Don’t Stifle Delhi Government and Governance

CPI(M) DELHI state committee outrightly rejects the undemocratic and authoritarian takeover of Delhi administration by the BJP led central government through four amendments brought to the Government of NCT of Delhi Act 1991 through a bill slated to be placed in the Lok Sabha. The bill in the pretext of giving clarity to the Supreme Court order of July 4, 2018, and February 14, 2019, goes against its spirit as it had upheld that the lieutenant governor is bound by the ‘aid and advice of the popularly elected government.

Child Nutrition and the Left Alternative

TWO noteworthy reports were brought out by the Karnataka Evaluation Authority, an official body working under the Karnataka state government, recently. One evaluates the impact of mid-day meal schemes in Karnataka and (while finding that the scheme was working well in the state) reports that for an alarming number (approximately 2.1 lakh) of children covered by the study, the school lunch was their first meal of the day; for some of them, it was also their only meal.

TN: Defeat the anti-people Alliance of AIADMK-BJP

TAKING a wow to defeat the unholy and anti-people alliance of AIADMK-BJP in Tamil Nadu, the CPI(M) state committee has made elaborate arrangements to take this message across the people of the state. As part of its plan, the Party has organised a series of public meetings and hall meetings in various centres across the state. CPI(M) general secretary, Sitaram Yechury, Polit Bureau Members, Prakash Karat and Brinda Karat participated in these meetings which were held from February 21 to March 6.

TRIPURA: ADC Elections: A Challenge to Restore Democracy

THE notification for elections to the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC), which had been pending since March last year, was finally issued by the State Election Commission on March 4. After the expiry of the tenure of the elected Left Front Council in May last year, the state government, taking advantage of the Covid-19 situation, was keen to reign in the TTAADC through appointment of an administrator. But following a Tripura High Court verdict, the government was compelled to hold elections to the council.

KERALA: CPI(M) Releases the List of 83 Candidates

IN a run up to the 15th assembly elections in Kerala, CPI(M) has released a list of 83 candidates on March 10, which includes the name of Pinarayi Vijayan, Polit Bureau member of the Party and chief minister of the state. CPI(M) fielded 85 candidates for the 140 member legislative assembly.  While releasing the list of candidates, A Vijayaraghavan, CPI(M) state secretary in-charge has said that 74 will contest as Party candidates and nine will contest as independents and candidates for Manjeswaram and Devikulam constituencies will be announced later.

Glorious 100 Days of Kisan Movement

ON March 6, the historic kisan movement completed one hundred days.  It is the biggest kisan movement in the country since independence and it covers the entire country – a Pan India kisan struggle in the true sense. 

This movement is the most united democratic movement in India as about 500 kisan organisations of heterogeneous nature are involved in it and they maintained unprecedented unity so far. 

Peoples’ Brigade

NEARLY a million people marched to Brigade Parade Ground on February 28, in an unprecedented show of determination and enthusiasm.  The rally turned the carefully crafted narrative of a fight between only the Trinamool Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party, in the forthcoming assembly elections, on its head.


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