Liberation Archive

How ABVP Lost the Battle for JNU

The ABVP thought it could destroy the Left in JNU by branding it as anti-national. Instead, the ABVP stands thoroughly isolated and defeated in JNU. Several of its own activists ... (read full text)

Zee News Producer Vishwa Deepak’s Resignation Letter

Excerpts Zee News whipped up a frenzy against JNU, and was later joined by other channels like Times Now and News X. All three aired fake video footage, fake ‘IB ... (read full text)

Meet The Eight JNU Students Suspended For ‘Sedition’

Speeches of JNU Leaders Excerpts JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar They are the people who burn the tricolour; they are the stooges of Savarkar, who apologised to the British. They are ... (read full text)

#StandwithJNU

As the sordid tale of morphed pictures, doctored videos, witch-hunting based on fake twitter handles and brutal violence against JNU students and faculty inside the court premises and outside begin ... (read full text)

The Left in 2016: Tough Challenges And Great Opportunities (Part II)

Part II Like in Venezuela, the left movement in Greece too now finds itself at a crossroads – but of a very different kind. Let us pick up the thread ... (read full text)

‘Free Pricol Eight’ Campaign In Tamilnadu

Anticipating some severe punishment in the case, AICCTU state working committee meeting was held in Coimbatore on December 1 which decided to get prepared for any eventuality. After the meeting, ... (read full text)

Tribals Falsely Arrested in Red Sanders Murder Case Released

More than 350 tribals, arrested on trumped up charges of double murder of Andhra Pradesh forest officials at the behest of red sandalwood smugglers, have been acquitted and released from ... (read full text)

Contract Sanitation Workers’ Struggle for Regularization in Bangalore

AICCTU led contract sanitation workers of BBMP (Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike) rallied more than a thousand and formed a human barricade demanding regularization of all contract sanitation workers on 2nd ... (read full text)

Hold Panchayat Elections on Party Basis

The Bihar government has to take back its condition of mandatory toilet for fighting panchayat elections. It should be noted that the CPI(ML) and AIARLA had taken up a campaign ... (read full text)

Lal Salaam Comrade Randhir Singh

Eminent Marxist scholar and popular teacher of political theory Prof Randhir Singh passed away on the night of 31st January in Delhi. He was 95. Prof Randhir Singh was a ... (read full text)

The Strategic Goal of Socialism

(Excerpts from a talk by Prof Randhir Singh at a seminar on ‘The Present Political Situation and the Challenges of Strengthening the Left’, at Gandhi Peace Foundation, on the occasion ... (read full text)

Red Salute, Comrade AB Bardhan

(25 September 1924 – 2 January 2016) (CPI(ML) General Secretary Dipankar Bhattacharya pays tribute to veteran CPI leader Comrade AB Bardhan) As 2016 began its journey, Comrade AB Bardhan bade ... (read full text)

‘Purging’ and ‘Pest Control’ – Chhattisgarh Style

In the wake of the JNU attack, we have seen prominent supporters of the Modi Government talking of the attack on campuses as ‘pest control,’ while BJP nd RSS leaders ... (read full text)

Will They Call Tagore Anti-National ?

Will They Call Tagore Anti-National ? I have no hesitation in saying that those who are gifted with the moral power of love and vision of spiritual unity, who have ... (read full text)

Reflections on Republic Day

Republic Day 2016 is no occasion for celebration but one for somber reflection. The suicide of Dalit scholar and scientist Rohith Vemula is a grim reminder of the fact that ... (read full text)

WB Update : Can the CPI(M) Regain Lost Ground in Bengal

The stage has nearly been set for the forthcoming Assembly elections in West Bengal. Five years ago Mamata Banerjee had come to power with the grand promise of ‘parivartan’ (change), ... (read full text)

Free Basics: Neither Free Nor Even Basic

Capitalism is so twisted that it can create massive fortunes for a tiny handful by giving a little something to ‘the poor’. While the wars of the last century were ... (read full text)

A Dalit Scholar Killed By A Saffron Witch-hunt

The suicide of Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula in University of Hyderabad (UoH) is nothing short of institutional murder. It is undeniable that the scientist, scholar and activist Rohith Vemula ... (read full text)

Countrywide Solidarity With Struggle for Justice for Rohith Vemula

(Some of the solidarity actions in which CPIML and its mass organizations have participated in, are summarized below). After Rohith Vemula’s tragic suicide on 17 January, AISA and CPI(ML) have ... (read full text)