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Sitaram Yechury

Sitaram Yechury Demands An Apology From PM For The Hardships Caused To Farmers By Enacting The Farm Laws

Nov 19, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in an official announcement, declared the repealing of the three contentious farm laws and the legislative process associated with the withdrawal will be completed during the upcoming Winter session of Parliament.

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

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

Apr 22, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

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

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

10 December, 2020

'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.

Photo Gallery

Union Home Minister Amit Shah at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2021, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore

People visit the deserted Chandrabhaga sea beach, amid Cyclone Jawad threat in Puri.

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Snow covered peaks of the Dhauladhar mountains range of the Himalayas after a fresh spell of snowfall, in Palampur.

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A railway worker repairs a foot-over bridge at Hatia railway station yard in Ranchi

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Odisha passenger trains parked at Hatia Railway station yard after Indian Railways cancelled trains as a precautionary measure in view of Cyclone Jawad, in Ranchi.

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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

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