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BHU ‘Betis’ Demand Safety, Equality –  Get Police Brutality In Reply

BHU ‘Betis’ Demand Safety, Equality – Get Police Brutality In Reply

The women students of Banaras Hindu University are raising a vital issue of safety and equality on their campus. It is shocking that instead of heeding them the BHU VC has branded the incident of molestation and the women students’ concerns as “a political conspiracy” and unleashed a lathicharge. The ...

Jan Ekta Jan Adhikar Andolan Holds National Convention

An all India convention of mass, class and social movements was held on 18 September at Mavalankar Hall, New Delhi to launch the Jan Ekta Jan Adhikar Andolan. The various movements and organizations came together to intensify the struggle against price rise, unemployment, attacks on people’s rights and on democracy ...

7th Bihar State Conference of AIPWA Held

The 7th Bihar State Conference was held successfully on 19 September 2017, at Srilata Swaminathan Hall, Kaushalya Devi Dais, at the Town Hall Siwan. The main slogans of the Conference were ‘No To Hate and Violence, We Want Dignity and Equality For All’ and ‘Sangh Brigade Beware – We Won’t ...
Protests in Solidarity with BHU

Protests in Solidarity with BHU

Protests have been held all over India in solidarity with the BHU women students’ movement for safety and equality on their campus and against the police brutality they faced.  In Delhi, many women’s groups and student groups – including AISA, AIDWA, AIPWA, All India Dalit Mahila Adhikar Manch, ANHAD, AIMSS, ...

Left Parties Raise Voice Against Attempts to Shut Down Patna Museum

CPI(ML), CPI and CPI(M) State Secretaries of Bihar issued a statement warning the Bihar Government to stop trying to play games with the precious legacy of artefacts of the Patna Museum. The Patna Museum is 100 years old; unfortunately it’s invaluable collection of artefacts and documents – collected through the ...

Convention on Land Rights and Struggles in Kerala

In the wake of recent agitations by landless poor and dalits demanding immediate government take over and redistribution of vast extents of plantation lands held in unlawful possession of monopolies and vested interests, a convention sharply focusing glaring lapses on the part of state administration in formulating a scientific and ...

Thousand Days of Betrayal and Failure of Raghuvar Govt. in Jharkhand

CPI(ML) and Jharkhand Construction Workers’ Union organised a sit-in protest at block headquarter in Khelari block of Ranchi district on 15 September with a 15-point ‘people’s charter of demands’. This was as a part of statewide campaign being taken up by the CPI(ML) on the occasion of completion of thousand ...

Andhra Pradesh: Malaria Menace in Tribal Areas

The people in tribal areas of Andhra Pradesh are suffering from heavy attack of malaria in epidemic proportions since July resulting in a high increase in child and mother mortality. Many deaths have been reported in media too, but no concrete measure has been taken up by the government so ...

Reports in Brief

AIARLA Protest in Muzaffarpur Rural and Mid-day meal workers held a protest in Kurhni block of Muzaffarpur for land, employment and construction of toilets on 14 September. A ten-point charter was handed over to the officials. The demands of 5 decimal land for homestead to dalits, titles for land already ...

‘Gujarat Model’ Stands Exposed: Time To Punish Its Makers

The stage is being preparedfor the crucial Gujarat elections in December 2017. For the Modi establishment, this is the home state of the much touted Gujarat model. Not only has the BJP been in power in the state uninterruptedly for the last two decades, it has successfully used it as ...

Birthday For Modi – Deathday for A Valley

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi chose to celebrate his birthday by inaugurating the Sardar Sarovar Project – even as 40000 families who continue to be denied rehabilitation and resettlement, protested by standing night and day in the rising river water. This move was a last ditch, desperate measure by the ...

The Martyrdom of Gauri Lankesh Shall Not Be in Vain

Fearless journalist and activist Gauri Lankesh was assassinated in Bengaluru on 5 September evening when she was about to enter her home in Rajarajeshwari Nagar after finishing her engagements for the day. As editor of the widely read Kannada weekly Gauri Lankesh Patrike, Gauri was a powerful voice against communal ...
Who Creates A Conducive Climate For Assassinations?

Who Creates A Conducive Climate For Assassinations?

(Article by Kavita Krishnan that appeared in The Wire on 12 September 2017) “As regards the RSS and the Hindu Mahasabha our reports do confirm that, as a result of the activities of these two bodies, particularly the former (RSS) an atmosphere was created in the country in which such ...

The Curious Case of Lt Col Purohit

The late Hemant Karkare began unraveling the saffron terror network. The probe found 37 audiotapes of meetings of the terrorist organisation Abhinav Bharat in which the Malegaon blasts accused including Sadhvi Pragya Thakur and Lt Col Shrikant Purohit could be heard making detailed plans for terrorism. In the tapes, Purohit ...
Rohingyas

Rohingyas

Victims of Racial Genocide by Myanmar Government, Communal Discrimination by Indian Government no one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark you only run for the border when you see the whole city running as well… you have to understand, that no one puts their children in ...

Riots By Ram Rahim Supporters

Khattar and Modi Are Responsible The courage showed by two women has resulted in justice. Gurmeet Ram Rahim has been sentenced to twenty years in prison for raping two women sadhvis in the custody of his Dera. He continues to face charges of having a brother of one of the ...

Bullet Trains for the Rich, Bulldozers for the Poor

Ever since coming to power in 2014, NarendraModi has been talking of India in 2022, the year when post-Independence India will turn 75. In fact, with the crucial elections to the Gujarat Assembly round the corner, and the government having little to show for its 2014 poll promises, 2022 has ...

Resist the Sanghi Subversion of Swami Vivekananda

— Dipankar Bhattacharya On 11 September 1893 Swami Vivekananda had addressed the Parliament of the World’s Religions in Chicago. This year marks the 125th anniversary of that historic address. The BJP has cleverly clubbed this anniversary with their own Deen Dayal Upadhyay centenary celebration programme. For Narendra Modi this became ...

Massive Fake Claims of Note Ban Exposed

For very long, the RBI claimed to have failed to finish counting the money that came in through the Note Ban. But now the cat is out of the bag. According to the RBI, 99% of the demonetized currency returned came back into the system. That means that the RBI ...

Scrap The Discriminatory NEET

— Sucheta De The suicide of Anitha, a bright Dalit woman student of Tamil Nadu, has underlined the deeply unjust and biased NEET (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test) medical entrance test. After scoring high marks in the state level 12th standard board exam, and the state level engineering and medical ...
LIBERATION - Central Organ of CPI(ML) October 2017

LIBERATION - Central Organ of CPI(ML) October 2017