OVER 50 historians and prominent academics issued a statement on August 22, deploring the baseless remarks made by the governor of Kerala, Arif Mohammad Khan about the vice chancellor of Kannur University, Gopinath Ravindran and expressed their support for him.
The historians said “We are shocked to learn from the media that the governor of Kerala, Arif Mohammad Khan, has described the vice chancellor of Kannur University, the eminent historian, Gopinath Ravindran as a “criminal.”
THE Tripura state committee of CPI(M) condemns the invocation of UAPA against lawyers and journalists by the Tripura state government. The Party state secretariat has issued a statement on November 6, on the extreme events organised by the ruling BJP party and the role of the State Election Commission and administration regarding the electoral process of urban local bodies of the state. Below we publish the text of the statement.
The Communist Party of India (Marxist), Communist Party of India, All India Forward Bloc, Revolutionary Socialist Party and Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) have issued the following statement on September 02, 2021
THE historic kisan struggle demanding the repeal of the agri-laws and a legal guarantee of minimum support price is continuing in its tenth month.
The Modi government continues to remain obdurate and is refusing to engage with struggling kisans through talks.
Leaders of nineteen opposition parties – INC, NCP, TMC, DMK, SS, NC, JMM, PDP, RJD, RLD, AIAUDF, LJD, CPI, RSP, KCM, IUML, VCK, JD(S) and CPI(M) – have issued the following statement after an online meeting on August 20, 2021
On May 23, 2021, Sonia Gandhi (INC), HD Deve Gowda (JD-S), Sharad Pawar (NCP), Mamata Banerjee (TMC), Uddhav Thackeray (SS), MK Stalin (DMK), Hemant Soren (JMM), Farooq Abdullah (JKPA), Akhilesh Yadav (SP), Tejaswi Yadav (RJD), D Raja (CPI) and Sitaram Yechury (CPI-M) have issued the following statement WE extend our support to the call given by the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) to observe a countrywide protest day on May 26 marking the completion of six months of the heroic peaceful kisan struggle.
On May 12, a letter signed by leaders of 12 major opposition parties was released that was addressed to the prime minister on immediate steps to be taken by the government to deal with the Covid pandemic.
We release the text of the letter:
The Covid-19 pandemic in our country has assumed unprecedented dimensions of a human catastrophe.
LEADERS of political parties – Congress, DMK, NCP, RJD, PAGD, SP, CPI(M), CPI, CPI(ML), AIFB, and RSP – in a statement issued on December 6, have extended their solidarity with the ongoing massive struggle by the Indian farmers organised by various kisan organisations from across the country and supported their call for a Bharat bandh on December 8 demanding the withdrawal of the retrograde agri-laws and the Electricity Amendment Bill.
The Left parties – Communist Party of India (Marxist), Communist Party of India, Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist), Revolutionary Socialist Party and All India Forward Bloc – have issued the following statement on December 8.