Liberation Archive

Towards Bihar Elections: Asserting a People’s Agenda

With the announcement of dates for the five-phase Bihar elections and finalisation of seat-sharing agreements within various alliances, Bihar is now ready for what promises to be the biggest electoral ... (read full text)

‘The Static Perishes, The Dynamic Perishes Not’

(In memory of Prof. Malleshappa Madivalappa Kalburgi via a journey through Sharana literature’) Talking about the society of his time, Basveshwar tells his sister Naglambike, “Yes, sister. It seems as though ... (read full text)

Turning Campuses Or Factories Into Jails Is Not Only Undemocratic, It Is Also Unsafe

Is it really so difficult to understand that education requires creativity, freedom, a willingness to flout rules and think out of the box? And that stifling ‘discipline,’ punishing nonconformity and ... (read full text)

COVER FEATURE // The Message of September 2 : Secure Land & Labour Rights, Stop Sanghi Subversion

On September 2 India witnessed a powerful general strike cutting across most sectors of the economy and civil administration. The strike had been called jointly by central trade unions and ... (read full text)

Modi Government’s Response: Lies, Propaganda, Betrayed Promises

Sanjay Sharma On the eve of 46th Indian Labour Conference (ILC) Narendra Modi had said that the tripartite consultations are a good system. Certainly it is. But only when the ... (read full text)

Update : Dharna for Housing and Toilets

Hundreds of women led by the CPI(ML) and AIPWA a gheraoed the municipal commissioner’s office in Gorakhpur on 9 September 2015, to demand housing, toilets, and clean drinking water for ... (read full text)

Update : Midday Meal Workers’ Dharna

The Bihar State Vidyalaya Rasoiya Sangh and AIPWA staged a dharna on 26 August 2015, in front of the Collectorate in Gaya, to press for various demands. A six point ... (read full text)

Update : Dharna in Gorakhpur to demand housing and toilets for the poor

Hundreds of women led by the CPI(ML) and AIPWA a gheraoed the municipal commissioner’s office in Gorakhpur on 9 September 2015, to demand housing, toilets, and clean drinking water for ... (read full text)

Update : Agitation by para-teachers in Jharkhand

The para teachers of Jharkhand started a “Ghera dalo Dera dalo” agitation at Mohrabadi Maidan near the Chief Minister’s residence on 22 August 2015. Their main demands were the following: ... (read full text)

Update : AISA Statement on JNUSU and DUSU Elections

AISA congratulates the JNU student community for successfully electing a new JNUSU. The JNUSU mandate has largely reposed the faith in the left and inclusive politics that the JNUSU has ... (read full text)

Update : CPI(ML) UP State Conference

The 11th State Conference of the CPI(ML) Uttar Pradesh unit was successfully held between 30 August to 1 September 2015 in Ghazipur district, with the pledge to intensify struggles against ... (read full text)

UPDATES : Report on Bhagalpur Riots Released by Insaf Manch-AIPF in Patna

On 5 September 2015, the Bhagalpur AIPF unit released a report in Patna on the denial of justice to the Bhagalpur riot victims. The report was released by CPI(ML) General ... (read full text)

Refugees in Europe: A Crisis of Racist Borders, Imperialist Wars and Predatory Capital

Recent weeks have seen hundreds of thousands of people who have been forced to flee their homes, from tiny children to the very elderly, the majority from war-torn Syria, arriving ... (read full text)

The end of the ‘extreme centre’ in Britain : Corbyn’s Agenda Galvanizes a Seismic Leftward Shift from Below

Thousands of people had already gathered in London’s Hyde Park on 12th September for a mass demonstration in solidarity with refugees when news started spreading: Jeremy Corbyn had been announced ... (read full text)

‘Home’

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 your neighbors running ... (read full text)

Congratulations and Good Wishes to the People of Nepal

The CPI(ML) congratulates the people of Nepal for having adopted a secular democratic Constitution. We honour the many heroic citizens of Nepal who struggled and sacrificed their lives in the ... (read full text)

The Battle Lines in the Forthcoming Bihar Elections

The stage is now almost all set for the Assembly elections in Bihar later this year. Having been humiliated in Delhi in the only other Assembly election that took place ... (read full text)

SECC Data on Bihar Reveals Neglect and Apathy of Successive Governments

The data for Socio-economic and Caste Census of 2011 (SECC) was released in part last month. This once again reflects the grim reality of increasing deprivation and rich-poor divide. The ... (read full text)

Growing Caste, Communal and Gender Violence in Tamil Nadu

Dinakaran, a Tamil Daily dated July 7, 2015 carried a news item with the title ‘Wife who ran away with illicit lover hacked’. The wife left her child behind with ... (read full text)