Resist Attacks on Academic Freedom

Stand with Prof. Sabyasachi Das!

We stand united in expressing our solidarity with Professor Sabyasachi Das who recently resigned from Ashoka University. Prof. Sabyasachi recently wrote a paper titled 'Democratic Backsliding in the World’s Largest Democracy' which hinted at BJP engaging in electoral manipulation in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, for which he came under criticism. Thereafter, expressing solidarity with Prof. Sabyasachi, Professor Pulapre Balakrishnan of Ashoka University has also resigned.

Withdraw Environmental Clearance to GM Mustard

CPIML MLAs in Bihar have asked the state government to pass a resolution in the Assembly demanding to withdraw the GEAC approval and environmental clearance given to GM Mustard. Since this matter may soon be placed in the Parliament the party MLAs have asked the Chief Minister to adopt a resolution in the state assembly to send a clear message to the centre in view of the dangers associated with the GM crops and for the benefit of the country's farmers and people’s health.

Central Government Must Declare North Indian Region Floods as National Calamity

The incessant rain in the North Indian states of Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Punjab and Delhi has led to massive flooding and landslides. According to reports more than 100 people have lost their lives in the extreme rainfall that battered the region continuously for four days. Many houses have been destroyed in the landslides and several incidents of roads and bridges washed away have been reported. Thousands have been left homeless due to the disaster.

Reject BJP’s divisive caste and communal politics in Karnataka

In a statement issued on March 25th, Clifton D' Rozario, Karnataka state secretary of CPIML has raised serious concerns regarding the decisions of the last cabinet meeting of the outgoing Basavaraj Bommai-led BJP government on March 24th. The decisions have progressed very much in line with the communal and caste politics that has come to define the BJP reign in Karnataka. Notable are the two decisions made, and the one decision not made.

Toxic mix of communalism and casteism:

Compensate UP Farmers for the Crop Losses due to Unexpected Rains

CPIML has demanded that Uttar Pradesh government must compensate farmers for the crop losses due to unexpected rains. Sudden rains and temperature fall coupled with hailstorms at many places has caused heavy losses to t wheat crops in many districts of UP. In a statement released by Arun Kumar, UP Standing committee member of the party, said that the plight of farmers and agrarian communities in the state are deteriorating while various schemes and benefits declared by the state government are not reaching to actual needy people.

Free Khurram Parvez

In another case of unrelenting state repression against human right defenders, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on November 22 arrested prominent activist Khurram Parvez associated with Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS) from Srinagar ....

IPS Padmaja Chauhan Must Recuse Herself from the SIT Probe into the Lakhimpur Incident

The Supreme Court has fixed the name of a former High Court judge to monitor the Lakhimpur incident in which farmers were killed. 3 IPS officers have also been included in the SIT. The All India Kisan Mahasabha welcomes this decision by the Supreme Court and feels it will make the victims have confidence in justice.