Liberation Archive

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)

Name Undisclosed

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)

Eduardo Galeano, 1940-2015 : A Voice, Not An Echo

Michael K. Smith, from ‘Dissident Voice’, April 20th, 2015 We are opinionated, yet we cannot offer our opinions. We have a right to the echo, not to the voice, and ... (read full text)

On 2nd Cover : Breaking The Internet

Net neutrality, to put it simply, is the idea that all data on the internet be treated equally irrespective of its source or content. The internet isn’t really the most ... (read full text)

On 3rd Cover : Peeling Onions, Layer by Layer: An Obituary to Günter Grass

The incredible weight of a writer’s reputation, in formidably turbulent and impossibly exciting times, never seems to rest solely between the hardbacks of a bunch of books. It is a ... (read full text)

Special Feature : The AIPF Charter of Struggle

Guarantee of Land, Food, Livelihood • No to Corporate land grab and land acquisition without prior consent; social and environmental impact assessment and fair compensation and rehabilitation for land- and ... (read full text)

April 2015

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ANSWER MODI’S CORPORATE-COMMUNAL ASSAULT WITH A RESOLUTE CAMPAIGN FOR LAND AND LABOUR RIGHTS

Defying widespread opposition and peasant demonstrations across the country, the Modi government has gone ahead to table the land acquisition bill in the Lok Sabha. Given the numerical balance in ... (read full text)

Justice massacred yet again

We increasingly appear to be turning into a land where killings and rapes of minorities Dalits and tribals happen on a regular basis and yet seldom are there any killers ... (read full text)

Budget 2015 : Bonanza for the Rich, Bitter Austerity Pill for Others

Whichever way one looks at the first full-fledged budget of the Modi government, three features would stand out in bold relief. The budget has certainly handed out a big bonanza ... (read full text)

The Message of International Women’s Day 2015

International Women’s Day is a celebration of more than a century of women’s mass movements demanding equality and freedom. It is important to remember that it was socialist revolutionary women ... (read full text)

Don’t touch ‘our’ women : Dimapur lynching was never about justice

(The article is reproduced from Firstpost.com, Sandip Roy March 9, 2015. The author is Senior Editor at Firstpost.com. Rape charges against Syed Sharif Khan cannot be dismissed as ‘false charges’ ... (read full text)

Ranaghat Gangrape: Bengal Bursts into Protest

Since the installation of the RSS-led union government, our country has been witnessing a concerted hate campaign against and an unending series of attacks on minorities. West Bengal has also ... (read full text)

India’s Daughter Does Not Challenge Rape Culture

The problem is not just rape, but the culture that makes rapes possible; a culture that forces women to live in fear of being raped, a culture that often enough ... (read full text)

Why India loves Nirbhaya, hates Suzette

(Suzette Jordan was a courageous woman who loved life. Raped at Park Street, sexually taunted by policemen, derided and disbelieved by the Chief Minister of West Bengal and her Ministers, ... (read full text)