Stop Privatising India’s Heritage

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) expresses its opposition to the agreement (MOU) arrived at  between the Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Culture and the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and Dalmia Bharat Limited which virtually hands over the iconic Red Fort in Delhi to the Dalmia group for a period of five years in exchange for a  payment of 25 crores.

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Four More Palestinians Killed along Gaza Fence

Four Palestinians were killed and hundreds more were wounded on Friday, April 27, in a fifth round of weekly protests along the Gaza Strip border fence with Israel. Gaza’s Health Ministry announced Saturday that 15-year-old Azzam Oweida, who was hit in the head by a gas canister fired by the Israeli Army during Friday’s protest, died on Saturday from his wounds.

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CP of India (Marxist) calls for May 8 ‘All India Protest Against Petrol and Diesel Price Rise’

The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) condemned the astronomical rise in the prices of petrol and diesel in the country. According to the statement issued on 27 April by Hari Singh Kang from the Central Committee Office, the sharp increase in the retail price of petrol and diesel is having a backbreaking impact on the ordinary people of this country. The price of the petroleum products have the obvious cascading effect on the essential commodity prices which the common man uses for daily life.

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Joint announcement from TKP and KKE

TKP and KKE released a comprehensive joint announcement in April, that was published in Rizospastis and soL news portal. The announcement covers several issues among which are the revelation of the competitions within the imperialist system, the denouncement of interventions of imperialism and war in the Middle East, including the trilateral attack of US, UK and France on Syria together with the support of NATO and the EU, anti-people policies of both countries’ bourgeois governments, the Kurdish issue and the Cyprus issue. The announcement finalizes with a call to the…

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WFTU on the international day of “occupational safety health and vulnerability of young workers”

The WFTU, the militant voice of more than 92 million workers in 126 countries across the world, on the occasion of “the world occupational safety health”, the 28th April 2018, expresses its class solidarity with all workers of the world, their communities, families and individuals who, one way or another, suffered the impact of negligence of health and safety measures at the workplace. In this year’s occasion the United Nations have also included the “vulnerability of young workers” in occupational accidents.

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All India Protest Against Petrol and Diesel Price Rise

The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) strongly condemns the astronomical rise in the prices of petrol and diesel in the country. The sharp increase in the retail price of petrol and diesel is having a backbreaking impact on the ordinary people of this country. The price of the petroleum products have the obvious cascading effect on the essential commodity prices which the common man uses for daily life. The PB firmly expresses that this unusual rise which makes retail prices of petroleum products in India, the…

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Torched Cars, Racist Graffiti in 2nd Hate Crime in North in a Week

Two cars were torched and a stone fence was sprayed with graffiti reading “Jews, let’s win” overnight Tuesday, April 24, in the northern Arab village of Iksal. Joint List Chairman, MK Ayman Odeh (Hadash) said this latest racist attack was a serious matter and claimed that “determined police action is necessary to end hate crimes towards Arab citizens of Israel and Palestinians in the occupied territories.”

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No Interference in Judges Appointment

The collegium of the Supreme Court had forwarded the names of Justice K M Joseph and senior advocate Indu Malhotra to be elevated as judges to the Supreme Court.  After considerable delay the appointment of Indu Malhotra has been cleared. However, the government has not cleared the appointment of Justice K M Joseph.

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