Repeal These Agri-Laws

Sitaram Yechury ONCE again, the talks between the central government and representatives of the kisan organisations today (December 30) failed to resolve the main issues on which these unprecedented kisan protests are taking place.  The central government refused to consider the repeal of

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ENGELS 200

Sitaram Yechury The 200th birth anniversary of Frederick Engels falls on November 28, 2020. Under normal circumstances, without the raging pandemic, necessary precautions and the lockdown restrictions, the CPI(M) would have observed this event in a befitting manner like the Party observed

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Maximise Pooling of Anti-BJP, Anti-TMC Votes in Bengal

Sitaram Yechury’s Interview with Ganashakti Q: What are the lessons of Bihar elections? Yechury: There are many lessons to be drawn from Bihar elections. First,the largest possible unity of secular forces against BJP/JDU alliance couldbe achieved and it paid dividends. Secondly,

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Communists: Steadfast Defenders of Secular Democracy

Sitaram Yechury WE are now reaching the conclusion of the year-long observations marking the centenary of the foundation of the Communist Party of India on October 17, 1920.  The Covid-19 pandemic, the prolonged national lockdowns and the restrictions of physical distancing etc have

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Id-ul-fittar Midst Complex Political Situation

Sitaram Yechury Id-ul-fittar, this year, will be celebrated in the midst of a complex situation full of developments that cause worry and concern to citizens of a secular democratic India. As we enter the final year of the twentieth century, according to the Gregorian (Roman) calendar, it

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Commemoration of 6th December

Sitaram Yechury On every 6th of December, since 1992, the country hangs its head in shame recollecting the vandalism and de¬struction of the Babri Masjid. The one point that this memory highlights is the disastrous consequences of having a rabidly communal outfit assume the reins of State

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CPI(M) CC Delegation’s Visit to China – IV

Sitaram Yechury During the course of discussions with the leaders of the Communist Party of China (CPC), their assessment regard¬ing the present international situation and the international Communist movement alongwith many ideolog¬ical issues figured. The Chinese leaders emphasised that while

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