CPI(M) leader Brinda Karat on Thursday said BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi was now a member of rich corporate families and his claim of being a tea-seller "is just show-off".
In the light of a law intern’s blog on being harassed by a retired Supreme Court judge in a hotel room and CBI chief Ranjit Sinha's insensitive remark on rape, it’s time we had a serious national conversation about how the system treats women.
Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Brinda Karat has said the immediate suspension of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Durga Shakti Nagpal was uncalled for as it sends a 'distressing' message to other female aspirants to civil service in the country.
Planning Commission figures of poverty reduction in India triggered a furore Wednesday with the BJP and the CPI-M accusing the government of ignoring reality and Congress ally NCP also expressing its reservations.
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's controversial "puppy" remark in the context of the 2002 Gujarat riots created a political uproar on Friday, with many parties saying he should apologise.
Condemning the brutal rape of a five-year-old girl in Delhi, CPI (M) Politburo member Brinda Karat today said that it was a "shameful" act and demanded strong action against the policemen accused of offering bribe to the victim's family to bury the case.
Maintaining that the Land Acquisition Bill dilutes the rights of tribals in scheduled areas, CPI(M) Politburo member Brinda Karat today demanded that the UPA government refer the proposed legislation to a Select Committee of Parliament for further discussion.
Terming the new controversies relating to embezzlement in farmer subsidy as shameful act of the Congress-led UPA government at the Centre, Polit bureau member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) Brinda Karat on Wednesday stated that the central government had lost its credibility and their only focus was on how to mint money from public schemes.
Coming down heavily on the Punjab police for thrashing a girl in Tarn Taran district, CPI(M) politburo member Brinda Karat demanded to take strict action and book the policemen guilty of thrashing the girl. Karat strongly criticised the incident and said there was a need to teach such policemen a lesson and the government should register a case against them.
CPM Politbureau member Brinda Karat on Monday ridiculed the “second freedom struggle” call of Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi and said that the people of the country would not awaken to the call of a person who practises the “politics of communalism” and believes in the Hindutva agenda floated by his party, the BJP, and the Sangh Parivar.
The CPI(M) on Friday denounced the rape remarks made by its West Bengal MLA Anisur Rahman against West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, saying they were against the political culture of the party.
The modernising of the economy and market-based consumerism are feeding into traditional patriarchal approaches towards women, writes Brinda Karat
CPI(M) Politburo member Brinda Karat has praised Tamil Nadu chief minister and AIADMK leader Jayalalithaa for her consistent opposition to FDI in retail.
Priyanka Gandhi and Brinda Karat were among those who pledged to donate their organs in the Capital on Wednesday.
Left and BJP on Wednesday said that they will oppose direct cash transfer of subsidy into bank accounts of beneficiaries as it is yet to be validated by the Parliament; HT reports.
Left and BJP on today said that they will oppose direct cash transfer of subsidy into bank accounts of beneficiaries as it is yet to be validated by the Parliament. HT
CPI(M)leader Brinda Karat and others protestors booked for clashing with police
The Congress today defended the government's decision to hike the price of diesel by Rs. 5 a litre, while the opposition parties including the BJP and Left slammed the move as "unjustified" and "anti-people".
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