Draft Political Resolution for 22nd Congress

THE period since the 21st Congress of our Party has seen a further consolidation of the political right in India. The BJP-led NDA government is pursuing a vicious four-pronged attack on the country and our people: through the aggressive pursuit of neo-liberal economic policies; the sharpening of communal polarisation in various forms; increasing...

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Tripura is Ready to Bridle Saffron Brigade

THE Tripura assembly elections are going to take place on February 18 under a complex scenario prevailing in the country, with the outcome of the 2014 parliamentary polls having brought about a retrogressive change in the political scene.The RSS-BJP has openly declared that the Communists and the CPI(M)...

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Bhagwat’s Army

THE RSS chief, Mohan Bhagwat, has stated in a speech to RSS workers in Muzaffarpur that while the army takes six to seven months to train its soldiers, the RSS can get its cadres ready for battle in two to three days. This remark has drawn widespread condemnation with the main criticism being that the RSS chief had insulted the Indian army by...

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Suggestions to Delegates and Observers attending the CPI(M) 22nd Congress, Hyderabad

THE 22nd Congress of the CPI(M) is going to be held at Hyderabad from April 18-22, 2018. 1) Accommodation will be arranged for delegates and observers from the evening of April 17th to April 23rd morning. 2) The venue for the Congress is RTC Kalyana Mandapam, RTC X roads, Baghlingampally, Musheerabad.

Bubbles, Stocks and Crashes

WHAT is happening in the US economy provides an object lesson on the functioning of neo-liberal capitalism. Pre-first world war capitalism which had witnessed the long Victorian and Edwardian boom had relied on the colonial arrangement for the system’s dynamics. The goods produced by Britain had been sold in colonial and semi-colonial economies (causing “deindustrialisation” there), and goods of even greater value had been taken away from these economies (the difference...

Concern over BJP’s Campaign for Tripura Polls

THE CPI(M) drew the attention of the Chief Election Commissioner to certain major corrupt practices which the BJP is indulging in, in the run-up to the Tripura assembly elections. The CPI(M) Tripura state committee has already brought this to the notice of the Chief Electoral Officer, Tripura and copies have been duly forwarded to the Commission. Nilotpal Basu, CPI(M) central secretariat member met the Chief Election Commissioner,...

CPI(M) Andhra Pradesh State Conference

THE 25th state conference of the CPI(M) Andhra Pradesh state committee was held in Bhimavaram from February 10-12, 2018 in a spirited manner. Before the inaugural session of the conference, Party senior leader, former MLA, Rudraraju Satyanarayana Raju hoisted the Red flag in Simhadri Siva Reddy hall at Parsa Satyanarayana Nagar (conference venue) and all the delegates, observers paid homage to the martyrs.

CPI(M) Assam State Conference Calls for Building up Left-Democratic Alternative

THE three-day 22nd Assam state conference of the CPI(M) concluded at Silpagram in Guwahati on February 6, with a clarion call to intensify the struggle against neo-liberal economic policies and the politics of communal divide being pursued by the present ruling dispensation both at the centre and in the state, and to build up a Left-democratic alternative. The conference started...

COMRADE MOHD AMIN

CPI(M) Polit Bureau has issued the following statement on February 12, 2018. THE Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) dips its banner in salute to veteran communist and trade union leader Comrade Mohd. Amin. Comrade Mohd. Amin died this afternoon. He was ninety years old.

PUNJAB AND HARYANA: Peasant Organisations Hold Kisan Mukti Sammelan

PEASANT organisations from Punjab and Haryana held a ‘Kisan Mukti Sammelan’ at Bhakna Bhawan, in Chandigarh on February 4, 2018 under the banner of the All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC) to discuss farm suicides and find out ways to help the peasants in distress.

CPI(M) Telangana State Conference

THE CPI(M) Telangana state second conference was held in Nalgonda from February 4-7, 2018 in an enthusiastic atmosphere. A large number of red-shirt and red-saree volunteers along with the delegates and observers participated in the rally and the inaugural session with an inspiration and spirit towards the Party.

Vote Loot Again in Bengal: A Glimpse

IN West Bengal, the TMC has just won Uluberia Lok Sabha bye election and Noapara assembly bye election. In Uluberia, they have won with a margin of more than 4 lakhs. In Noapara, the difference is more than 63 thousand. It is being touted as a ‘big victory for the development policies of Mamata government’. Even a section of secular political forces are bewildered by these ‘huge’ margins.