Current Issues

On Ban Order on NDTV India

The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has issued the following statement on November 5.

THE Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) strongly condemns the order of the central government to ban the Hindi news channel, NDTV India, from going on air for a day on November 9. This is a brazen attack on media freedom and an attempt to gag freedom of expression. It reveals the increasingly authoritarian attitude of the Modi government.

Posturing on Black Money

The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has issued the following statement November 9.

THE announcement made by the prime minister about the demonetisation of the Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes is not going to yield the desired result of unearthing black money. It will have limited effect and is more like political posturing.

Chhattisgarh: Withdraw False Cases

The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has issued the following statement on November 8.

THE Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) strongly condemns the BJP state government of Chhattisgarh for registering a false case of murder against noted intellectuals and activists. Named in the case are Prof. Archana Prasad of JNU, Prof. Nandini Sundar of DU, Vineet Tiwari of the Joshi Adhikari Research Institute, New Delhi and Sanjay Parate, CPI(M) state secretary.  They have been charged under sections 302, 120B, 147, 148, 149, 452 etc of the IPC.

On Triple Talaq

The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has issued the following statement on October 18, 2016.

THE CPI(M) supports the demand of Muslim women against the practice of arbitrary and instant triple talaq. This specific practice is not permitted in most Islamic countries. Acceptance of this demand will bring relief to affected women.

All personal laws including those for the majority community require reform.

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