Press-Statements

10 January 2019
THE CPI(ML) condemns in the strongest terms the Assam police’s move to book eminent public intellectual Hiren Gohain, Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti leader Akhil Gogoi and journalist Manjit Mahanta on charges of sedition for opposing the Citizenship Amendment Bill. The Bill, which has just been passed by the Lok Sabha,

07 January 2019
THE CPI(ML) condemns the violence and terror unleashed by right-wing groups (blessed by the Sangh and the BJP) in Kerala and neighbouring states against the entry of two women into the Sabarimala shrine. These groups have lobbed bombs at police stations in Kerala, and have violently attacked the offices of

30 December 2018
CPI(ML) condemns the brutal attack on its Punjab State Secretary Comrade Gurmeet Singh Bakhatpura in Kalanaur village of Gurdaspur district when he resisted attempts of booth capturing by Congress party goons. Today polling is going on in Punjab for the Panchayat elections. Comrade Gurmeet Singh in hospital Comrade Gurmeet Singh

30 December 2018
CPI(ML) condemns the brutal attack on its Punjab State Secretary Comrade Gurmeet Singh Bakhatpura in Kalanaur village of Gurdaspur district when he resisted attempts of booth capturing by Congress party goons. Today polling is going on in Punjab for the Panchayat elections. Comrade Gurmeet Singh in hospital Comrade Gurmeet Singh

03 November 2018
IN Tinsukia, Assam, five Bengali speaking Dalit labourers, Subal Das, Shyamol Biswas, Abinash Biswas, Dhananjoy Namasudra and Ananta Biswas, have been massacred by an unidentified group. This massacre takes place in the backdrop of an intense hate campaign against alleged 'illegal Bangladeshi immigrants', orchestrated by the BJP which rules Assam

09 October 2018
DELHI East Municipal Corporation's sanitation workers are on strike for 28 days with the demand of payment of due wages, regularisation, safety equipments etc. Nonfullfilment of these just demands exposes BJP's real intentions behind the 'Swachh' slogans. PM Modi campaigns for BJP in MCD polls but is silent when Delhi's

04 October 2018
THE CPIML expressed deep concern and shock at the decision of the Supreme Court to deport seven Rohingya refugees from India to Myanmar. The Supreme Court has, disturbingly, accepted the argument of the Government of India that these men are "illegal immigrants", dismissing the facts which show that Rohingya people

01 October 2018
CPIML welcomes the Delhi HC order setting aside civil liberties activist Gautam Navlakha's transit remand and releasing him from house arrest. The Delhi HC order, like the dissenting Supreme Court verdict, holds that the arrest was illegal and in violation of the Constitution, and that the transit remand was approved

29 September 2018
A majority verdict of Supreme Court by the CJI Dipak Mishra and Justice Khanwilkar has refused to order an SIT investigation into the arrest of five human rights activists by the Maharashtra police in the Bhima Koregaon case. Instead it has directed the Pune Police to go ahead with its

29 September 2018
The Supreme Court, in a majority verdict on September 26, 2018, upheld the Constitutional validity of Aadhaar and the requirement of Aadhaar linkage for beneficiaries of welfare schemes. The verdict came a year after 11-year old Santoshi of Jharkhand died of starvation, crying for rice, after her ration card failed