Showing posts with label Yechury Sitaram. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Yechury Sitaram. Show all posts

Sunday, April 25, 2021

India: Communist Party leader Sitaram Yechury urges PM Modi to take urgent action as Covid crisis deepens

India's healthcare system is buckling as a record surge in Covid-19 cases puts pressure on hospital beds and drains oxygen supplies. According to international reports, families are left pleading for their relatives who are desperately ill, with some patients left untreated for hours.

Crematoriums are organising mass funeral pyres. On Friday 24 April India reported 332,730 new cases of coronavirus, setting a world record for a second day running. Deaths were numbered at 2,263 in 24 hours. 

Sunday, February 28, 2021

India: More than a million people attended a rally of the Communist Party (Marxist) and its allies in Kolkata

A sea of people gathered in the city of Kolkata earlier today during a massive rally organized by the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and left allied forces. The rally, one of the largest political gatherings of the last years, was held at Kolkata's Brigade Parade Ground which is the city's largest open ground. 

The huge rally comes just prior to the West Bengal assembly polls, sending a strong message to both the governing BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) and TMC (All India Trinamool Congress).  

Friday, February 21, 2020

Trump not welcome in India: Anti-imperialist, left forces ready to protest during his visit

Indian PM Modi and U.S. President Trump (Archive Photo).
Democratic, peace-loving and anti-imperialist forces in India are ready to protest against U.S. President Donald Trump’s visit in the country on February 24-25. 

During a press conference last week, the General Secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), Sitaram Yechury, said that his party will participate in demonstrations during Trump’s visit to the country. 

“May be in Delhi or in Gujarat, the party activists will certainly protest”, Yechury pointed out. 

Friday, August 9, 2019

Solidarity with India's communists - Condemn the detention of Sitaram Yechury and D. Raja

Sitaram Yechury and D.Raja during a press conference
in Delhi.
In an outrageously authoritarian act, security forces in Srinagar airport proceeded to the detention of Sitaram Yechury, General Secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and D. Raja, General Secretary of the Communist Party of India

The two leaders were on their way to meet Yusuf Tarigami, prominent cadre of CPI(M), MLA of Jammu & Kashmir Assembly, and to meet people from the region. In a press conference they said the government violated their democratic right to meet theircomrade. The moment they alighted from the flight, they were whisked away by security forces, their bags taken away and they were confined to a room. They were informed that they can't be allowed to step out of the airport because of the prevailing law and order situation in the State, they added.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

India: BJP government's defeat looks imminent, says communist leader Sitaram Yechury

India's PM Narendra Modi (left) and Communist Party (Marxist)
leader Sitaram Yechury.
"The defeat of this BJP government looks imminent, paving the way for an alternative secular government, post-elections" writes Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury in an article appearing in People's Democracy journal (22-28 April, 2019).
Read the full article below:

Modi's Desperation Peaks Midway

Monday, April 23, 2018

Communist Party of India (Marxist): Sitaram Yechury re-elected General Secretary

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) has re-elected cde Sitaram Yechury as the party's General Secretary for a second term.
The decision was taken during party's 22nd congress in Hyderabad.
Yechury's re-election has reinforced his position on an electoral understanding with the Congress party in the upcoming India's general elections in 2019.
The election of the 65-year-old Yechury was approved by the party's newly-elected 95-member central committee.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

"With KKE, on counterattack!"- Massive political event at KNE-Odigitis youth festival in Athens (PHOTOS)

Thousands of people attented a large political event during the third- and last- day of the 42nd KNE-Odigitis festival in Athens. The major speaker was the General Secretary of the CC of KKE Dimitris Koutsoumbas

Other speakers included the General Secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) Sitaram Yetsury who delivered "red" revolutionary salutes on behalf of his country's communists and Nikos AbatielosSecretary of the Central Council of KNE, who stressed that "our festival is a picture from the beautiful world for which our Party struggles".

In his speech, apart from the contemporary political, social and economic issues, the GS of the Communist Party of Greece Dimitris Koutsoumbas refered also to the Party's 100th anniversary in 1918. He said, among other things: 

Friday, September 23, 2016

Indian communist leader Sitaram Yechury visited the KNE-Odigitis festival in Athens

Secretary S.Yechury greeted by Giorgos Marinos of KKE.
Source: 902.gr.

During his stay in Athens, the General Secretary of the CC of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) Sitaram Yechury visited the KNE-Odigitis festival which takes place these days in Greece's capital. 

Secretary Yechury paid a visit to the main exhibition of the festival- which is dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the Democratic Army of Greece (DSE)- where he was welcomed by Giorgos Marinos, member of the Political Bureau of the CC of the KKE. 

The CPI (Marxist) leader also visited the international sector of the Festival.