Liberation Archive

Lucknow Mahadharna Against Yogi Government

The Uttar Pradesh unit of the CPI (ML) organized a Mahadharna on 15 June at the Laxman Mela Maidan on the banks of the Gomati in Lucknow against the increasing ... (read full text)

Indefinite Hunger Strike Against Victimization of PRICOL Workers

Hunger Strike — Pricol 2017 PRICOL workers are being penalized for the ‘crime’ of showing solidarity with Tamil Nadu’s crisis-ridden farmers! Workers of PRICOL Limited went on a one day ... (read full text)

Release GN Sai Baba !

G N Sai Baba Activist and Delhi University lecturer G N Saibaba, in a wheelchair with a 90% physical disability, is incarcerated in solitary confinement in the notorious Anda Cell ... (read full text)

“For the Many, Not the Few” – The UK Elections And the Collapse of the Neoliberal Consensus

– Kalpana The UK snap elections held on 8 June ended dramatically in a hung parliament. The ruling Conservative Party lost its majority and the far-right UK Independence Party was ... (read full text)

Caste discrimination and the Votebanks of Britain’s Hindu Right

Amrit Wilson Just days before the UK general election, the National Council of Hindu Temples (UK) (NCHTUK) published an article on their website eulogising Theresa May and describing in glowing ... (read full text)
The Revolutionary Legacy of Naxalbari

The Revolutionary Legacy of Naxalbari

May 25 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the great Naxalbari uprising, the uprising that had begun in the foothills of Darjeeling as a militant peasant movement for land and ... (read full text)
We Need The Radical Energy Of Naxalbari Today

We Need The Radical Energy Of Naxalbari Today

Dipankar Bhattacharya It is now 50 years since Naxalbari, an otherwise obscure area near the India-Nepal border in Darjeeling district of West Bengal, had stormed its way into India’s political ... (read full text)

One Year of Naxalbari Struggle — Charu Mazumdar

Full one year has passed since the peasant struggle in Naxalbari began. This struggle is different from all other peasant struggles. Where is the difference? Peasants have always struggled against ... (read full text)

Naxalbari – Past and Present

(Excerpts from a piece by Vinod Mishra, Deshabrati, September 1990) Naxalbari means the beginning of a revolutionary political stream in national politics based on this peasant awakening. Naxalbari did not ... (read full text)
The Cultural Aspect of The Naxalbari Uprising

The Cultural Aspect of The Naxalbari Uprising

(Excerpts from an article by Pranay Krishna (translated from Hindi) which appeared in the Deepavali Special edition of the Hindi daily Prabhat Khabar in November 2009) The Naxalbari peasant uprising ... (read full text)
Naxalbari And India’s Democratic Rights Movement

Naxalbari And India’s Democratic Rights Movement

(Liberation looks at the linkages between Naxalbari and the birth of India’s democratic rights movement.) Sattar mein kasa kalkatte par, kuch jawan umangon ke natey Kas gaya mulk ki gardan ... (read full text)
Naxalbari Veteran Comrade Shanti Munda Remembers  — 25 May 1967

Naxalbari Veteran Comrade Shanti Munda Remembers — 25 May 1967

(Comrade Shanti Munda is a veteran of the Naxalbari peasant uprising. Goutam Chakraborty and Basudeb Bose spoke to her at her home in Sebdolla Jote in Hatighisa village of Naxalbari ... (read full text)
Saharanpur Carnage

Saharanpur Carnage

Punishing Politically Assertive, Self-Reliant Dalits Who Refuse to be Foot Soldiers of Hindutva’s Hate Politics (On 5 May, Dalits in Shabbirpur village of Saharanpur district of Uttar Pradesh were attacked. ... (read full text)

India’s Human Rights Rhetoric And Reality

Kavita Krishnan Presenting India’s human rights record at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva during the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Process in May 2017, Indian Government representative, Attorney ... (read full text)
Niyamgiri Suraksha Samiti Activists Being Forced to ‘Surrender’ As Maoists

Niyamgiri Suraksha Samiti Activists Being Forced to ‘Surrender’ As Maoists

(A fact finding team comprising environmental and social activist Priya Pillai, All India Progressive Women’s Association Secretary Kavita Krishnan, senior activist Chittaranjan Behera, Santi Snigdha Mohanty of Delhi Solidarity Group, ... (read full text)
Rajendra Dhasmana: A Strong Voice of Dissent in Literature And Politics

Rajendra Dhasmana: A Strong Voice of Dissent in Literature And Politics

– Madan Mohan Chamoli and Indresh Maikhuri Rajendra Dhasmana, born in Pauri Garhwal (Uttarakhand), intellectual-thinker, journalist-editor, theatre activist, cultural activist, and a strong voice of dissent in literature and politics, ... (read full text)
AISA-RYA’s ‘School On Streets’ Campaign In Bhojpur

AISA-RYA’s ‘School On Streets’ Campaign In Bhojpur

Even as the central and state governments refuse to improve access and quality of all to government schooling – the only means of equal educational opportunities as well as right ... (read full text)
Cracking Down on Freedom of Expression in BJP-ruled States

Cracking Down on Freedom of Expression in BJP-ruled States

Comrade Parimal Gore, the Convener of Revolutionary Youth Association in Behali and also a district committee member of the CPI(ML), was arrested in Biswanath district, Assam on May 8, for ... (read full text)
Why Does The LDF Government Justify The Custodial Killing of Revolutionary Martyr Arikkad Varghese?

Why Does The LDF Government Justify The Custodial Killing of Revolutionary Martyr Arikkad Varghese?

Arikkad Varghese was one of the young Naxalite revolutionaries organizing the oppressed adivasi people of Wayanad. The Naxalite movement in that area challenged the intense feudal oppression of adivasis who ... (read full text)