All sensitive persons are deeply grieved by the death of Sushant Singh Rajput and the people of Bihar as well as all progressive people in the country want justice for Sushant and his family. But the courts should be allowed to decide whether or not Rhea Chakraborty is guilty for his death. The way in which the media is attacking and smearing Rhea is a shameful and criminal act. The manner in which media personnel pushed and shoved Rhea yesterday cannot be condemed enough. Action must be taken against the people who did this.
In a shocking development, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested cultural activists of Kabir Kala Manch Sagar Gorkhe and Ramesh Gaichor in the Bhima Koregaon case. Till now, 14 academics, activists and lawyers have been arrested in this case. Just one month back, we saw how Delhi University associate professor of English, Hany Babu, was arrested in this case. Subsequently, a scientist from West Bengal, Parthasarathi Ray, has been questioned by the NIA.
SC Climbdown Vindicates Prashant Bhushan's Principled Stand For Democratic Rights
Support One Rupee Satyagraha For Pro-Democracy Struggle
After seeking in vain to coerce an apology out of advocate Prashant Bhushan, or else face prison for contempt of court, the Supreme Court finally blinked, and instead offered Bhushan a choice between a token penalty of one rupee, and a prison sentence of 3 months and disbarment from legal practice for 3 years.
CPIML Uttarakhand State Secretary Raja Bahuguna expressed anger that even 5 days after the incident of dalit oppression in Bindukhatta the accused woman has not been arrested and held the local MLA and State government responsible for this.
Stand in Solidarity with Prashant Bhushan
Criticism Is Concern Not Contempt
New Delhi, 19 August
Left Parties Call to Take Pledge on Independence Day to Safeguard Constitution and Strengthen India’s Independence
The Left parties – Communist Party of India (Marxist), Communist Party of India, Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist)-Liberation, Revolutionary Socialist Party and the All India Forward Bloc – have appealed to the people to take a pledge on Independence Day to safeguard our Constitution and strengthen India’s independence.
New Delhi, 11 August 2020.
Comrade Balindra Saikia, Central Committee member of CPI(ML) and convener of the Assam unit of All India Kisan Mahasabha was arrested yesterday by Assam Police from his residence in Dibrugarh. Apart from being a prominent anti-CAA activist, Comrade Balindra has been leading a series of struggles for compensation for farmers who have lost land in a road construction project.
The All India Kisan Mahasabha has condemned in strong words the 8-hour long detention and interrogation of AIKM National Secretary and Editor of Viplavi Kisan Sandesh Comrade Purushottam Sharma by the Special Cell of the Delhi Police under the excuse of ‘investigation’ in Delhi riots case.
Noted anti-caste activist, Prof Hany Babu of Delhi University has been arrested by NIA in Maharashtra in the Bhima Koregaon Elgar Parishad case. CPIML demands from the Modi Government to immediately end repression against political activists and release Prof. Hany Babu and all political prisioners. DU academic Prof. Hany Babu is a consistent voice against caste oppression and discrimination.
CPIML Bihar State Secretary Kunal said on 21 July 2020 that the rapid spread of Corona across Bihar is a matter of grave concern, and the BJP-JDU is fully responsible for this as they are busy playing election games instead of improving the health care system in Bihar.