Press-Statements

29 March 2020
THE Modi Govt has announced a countrywide lockdown as a desperate measure to slow down the spread of the Covid 2019 global pandemic in India. Lack of timely preventive measures by the government and the precarious state of the public health system have exposed India to a far bigger threat

20 March 2020
New Delhi, 20 March CPIML is deeply disappointed and disturbed at the Supreme Court's rejection of the plea for interim bail to human rights defenders and public intellectuals Gautam Navlakha and Anand Teltumbde in the Bhima Koregaon case. The rejection of this plea means that the two will have to

16 March 2020
To Honorable Chief Minister Bihar Government, Patna Subject: Necessary Measures to be taken regarding Corona Virus Sir, MANY States in the country are in the grip of Corona Virus and suspected cases have been found in our state Bihar also. The country is passing through a situation of medical emergency

16 March 2020
THE CPIML Central Committee in its meeting held at Kolkata on 14-16 March announced that it is suspending all mass mobilisations till 31 March as a precaution to prevent the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. With such a virus, all people including the most privileged are only as safe as

16 March 2020
HOME Minister Amit Shah has just announced on the floor of Parliament that no person will be declared a Doubtful citizen during the NPR process. The announcement proves that the ongoing movement had good reason to resist the CAA-NRC-NPR. Shah's words are deliberately misleading. The process of marking persons as

29 February 2020
CPIML strongly condemns the decision by the AAP-ruled Delhi Government to give sanction to the Delhi Police to prosecute activists Kanhaiya Kumar, Anirban, Umar Khalid, Aqib Hussain, Mujeeb Hussain Gattoo, Muneer Hussain Gattoo, Umair Gul, Rayees Rasool, Basharat Ali, and Khalid Bashir Bhat on charges of sedition. The students are

25 February 2020
CPI(ML) strongly condemns the ongoing campaign of violence in Delhi being spearheaded by BJP-RSS thugs and openly facilitated by the Delhi Police. Several lives have already been lost, dozens of people have been injured and homes, shops and livelihoods have been damaged and destroyed. We demand immediate arrest of BJP

01 February 2020
BUDGET 2020-21 continues with the Modi Government’s disastrous policies, and has no relief to offer people reeling under unemployment, price rise, agricultural distress and crashing wages. By the Budget documents' own admission, the percentage of casual labour in total employment has decreased. This at a time when BJP government was

28 January 2020
New Delhi, 28 Jan. 20 The dangerous hate speeches by Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP MP Pravesh Varma and BJP Minister Anurag Thakur are attempts to stoke communal hatred and violence against Muslim minorities towards the Delhi Assembly elections. Amit Shah asked voters to press the EVM button with such

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