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Sunday, September 12, 2021

Stop violence against communists in India!

In a statement the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) condemns the recent violent incidents unleashed against the Party premises in the state of Tripura by right-wing mobs:

The Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) strongly condemns the violence unleashed in Tripura by the ruling party, the BJP, against the CPI(M) and the Left Front. 

In a pre-planned fashion, the offices of the CPI(M), including the state headquarters, were attacked by mobs of BJP men.  Among the offices which were damaged or burnt down are the Udaipur sub-divisional office, Gomati district committee office, Sepahijala district committee office, Bishalgarh sub-divisional committee office, West Tripura district committee office and the Sadar sub-divisional committee office. 

Sunday, February 28, 2021

India: More than a million people attended a rally of the Communist Party (Marxist) and its allies in Kolkata

A sea of people gathered in the city of Kolkata earlier today during a massive rally organized by the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and left allied forces. The rally, one of the largest political gatherings of the last years, was held at Kolkata's Brigade Parade Ground which is the city's largest open ground. 

The huge rally comes just prior to the West Bengal assembly polls, sending a strong message to both the governing BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) and TMC (All India Trinamool Congress).  

Friday, November 27, 2020

Over 250 million workers and farmers join All India Strike!

Despite repression, a joint general strike by workers and farmers has shut down India. Over 250 million workers took part in the 26 November nationwide strike.

Indian trade unions condemned the arrests of workers’ and farmers’ leaders across the country as they demonstrate together in one of the biggest ever nationwide general strikes.   Indian trade union leaders issued a clarion call to the government to repeal anti-worker labour codes and anti-farmer farm laws as a massive mobilization of industrial and agricultural workers and farmers across the country disrupted normal life across the country, in rural and urban areas.

Friday, November 20, 2020

All India Strike on November 26th: Workers and peasants rise against Modi's anti-people policies

Ten central trade unions in India have called for a nationwide strike on November 26th. The preparatory campaign for the general strike against the anti-people, anti-worker, anti-national and destructive policies of the BJP government led by Modi has been going on with great enthusiasm all over the country, a statement said.

The working class is all geared up for a massive countrywide general strike on November 26, 2020. The declaration adopted in the online joint national convention of workers has strongly condemned the BJP government’s attacks on the basic workplace, democratic and constitutional rights of the workers and the people of our country.

Friday, July 3, 2020

Indian Railways Privatisation: The Communist Parties condemn BJP government's policy

In a statement regarding Modi government's plan for the privatisation of Indian Railways, the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) points out:

The Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) strongly opposes the decision for privatisation of the Indian Railways particularly the running of passenger trains by private investors over the Indian Railways network. This is the first time that this is happening in independent India

Friday, August 9, 2019

Solidarity with India's communists - Condemn the detention of Sitaram Yechury and D. Raja

Sitaram Yechury and D.Raja during a press conference
in Delhi.
In an outrageously authoritarian act, security forces in Srinagar airport proceeded to the detention of Sitaram Yechury, General Secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and D. Raja, General Secretary of the Communist Party of India

The two leaders were on their way to meet Yusuf Tarigami, prominent cadre of CPI(M), MLA of Jammu & Kashmir Assembly, and to meet people from the region. In a press conference they said the government violated their democratic right to meet theircomrade. The moment they alighted from the flight, they were whisked away by security forces, their bags taken away and they were confined to a room. They were informed that they can't be allowed to step out of the airport because of the prevailing law and order situation in the State, they added.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

India: BJP government's defeat looks imminent, says communist leader Sitaram Yechury

India's PM Narendra Modi (left) and Communist Party (Marxist)
leader Sitaram Yechury.
"The defeat of this BJP government looks imminent, paving the way for an alternative secular government, post-elections" writes Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury in an article appearing in People's Democracy journal (22-28 April, 2019).
Read the full article below:

Modi's Desperation Peaks Midway

Thursday, February 7, 2019

#PeoplesBrigade: Over 1 million people attended a communist rally in Kolkata

Spectacular images came from India's Kolkata a few days ago, when over 1 million people gathered in the so-called "People's Brigade" rally. 

The rally, which took place on February 3, was organized by the Left Front, a political alliance led by the Communist Party of India (Marxist)

The upcoming elections and the need for collective people's struggle against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government was the major issue addressed by the speakers. Among those who addressed the huge crowd was the General Secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), Sitaram Yechury, who sharply criticized the Modi government. 

Sunday, January 6, 2019

All India General Strike: Workers to protest NDA government policies on January 8-9

A nationwide national strike throughout India has been scheduled on 8-9 January 2019, against the neoliberal, anti-worker policies of the BJP-led NDA government of Narendra Modi. The strike is organized by 10 Central Trade Unions (CTUs) and a number of independent worker's federations. 

“In order to serve the interests of the multinational companies with Indian corporate, the present government is pursuing blatantly anti-people, anti-workers and anti-national policies at the cost of severely damaging the national economy and destroying its indigenous productive and manufacturing capabilities. Such a regime must be defeated squarely to force the pro-people changes in policies on all fronts,” the CTUs said in statement.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Kisan-Mazdoor: Enormous rally by farmers, agricultural workers held in Delhi (Photos)

A huge river of red flags covered the roads of India's capital city as hundreds of thousands agricultural workers and farmers rallied today in Delhi. 

The known as "Kisan-Mazdoor Rally" consists an expression of mounting opposition to the government's neoliberal policies by the distressed peasantry seeking land rights, pensions, food security, remunerative prices, loan waivers and other demands.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

KKE: Internationalist solidarity with India's communists - Stop the murderous attacks!

In a statement issued today, the Press Office of the CC of the Communist Party of Greece strongly condemns the murderous attacks against communists in India and expresses its internationalist solidarity towards them. 

More specifically the statement writes: "The KKE condemns with the most decisive way the murderous attacks against communist men and women, supporters and friends of the Communist Parties, as well as the vandalisms and occupations of the Parties' offices in the states of Tripura and West Bengal where the local governments are affiliated with the governmental BJP party and allied forces, like the Trinamool Congress in West Bengal."

Monday, July 2, 2018

CPI(M) strongly condemns the murderous attacks unleashed by the RSS/BJP in Tripura

The Political Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) strongly condemns, the murderous attacks unleashed by the RSS/BJP in Tripura in the name of  "child lifters". A 11 year old student was brutally murdered in West Tripura district on June 26.
A minister of the BJP state government charged that both the kidneys of this child were removed for illegal human organ trade which spread panic and fear. The state Director General of Police, however, quoting from the post mortem report stated that both the kidneys were found in the body. 
On June 28, three Muslim hawkers doing business in Tripura for the last ten years were attacked by branding them as "child lifters".  One of them was killed and the others were hospitalized with serious injuries. 

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Brinda Karat- Marxism and the Struggle for Women’s Emancipation in India

Marxism and the Struggle for Women’s Emancipation in Contemporary India

By Brinda Karat*.

Source: International Communist Review, Issue 8, 2018.

Introduction

The struggle for and the road to women’s emancipation depends on the nature of the State and the specific correlation of class forces in any given society. Which are the forces responsible for the unequal status of women, the violence against women, the daily humiliations and creation of multiple barriers in women’s struggles for freedom? 

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Communiqué of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)

The Political Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) met in New Delhi on March 16 & 17, 2018. IT has issued the following statement:
Maharashtra Kisan Struggle
The Polit Bureau congratulated the kisans of Maharashtra for the success that they achieved in their struggle for the implementation of the Forest Rights Act, remunerative prices and pension; loan waiver for the indebted farmers etc.
The Long March of the kisans under the leadership of the All India Kisan Sabha that began from Nasik on March 6 and culminated in Mumbai on March 12 was a huge success. While the march began with around 25,000, by the time it reached Mumbai six days later its ranks had swelled to 50,000 plus.

Friday, March 9, 2018

KKE strongly condemns the murderous attacks against communists in Tripura, India

It's strong and decisive condemnation of the murderous fascist attacks against communists in India's northeastern state of Tripura expresses the Communist Party of Greece. More specifically, the International Relations Section of the CC of the KKE writes in a statement:

"The KKE supports the struggle of Indian communists who denounced that, under Prime Minister Modi's BJP governmental party, an orgy of fraud was evolved resulting in the control of the local government of Tripura state in the recent elections, while after the votes' counting on March 3, organized attacks against communists took place, having as a result so far: 514 injuries, attacks in 1,539 houses, damages in 134 and seizure of 208 Party offices, damages in dozens offices of popular movement. 

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Fascist attacks in India: Communist Parties of India strongly condemn RSS-BJP violence

The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) strongly condemns the unleashing of unprecedented violence and arson by the RSS/BJP all across the state of Tripura in the aftermath of their victory in the recent assembly election. 
CPI(M) and Left Party offices and cadres are targetted with murderous assaults. The destruction of the statue of Lenin, is symbolic of the rabid anti - communist, anti - democratic fascistic character of the RSS. 
A delegation of the CPI(M) and Left Parties MPs submitted a memorandum to PM today in Parliament detailing major incidents of such attacks. This memorandum is attached here with. 

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Communist Parties in India react on the electoral victory of BJP in Uttar Pradesh

The two major communist parties in India - the Communist Party of India (CPI) and the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M)- have issued statements regarding the victory of the right-wing BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party), the governmental party of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in the state of Uttar Pradesh last week. 

The statements of the communist parties are the following:


The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has issued the following statement: