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Historic Bharat Bandh Against Dilution of SC/ST Act

Historic Bharat Bandh Against Dilution of SC/ST Act

To protest against this weakening of the SC-ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, a Bharat Bandh was called by various Dalit organizations. The CPI (ML) 10th Party Congress supported and joined the call to observe Bharat Bandh on 2 April to protest against this dilution of the Act. Below is a ...

Organised Communal Frenzy in West Bengal and Bihar

The Sangh Parivar is calculatedly unleashing communal violence on the pretext of religious processions like Ram Navami and Chaiti Durga. The processions organised on these occasions by the Sangh are armed to the teeth, and their purpose, far from being prayerful or spiritual, is to enter Muslim localities and even ...
Inaugural Convention of ‘Rozgaar Mange India’ Campaign Held

Inaugural Convention of ‘Rozgaar Mange India’ Campaign Held

Inaugural Convention of ‘Rozgaar Mange India’ Campaign Held The Inaugural Convention of ‘Rozgaar Maange India’ was held at the Press Club on 11 March 2018. The campaign has been launched to highlight the extreme state of joblessness in country especially among the youth. The speakers at the convention ranged from ...
Comrade Duryodhan Behera

Comrade Duryodhan Behera

Obituary CPI(ML) is deeply grieved at the sudden and unexpected death of Comrade Duryodhan Behera, veteran leader of the CPI(ML)’s Odisha unit and the Chilika Matsyajeebee Mahasangh (organisation of fishworkers) at Mansa, during the 10th  Congress of the Party. Comrade Duryodhan had been part of many historic struggles of the ...
10th Party Congress of CPI(ML) Liberation Concludes

10th Party Congress of CPI(ML) Liberation Concludes

10th Party Congress of CPI(ML) Liberation Concludes on 28 March 2018 The 10th Party Congress of the CPI(ML) Liberation concluded on 28 March 2018 with the election of a 77-member Central Committee. Comrade Dipankar Bhattacharya was re-elected General Secretary of the party. The 10th Party Congress of the CPI(ML) Liberation was held at ...
Judicial Offensive on SC/ST Act and Political Violence Against Dalit Protesters

Judicial Offensive on SC/ST Act and Political Violence Against Dalit Protesters

The SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act was finally strengthened in 2015 through long-pending amendments that sought to correct the abysmally low rate of convictions under the law. The amended law recognised a whole range of atrocities commonly meted out to SC/ST people, mandated establishment of exclusive Special Courts and appointment ...

Yet Another Thief Escapes While The Chowkidar Waxes Eloquent

We seem to be witnessing a new kind of ‘Quit India’ movement. The Lalit Modis, Vijay Mallyas and Nirav Modis are quietly leaving the country after defrauding Indian banks of enormous sums of money. In the latest instance, the Punjab National Bank, the second biggest bank in the country after ...
Protests Day in UP Against Killing of Dalit Student in Allahabad And Humiliation of Dalits in Mirzapur

Protests Day in UP Against Killing of Dalit Student in Allahabad And Humiliation of Dalits in Mirzapur

A statewide protest was called by CPI(ML) on 15 February against the brutal murder of Dalit student Dileep Saroj, who was pursuing his LL.B. in Allahabad University. He hailed from Pratapgarh district. On 10 February, Dileep was mercilessly beaten to death in a restaurant where he had gone with two ...

For Odisha’s Temporary Workers’ Right to Employment

AICCTU and Odisha Gramya Bank Astahi Karmachari Sangha (temporary workers’ association) held a protest on 16 February 2018 in front of Odisha Gramya Bank head office demanding that retrenched workers be re-engaged and that illegal retrenchment be immediately stopped. The protestors also demanded to ensure EPF and ESI and bonus ...
Dismiss Union Minister Giriraj Singh for Land Grab

Dismiss Union Minister Giriraj Singh for Land Grab

A fact finding team of CPI (ML) visited Danapur in Patna district on 9 February 2018 regarding the case against Giriraj Singh, a minister in the central government for capturing the land belonging to Shri Ramnarayan Ram. The team included AIARLA’s National President and former MP, Com. Rameshwar Prasad, state ...
False Cases Against ML Leaders in Samastipur

False Cases Against ML Leaders in Samastipur

False cases have been imposed on many CPI(ML) leaders and activists who are fighting for the rights of the poor and against the increasing crime and murders in Samastipur, Bihar. On 12 February, a mahadharna was organized in front of the district officials and the Superintendent of Police demanding withdrawal ...

Comrade Kunti Devi to Contest Jahanabad Bye-election

Comrade Kunti Devi will be CPI(ML)’s candidate for Jahanabad bye-election. She was the candidate from this seat also in 2005. She hails from a very poor family background and is a well-known leader of the masses in this region and had led many movements concerning the rights of dalits, poor ...

Complicity of JD(U) Leader in Murder of a Dalit

CPI(ML) has said that the complicity of BJP and JD(U) leaders with the criminals and anti-social elements in Bihar is on the rise. In a recent incident a very poor dalit Mundrika Manjhi, 42, was brutally murdered because he refused to brew illegal liquor for the feudal goons which included ...
AISA-RYA March for Employment in Jharkhand

AISA-RYA March for Employment in Jharkhand

All India Students’ Association and Revolutionary Youth Association jointly organised a march and rally in Giridih town on 15 February to demand an equitable employment policy for adivasis and to implement a domicile policy with 1932 as the base year. The march was also meant to oppose BJP Govt’s manoeuvrings ...
Convention in Varanasi Against Attacks of Dalits and Muslims

Convention in Varanasi Against Attacks of Dalits and Muslims

A convention was organised in Varanasi on February 18 against rising incidents of communal fascist attacks on dalits and Muslims in Uttar Pradesh. This was organised by Insaf Manch, CPI(ML), ABSS, All India Idrisi Adhikar Manch, Al-Queresh Welfare Society, All India Secular Forum, Mahila Jagriti Samiti, Jan Adhikar Manch, Veer ...
AIPWA Observed Foundation Day

AIPWA Observed Foundation Day

On 12 February 2018, All India Progressive Women’s Association observed its 24th foundation day in Bihar and Jharkhand. On this day, general body meetings and public meetings were organized in several places across the states where the AIPWA flag was unfurled and tributes paid to the departed comrades of women’s ...

Protests against Steep Bus Fare Hike in Puducherry

Last October Puducherry government increased bus fares unilaterally by 70 percent. After a series of protests, Government retracted the fare hike temporarily and constituted a panel to study the bus fare system. Now when Tamil Nadu government suddenly increased bus fares about seventy percent, the private bus operators in Puducherry ...
Remembering Gorakh Pandey

Remembering Gorakh Pandey

Several programmes remembering People’s poet Gorakh Pandey on his birth anniversary were organized on 28 January. Chorus organized a programme ‘An evening in the name of Gorakh’ in Patna’s Gandhi Maidan. The programme was dedicated to veteran poet Chandrakant Devtaale, Kunwar Narayan, singer Girija Devi, writer Surendra Snigdha, Doodhnath Singh ...

Comrade Shambhu Prasad Singh & Comrade Kamli Devi

Comrade Shambhu Prasad Singh Comrade Shambhu Prasad Singh 74, died of brain haemorrhage on 13 February. He was District Committee member in West Champaran and Block Secretary of Majhaulia. He joined communist movement in 1972 through CPI and became part of many struggles for poor workers and peasants in his ...

Political Falsification Of History

The BJP and RSS’s strategy to rewrite history is an integral part of its politics. Every time the BJP comes to power, this takes on vastly disturbing proportions, as official platforms and bodies are (mis)used to showcase unadulterated lies, bigotry and communal propaganda in the name of ‘history’. Facts and ...