move to holding consultations on simultaneous polls to Lok Sabha and state assemblies, saying the Parliament is the only forum to discuss the issue.
Rahul Gandhi today held individual meetings with senior party leaders from West Bengal to hear their views on strengthening the state unit and on the way forward ahead of the Lok Sabha elections next year.
Thomas Isaac, Kerala Minister for Finance cautions against the decision that the 15th Finance Commission will use the 2011 population census for deciding states' share of central taxes.
There has been a systematic letting down of Dalits and Adivasis ever since Narendra Modi became the country's Prime Minister, CPI Leader D. Raja alleged.
Congress Working Committee member A.K. Antony on Thursday asked his fellow party leaders in Kerala to be disciplined and united otherwise the future would be very bleak for the party.
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