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Saturday, May 30, 2020
Sitaram Yechury

Sitaram Yechury


In his, by now ‘compulsory’ address on the State-owned radio, Mann ki baat, on March 22, Prime Minister Narendra Modi accused the combined Opposition in Parliament opposing the amendments moved by this government to the land acquisition Bill, 2013 of spreading a pack of ‘lies’ as a ‘conspiracy’ to undermine farmers’ interests.

articles by Sitaram Yechury (197 results)
Oct 02, 2018 18:55
In sum, this exercise was an effort to take the RSS through a beauty parlour to effect an image change. As the old saying goes: “A leopard can never change its spots”. read more
Aug 13, 2018 23:17
CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury said late Somnath Chatterjee’s wisdom was necessary to restore democratic order in Parliament, and outside Parliament, being a distinguished lawyer, he fought cases related to the rights of the underprivileged... read more
Feb 01, 2018 19:39
There is no increase in direct taxes to meet governmental expenses which exclusively rely on indirect taxes which are a burden on the vast majority of the people. The contraction of expenditures comes also in education (from 0.49% of GDP to 0.45%) and... read more
Dec 29, 2015 00:59
Increasingly, it is appearing that the people of India will have to extract happy days from the Narendra Modi-led BJP government. Otherwise, growing economic burdens will continue to break our backs and increasing social and communal tensions will deepen... read more
Dec 15, 2015 21:31
The economy is going downhill on a range of indicators. The NDA should focus on public investment, not serve interests of capital read more
Dec 01, 2015 21:33
The current winter session of Parliament began later than usual, tailored to accommodate our prime minister’s ever growing foreign visits. Soon after the session began, he has taken off again to attend the climate change conference in Paris, to make... read more
Nov 16, 2015 22:51
India does not require dream merchants, but a leadership with a vision that will save the people from the present state of misery. read more
Nov 02, 2015 23:29
The ruling dispensation is resorting to ways that are not in keeping with the promises it made when it came to power last year. read more
Oct 20, 2015 21:41
While the people were promised development, the only agenda pursued so far has been that of communal polarisation writes Sitaram Yechury read more
Sep 22, 2015 14:44
The RSS and the prime minister are carrying forward gross distortions of history as assertions of ‘faith’, writes Sitaram Yechury. read more
Sep 21, 2015 21:59
The Centre is rewriting history to control the present and shape the future. Can we permit this change to happen to our modern secular democratic republic? read more
Sep 07, 2015 20:40
Instead of implementing the many promises they made to the people procuring their mandate in the 2014 elections, the singular agenda that the Modi government is vigorously pursuing is to advance the RSS agenda. read more
Aug 24, 2015 20:14
Instead of resisting pressure from the West, the NDA government is preparing a voluntary target of cuts in carbon emissions for the Paris summit writes Sitaram Yechury read more
Aug 10, 2015 22:32
Debates on the apparent inadequacies in our justice delivery system strengthen the internal dynamics of our democracy. read more
Jul 27, 2015 23:57
A fundamental question regarding the role of Parliament in our constitutional republic has come to the forefront in the background of the current disruptions. The issues under contention causing these disruptions are the serious allegations of misuse... read more