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CITU Congratulates Road-Transport Workers for Magnificent Strike on Aug 7

MORE than three crore road transport workers in state-transport, private passenger transport, goods transport and small passenger transport like auto, taxi etc., have staged a magnificent strike action throughout the country on August 7. This strike was to voice their protest against the draconian Motor Vehicle Amendment Bill (MVAB) which is still pending for enactment by parliament. 

No Indian Must be Excluded in the NRC in Assam

CPI(M) Polit Bureau has issued the following statement on August 1

THE National Register of Citizens (NRC) was part of the Assam Accord which decided on the cut-off date of 1971 to determine the question of illegal migrants settled in Assam.  The work for preparing such a register did not proceed until the Supreme Court intervened and under its directions and supervision, the draft NRC has been prepared.

Current Parliament Session Must Enact Law against `Mob Lynching’

CPI(M) Polit Bureau has issued the following statement on July 18, 2018

THE Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) strongly condemns the brutal attack on Swami Agnivesh in Pakur, Jharkhand.  The guilty are identified as belonging to the BJP Yuva Morcha. As has now become the norm, the BJP state government can be expected to treat them with great leniency.  The Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) demands that proper and adequate medical attention be provided to Swami Agnivesh and that the culprits be punished immediately.

National Protest by Left Parties on July 24: Murder of Democracy in West Bengal and Tripura

AN open daylight murder of democracy is taking place in the states of West Bengal and Tripura. Human rights and political freedom have come under severe strain. This is increasingly being seen all across the country as, for example, in the brutal suppression of dalit protests as well as use of draconian laws against human rights activists.

MSP Hike: Fraudulent Claims

The CPI(M)  Polit Bureau has issued the following  statement on July 5.

THE central government has made fraudulent claims that the announced hike in prices of the minimum support price (MSP) for paddy and other crops is fulfillment of the promise for implementation of the Swaminathan Commission recommendations. The Commission had recommended how the cost of production should be calculated and that the MSP should be fixed on this basis with a 50 per cent profit margin for farmers.

CPI(M) Welcomes Supreme Court Judgement

CPI(M)  Polit Bureau has issued the following statement on July 4

A FIVE member constitution bench of the Supreme Court headed by the chief justice has upheld the rights of the elected state governments and reversed the decision of the Delhi High Court which had held that the lieutenant governor was the “administrative head” of Delhi. The Supreme Court bench has now correctly held that the lieutenant governor is bound by the advice of the elected council of ministers of Delhi government.

Stop Dismantling UGC Mindlessly

CPI(M) Polit Bureau has issued the following statements on June 30

THE Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) firmly opposes the move by the present central government to replace University Grants Commission through proposed Higher Education Commission of India (repeal of University Grants Commission Act 2018). 

Stop Misuse of LIC

CPI(M) Polit Bureau has issued the following statements on June 30

THE Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) expresses its strong condemnation of this BJP government’s decision of asking the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) to bailout the worst NPA defaulter bank, the IDBI. 

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