General Secretary Comrade Sitaram Yechury delivers the inaugural address at the 23rd Party Congress of the CPI(M) in Kannur.
Marxist, XXXVII, 1–2, January-June 2021
As we approach the 75th anniversary of India’s independence, a new narrative is being scripted to metamorphose our secular democratic Constitutional Republic into a fascistic ‘Hindutva Rashtra’. This new narrative is the complete negation of and the antithesis of India’s epic struggle for freedom and the Indian State that was established under the Indian Constitution.
The Left parties had opposed the Indo-US nuclear deal because it was an agreement which would have compromised India’s strategic autonomy and independent foreign policy. It was a deal initiated by the United Statesto get India aboard on a military and strategic alliance. It had no real value for India’s energy security.
We are herewith releasing the full text of the letter addressed by CPI(M) General Secretary, Sitaram Yechury to Prime Minister Narendra Modi lodging protest against India’s abstention at the UNHRC on the Resolution on the Palestinian issue. This letter was sent by mail today.
Condolence Message From Sitaram Yechury, General Secretary, CPI(M) On the Death of Gauri Amma
We are releasing herewith the letter addressed to the Prime Minister by CPI(M) General Secretary on the urgent need to ensure uninterrupted supply of medical oxygen to all hospitals and patients across the country and provision of vaccines free and universally.
Frederick Engels: Co-Founder of Marxism
Frederick Engels is often referred to as the world’s first Marxist. Nothing can be farther from the truth. Engels was a collaborator of Marx, contributing in equal measure to the evolution of the Marxist world outlook.
However, with his characteristic self-effacing modesty, Engels may have proudly accepted this status.
However, the current reported proposal of ‘dispatching the ballot paper electronically’ is fraught with the challenge of manipulation. Seen against the ‘physical verifiability of the voter as an inviolable principle’ for casting the vote, ensuring it in the context of an overseas/NRI voter through the electronic transmission of the ballot is clearly problematic.
Sitaram Yechury, General Secretary of Communist Party of India (Marxist) has written a letter to the Chief Election Commissioner, Election Commission of India on the holding of Bihar Assembly Elections.
Congress Party Treasurer and MP Ahmed Patel, CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury, CPI General Secretary D Raja, DMK leader & MP Kanimozhi, RJD leader and MP Manoj Jha met the President of India today and handed over a memorandum