Liberation Archive

Update : Death of a Migrant Worker

On April 15, around 11.30 pm, a comrade in Tamilnadu received a call from Com.Sunil Chaudry who could speak neither English nor Tamil. All that the comrade who received the ... (read full text)

Update : AIPF Convention Marking 25 Years of Bhagalpur Riots

The All India People’s Forum (AIPF) held a day-long convention against communal riots, violence and hate-mongering on 10 May at the Gandhi Peace Foundation in Bhagalpur. It has been twenty ... (read full text)

UPDATE : CPI(ML) Leader Arrested for Leading Popular Agitation for Electricity

Com. Vinay Santhalia, CPI(ML) leader from Rajdhanwar (Giridih, Jharkhand) who has been leading a popular agitation in Giridih for electricity, was arrested on 10 May on false charges filed against ... (read full text)

OBITUARY : Lifelong revolutionary, peoples’ historian, life-affirming poet

(Excerpts from the tribute by Bonojit Hussain and Mayur Chetia in Scroll.in, May 20, 2015) I have no desire for heaven, Instead I go to the brewhouse, Gamblers, drunkards, prostitutes ... (read full text)

Book Rivew : ‘Political From Top to Toe’

A Biography of Eleanor Marx (Liberation introduces its readers to the 2014 biography of Eleanor Marx by Rachel Holmes.) Rachel Holmes’ biography introduces us to a remarkable figure of revolutionary ... (read full text)

People Without a Country

When a boat carrying scores of starving Rohingya migrants was found drifting in Thai waters on 10th May, the world suddenly woke up to the ugly reality of the democratic ... (read full text)

On 3rd Cover : A Rightward Shift

A justice minister who wants to bring back hanging, an equalities minister who believes gay marriage should not be allowed, a disabilities minister who voted to deny welfare benefits to ... (read full text)

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)

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)

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)