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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Time for Parliament to revisit Constitution's Article 110: Yechury

New Delhi, March 27

It is time the Parliament revisited the Constitution's Article 110 in order to lift the veil of ambiguity from over the definition of a money bill, CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury said on Monday.

Hyderabad police foil protest over 'dharna chowk'

Hyderabad, March 26

Leaders and activists of the Left parties, the Telangana Joint Action Committee and other people's organisations were arrested here Sunday during a protest against shifting of 'dharna chowk', a long-time popular spot for staging protests.

RSS, BJP working towards Hindu rashtra: Yechury

Thiruvananthapuram, March 24

CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Friday accused the BJP and RSS of going ahead with their agenda of turning a secular India into a "Hindu rashtra" as well as violence and communal polarisation in some states.

SC must first give verdict on Ayodha issue, says Yechury

Thiruvananthapuram, March 24

The Supreme Court cannot absolve itself of its responsibilities on the Ayodhya issue and has to first come out with a verdict in the case, CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said on Friday.

UP slaughter house crackdown to hit 25 lakh: CPI-M

New Delhi, March 24

The CPI-M on Friday said the crackdown on slaughter houses in Uttar Pradesh will affect the livelihood of 25 lakh people and urged the Modi government to protect minorities' rights.

SC suggestion for Ayodhya talks unwise: CPI-M

New Delhi, March 24

Chief Justice J.S. Khehar's suggestion that all parties in the Ayodhya dispute should settle the matter through talks "is superfluous and unwise", the CPI-M said on Friday.

Left blasts Modi government for easing political funding

New Delhi, March 23

Left parties on Thursday condemned the Centre's proposal to relax conditions for contributions made by corporate entities to political parties.

Modi government legalizes political corruption: CPI-M

New Delhi, March 23

The CPI-M on Thursday accused the Modi government of creating "new avenues for large-scale money laundering" while claiming to be fighting corruption in public life.

CPI-M leader killed in Bengal, Trinamool blamed

Kolkata, March 23

A local CPI-M leader was brutally killed in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district, police said on Thursday. The CPI-M blamed the ruling Trinamool Congress for the crime.

Adityanath as CM a step towards Hindu Rashtra: CPI-M

New Delhi, March 23

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the RSS have taken "the most audacious step" to usher in a Hindu Rashtra by making Adityanath Yogi the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, the CPI-M has said.

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