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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Ex CPI-M MP dead

Kolkata, Oct 21

Former Lok Sabha member Amal Datta, a nephew of legendary Marxist leader Jyoti Basu, died at a private city hospital on Friday following a cardiac arrest, his family sources said.

Jayarajan may be back in Cabinet as Vijayan mulls makeover

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 20

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan is all set to re-induct his former No.2 in the Cabinet E.P. Jayarajan and also effect a makeover of his team.

Ready to probe Kannur murders: CBI tells HC

Kochi, Oct 17

The CBI on Tuesday told the Kerala High Court it is ready to probe all the political murders that took place in Kannur in the past one year, officials said.

Bengal CM calls on ailing Left leader Buddhadeb

Kolkata, Oct 16

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday visited the South Kolkata residence of her ailing predecessor and veteran CPI-M leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, and wished him speedy recovery.

CPI-M attacks Centre on economic slowdown, jobless growth

New Delhi, Oct 16

Attacking the central government on "slowdown in economy and jobless growth", the CPI-M on Monday accused it of "creating more jobs outside India by focusing on imports" than within the country.

Poll alliance to be decided at CPI-M Congress: Yechury

New Delhi, Oct 16

The CPI-M on Monday said it will decide the issue of aligning with the Congress at its 22nd party Congress to be held from April 18 to 22 next year in Hyderabad.

BJP's declared assets increased by 627% in 10 years: ADR

Kolkata, Oct 16

The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) declared assets jumped by 627 per cent from Rs 122.93 crore to over Rs 893 crore between FY 2004-05 and 2015-16, according to an analysis by Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).

Rallying secular parties different from poll alliances: Yechury

New Delhi, Oct 16

Communist Party of India Marxist (CPI-M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Monday said rallying secular and like-minded parties against the communal forces represented by the BJP-RSS is "different from forging elections alliances".

BJP's fading appeal forcing it to attack Left

New Delhi, Oct 16

"The plummeting popularity of the BJP and the NDA that it heads is forcing the BJP to mount attacks on the Left," the CPI-M said on Monday.

IUML wins Kerala's Vengara assembly bypoll

Malappuram (Kerala)

Malappuram (Kerala) Oct 15 (IANS) Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) candidate K.N.A. Khader on Sunday won the Vengara by-election here with a margin of 23,310 votes.

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