The Communist Party of India (Marxist) is the largest communist party in India. The party emerged from a split from the Communist Party of India in 1964.
Soon after the Union Finance Minister invited quips from Twitterati over her "use of onions and garlic", her cabinet colleague Ashwini Choubey too courted controversy over the issue.
On the 26th day of their indefinite strike, employees of the Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) on Wednesday vowed to continue their struggle till all their demands are accepted by the government.
Amid incidents of stone pelting in a few places, the day-long shutdown began in Telangana on a call given by the employees of the Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC), whose indefinite strike entered the 15th day on Saturday.
Leaders of the Left parties and people's organisations observed a day-long fast here on Thursday in support of the strike by employees of the Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC), which entered its 13th day.
The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Friday said that the JNU administration order asking the office of the JNU Students Union to be vacated was the "latest and flagrant attempt to suppress the elected student body" and demanded its withdrawal.
Calling Aarey colony one of the "lung spots" of Mumbai city, Communist Party of India (Marxist) Secretary-General Sitaram Yechury on Monday welcomed the stay imposed by the Supreme Court on felling of trees there.
The twelve political leaders from various opposition parties who visited the Valley but were not allowed to step out of the airport signed on a representation, asking the authorities that it should be handed over to Governor Satyapal malik.
A delegation of Opposition parties, led by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, boarded a flight to visit Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, their first since the abrogation of Article 370 on August 5.
DMK President M.K. Stalin on Monday condemned the Central government's decision to revoke Article 370 of the Constitution that confers a special status to Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) and bifurcate the state into two Union Territories.
The Trinamool Congress on Sunday wrote a letter to Election Commission of India (ECI) and asserted that the wide-scale of media coverage of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Kedarnath is a violation of Model Code of Conduct.