CPI(M) General Secretary, Sitaram Yechury, has addressed a letter to the Prime Minister today calling for the release of the detained persons in Kashmir, lifting of the clampdown on communications, restoration of the democratic process and honouring of the assurances made to the people at the time of the accession of the state to the Indian Union.
Marxist, XXXIV, 2, April-June 2018
Crisis of Neo-Liberalism
Marxist, XXXIII, 3, July-September 2017
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You have sanctioned Rs. 500 crores of central assistance, but this is grossly inadequate in the light of the extensive damage that has been caused. I would request you to increase this amount to Rs. 2000 crores and urge you to respond positively given the urgency that is warranted.
The Communists in India were the first victims of such central authoritarian misuse of constitutional provisions when the democratically elected government in Kerala was undemocratically dismissed in 1959. This has happened with Left-led governments repeatedly in Kerala and West Bengal subsequently.
CPI(M) General Secretary, Sitaram Yechury, is leaving today morning for China to attend a workshop commemorating the 200th Birthday of Karl Marx at the invitation of the Communist Party of China.
CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury will be travelling to United Kingdom in connection with some programmes that he would be attending there. He would be in the UK from May 2 to 6, 2018. The programmes he would be attending are listed here below:
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.
The CPI(M) has constantly and consistently maintained the need for clean electoral funding, and has been deeply concerned over the years as the system has become more skewed towards those with more money. Contesting elections has now become akin to a business enterprise, possible only for the wealthy. This, needs stringent reform.
CPI(M) General Secretary, Sitaram Yechury, has sent messages of greetings to the Chairman of the Communist Party of Nepal (UML) and the Chairman of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) on the victory of their alliance in the elections in Nepal.