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Siatram Yechury's letter to EC regarding the
violation of the ECI's guidelines by PM

New Delhi, April 22: We are herewith releasing the full text of the letter addressed by CPI(M) General Secretary, Sitaram Yechury to the Chief Election Commissioner, Shri Sunil Arora regarding the violation of the ECI’s guidelines by the Prime Minister against invoking the armed forces for electoral benefit by political parties.......

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Officer suspended for checking PM's
chopper sent back to Karnataka

New Delhi, Apr 22 :  An Election Commission general observer, who was suspended for checking Prime Minister Narendra Modi's helicopter in Odisha's Sambalpur in violation of norms for dealing with SPG protectees, has been sent back to Karnataka.
He is a 1996 batch IAS officer of Karnataka cadre......

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Former deputy EC appointed
special observer for Tripura

New Delhi, Apr 22 :  Former deputy election commissioner Vinod Zutshi was on Monday appointed as special observer for Tripura where the Lok Sabha polls to one of the seats was postponed in view of the law and order situation......

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Unemployment, Poverty
and the Modi Years

Prabhat Patnaik

NUMEROUS agencies from the Labour Bureau of Shimla to the Centre for Monitoring the Indian Economy to Oxfam have been drawing attention to the grim unemployment situation in India at present. The government however not only continues to be in a denial mode, but has actually suppressed all official statistics that go against its claims....

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Free Julian Assange: Why we Must Raise
Our Voices Against US Tyranny?

Prabir Purkayastha

JULIAN Assange’s arrest by the UK police from the Ecuadorian Embassy after the Moreno administration withdrew his asylum, has drawn worldwide condemnation. Noam Chomsky, John Pilger, Nobel Laureate Mairead Maguire are among the leading figures who have condemned Assange’s arrest. In India, N Ram, Arundhati Roy, Gopal Gandhi, Indira Jain...

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27th December, 2015 towards Red Brigade

Huge rally by CPIM in Kolkata at Brigade Parade Ground on Sunday on 27th December, 2015.

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