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Stop Targetting of NDTV

THE Delhi Union of Journalists, in a statement  issued on June 5  has expressed serious concern at the CBI raids on the homes of Prannoy Roy, executive chairperson of NDTV, ostensibly for defaulting on a bank loan.

We note that the raids come directly after a primetime spat between NDTV executive editor Nidhi Razdan and BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra. Patra had accused the channel of being biased in its coverage and having an ‘agenda’. Razdan had objected strongly, telling him he could leave the show if he wished.  

Attempt to Disrupt Press Conference

The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has issued the following statement on June 7.
THE Polit Bureau strongly condemns the efforts made by two persons claiming allegiance to an RSS outfit to disrupt a press conference being addressed by general secretary Sitaram Yechury at the end of the two-day meeting of the Polit Bureau.

Condemn Brutal Attack on Protesters In Kolkata

The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has issued the followings statement on May 22, 2017.

THE Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) strongly condemns the police brutality unleashed against peaceful protesters at the state government headquarters Nabanna in Kolkata on May 22. Over nine hundred protesters were grievously injured and over a hundred of them are reportedly in a critical condition. Even media personnel were not spared.

Harkishan Singh Surjeet Bhawan, CPI(M) Central Party School

COMRADE Harkishan Singh Surjeet always used to emphasise that the political and ideological education combined with the rich experiences of class and mass struggles equips the Party cadres to combat the offensives of the class enemies and develop the political mass base of the Party. Therefore a permanent Party central school is needed in order to advance the revolutionary movement. Keeping this in mind the Polit Bureau decided to build a permanent central school and name it after Comrade Harkishan Singh Surjeet.

Stop Atrocities on Dalits in Saharanpur

The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has issued the following statement on May 24
THE CPI(M) strongly condemns the murderous attacks on dalits in Saharanpur which has resulted in a dalit youth being killed and many seriously injured. Certain upper caste elements sporting the colours of the Hindu Yuva Vahini launched these attacks on people returning from a meeting addressed by BSP leader Mayawati.

CPI(M) Greets 17th Congress of CPRF

Below is the text of the message of greetings sent by the Communist Party of India (Marxist) to the Communist Party of Russian Federation on May 21, on the occasion of its 17th Congress.

THE Communist Party of India (Marxist) extends its warm fraternal greetings to the 17th Congress of the Communist Party of Russian Federation (CPRF). We take this opportunity to greet the leadership and all the members of the Party and express our heartfelt solidarity.

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