On 2nd Cover : CPI(ML) Solidarity Visit to Quake-Hit Nepal

Comrade Prabhat Kumar and I, on behalf of the CPI(ML) Politburo, made a solidarity visit to Nepal, that is struggling to recover from the quake of Himalayan proportions. We attended ... (read full text)

May 2015

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On the 46th Anniversary of CPI(ML) Foundation

All for a Bigger, Stronger and More Dynamic Party Organisation Having Closer Ties with the Masses and Greater Unity with Diverse Democratic Forces 22 April, 2015 marks the forty-sixth anniversary ... (read full text)

Expose BJP’s Attempts to Appropriate Ambedkar

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a recent speech, has made a bid to recast Babasaheb Ambedkar to fit the Sangh Parivar’s agenda. The PM said that Ambedkar represented a ... (read full text)

The AAP Purge: Lessons and Challenges

With the expulsion of Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan, Anand Kumar and Ajit Jha, the political churning within AAP has now acquired a decisive turn. The dissenters were first voted out ... (read full text)

Shankarbigha: A Foregone Verdict

January 25, 1999: On the eve of Republic Day, at about 8.30pm, an armed mob attacked Shankarbigha, an impoverished Dalit village in Bihar. They butchered 23 men, women and children. ... (read full text)

In Cold Blood Culture of Custodial Killings and Rapes in India

[In April 2015, India got a series of brutal reminders that custodial torture, rape and murder by the country’s police and armed forces are the norm rather than the exception. ... (read full text)

Rape Of Karbi Women By Indian Army

On 5th April 2015, at 2 pm, 10-12 army personnel of the 8-jat regiment entered Langkiding village of Khorsim Athoi area and raped and molested two women and two minor ... (read full text)

Meena Khalko’s Rape and Murder

A one-woman judicial enquiry commission has recently found that 16-year old Meena Khalkho was raped and murdered by Chhattisgarh police in 2011. The police had then claimed that she was ... (read full text)

Firing and Repression on Adivasi Anti-Dam Protests in UP

[The Uttar Pradesh Government has unleashed severe repression on adivasis and people protesting against the proposed Kanhar Dam in Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh. Around 87 villages and vast tracts ... (read full text)

Killings of Youth in Kashmir

The Kashmir Valley is boiling again – after yet another bout of custodial killings of youth by security forces. On 13th April 2015, Army personnel claimed to have shot dead ... (read full text)

Radical Ideas and Initiatives in Women’s Movement And the Communist Party

Across the world, and in our country, since the new millennium, the women's movement has witnessed a veritable explosion of novel ideas, radical slogans and new forms of protest and ... (read full text)

Rural poor and agrarian labourers will organise to resist the Company Raj

Report of the 5th National Conference of AIARLA The Fifth National Conference of AIALA, held in Bhubaneshwar on 3rd and 4th April 2015, squarely addressed the contemporary challenges and tasks ... (read full text)

Message of Greetings from CPI(ML) for the 22nd Congress of the CPI

Dear comrades, I feel really happy and honoured to have been invited here to greet the 22nd Congress of the Communist Party of India. On behalf of… ... (read full text)

Message of Greetings from CPI(ML) for the 21st Congress of the CPI(M)

Dear Comrades On behalf of the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Liberation, I extend warm greetings to the 21st Congress of the Communist Party… ... (read full text)

Midday Meal Workers’ Protest in Patna

On 31 March 2015, about 10,000 women protested in front of the office of the Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar under the banner of the All India Progressive Women’s Association ... (read full text)

Vidhansabha Gherao by Jharkhand Midday Meal Workers’ Association

Under the banner of the Jharkhand State School Midday Meal Workers Association, midday meal women workers and conveners gheraoed the Jharkhand Assembly with a 30 point demand charter on 27 ... (read full text)

OBITUARY

Red Salute to Comrade Ammaiappan CPI(ML)’s Tamilnadu State Committee member Comrade Ammaippan passed away after a prolonged illness on 09.04.2015. He was 54 years old. Comrade Ammaiappan played a key ... (read full text)

Chaitanya Tamhane’s ‘Court’ Dissecting Judiciary And Society On The Stands

Chaitanya Tamhane’s first feature-length film ‘Court’ is not just an indictment of the functionings of the Indian judiciary. It opens a two-hour window of unadulterated realism into the multilayered and ... (read full text)

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For long the women’s movement has tried to establish that rape is not a mere manifestation of a ‘sick mindset’ that defines the mindset of a few. Protection from rape ... (read full text)