A public meeting held in London on the eve of Independence Day organized by South Asia Solidarity Group discussed the Indian state’s current offensive in Kashmir and its history, the Dalit Asmita Yatra in Gujarat, the background to the rise of Hindutva and other key issues. Academic, novelist and activist Nitasha
Com. Mitranand Singh Com. Mitranand Singh, district secretary of CPI (ML)’s Nalanda district unit passed away on the morning of 14 August. He was in the ICU for several days, battling a brain haemorrhage. His body was brought to the CPI (ML) state office and party cadres paid tributes to him.
The unflinching voice of resistance Mahasweta Devi, whose pen was committed to the cause of India’s most oppressed, passed away at the age of 90. In her sixty-year long career, Mahasweta Devi penned more than one hundred novels, twenty collections of short stories and authored innumerable articles. She sketched the saga of
Kashmiri Youth Charged With Sedition For Sharing Facebook Post Representatives from the CPI (ML), CPI, Chhattisgarh Mukti Morcha, AICCTU, AITUC, All India Progressive Women’s Association, and All India Youth Federation met the Superintendent of Police, Durg, Chhattisgarh with regard to the arrest on sedition charges of a Kashmiri youth Tauseef Ahmad
The women of Uttarakhand have always played a leading role in various democratic movements including struggle for Uttarakhand state and Chipko Aandolan. Though the governments that came to power after statehood was accorded to Uttarakhand have made tall claims and promises regarding women empowerment, the fact is that despite becoming
The BJP has celebrated its first-ever Government in Assam, as a platform to expand their influence in other NE states. At the BJP’s National Executive Meeting all BJP leaders wore the gamucha (traditional Assamese decorated towel) around their necks. At that meeting the BJP President Amit Shah said that the
Malay Tiwari, CPI(ML) activist from West Bengal, and Anupam Roy, artist and CPI(ML) activist, participated in the August Kranti- Tiranga Padyatra from Dantewada to Gompad in Bastar, Chhattisgarh. Here are their notes from the Yatra, accompanied by photographs by Anupam Roy. In the backdrop of massive state repression – as witnessed