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CPI(ML)-AICCTU Protest Against Death of Sanitation Workers in Patna

Recently two workers in the Patna Municipal Corporation, Jitendra Paswan and Deepak Choudhury, were suffocated to death while they had gone inside a manhole to clean it. It is well known that the Municipal Corporation does not provide adequate safety equipment to sanitation workers for cleaning inside manholes, and all ...

CPI(ML) Dharna In Lohardaga

A dharna-satyagraha was organized in front of the Lohardaga Block HQ in Jharkhand on 5 May 2017. The BDO gave the assurance of fulfilling the demands at his level and said that he would forward the demands which required to be handled at a higher level. The demands included the ...

Protest Against Police Repression in the Name of Maoism

The CPI (ML) protested on 19 April 2017 in front of the IGP Bhagalpur against brutal repression of leaders of democratic movements and dalits, adivasis and poor in the name of quelling Maoism in Jamui district. Thousands of poor, adivasis, dalits and ML activists took out a rally from the ...

Champaran Satyagraha Centenary In Purnea

2017 is the centenary year of the Champaran Satyagraha which formed the beginning of the organized peasants’ movement in Bihar. On this historic occasion, the CPI (ML), All India Kisan Mahasabha and AIARLA jointly held a Land Rights Satyagraha on 5 and 6 May in Rupouli block of Purnea district. ...

May Day: More Reports from States

ODISHA Unions affiliated to AICCTU organized a meeting at Nagbhushan Bhawan in Bhubaneshwar. Meetings were also organized at Kendrapada, Badgarh, Puri, Sonpur, Raigarha, Jajpur, Gajpati, Bolangir and Keonjhar. AICCTU leader Com. Radhakant Sethi addressed mine workers at Keonjhar. A joint trade union march was taken out at Bhubaneshwar led by ...

Aadhikar Diwas (Rights Day) Dharna In Karnal

The All India Kisan Mahasabha and CPI (ML) activists observed Rights Day (Adhikar Diwas) on 10 May with a dharna in front of the mini Secretariat in Karnal on the issue of safety and security of Muslim dairy farmers across the country, the silence of Modi, Vasundhara Raje and Manohar ...

Murderous Attack on CPI(ML) Activist by Feudals in Beguserai

Feudal criminal forces once again perpetrated an attack in Maksudanpur Diyara of Ballia region in Beguserai district. Sanju Ram, brother of Mahesh Ram, an eyewitness in the Mahesh Ram-Rampravesh Ram murders was brutally attacked on 26 April 2017. Sanju Ram was on his way to Ballia from his home when ...

CPI (ML) Enquiry Team Report on Saharanpur Incident

During the communal tension which erupted on 20 April in Sadak Dudhli village (Saharanpur) in connection with taking out an Ambedkar procession without permission, members of the BJP, which is nowadays claiming to be followers of Ambedkar, perpetrated a brutal attack on Ambedkarites at Shabbirpur village, causing great outrage and ...

India Wants Jobs, Not Jumlas

Narendra Modi has now been India’s Prime Minister for three full years. In these three years, the BJP has managed to win several Assembly elections, and the party is currently in power in a record number of Indian states. Where it has failed to win the elections, it has still ...

Latest Attack by Cow Goons in Noida

On May 4, Jaiveer Singh and his uncle Bhup Singh, from village Sirsa Khadar, Jewar, District Gautam Budh Nagar (Greater Noida) were returning from Mehandipur village after buying a cow from a Muslim family, when they were stopped and beaten up by self- proclaimed gaurakshak dal – that is, Gau ...

CPI(ML)- AIPWA protest in Yeleswaram

A protest was called by CPI (ML) and AIPWA outside the Mandal Revenue Office in Yeleswaramin East Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh to protest against corruption in the Anna Amrutha Hastham (AAH) scheme. A key objective of the AAH scheme is enhancing nutrition supply to pregnant women and lactating mothers ...

Demonstration by ASHA, Anganwadi and Midday Meal Workers

On May 6, ASHA, Anganwadi and Midday meal workers gathered together at Tripura Trade Union Centre in front of Circuit House, Agartala to hold a mass demonstration demanding regularization and full scale pay for all the workers. The demonstration saw huge participation by workers. A memorandum with these demands was ...

Janakrosh Rally in Jharkhand

A rally was taken out on 24 April in Ramgarh by the Ramgarh-Hazaribagh district unit attended by hundreds of workers, farmers, students and youth. The rally commenced from Mines Rescue Bhavan and proceeded through about 4 km to culminate in a meeting at the TOP Maidan. Slogans were raised all ...

Bihar State Employees and Teachers Headed for Strike

Bihar State Non-Gazetted Employees Association (Gope group), Bihar Secretariat Services Association and Bihar Non-Gazetted Employees Association organized a huge State level joint protest in front of the Chief Minister during the special session of the Assembly on 24 April 2017 on a 13-point charter of demands. The demands included the ...

Left Parties Stage Dharna in Ranchi against Escalating Communal Tension

5 Left Parties – CPI, CPM, CPI (ML), SUCI (C) and MCC – organized a dharna on 20 April 2017 at the Raj Bhawan in Ranchi against the deterioration of communal harmony in Jharkhand and to develop people’s protest against the hate-mongering RSS-Bajrang Dal-VHP in order to preserve Jharkhand’s tradition ...

People Gherao Bhojpur CO for Imposing False Cases on CPI(ML) Leaders

Dominant feudal forces had razed 7 houses of 14 musahar families and made a private road for themselves in Agiaon Musahar Tola (Bhojpur). Protesting against this the CPI(ML) had blockaded the Ara-Arwal main road for 8 hours; the agitation was victorious and the musahars had put up their huts again ...

Sankalp Sabha in Memory of Com. Jagdev Sharma

The CPI (ML) Patan Committee held a Sankalp Sabha at SagunaPatan on 4 May on the occasion of the martyrdom anniversary of labour leader Com Jagdev Sharma. Jagdev Sharma was known as a dedicated labour and kisan leader and had taken up the fight against feudal forces in Palamu. Feudal ...

Protests in Jharkhand and Delhi demanding justice for Pehlu Khan

On 3 May 2017 (National Protest Day) protests were organized at Ranchi, Ramgarh, Lohardaga, Koderma, Garhwa and other districts in Jharkhand. It will be remembered that Pehlu Khan, a dairy farmer from Haryana who had gone to Jaipur to purchase cattle, was returning home with his cows when he and ...

May Day Observed Across the Country

(more reports from the states) International May Day 2017 was observed in India at a time when the Centre and BJP State governments declared celebration of May Day as ‘un-Indian’! Instead, they say, we need to celebrate only Vishwakarma Puja as a day for workers. PM Modi tweeted on the ...

March in Kolkata Against Bhangar Land Grab

A protest march was convened by the Bhangar Committee to Defend Land, Livelihood, Ecology and Environment on 8 May 2017. Thousands of people, primarily from Bhangar but also from other areas of ongoing anti-eviction struggles in Bengal like Bhavadighi, Sholobigha etc. marched from College Square to the Raj Bhavan. It ...