General Secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), Sitaram Yechury, discusses the historic struggles of the CPI(M) in its centenary year and the contemporary struggle for secularism in the face of Modi’s Hindu nationalist government.
India’s Supreme Court has been slammed by India’s communists for approving the forced eviction of approximately 48,000 slums near railway lines, which the CPI-M (Communist Party of India – Marxist) says will result in “thousands of women, children and the aged out on the streets in the name of cleanliness.”
Young communists in the Indian state of Kerala have raised around £1.2 million in distress relief funds after two devastating floods and the threat of a spike in the Covid-19 pandemic.
The initiatives of the Kerala unit of the Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI), youth of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), have received widespread commendation for their comprehensive and scientific approach towards social solidarity, writes Muhammed Shabeer.
On the 22nd April, communists around the world took part in birthday celebrations like no other. 150 years previous, leader of the Great October Socialist Revolution, Vladimir Lenin, was born. While the Coronavirus has changed our lives and restricted our ability to campaign, it has not hampered our spirit, nor our pride in remembering the heroes of our movement who came before us.