Liberation Archive

Update : AIARLA Protest for Tribal Land Rights in Vishakhapatnam

Chatarjipuram is a small habitation in M.K. Patanam revenue village of Rolugunta Mandal in Vishakhapatnam district. ‘Gadaba’ are Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTG) living there who cultivate nearly 25 acres’ ... (read full text)

Update : Demonstration against Nuclear Plant by AIPF and PMANE at Tirunelveli

Even as the unit 1 of the Koodankulam Nuclear plant is in doldrums, the Indian government has declared the successful establishment of unit 2. AIPF and Peoples’ Movement Against Nuclear ... (read full text)

Update : Hul Diwas Observed in Jharkhand

The tradition of celebrating Hul Diwas on 30 June began in 1855. It was on this date 161 years ago that the Hul revolution led by Sido, Kanho and Chand ... (read full text)

Women Workers’ National Workshop

AICCTU held its national women workers’ workshop in Tata Nagar on 25–26 June 2016. The workshop was held in Munniji Sabhagar, Mahendra Singh Nagar. The theme of the workshop was: ... (read full text)

Update : Cloudburst Calamity in Uttarakhand

Huge damage has been caused by the cloudburst in the ghat region on 1 July and the rising river waters. 5 people were killed, 2 are missing, and a dozen ... (read full text)

AISA Leader Assaulted by ABVP Goons in Delhi University

On 1 July 2016, AISA Delhi University unit leader Abhinav Kumar was brutally beaten up in the premises of his college, Deshbandhu college, by ABVP goons including Himanshu Bidhuri (son ... (read full text)

Towards All-India Strike on 2 September 2016

Workers and trade unions all over India are preparing for the all-India Strike on 2 September this year, and are in fact preparing to turn it into a General Strike, ... (read full text)

Barbaric Decapitation of a CPI(ML) Activist in Tamil Nadu By Casteist Forces Aligned With The Hindu Munnani

A 24-year-old CPI(ML) comrade Mariappan from the washer man (Vannar/dhobi) caste in Tirunelveli was brutally killed by casteist, communal forces on July 20. His head was chopped off – the ... (read full text)

An Inspiring Victory for the Protracted Struggle of The Dalits of Ramgarh Village

Comrade Manju has been elected village Pradhan of Ramgarh under Dadri subdivision of district Gautam Budh Nagar in UP. Comrade Shyamveer has been elected for the post of BDC member. ... (read full text)

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Resist Modi’s US-Centric Foreign Policy and FDI-Dependent Economic Design

Even as Americans are preoccupied with the race to choose the successor of President Obama, Narendra Modi made sure that he had one more round of meeting with the US ... (read full text)

The Crisis of the CPI(M) And the Struggle Against Opportunism

The debacle of the CPI(M) in West Bengal Assembly elections has given rise to a sharp debate within the Left movement, and for once, within the CPI(M) itself. The post-election ... (read full text)

Blaming Victims of Communal Violence

The recent verdict of a special SIT Court in the Gulberg society massacre case of Gujarat 2002 is a massive travesty of justice. It has not only acquitted several key ... (read full text)

The Left and the Ambedkarite Movements Need Dialogue and Unity

(This letter by AISA leader Chintu Kumari was in response to an open letter to her by Chinmay Mahanand, leader of the Birsa Ambedkar Phule Students Association (BAPSA). We reproduce ... (read full text)

Resisting the Hindutva Fascist Offensive: Notes by an Activist

(Dipankar Bhattacharya, General Secretary, CPI(ML)(Liberation) was invited to attend the EMS Namboodiripad memorial event titled ‘Idea of India: A New Agenda for Reclaiming Social, Economic and Environmental Justice’ in Thrissur, ... (read full text)

Bastar: Where The Constitution Stands Suspended

The Nobodies Who don’t speak languages, but dialects. Who don’t have religions, but superstitions. Who don’t create art, but handicrafts. Who don’t have culture, but folklore. Who are not human ... (read full text)

The Spectre of Campus Activism Haunts the Liberalisers and Saffronisers

And the people in the houses All went to the university, Where they were put in boxes And they came out all the same, And there’s doctors and lawyers, And ... (read full text)

Resisting the UGC Assault on Teaching, Jobs, And Education

The UGC’s move to enhance teachers’ workload and slash teaching posts will affect employment opportunities of young researchers; teaching conditions; and quality of higher education all over the country. The ... (read full text)

Student Movements in BHU and Patna University

Student activism appears to have become the biggest irritant in the eye of the governments at the centre and in several states. The present day BJP led government at the ... (read full text)

Left Parties’ against Repression in Madhya Pradesh

The recent spate of bans on protests by the Madhya Pradesh government was resisted by the left parties jointly through a convention held on 15 June in Gwalior and a ... (read full text)