Current Issues

Create a Contingency Fund for COVID-19: Yechury

WHILE placing the decisions of the Polit Bureau meeting, which was held at New Delhi on March 14-15, Sitaram Yechury, general secretary of CPI(M) demanded creation of a ‘national contingency fund’ to meet the challenge of COVID-19. He said the spread of COVID-19 is a serious situation and as pointed out by some of the ICMR sources, it has already entered the third stage in the country; the results, if proper procedure is not followed, could be horrendous, he remarked.

DELHI: Peace & Harmony Rally at Raj Ghat

At the call of Left Parties, people assembled at Raj Ghat in Delhi on February 28, appealing for peace and harmony in the city. The meeting was addressed by CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury, Polit Bureau member Brinda Karat, CPI general secretary D Raja along with other leaders. They announced that cadres of the Left parties will do a door-to-door campaign appealing for peace and a committee will be formed in the colonies for the same.

Lift the Clampdown in Kashmir

NOT a single bullet fired in Kashmir valley! isn’t it good for the people, asked a journalist in a press conference held in CPI(M) headquarters, addressed by Sitaram Yechury and Mohd Yousuf Tarigami, leader of the Party and four-time MLA from Kashmir on September 17. Prompt was the reply of Tarigami saying that no bullets are fired even in jails. Does that mean jails are better than free spaces? He said Kashmir is turned into a military jail where free mobility and liberty of the humans is the biggest casualty.

Finance Minister’s Recipe Will only Aggravate Economic Slowdown

CPI(M)  Polit Bureau has issued the following statements on September 15

INSTEAD of announcing a big increase in public investment to build our much-needed infrastructure, at the same, generate employment and thereby boost domestic demand, the finance minister has once again announced measures that in the first place have caused this economic slowdown bordering on recession.

NRC in Assam: Ensure Justice for All

The Left parties – Communist Party of India (Marxist), Communist Party of India, Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Liberation, All India Forward Bloc and Revolutionary Socialist Party – have issued the following statement on September 12.

THE final list of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam has excluded 19.06 lakh claimants who had applied to be included in the register.  Preliminary reports show that a large number of Indian citizens have been left out.

CPI(M) Releases Booklet on Kashmir

CPI (M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury and Polit Bureau member Brinda Karat released a booklet prepared by the Party on Kashmir, titled ‘Fraud on Constitution: Kashmir Betrayed’. The booklet was released at a press conference held on August 22. It traces the history of Jammu and Kashmir and its accession to Indian Union. The booklet dispels the misinformation campaign and obfuscation of facts by the government on Jammu and Kashmir.

 

False and Fake News

Below we publish the statement issued by the CITU on August 26

THE news of the seamen's union of CITU – FSUI joining Shiv Sena is totally false and fake

The Hindustan Times (Mumbai) dated August 25, 2019 published a news that Forward Seamen's Union of India (FSUI) has joined Shiv Sena. This news is totally baseless and fake, spread with a malicious intent to confuse and misguide the seamen community.

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