Saturday, June 22, 2024

Topic: Sitaram Yechury

Inauguration of Ram Temple at demolished Babri site: CPI(M) declines invitation, calls it ‘state-sponsored event’

Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury declined the invitation to attend the January 22 consecration ceremony at the Ram temple in Ayodhya, built on the site where the Babri Masjid was demolished by a Hindutva mob in 1992.

Crackdown on NewsClick: Delhi Police at CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury’ residence

The Delhi Police Special Cell on Tuesday raided the residence of CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury in connection with the ongoing police crackdown on news website NewsClick.

Uniform Civil Code targets Muslims, says Sitaram Yechury

CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Saturday said the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) proposed by the Narendra Modi government is meant to specifically target the Muslim community with a clear objective of creating a nationwide communal polarisation ahead of the 2024 General Elections

10 Opposition leaders write to President Kovind over ‘inhuman treatment’ of Stan Swamy

Opposition leaders including Congress president Sonia Gandhi, NCP chief Sharad Pawar and chief ministers of Jharkhand, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu have written to President Ram Nath Kovind urging him "to direct the Government to act against those responsible for foisting false cases" on the renowned tribal rights activist and Elgaar Parishad case accused Father Stan Swamy, who died on Monday.

12 Opposition leaders write to PM Modi, demand free vaccination, suspension of Central Vista project

Leaders of 12 opposition parties Wednesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking a free mass vaccination campaign against coronavirus, and a suspension of the central vista revamp project to aid the fight against the pandemic, PTI reported.

Letter to Sitaram Yechury over ‘Islamophobic statements’ of CPIM Kerala state secretary

A group of nine academics, lawyers, writers and retired bureaucrats have sent a letter to CPIM secretary Sitaram Yechury, expressing concern at recent Islamophobic statements of A. Vijayaraghavan, left party's Kerala state unit secretary.