ML Update

Sankalp Sabha in Memory of Com Khudiram Munda

The CPI (ML) in Ranchi organized a Sankalp Sabha on 17 August 2017 on the occasion of the 5th death anniversary of Com. Khudiram Munda. Earlier, a Sankalp March was taken out from Rahe Chowk to Gomda crossing after which one minute’s silence was observed in memory of Com. Khudiram. ...
The Martyrdom of Gauri Lankesh Shall Not Be in Vain

The Martyrdom of Gauri Lankesh Shall Not Be in Vain

Fearless journalist and activist Gauri Lankesh was assassinated in Bengaluru on 5 September evening when she was about to enter her home in Rajarajeshwari Nagar after finishing her engagements for the day. As editor of the widely read Kannada weekly Gauri Lankesh Patrike, Gauri was a powerful voice against communal ...

Resist the Sanghi Subversion of Swami Vivekananda

On 11 September 1893 Swami Vivekananda had addressed the Parliament of the World’s Religions in Chicago. This year marks the 125th anniversary of that historic address. The BJP has cleverly clubbed this anniversary with their own Deen Dayal Upadhyay centenary celebration programme. For Narendra Modi this became yet another occasion ...
Countrywide Protests Against Brutal Murder of Gauri Lankesh

Countrywide Protests Against Brutal Murder of Gauri Lankesh

Protests were organized across the country on 6 September 2017 against the brutal killing of fearless journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh in Bengaluru. The murder was condemned and opposed strongly across Karnataka. A massive protest meeting was organized at the Town Hall in Bengaluru. Protests were also organized at Mangalore at Jyoti ...
AIPWA Mahadharna at Ranchi

AIPWA Mahadharna at Ranchi

The Jharkhand AIPWA held a dharna in front of Raj Bhavan in Ranchi on 4 September 2017 on the issues of growing incidences of rape, murder and violence against women, children’s deaths in hospitals, and demanding equal pay for equal work. Mid-day meal workers, rasoiyas, sanyojikas, sahayika, jal-sahayikas and anganwadi ...
An Overwhelming Mandate to Left Unity Panel in JNU

An Overwhelming Mandate to Left Unity Panel in JNU

The recent elections to the students union in JNU happened at a time of unprecedented attacks on JNU and universities across the country. There is a concerted effort to limit the accessibility of affordable quality education by implementing seat cuts in research and other programmes and imposing massive fee hikes. ...
AICCTU March in Delhi’s Wazirpur Industrial Area

AICCTU March in Delhi’s Wazirpur Industrial Area

AICCTU March in Delhi’s Wazirpur Industrial Area On 9 September, AICCTU organized a rally in the Wazirpur Industrial area against the attack on workers and the hooliganism of the employers. On 8 September, a worker was severely beaten by a factory owner and his goons in B66/2 Wazirpur Industrial Area. ...
Rally in Pilibhit

Rally in Pilibhit

A march and public meeting were held in Pilibhit on 11 September highlighting various important issues affecting the common people and peasants in the district. The sham of the CM Yogi’s farmers’ loan waiver scheme exposed by farmers’ suicides happening in the district, non-payment of long pending dues of sugarcane ...

Obituary

Com. Madan Singh CPI (ML) Uttar Pradesh Standing Committee member and senior Communist leader Com Madan Singh passed away at the age of 58 on 6 September 2017 on the way to hospital from his home in Amethi. Earlier during the night he had woken up from sleep complaining of ...

Reshuffling Ministers Cannot Hide Government Failures

BJP’s spin doctors have been trying to push his latest Cabinet reshuffle as an instance of Prime Minister Modi’s ‘Perform or Perish’ mantra. The reality is that the Cabinet reshuffle is Modi’s way of trying to shirk responsibility for his Government’s abject failure to keep his promises even after three ...
Myanmar: Stop Genocide of Rohingya Muslims

Myanmar: Stop Genocide of Rohingya Muslims

India: Stop Deporting Rohingya Refugees, Protect Them From Communal Violence The Rohingya people of Myanmar are facing a genocide and ethnic cleansing at the hands of the Myanmar Army. The Rohingya (the majority of whom are Muslim) have lived in the Rakhine State (Arakan) in Myanmar for the past several ...

CPI(ML)’s Flood Relief Campaign in Bihar

Half the population of Bihar is affected by the floods. The areas in Seemanchal and Champaran have been especially devastated. Undoubtedly, the destruction caused has been manifold given that the state government made no preparations prior to the floods. Now that the flood waters have started receding, the extent of ...
AIPWA Protests Haryana Govt’s Abject Surrender to Rapist Ram Rahim

AIPWA Protests Haryana Govt’s Abject Surrender to Rapist Ram Rahim

The AIPWA organized a protest March in Patna on 26 August 2017 against the abject surrender of the Haryana government in the face of the violence which broke out following the verdict in Panchkula against rapist Ram Rahim. The march started from Buddha Park and culminated in a meeting at ...
Communal Violence against Adivasis in Jharkhand

Communal Violence against Adivasis in Jharkhand

After the passing of the Jharkhand Freedom of Religion Bill, given a free license by the Raghuvar government, Sanghi forces have started attacking the religious freedom of adivasis. They have started targeting Christian adivasis and sowing divisive seeds among them. On 19 August 2017 a frenzied Gaurakshak gang attacked 10 ...
March against Jharkhand Govt. Policies in Bagodar

March against Jharkhand Govt. Policies in Bagodar

The CPI(ML) took out a protest march on 26 August at Bogodar (Giridih) as part of the statewide protest campaign on the following issues: unnecessary interference by the government in the long-standing religious traditions on the occasion of Bakrid; Jharkhand Land Acquisition Amendment Bill; Religious Conversion Bill; demand for case ...

Reports (4)

Journalist Gauri Lankesh: Latest Bold Voice Against Sangh Assassinated In an assassination that has shocked people all over the country, journalist Gauri Lankesh has been shot dead at her home in Bengaluru by unidentified men on a bike. Gauri Lankesh was a bold and intrepid independent journalist who wrote tirelessly ...
Riots By Ram Rahim Supporters:  Khattar and Modi Are Responsible

Riots By Ram Rahim Supporters: Khattar and Modi Are Responsible

The courage showed by two women has resulted in justice. Gurmeet Ram Rahim has been sentenced to twenty years in prison for raping two women sadhvis in the custody of his Dera. He continues to face charges of having a brother of one of the rape victims as well as ...
Protests against Dismal Flood Relief Operations in Bihar

Protests against Dismal Flood Relief Operations in Bihar

Bihar, along with some areas in other States like Assam, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh, is severely flood-affected. The situation in Seemanchal (Bihar) is especially horrifying. According to government statistics 18 districts—Kishanganj, Arariya, Purnea, Katihar, Eastern Champaran, Western Champaran, Darbhanga, Madhubani, Muzaffarpur, Sitamarhi, Shivhar, Samastipur, Gopalganj, Saran, Supoul, Madhepura, Saharsa ...
Loot in MNREGA Funds

Loot in MNREGA Funds

The CPI (ML) held a dharna on 22 August 2017 at Bagodar on the issues of loot in MNREGA in Birni and other places, repressive policies of BJP against dissent, arrest and jail of Sarita Sao when she opposed poor quality toilet construction in Bagodar, and other issues. The main ...

CPI (ML) condemns Undeclared Ban on Sacrifice of Camels on Bakr Id

Continuing with its anti-Muslim biases, an undeclared ban has been imposed on sacrifice of camels during Bakr Id in Jharkhand. Ex MLA Vinod Singh has informed that an oral directive has been issued by ministers and secretaries, hence several camels that were to be brought to Giridih in Jharkhand from ...