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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Government weakening state-run insurance companies: CPI-M

New Delhi, Jan 19

The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) on Thursday accused the central government of weakening state-run general insurance companies through disinvestment, which it said is "not in the country's interest".

Opposition condemns Bhangar violence, Mamata government blames 'outsiders'

Kolkata, Jan 18

The Congress on Wednesday demanded a judicial inquiry and CBI probe into the clash between protesting villagers and police in Bhangar that left two persons dead, while the Left parties condemned the "police firing on farmers".

Regional parties show 20% dip in donations above Rs 20,000

New Delhi, Jan 18

Twenty-one regional political parties received a total of Rs 107.62 crore in donations of or above Rs 20,000 in 2015-16, compared with Rs 134.86 crore in the previous year, showing a dip of about 20 per cent, a study by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) showed.

CPI-M condemns 'police repression' in West Bengal

New Delhi, Jan 18

Condemning the "police firing" on villagers protesting "forced" land acquisition in West Bengal's South 24-Parganas, the CPI-M on Wednesday asked the Mamata Banerjee government to resolve the issue through talks.

BJP warns Kerala CPI-M against attacks on its cadres

Kottayam (Kerala)

Kottayam (Kerala) Jan 17 (IANS) Patience is running out and there will be strong retaliation if the CPI-M in Kerala did not stop attacking its cadres, a senior BJP leader warned on Tuesday.

Tripura parties to rally in Delhi for empowering tribals

Agartala, Jan 17

One year ahead of the assembly election in Left-ruled Tripura, tribal-based parties have stepped up their activities to push their demands -- including for a separate state.

CPI-M slams formation of tribal party alliance in Tripura

Agartala, Jan 16

A day after three tribal-based political parties in Tripura came together and called for a 12-hour shutdown to oppose the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, the ruling CPI-M on Monday termed the move a "separatist action".

Left announces first set of candidates for UP polls

New Delhi, Jan 15

The Left Front on Sunday announced its first list of 105 candidates for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections.

Opposition criticises government over interference in RBI

New Delhi, Jan 14

The opposition parties on Saturday accused the government of eroding the autonomy of the RBI following media reports that a Finance Ministry official was sent to the bank to oversee its chest currency operations in view of demonetisation.

Opposition flays Modi over 'replacing' Gandhi in KVIC calendar, BJP defends

New Delhi, Jan 13

The replacement of Mahatma Gandhi's photographs with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's in Khadi Village Industries Commission (KVIC)'s annual calendar and diary on Friday kicked off a political storm. While the opposition strongly condemned the move, the BJP and the government sought to defend it citing laws.

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