Ever since the February orders of the Supreme Court for eviction of lakhs of tribal families, a sense of deep insecurity and vulnerability haunts the tribal communities as the subsequent stay order is temporary and tenuous, Brinda Karat said in the letter.
In line with the attempts of the ruling Left government in Kerala to project a progressive and liberal outlook on gender issues, lakhs of women turned up across the 14 districts of the state to stand alongside each other as part of the 'vanitha mathil' or women's wall programme on Tuesday.
"We have very strong political difference with the BJP and Vasundhara Raje. We have been very critical of her policies. But never such personal comment against a woman can ever be accepted," Brinda Karat said.
When Prime Minister Narendra Modi was speaking at World Economic Forum at Davos, "a bus full of school children near our capital at Gurgaon was attacked by Karni Sena which is part of large Sangh Parivar," CPI(M) Polit Bureau member Brinda Karat said.
"Menstrual patterns differ, so it should be left to the employee," Senior CPI-M leader Brinda Karat said. "The employer should be legally bound to give menstrual leave over and above the leave rights of all employees," she added.
Karat alleged that the law-and-order situation was "worse" in the BJP-ruled states, compared to Kerala. "Records show that political killings have increased in a state like Uttar Pradesh among others," she claimed
Brinda Karat met police commissioner Hanif Qureshi in Faridabad and submitted a letter demanding security for the youths. Though the youths have been discharged from the hospital, but they still have to go for check-ups and work.
Sandeep Dikshit came under the scanner after he remarked that General Rawat was behaving like a "sadak ka gunda" (street thug). His statement came in response to General Rawat's remark that the Army was "fully ready for a two and a half front war".
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Brinda Karat on Wednesday said that Kanahaiya Kumar has done nothing wrong and all the charges against him are baseless. She said that her party supports Article 370 and autonomy for Kashmir within framework of Indian Constitution, but never supports anti-national slogans raised in Jadavpur University.