Tag: Cpi

Odisha CM disregarding democracy: CPI

Accusing Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik of showing 'utter disregard' for democracy, CPI today said the state government did not even feel it 'proper' to convene an all-party meeting to discuss the formation of legislative council in the state

  • Sunday, 27 June 2021
CPI demands white paper from Odisha govt on Polavaram project

Amid allegations and counter-allegations between the ruling BJD and opposition parties over the controversial Polavaram project in Andhra Pradesh, CPI on Tuesday demanded a white paper on possible impact of the project on the people of Malkangiri district

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
CPI demonstration over price rise

Angry over sudden rise in the prices of potato and onion in Odisha, CPI workers and supporters staged a protest demonstration here on Sunday demanding immediate steps to control the price

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
food inflation
January retail inflation up 5.11 percent, December IIP up 1.7

Bearing out the Reserve Bank of India's policy review last week on risks to the inflation target, the January retail inflation moved up to 5.11 percent month-on-month, while factory output grew marginally at 1.7 percent in December 2014 compared to 3.9 percent a month ago

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Adikand Sethi
Sethi joins BJD

A day after being suspended from CPI on disciplinacy grounds, MLA from Chhatrapur, Adikanda Sethi today joined the ruling BJD in Odisha

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Feb retail inflation slows to 25-month low of 8.1 pc

Easing onion and potato prices pulled retail inflation in February to a 25-month low of 8.1 per cent and is likely to increase the clamour for the Reserve Bank to cut interest rates in its next monetary policy

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Brinda Karat
'Modi's claim of being a tea-seller aimed at capturing votes'

Dubbing Narendra Modi as a promoter of Capitalists, CPI(M) Politburo member Brinda Karat on Tuesday said the claim of BJP's prime ministerial candidate being a tea seller was aimed at capturing the votes of poor people....

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Elections 2019: ECI team begins review of poll preparations in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: A six-member team of the Election Commission of India (ECI) led by Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa today met the representatives of major political parties in Odisha to discuss the preparations for the upcoming general elections. The team reportedly held discussions with the representatives of the BJD, BJP, Congress, CPI and other political parties. While […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Odisha Elections 2019
Elections 2019: No headway for Odisha Congress in finalising partners

Bhubaneswar: With the general elections close at hand, Odisha Congress still appears to be in a dilemma over finalising its alliance partners and the seat allocation even after numerous discussions in this regard. While the party will hold a crucial meeting with the left parties on Saturday, the latter have already begun campaigning for the […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
From 'Red' land, Aska now adorns 'Green' attire!

Bhubaneswar: Aska, the sugar town of Odisha and the second largest city in Ganjam district, had been once a bastion of communists. For which the ‘sweet’ hub has earned the epithet of ‘Red land’ in Ganjam district. Since the formation of the Lok Sabha constituency in 1971,  though communists had won the seat once, the […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
A Ph.D, Kanhaiya Kumar is unemployed, earned Rs 8.5 lakhs in 2 years

Patna: Former JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar, contesting as a CPI candidate from the Begusarai Lok Sabha seat in Bihar, has a doctorate but is unemployed. He has neither agricultural land nor a vehicle in his name and has earned Rs. 8.5 lakhs in two years through his writings, he has said in the affidavit […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
30 crorepatis in fray in last phase Bengal polls

Kolkata: Of 111 candidates across parties contesting from the nine West Bengal seats in the seventh and the last phase of the Lok Sabha elections, 30 have assets worth more than Rs 1 crore, while 23 have declared criminal cases against themselves, said a study on Tuesday. Among candidates who are in the fray for the […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
21 Opposition parties to meet in Delhi on Tuesday

New Delhi: Two days ahead of the counting of votes for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, 21 Opposition parties will meet on Tuesday here to discuss the possibilities of a non-NDA alliance. The meeting of the 21 opposition parties will be held at the Constitution Club here at 1.30 p.m., Telugu Desam Party (TDP) sources […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
RBI's booster dose expected; target 150-200 bps cut in FY20

New Delhi/Mumbai: Further monetary policy easing is expected as the economy struggles with a demand downturn, liquidity constraint and a high finance cost, sources said on Friday. It is learnt that Reserve Bank of India would stick with its stance and further lower the repo rate, which will in turn reinvigorate consumer sentiment and shore […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Govt passing bills 'hurriedly', 17 parties tell RS Chairman

New Delhi: Raising concern over the government “hurriedly” passing the bills without Parliamentary scrutiny, 17 opposition parties have, in a letter to the Rajya Sabha Chairman, said that it is a departure from the established practice and healthy traditions of enacting legislations. The members have stated that as many as 14 bills have already been […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021