Centre of Steel Workers Protests Accidents in Bhilai Steel Plant

Centre of Steel Workers Protests Accidents in Bhilai Steel Plant

A fact-finding team of the Centre of Steel Workers, AICCTU, investigated the accidents that resulted in the deaths of three workers in the span of three days – 8-10 May – in the Bhilai Steel Plant. The workers who lost teir lives are Kamal Varma, contract worker Janak Singh and ...

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AIKM Holds Demonstration at Karnal

On 11 May, the All India Kisan Mahasabha held a demonstration at the minor Secretariat, demanding that the two Bills on farmers’ rights, passed by the Kisan Sansad on 20 November 2017, be enacted by Parliament. The AIKM saluted the legacy of the 1857 First War of Independence that had ...

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Sit-in Against Police Repression in Garhwa, Jharkhand

Sit-in Against Police Repression in Garhwa, Jharkhand

On 7 May, CPI(ML) held a procession and a dharna at the Garhwa district headquarters and sent a memorandum to the Governor of Jharkhand raising demands against police repression and violations of people’s rights. The protesters said that sand is being illegally mined even on land that belongs to farmers, ...

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Rural India Demands Employment: A campaign in TN by AIARLA, AIKM

From April 22-May 1, AIARLA conducted a campaign, “Rural India Demands Employment”. In the face of severe drought, continuing agrarian distress and denial of Cauvery water rights, rural Tamil Nadu is experiencing an acute employment crisis. Heavy outward migration is taking place. Women and aged have been rendered jobless. In ...

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Marx Bicentenary Celebrations in Uttarakhand

Marx Bicentenary Celebrations in Uttarakhand

The CPI(ML) held a public meeting on 5 May at the Town Council Hall in Haldwani, Uttarakhand, on ‘200 Years of Marx and Today’s Challenges’. Leaders of the CPI(ML), CPI, CPIM, Inquilabi Mazdoor Kendra, Samajwadi Lok Manch, Janwadi Lokmanch, Ambedkar Mission, and several intellectuals, journalists, and trade union activists. The ...

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Protest Against Killing of Bhim Army Leader’s Brother

On 10 May, CPI(ML) held protests in Lucknow, Allahabad, Ghazipur, Mau and Jalaun against the murder of Sachin Walia, brother of Bhim Army District President of Saharanpur. Walia was shot dead on 9 May, in the presence of police, by feudal Thakurs during their Maharana Pratap Jayanti celebrations. Last year, ...

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Protest Against Dalmia Takeover of The Red Fort

Protest Against Dalmia Takeover of The Red Fort

On 10th May, the anniversary of India’s First War of Independence of 1857, citizens of Delhi came together to march from Rajghat to the Red Fort in Delhi – to protest the Modi Government’s shocking move to give the iconic Red Fort to the corporate Dalmia Group for ‘adoption’. Civil ...

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Condemn The Massacre of the Palestinian People

On May 14, 58 Palestinians were killed in Gaza and thousands injured when they gathered to protest the occasion of the opening of the US Embassy in Jerusalem. Palestinians held peaceful protests, to which Israeli forces responded with brutal and indiscriminate force. The dead include six children under the age ...

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Criminal Negligence Responsible For Varanasi Flyover Collapse

Criminal Negligence Responsible For Varanasi Flyover Collapse

The CPI(ML) condemns the horrific flyover collapse in Varanasi that has resulted in deaths and injuries of many. Nothing but criminal negligence on the part of Government officials is responsible for this unconscionable loss of lives. The Varanasi MP – Prime Minister Narendra Modi – had described a similar collapse ...

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Like Gujarat, Karnataka too Has Dented the BJP – India Now Needs to Deliver A Decisive Blow

The Karnataka elections have turned out to be much more multilayered than what even the best media narratives from the state could indicate. The battle has been truly triangular in many seats resulting in a tantalizingly hung Assembly that no exit poll could predict. While the BJP fell considerably short ...

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The Jinnah Portrait is only a Pretext – Democratic India Is the Real Target!

Faced with a couple of crucial by-elections in Uttar Pradesh (Kairana LS in Shamli-Muzaffarnagar belt and Noorpur Assembly segment in Bijnaur district) – rendered more crucial by the shock defeat suffered by the BJP in Gorakhpur and Phulpur in March – and the ongoing no-holds-barred battle for the Karnataka Assembly, ...

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Lal Qila Par Dalmia – Nahi Manega India

(India Shall Not Brook the Dalmia Deal over Lal Qila) The Modi government has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Dalmia Bharat group whereby the latter will ‘adopt’ the iconic Red Fort for a period of five years in lieu of a sum of Rs 25 crore. The government ...

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Jan Adhikar Padyatra in Jharkhand – ‘Evict BJP, Save Jharkhand’

Jan Adhikar Padyatra in Jharkhand – ‘Evict BJP, Save Jharkhand’

In response to the call of the 10th CPI(ML) Party Congress, the ‘Bhajpa Bhagao, Jharkhand Bachao’ (Evict BJP-Save Jharkhand) Jan Adhikar Yatra (march for people’s rights) was organized from 23 April to 1 May 2018 to appeal to people of Jharkhand to oust the anti-people, fascist, Modi and Raghuvar governments ...

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May Day 2018 Celebrations Across the Country

May Day 2018 Celebrations Across the Country

Uttar Pradesh: The CPI(ML) and Nirman Mazdoor Union organized a meeting at Labour Adda, Engineering College Chowk, Lucknow. Speakers addressing the meeting called on the people to strengthen the struggles against the all-round fascist attacks on the working class and oust the Modi government. A rally starting from the CPI(ML) ...

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Marx Bicentenary celebrated across the country

Marx Bicentenary celebrated across the country

On 5th May, the 200th birth anniversary of Karl Marx was celebrated by CPI(ML) activists throughout the country. Karl Marx Bicentenary Symposium in Chhattisgarh: The CPI(ML) and AICCTU organized a symposium in Bhilai. After the garlanding of Marx’s portrait, labour leader Muktanand Sahu read CPI(ML) General Secretary Dipankar Bhattacharya’s article, ...

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AISA protests Attack on AMU students

On 2 May, AMU students were brutally attacked by Hindu Yuva Vahini, a forefront of RSS, formed by UP CM, Yogi Adityanath. Condemning the attack on AMU students by Yogi’s goons and the brutal lathi-charge by the UP Police., AISA held protest demonstrations at several places across the Country. Few ...

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Sandal March to Show Outrage against Increasing Incidents of Rape

A sandal march was organized on 21 April 2018 in Ranchi from Sainik Market to Albert Ekka Chowk by women, students, youth, social and cultural organizations to protest against the growing number of rapes across the country including Jharkhand, Unnao, Kathua, Surat and Delhi, and the protection given by the ...

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Party Foundation Day Observed with Resolution to Defeat Fascism

Party Foundation Day Observed with Resolution to Defeat Fascism

The 50th Foundation Day and 149th birthday of Comrade Lenin were observed with programmes organized at various places across the country. In Bihar, programmes were held at the Party office at Patna, Chitkohra, Digha, Kankadbagh, and Patna City. The day was also observed at Bhojpur, Patna Rural, Siwan, Arwal, Muzaffarpur, ...

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Dharna Against Police Repression of Minorities in Kushinagar

The CPI (ML) held a dharna on 24 April 2018 at the Kushinagar District headquarters in Uttar Pradesh to protest against the police repression of minorities and to demand the arrest of the guilty police personnel. In the incident in question, Gayasuddin, a youth residing in village Rudwaliya (Turkpatti Thana) ...

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CPI(ML) Statement on ‘Encounters in Gadchiroli’

Implement Supreme Court Guidelines, Ensure FIR and Independent Enquiry On 22nd and 23rd April, 2018 at Tadgaon, Gadchiroli, at least 37 people were gunned down in what a combined force of CRPF and a C-60 commando force of the Gadchiroli police called an ‘encounter’ with Maoists. There are however several circumstances ...

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