Press-Statements

03 November 2018
IN Tinsukia, Assam, five Bengali speaking Dalit labourers, Subal Das, Shyamol Biswas, Abinash Biswas, Dhananjoy Namasudra and Ananta Biswas, have been massacred by an unidentified group. This massacre takes place in the backdrop of an intense hate campaign against alleged 'illegal Bangladeshi immigrants', orchestrated by the BJP which rules Assam

09 October 2018
DELHI East Municipal Corporation's sanitation workers are on strike for 28 days with the demand of payment of due wages, regularisation, safety equipments etc. Nonfullfilment of these just demands exposes BJP's real intentions behind the 'Swachh' slogans. PM Modi campaigns for BJP in MCD polls but is silent when Delhi's

04 October 2018
THE CPIML expressed deep concern and shock at the decision of the Supreme Court to deport seven Rohingya refugees from India to Myanmar. The Supreme Court has, disturbingly, accepted the argument of the Government of India that these men are "illegal immigrants", dismissing the facts which show that Rohingya people

01 October 2018
CPIML welcomes the Delhi HC order setting aside civil liberties activist Gautam Navlakha's transit remand and releasing him from house arrest. The Delhi HC order, like the dissenting Supreme Court verdict, holds that the arrest was illegal and in violation of the Constitution, and that the transit remand was approved

29 September 2018
A majority verdict of Supreme Court by the CJI Dipak Mishra and Justice Khanwilkar has refused to order an SIT investigation into the arrest of five human rights activists by the Maharashtra police in the Bhima Koregaon case. Instead it has directed the Pune Police to go ahead with its

29 September 2018
The Supreme Court, in a majority verdict on September 26, 2018, upheld the Constitutional validity of Aadhaar and the requirement of Aadhaar linkage for beneficiaries of welfare schemes. The verdict came a year after 11-year old Santoshi of Jharkhand died of starvation, crying for rice, after her ration card failed

06 September 2018
-- New Delhi, 6 September 2018 THE CPI(ML) welcomes the historic Supreme Court verdict striking down Section 377 as unconstitutional and decriminalising homosexuality. All credit for this landmark verdict goes to the LGBTQIA activists, individuals and organizations and the dedicated team of lawyers. It is their persistence which resulted in

28 August 2018
New Delhi, 28 August 2018. In a move reminiscent of the infamous Emergency, human rights activists have been arrested, and the homes of activists, writers and other dissenting voices all over the country raided. Those arrested include noted rights activist Sudha Bharadwaj who has lifelong been a lawyer and champion

20 August 2018
The CPI(ML) condemns the shocking insensitivity and neglect of the Central Government towards flood-devastated Kerala. In spite of repeated requests by the State Government and concerned people all over India,

16 August 2018
THE CPI(ML) expresses deep concern and sorrow at the devastation wrought by the severe floods in Kerala, which are causing large-scale loss of life, destruction of homes and property, displacement and utter disruption of essential services in the state. The party extends every possible cooperation to the courageous rescue and