Sitaram Yechury

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Attempt To Muzzle Media, Says Sitaram Yechury Over Raid At Newsclick

Delhi Police raids at the residence of Newsclick's journalists is making headlines, as the journalists and opposition leaders questioned democracy and freedom of speech. Congress leader Sitaram Yechury said, "If this is an attempt to try and muzzle the media, the country must know the reason behind this." Notably, on October 3, Delhi police conducted raids amid allegations of chinese investment, promoting their propaganda against Indian media… read-more

Tue, 03 Oct 2023 - 01:18 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Sitaram Yechury, Congress, media, newsclick, Media Raid

Opposition leaders met President Kovind

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Opposition Leaders Meet President Kovind; Urge To Revoke Farm Laws

Opposition leaders including Rahul Gandhi, Sharad Pawar, Sitaram Yechury, T. K. S. Elangovan, D. Raja on December 9 have met President Ramnath Kovind amid farmers' protest. The leaders asked the President to take action against the central government by revoking the three farm laws. In the letter to the President signed by the five leaders, they have requested President Kovind to "persuade 'your government' not to be obdurate" and accept… read-more

Wed, 09 Dec 2020 - 07:49 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Rahul Gandhi, Sharad Pawar, Sitaram Yechury, Farmers' Protest, RamNath Kovind

Courtesy: Brifly News

Kerala Protests

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Kerala: Opposition Stages Protests Demanding Resignation of Minister

On September 12, the opposition parties in Kerala staged a state-wide protest and tried to enter the State Secretariat. The police resorted to lathi-charge and water-cannons to disperse the protesters as they turned violent. The protesters demanded the resignation of the Minister KT Jaleel owing to his questioning by the Enforcement Directorate in an alleged Foreign Contributions Regulations Act violation. However, CPI(M) Genreal Secretary … read-more

Sun, 13 Sep 2020 - 08:37 AM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Kerala, Protests, Sitaram Yechury, CPI-M

Courtesy: Outlook

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Congress Clamours for Action Against Facebook India Executives

Demanding actions against Facebook's India team, the Congress on August 18 asked Mark Zuckerberg to investigate allegations that it has ignored hate speech policy in favour of the rulling BJP. The Congress, along with Communist Party of India, also called for joint parliamentary committee (JPC) inquiry. Moreover, the CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury demanded that, until the probe, Facebook should not be allowed to operate with … read-more

Tue, 18 Aug 2020 - 03:58 PM / by Tania Mukhopadhyay

Tags: Facebook, Congress, BJP, CPIM, Sitaram Yechury, hate speech

Courtesy: Economic Times