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BHU ‘Betis’ Demand Safety, Equality –  Get Police Brutality In Reply

BHU ‘Betis’ Demand Safety, Equality – Get Police Brutality In Reply

The women students of Banaras Hindu University are raising a vital issue of safety and equality on their campus. It is shocking that instead of heeding them the BHU VC has branded the incident of molestation and the women students’ concerns as “a political conspiracy” and unleashed a lathicharge. The ...

Jan Ekta Jan Adhikar Andolan Holds National Convention

An all India convention of mass, class and social movements was held on 18 September at Mavalankar Hall, New Delhi to launch the Jan Ekta Jan Adhikar Andolan. The various movements and organizations came together to intensify the struggle against price rise, unemployment, attacks on people’s rights and on democracy ...

7th Bihar State Conference of AIPWA Held

The 7th Bihar State Conference was held successfully on 19 September 2017, at Srilata Swaminathan Hall, Kaushalya Devi Dais, at the Town Hall Siwan. The main slogans of the Conference were ‘No To Hate and Violence, We Want Dignity and Equality For All’ and ‘Sangh Brigade Beware – We Won’t ...
Protests in Solidarity with BHU

Protests in Solidarity with BHU

Protests have been held all over India in solidarity with the BHU women students’ movement for safety and equality on their campus and against the police brutality they faced.  In Delhi, many women’s groups and student groups – including AISA, AIDWA, AIPWA, All India Dalit Mahila Adhikar Manch, ANHAD, AIMSS, ...

Left Parties Raise Voice Against Attempts to Shut Down Patna Museum

CPI(ML), CPI and CPI(M) State Secretaries of Bihar issued a statement warning the Bihar Government to stop trying to play games with the precious legacy of artefacts of the Patna Museum. The Patna Museum is 100 years old; unfortunately it’s invaluable collection of artefacts and documents – collected through the ...

Convention on Land Rights and Struggles in Kerala

In the wake of recent agitations by landless poor and dalits demanding immediate government take over and redistribution of vast extents of plantation lands held in unlawful possession of monopolies and vested interests, a convention sharply focusing glaring lapses on the part of state administration in formulating a scientific and ...

Thousand Days of Betrayal and Failure of Raghuvar Govt. in Jharkhand

CPI(ML) and Jharkhand Construction Workers’ Union organised a sit-in protest at block headquarter in Khelari block of Ranchi district on 15 September with a 15-point ‘people’s charter of demands’. This was as a part of statewide campaign being taken up by the CPI(ML) on the occasion of completion of thousand ...

Andhra Pradesh: Malaria Menace in Tribal Areas

The people in tribal areas of Andhra Pradesh are suffering from heavy attack of malaria in epidemic proportions since July resulting in a high increase in child and mother mortality. Many deaths have been reported in media too, but no concrete measure has been taken up by the government so ...

Reports in Brief

AIARLA Protest in Muzaffarpur Rural and Mid-day meal workers held a protest in Kurhni block of Muzaffarpur for land, employment and construction of toilets on 14 September. A ten-point charter was handed over to the officials. The demands of 5 decimal land for homestead to dalits, titles for land already ...

Bullet Trains for the Rich, Bulldozers for the Poor

Ever since coming to power in 2014, Narendra Modi has been talking of India in 2022, the year when post-Independence India will turn 75. In fact, with the crucial elections to the Gujarat Assembly round the corner, and the government having little to show for its 2014 poll promises, 2022 ...

Birthday For Modi – Deathday for A Valley

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi chose to celebrate his birthday by inaugurating the Sardar Sarovar Project – even as 40000 families who continue to be denied rehabilitation and resettlement, protested by standing night and day in the rising river water. This move was a last ditch, desperate measure by the ...

Shaheed Mela in Memory of 1942 Martyrs in Lasarhi of Bhojpur

The Shaheed Mela (Martyrs’ Fair) in memory of the martyrs of 1942 Quit India Movement was organised at Lasarhi in Bhojpur on 15 September. This is annual fair held every year at the Martyrs’ Memorial which was erected with the efforts of comrade Ramnaresh Ram to carry forward the legacy ...

AIPWA District Conferences in Bihar

The 7th AIPWA Bihar State Conference will be held on 19 September 2017 in Com. Srilata Swaminathan Nagar (Siwan) at the Kaushal ya Devi Manch (Town Hall) with the fight against hatred, against violence on women and for equality and justice as the main themes. In preparation for the 7th ...

Delhi ASHA Kaamgar Union Demands Regularisation of Service

After taking regular yearlong work from ASHA workers employed in Delhi, they are paid only very little honorarium which is grossly unfair. It is only because of the ASHA workers that primary health services are able to reach the people of Delhi, however, despite this the government is falling short ...

CPI(ML) District Conference in Udaipur

The 4th district conference of CPI(ML) Udaipur was held on 16-17 September 2017 in which 60 delegates representing various villages, panchayats and towns committees and branches, 15 observers and PB member Com. Prabhat Chowdhary participated. During the conference, a call was given to strengthen and build a strong movement against ...

REPORTS (7)

Flood Victims’ Protest in North Bihar Rotten Food Grains Distributed as Relief CPI(ML) organised protests on 9 September in North Bihar against Nitish government’s criminal negligence towards flood affected millions of people. People blockaded highways at many places demanding flood relief for the affected. NH 57 was jammed at two ...

OBITUARY

Com. Ajoy Rajknowar Com. Ajoy Rajkonwar (58) passed away on 13 September in Chennai, suffering a heart attack. He had been fighting serious kidney and liver diseases for some time and was in Chennai for medical check-up. Com. Ajoy was a popular, dynamic and courageous workers’ leader, active in the ...
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 ...
LIBERATION - Central Organ of CPI(ML) October 2017

LIBERATION - Central Organ of CPI(ML) October 2017