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Sitaram Yechury

BJP MLA Calls Sitaram Yechury A ‘Chinese Supporter’, Says His Son Died Of ‘Chinese Corona’

Apr 22, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

35-year-old, Ashish Yechury, died on Thursday morning at a hospital in Gurgaon after a two-week battle with coronavirus.

President, Vice-President And Other Political Leaders Condole Death Of Sitaram Yechury's Son

Apr 22, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Sitaram Yechury, the General Secretary of CPI (M)'s 35-year-old son, Ashish, died on Thursday morning at a hospital in Gurgaon after a two-week battle with coronavirus.

Sitaram Yechury's Son Dies Of Covid-19 In Gurgaon Hospital

Ashish, 35, was recovering well at Gurgaon’s Medanta Hospital, people close to the family added, describing his sudden death at 5.30 am after a two-week battle with the disease as a shock.

No Confidence In Modi's Assurance Of Resolving Farmers’ Issue: Sitaram Yechury

Dec 26, 2020 PTI

Yechury's remarks come in the backdrop of PM Modi's statement assuring farmers that the government is ready to hold talks with them

'Diabolic Doublespeak': Sitaram Yechury Slams PM Modi's Speech At New Parliament Building Ceremony

The Left leader termed the foundation stone laying of the new Parliament a 'colossal waste of resources'

07 December, 2020

CPI-M Accuses BJP Of Misleading People, Spreading Misinformation About Opposition


Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad had accused the Opposition parties of having 'double standards' regarding the new agri laws

31 October, 2020

CPI(M)Ties Up With Cong For 2021 West Bengal Assembly Polls


The decision comes after the party held a virtual meeting on October 30 and 31.

24 September, 2020

Delhi Riots: CPI Says Police 'Trying To Frame' Leaders Critical Of BJP


Raising doubts about the impartiality of the probe, the CPI said the investigation by the Delhi Police is a 'conspiracy' aimed at criminalising those who speak against human rights violations and injustice, rather than catching the real perpetrators of the violence.

17 September, 2020

Opposition Leaders Yechury, Kanimozhi To Meet President Kovind Over Delhi Riots Probe


In a recent supplementary chargesheet, the Delhi Police, citing statements of those arrested, had named CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury along with other activists in the case.

13 September, 2020

Sitaram Yechury, Yogendra Yadav Not Named As Co-conspirators In Delhi Riots, Say Police In Rebuttal

Outlook Web Bureau

Yogendra Yadav also termed the reports 'factually incorrect', saying Delhi Police's supplementary chargesheet does not mention him as co-conspirator, or even as accused in Delhi Riots.

12 September, 2020

Delhi Riots: Police Name Sitaram Yechury, Yogendra Yadav, Jayati Ghosh, Apoorvanand And Rahul Roy As Co-Conspirators


They have been accused of asking anti-CAA protesters to go to 'any extreme', spreading discontent in the community by calling CAA/NRC anti-Muslim, and organise demonstrations to 'malign the image of the Government of India'.

08 September, 2020

Borrow From RBI Or Release Money From ‘Pvt Trust Fund’ To Pay GST Dues: Sitaram Yechury To Govt


Though the CPI (M) General Secretary did not name the 'private trust fund' he was referring to, he has often attacked the government over PM-CARES Fund terming it a 'private trust'.

30 July, 2020

'Centralisation, Communalisation, Commercialisation Of Education': CPI-M, DU Teachers Oppose New Education Policy 2020

Prakash Kumar

CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury alleged that the Modi government has 'unilaterally' imposed a new education policy after 'bypassing' all the objections and opposition recorded by various State governments.

23 May, 2020

Joint Opposition Meet Won't Force Centre's Hand On Lockdown Strategy But It Helps Congress Score Political Points

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

Sonia Gandhi, the Congress interim President, also managed a coup of sorts by ensuring not just the participation of the Trinamool Congress but also of Mamata Banerjee herself, despite the presence of Left leaders Sitaram Yechury and D. Raja in the discussion, writes Puneet Nicholas Yadav.

01 February, 2020

'No Direction, Strategy, Or Real Solution': Opposition Slams Govt Over Union Budget 2020

Outlook Web Bureau

Opposition parties have strongly criticised the budget for not addressing unemployment issues and lacking a concrete roadmap to reverse the economic slowdown.

26 January, 2020

'When Will This End': Mamata Banerjee On Omar Abdullah's Viral Photo

Outlook Web Bureau

Banerjee said she couldn't recognise Omar in the photograph, adding she felt sad about it. On Saturday, a photograph of Omar Abdullah, with a beard, surfaced online triggering shock over the political detentions

19 December, 2019

Three Killed As Protests Against Citizenship Law Erupt Across India; Hundreds Detained

Outlook Web Bureau

The day witnessed massive protest rallies, violence in parts of Uttar Pradesh and detention of hundreds of protesters.

29 October, 2019

'Nazi Lovers' Visiting Valley: Owaisi Hits Out At Modi Govt Over EU MPs' Kashmir Tour

Outlook Web Bureau

The AIMIM leader's comments are the latest among opposition leaders who have criticized the Centre for inviting EU lawmakers for Kashmir visit.

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This Election Season In UP, Lakhimpur Kheri Is The New Political Battlefield

The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.


The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.

Vikas Pathak
The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together


Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.

Naseer Ganai
Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s


Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu