Communist Party of India

The Communist Party of India (CPI) is a national political party in India. In the Indian communist movement, there are different views on exactly when the Indian communist party was founded. The date maintained as the foundation day by CPI is 26 December 1925. But the Communist Party of India (Marxist), which split-off from the CPI, claims that the party was founded in 1920.

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Meira Kumar files nomination, asks electors to listen to conscience

New Delhi, June 28

Opposition candidate Meira Kumar on Wednesday filed her nomination for the July 17 Presidential election, which she termed "a fight of ideology for democratic principles" and said she has appealed to members of the Electoral College to "listen to their conscience" and vote for her.

Opposition targets government after CBI notice to Tripura Minister

Agartala, June 27

Opposition parties in Tripura on Tuesday trained their guns on the Left Front government for promoting illegal chit fund bodies after the CBI served a notice to Social Welfare Minister Bijita Nath.

Congress wants central health team in Kerala over fever outbreak

Thiruvananthapuram, June 27

With the death toll in Kerala due to various types of fevers, including dengue and typhoid, crossing over 200, Leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala on Tuesday demanded that a central expert team be sent to the state to detect some of the new diseases reported.

Left denounces racist slogans raised during anti-Gorkhaland protest

Darjeeling, June 26

In a reference to Sunday's anti-Gorkhaland protests in north Bengal's Siliguri, some Left Front leaders on Monday said raising racist slogans against a certain community is disrespectful to the martyrs who fought for unity in the hills.

Khattar condemns Junaid's killing; Haryana gives Rs 10 lakh to victim's family

Chandigarh, June 26

After remaining silent over the fatal killing of a Muslim teenager on a train near the state's Ballabhgarh, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday finally condemned the incident and urged the people to maintain peace in the state.

BJP urges Centre to impose AFSPA in Tripura

Agartala, June 26

Citing last week's clashes with CPI-M workers, the BJP on Monday demanded the imposition of AFSPA in Tripura while the ruling Left accused it of unleashing hostility to discredit the government in view of next year's assembly polls.

CBI notice to Tripura minister on chit fund case

Agartala, June 24

Tripura Social Welfare Minister Bijita Nath on Saturday said she has got a CBI notice for questioning in connection with a case of the Rose Valley chit fund scam.

One held for teen's murder; CPI-M blames 'toxic campaign' for crime

Ballabhgarh (Haryana), June 24

One person has been arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of a teenager in a train in Haryana, police said on Saturday.

Teachers' crisis becoming political hot potato in Tripura

Agartala, June 24

Tripura's Left Front government is facing an unprecedented shortage of teachers to run its 5,000 schools from the next academic year beginning in January.

CPI-M condemns attack on Muslim men in train

New Delhi, June 23

The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) on Friday condemned the attack on a Muslim family in a local train in Haryana on Thursday that led to the death of a 15-year-old student and serious stab injuries to two others.

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