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NEPAL ELECTIONS: CPI(M) Congratulates KP Oli and Prachanda

ON behalf of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), Sitaram Yechury, general secretary, has sent messages of greetings to KP Oli, chairman of the Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist) and Prachanda Pushpa Kamal Dahal, chairman of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) on the victory of their alliance in Nepal elections. The letter was sent on December 23.

On 2G Judgement

The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has issued the following statement on December 21, 2017.

The judgement of the CBI special court on the 2G spectrum case raises more questions than answers. It was well-established that the allocation of 2G spectrum had caused a big loss calculated to be Rs. 1,76,000 crores by the CAG.  The Supreme Court had indicted some of the telecom companies involved for misuse of the allocations and cancelled the licences of concerned companies. 

Logo for 22nd Congress of CPI(M) Released

The logo for the 22nd Congress of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), scheduled to be held from April 18-22 , 2018 in Hyderabad was released by state secretary Thammineni Veerabhadram, who is also the general secretary of the Reception Committee. Along with him on the dais are Ch Sitaramulu, Central Committee member, B Venkat, treasurer of the Reception Committee and state secretariat member, Jyoti and Sunnam Rajyam, MLA, both state secretariat members and secretaries of the Reception Committee.

Barbaric Killing of Migrant Labourer in Rajasthan

THE Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU), in a statement issued on December 11, has condemned the barbaric murder of an innocent migrant worker Afrazul in Rajsamand district of Rajasthan on December 6, by axing and burning him alive and videographing and uploading the episode in social media as an act of bravery against the purported ‘love jihad’. Afrazul hailed from Malda district of West Bengal,

The killing of innocent minorities, to foment communal hatred and division, has repeatedly been taking place in the country, more so in Rajasthan, since BJP came to power at the centre.

Give the Declared Compensation to Junaid’s Family

IN a letter written by CPI(M) Polit Bureau member Brinda Karat to Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on December 5, 2017, she brought the issue of non-payment of compensation announced by him to the next of kin of Junaid, to his notice.
Junaid, son of Jalaladuddin, resident of Khatauli village, Faridabad, Haryana, was brutally stabbed to death by a communally motivated group, on June 22, 2017.

AILU Demands Judicial Enquiry into Death of Judge Loya

THE report of the Caravan magazine about the death of CBI Judge Brijgopal Loya in December 2014 under suspicious circumstances requires judicial enquiry, said the All India Lawyers Union in a statement issued on November 26.

The report, if found true, casts a serious aspersion on the Rule of Law. Enquiry into the facts disclosed in the interviews of the family members of the deceased judge, is necessary to assure the judges who conduct high profile cases involving powerful political leaders.

Denounce Ordinance Raj

CPI(M)  Polit Bureau has issued the following statement on November 23.

THE Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) registers its strong objection to the increasing recourse to the route of ordinance raj that this BJP-led central government has been resorting to.

It is reported that an ordinance would be issued to amend the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Act.

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