CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury and Polit Bureau Member Brinda Karat met the Chief Election Commissioner this evening seeking his intervention to ensure that counting is resumed in three booths of 23-Dhanpur assembly constituency of Tripura from where Chief Minister Manik Sarkar is contesting. Counting was stopped following the BJP’s objections.
On June 29th, the papers carried your statement, as Chief Minister of Haryana, condemning the murder. You also declared a compensation of Rs. Ten lakhs. Unfortunately no compensation whatsoever has been received by the family from the Government.
We are releasing the full text of the letter written by CPI(M) Polit Bureau Member Brinda Karat to the Prime Minister demanding ensure speedy withdrawal of the order issued by the Ministry of Environment & Forests which undermine the legal provisions for the protection of forest dwelling tribal communities and other forest dwellers.
Brinda Karat, Polit Bureau member of the CPI(M) visited Insha, in the hospital in Delhi where the 14 year old Kashmiri girl student has been admitted since July 24th.
Shri Naseem Ahmad, Chairperson of the National Commission for Minorities, received a memorandum from Brinda Karat (member Polit Bureau, CPI(M), Nathu Prashad (CPI(M) Delhi State Secretariat member) and Ram Pal (CPI(M) Delhi State Committee member) in connection with the assault on three Muslim students
It is a case not just of two persons being hanged to death by a lynch mob, but the constitution of India itself that is being hanged. This is a case which requires the direct intervention of the National Human Rights Commission, therefore this memorandum to you.
A CPI(M) delegation with Brinda Karat, Inderjeet Singh, senior Haryana State leader and Nathu Parsad,conveyor of the Delhi DSMM and Faridabad district leaders went to the Sunpeda village to meet the Jitender Kumar, father of the two infants, nine months baby girl Dibbu and her two year old brother Vaibhav who were burnt to death in the arson attack by the upper castes
The Union Minister for Defence Shri Manohar Parrikar gave a categorical assurance to a delegation of women officers of the Navy who met him today along with Brinda Karat (CPI(M) Polit Bureau member), that he fully supports the September 4 High Court judgement for their immediate reinstatement as permanent commission officers.
A number of wives and family members of defence service pensioners have met me on the OROP issue and narrated their sad plight. Today, August 17, I visited the site of the dharna at Jantar Mantar and was deeply saddened by the words of defence personnel who have served the nation and who today were being forced to sit on indefinite hunger strike. It is a shame on the country that such a situation has developed which makes a mockery of the concept of Jai Jawan
A delegation led by Com Brinda Karat, Polit Bureau member of CPI (M) met the Lt Governor of Delhi, Shri Najeeb Jung today and submitted a memorandum regarding the communally tense situation in Sriram Colony (Dist North-East Delhi, under PS Khajuri Khas).