Press-Statements

08 January 2020
Against Modi’s Devastation of Economy and Attacks on Democracy and Constitution New Delhi, 8 January. CPIML congratulates the people of India, and the working classes in particular, for expressing their united resolve in the immensely successful All India General Strike against the Modi government’s anti-people, anti-worker policies and continued attacks

04 January 2020
CPI(ML) condemns the murder of General Qassem Soleimani for which US President Trump has claimed personal responsibility. This unprovoked killing of a very prominent figure in the Iranian military and state, along with Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, deputy commander of the Popular Mobilisation Forces (an umbrella group of Iran-backed militias) and

12 December 2019
THE CPIML condemns the imposition of curfew and internet ban, and the deployment of military and paramilitary forces in Assam against the popular movement against the unconstitutional and communal Citizenship Amendment Bill. The Modi-Shah Government used brute majority to pass the CAB in both houses of Parliament, fully knowing that

05 December 2019
Observe Human Rights Day Dec 10 as Protest Day Against CAB, all India NRC, and the Assaults on Universities, Students and Teachers THE Citizenship Amendment Bill just approved by the Cabinet and due to be introduced in Parliament, is an attempt to effect a backdoor entry to the RSS notion

09 November 2019
New Delhi, 9 November 2019. IT is important to note that the Supreme Court verdict on the disputed Ayodhya site in no way legitimises the dastardly and criminal demolition of the Babri Masjid on 6 December 1992. But the verdict has failed to provide a convincing resolution of the dispute

31 August 2019
THE final list of the National Register of Citizens in Assam has been published. Reportedly, more than 19 lakh persons (19,06,657 persons to be exact) stand excluded from the list. We are deeply concerned about the scale of the potential humanitarian crisis represented by the exclusion of such large numbers

11 August 2019
New Delhi, 11 August 2019 CPIML strongly condemns the manner in which social activist and Magsaysay awardee Sandip Pandey and NAPM secretary Arundhati Dhuru were put under illegal house arrest for some time in Lucknow. They were supposed to attend a candle light march in solidarity with Kashmir today evening

05 August 2019
New Delhi, 5 August 2019. THE Presidential Order abrogating Article 370 and bifurcating the state of Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories of Ladakh and Jammu And Kashmir is nothing short of a coup against the Indian Constitution. The Modi Government, in its usual secretive, conspiratorial, and illegal manner

07 July 2019
Privatisation And Price Rise THE Budget 2019 tramples upon the hopes of the people who, in the face of severe crisis of livelihoods and social security, just a month ago had voted Modi 2.0 to power. Finance Minster Nirmala Sitharaman has opened the gates further for handing over profitable PSUs

23 May 2019
THE sweeping victory of the BJP-led NDA bringing the Modi government back to power for a second term, and the ways in which this victory has been achieved, have deeply disturbing implications for the future of Indian democracy. Unlike in 2014, the Modi campaign this time had little pretence of