A bloody clash at the border between Assam and Mizoram which has resulted in the deaths of five Assam policemen and injured civilians on both sides, has ensued on the heels of a visit to the North East by Union Home Minister Amit Shah. Assam is ruled by the BJP while Mizoram is ruled by a BJP ally, the MNF.
Courts Should Refrain From Delivering Ideological Orders Punishing Environmental And Social Activists
New Delhi, 15 July
An order by the Uttarakhand High Court imposing a Rs 10000 fine each on five environmental activists for a PIL filed by them, will serve to intimidate and deter any citizen from raising environmental and social concerns that conflict with the interests of corporate projects.
Insult to Democracy and the Attack on Opposition MLAs inside the Bihar Assembly has not been Forgotten
Girls from the minority community who were the victims in the brutal mob lynching incident in Aadharpur (Samastipur) held a press conference in Patna on 13 July 2021 to appeal to the Home Secretary of Bihar for justice. The press conference was organized under the auspices of AIPWA and was also attended by AIPWA General Secretary Meena Tiwari and State Secretary Shashi Yadav.
CPIML stands with the poor and oppressed people of Jharkhand and the whole of India in rage and grief at the custodial killing of 84-year-old Jesuit social worker Fr Stan Swamy. The National Investigative Agency (NIA), acting as agent of Modi-Shah regime, has been arresting a series of India's leading human rights defenders in the "Bhima Koregaon case", and invoking the draconian UAPA law to imprison them indefinitely as undertrials by denying them bail. Fr Stan was arrested in this case.
New Delhi, 17 June
Commenting on the Bihar government's announcement of Rs 5 lakhs subsidy and Rs 5 lakhs loan for women and youth, CPIML Bihar State Secretary Kunal said on 19 June 2021 that this cannot be an alternative to the 19 lakh regular jobs promised by the BJP-JDU during the last Assembly election. The BJP-JDU is being true to its character in once again betraying the youth of Bihar. Our fight for dignified and regular employment will continue.
The CPIML Uttar Pradesh State unit said on 18 June that the Yogi government is hiding the hunger and starvation in the State induced by Corona/lockdown. The government announcement of 5 kg food grains per unit is proving insufficient. The recent incidents at Bareilly and Aligarh are clear examples of this.
The working class and toiling masses of Greece will embark on an historic General Strike on June 10 against the anti-labour Bill proposed by the conservative New Democracy (ND) government. The Bill introduces several anti-worker measures, including increasing the working hours from 8 up to 10 hours per day, scraping the five-day working week and curtailing the right to strike. The proposed bill is a barbaric attack on the rights of the workers, hard earned through long struggles.
CPIML Bihar State Secretary Kunal said on 31 May 2021 that the Bihar government should compile a list of all those who died of Covid and guarantee compensation payment of Rs 10 lakhs without delay to all the dependents. There are reports of 40-45 deaths from every village. Presently our party is enquiring into Covid deaths across the State and will soon submit a report to the government.