TRIPURA: BJP Must Stop Interfering in Health Admin & Hospital Management

THE ruling BJP in Tripura must stop its illegal and unethical interference in the health administration as well as in hospital management amid the coronavirus pandemic. It should stop playing with people’s lives and take urgent measures that are necessary for restoration of people’s confidence in government-run hospitals. The BJP-led government must urgently appoint required number of doctors and nurses and stop showing disregard for frontline Covid-19 warriors. CPI(M) state secretary Gautam Das made these demands in a press conference on September 19.

Himachal Pradesh: Protest Against Utility charges during Covid Period

SHIMLA Citizens Forum(SCF) held a protest demonstration on September 22 outside the office of the commissioner, Shimla Municipal Corporation(SMC). The protest was held in the backdrop of exorbitant bills being raised by the SMC for garbage, property tax and water charges. Interestingly a large number of business establishments that were closed and continue to be closed since the lockdown was announced in March 2020, for example hotels, restaurants, have been asked to pay garbage bills.

Telangana: Secular Values under Threat

“SINCE the BJP assumed office at the centre, secularism is facing threat, and in the name of CAA divisional lines are being drawn all over the country, “CPI(M) Polit Bureau member, B V Raghavalu said. The communist party from its inception is fighting for the protection of democratic and secular rights, uninterrupted. In Vanaparthy district, Amarachinta, the centenary of the struggle of the communist party was organised on February 16th.

Protests Condemn Repressive Policies of BJP Govt & Delhi Police

Below we publish reports on the protests held across the country against the false charges made by the Delhi police on Communist Party of India (Marxist) general secretary Sitaram Yechury, renowned economist Jayati Ghosh, Delhi University professor Apoorvanand, Swaraj India president Yogendra Yadav and documentary filmmaker Rahul Roy, among other prominent personalities. The names of these eminent personalities had emerged in the supplementary chargesheet filed by the Delhi police in connection with the alleged role they played in motivating anti-CAA-NRC protesters.

KERALA: All-Party Meeting Calls for Postponement of By-Elections

A DECISION to request the Central Election Commission to postpone the Kuttanad and Chavara assembly by-elections was taken on September 11, at an all-party meeting chaired by Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan. The unanimous decision to postpone elections was taken in light of the spread of pandemic.  Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan informed that a decision was also taken to request the state election commission to temporarily postpone the local self government elections.


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