(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)
January 27, 2013
Concern over Ceasefire Violations
Central Committee of the Communist Party of
Central Committee expressed its deep concern at the raising
of tensions on the
Line of Control in Jammu & Kashmir. It strongly
condemned the killing of
two of the Indian soldiers on January 8 and the beheading of
one of them. The
ceasefire adopted on the Line of Control in 2003 had served
the purpose of
maintaining a relatively peaceful border all these years,
and the deterioration
of the situation on the Line of Control should be checked.
For this, high level
talks should be held with the government of
The Central Committee condemned the decision of the UPA government to decontrol diesel prices. This will lead to continuous increase in the prices of diesel just as it happened with the prices of petrol after deregulation. The rise in the prices of diesel will impact on transport and increase inflation. It will also affect farmers adversely. The UPA government is adamant about further burdening the people who are already suffering from ever increasing price rise of all essential commodities.
In this connection, the decision to raise the cap on LPG cylinders to nine is insufficient and provides little relief.