Current Issues

Lift the Clampdown in Kashmir

NOT a single bullet fired in Kashmir valley! isn’t it good for the people, asked a journalist in a press conference held in CPI(M) headquarters, addressed by Sitaram Yechury and Mohd Yousuf Tarigami, leader of the Party and four-time MLA from Kashmir on September 17. Prompt was the reply of Tarigami saying that no bullets are fired even in jails. Does that mean jails are better than free spaces? He said Kashmir is turned into a military jail where free mobility and liberty of the humans is the biggest casualty.

Finance Minister’s Recipe Will only Aggravate Economic Slowdown

CPI(M)  Polit Bureau has issued the following statements on September 15

INSTEAD of announcing a big increase in public investment to build our much-needed infrastructure, at the same, generate employment and thereby boost domestic demand, the finance minister has once again announced measures that in the first place have caused this economic slowdown bordering on recession.

NRC in Assam: Ensure Justice for All

The Left parties – Communist Party of India (Marxist), Communist Party of India, Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Liberation, All India Forward Bloc and Revolutionary Socialist Party – have issued the following statement on September 12.

THE final list of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam has excluded 19.06 lakh claimants who had applied to be included in the register.  Preliminary reports show that a large number of Indian citizens have been left out.

CPI(M) Releases Booklet on Kashmir

CPI (M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury and Polit Bureau member Brinda Karat released a booklet prepared by the Party on Kashmir, titled ‘Fraud on Constitution: Kashmir Betrayed’. The booklet was released at a press conference held on August 22. It traces the history of Jammu and Kashmir and its accession to Indian Union. The booklet dispels the misinformation campaign and obfuscation of facts by the government on Jammu and Kashmir.

 

False and Fake News

Below we publish the statement issued by the CITU on August 26

THE news of the seamen's union of CITU – FSUI joining Shiv Sena is totally false and fake

The Hindustan Times (Mumbai) dated August 25, 2019 published a news that Forward Seamen's Union of India (FSUI) has joined Shiv Sena. This news is totally baseless and fake, spread with a malicious intent to confuse and misguide the seamen community.

An Act of Desperation

CPI(M) Polit Bureau has issued the following statement on August 27

THE Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) strongly disapproves of the manner in which the Reserve Bank of India’s reserves are being sought to be utilised to meet the fiscal deficit. Similarly, in the past, profit making public sector navaratnas like ONGC had been fleeced to meet the Modi government’s extravagant expenditure like those on propaganda.

Reverse Decisions on FDI in Coal Mining & Retail Trade

CPI(M) Polit Bureau has issued the following statement on August 29

THE Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) strongly opposes the decision of the union cabinet to allow 100 per cent FDI in coal mining for all commercial purposes along with 100 per cent FDI in contract manufacturing. This reckless measure will enable foreign companies to plunder the mineral resources of our country.

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