CPI(ML) calls ‘Krishi Road Map’ a Ploy to Cheat the Farmer

CPI(ML) Bihar State Secretary Kunal said on 10 November 2017 that for the third time the Bihar government has brought a ‘Krishi Road Map’, but as in the previous two road maps, this one also offers no solution for the problems of the farmers. This road map will cheat the ...

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AISA Protest Against the Arrest of Bhim Army Founder

The All India Students Association (AISA) took out a protest march at Allahabad University on 6 November 2017 against the arrest of Bhim Army founder Chandrashekhar after the one-sided action taken by the administration in the Saharanpur caste violence incident and his re-arrest under RSA despite the Allahabad High Court ...

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AISA’s Save Democracy Dharna in Assam

On 11 Nov, 2017 AISA held a sit-in demonstration at Dighalipukhuri, Guwahati against attack on democracy and demanded to make public the Nagalim framework agreement, and not to transfer land from Assam territory to the Nagaland, to withdraw the decision of handing over of oil fields in Assam to corporates, ...

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Conclusion of the 5th Phase of Kisan Mukti Yatra at Muzaffarpur

The 5th phase of the Kisan Mukti Yatra organized by the All India Kisan Sangharsh Samanvay Samiti concluded at Muzaffarpur with leaders and participants of the Yatra paying floral tribute at the Shaheed Khudiram Bose statue, followed by a public meeting. The meeting was addressed by All India Kisan Mahasabha National ...

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November Revolution Centenary Celebrations

November Revolution Centenary Celebrations

Jharkhand The Jharkhand Party Office organized a flag hoisting on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the great November Revolution. The great martyrs were remembered and honoured after the flag hoisting and it was resolved to take inspiration from the Russian Revolution to fight the present fascist-feudal-communal pro-corporate regime and ...

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Protest in Yeleswaram against Illegal Land Grabs

Protest in Yeleswaram against Illegal Land Grabs

A ‘Raasta Roko’ (Road block) programme was called by CPI (ML) on 8 November in Yeleswaram town in East Godavari district. The protest was held to demand action against the Tehsildar for issuing housing Pattas illegally against the court order to non-eligible persons and thereby depriving the poor of their ...

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Joint Trade Union Convention in Allahabad

A joint convention was held on 28 October at Allahabad against the anti-people and anti-worker policies of the NDA government. Almost all trade unions participated, including CITU, AITUC, AICCTU, INTUC, CDA, Pension, Rail, Insurance, Defence, State Workers Council, NCRWU and other unions. Only the Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) did not ...

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One Year Of Demonetisation: An Economic War On People

One full year has elapsed since Narendra Modi’s dramatic announcement of demonetization. Acknowledging the threat of disruption and inconvenience caused by the sudden withdrawal of 500 and 1000-rupee notes, Modi had assured the people that the pain would be temporary and that it was a necessary sacrifice to win the ...

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Kisan Mukti Yatra Enters 4th Phase

Kisan Mukti Yatra Enters 4th Phase

The 4th phase of the Kisan Mukti Yatra organized by the Kisan Sangharsh Samanvay Samiti started on 28 October 2017 from village Machhi Bhangar in West Bengal with a well-attended meeting organized by Jan Jeevika Vastutantra Parivesh Raksha Samiti. The current movement against the Bhangur Power Grid is being organized ...

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Remembering the People’s Poet Durgendra ‘Akari’

Photo Credit Nicolas Jaoul 5 November is the death anniversary of the great people’s poet of Bihar’s peasant movement, Durgendra ‘Akari’. Akari had been a bonded labourer from the age of 9. He joined the CPI(ML) movement in the 1970s, writing in the language of the people, taking on the ...

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Protests Held Against NSA Charges on Bhim Army Leader Chandrashekhar Raavan

The CPI(ML) condemned the Yogi Government for invoking NSA against the incarcerated Bhim Army leader Chandrashekhar Azad Raavan, saying that this further exposes the anti-Dalit character of the BJP. The NSA has been invoked at a time when the Bhim Army leader had got bail from the High Court and ...

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Farmers protest in Odisha demanding Loan Waiver

Farmers protest in Odisha demanding Loan Waiver

On 30 October, Several farmer organisations joined to demonstrate near the Odisha Assembly to demand full crop-loan waiver, even as more incidents of farmer suicides come to light. A night prior to the demonstration a farmer from Bargarh district committed suicide as he was unable to play his loan. All ...

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30TH Martyrdom of Ghutuva Firing

The CPI (ML) observed the 30th martyrdom day in memory of the three comrades who were martyred on 30 October 1988 in Ghutuva (Patratu Block, Ramgarh District, Jharkhand). State Committee member Com. Devki Nandan Bhediya and other leaders paid floral tribute and observed one minute’s silence in memory of the ...

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UP State Conference of Jan Sanskriti Manch

The Uttar Pradesh 7th State Conference was held at Azamgarh on 14-15 October 2017. The first day of the conference was devoted to the inauguration, organizational report, discussion and elections. The 5th Azamgarh Film Festival was screened on the second day. The inaugural discussion on ‘Hate, Violence, and New Forms ...

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AICCTU report on the NTPC Accident

AICCTU has raised serious concerns regarding the National Thermal Power Corporation (Unchahar, Rae Barelli, UP)) accident that occurred in Unit No. 6 at 3.30 PM on Wednesday 1 November 2017. The safety valve in Unit No. 6 had not been working since Monday and the technicians had warned the officers ...

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AISA-RYA’s Student-Youth Yatra from 7th November to raise Students-Youths’ demands

AISA-RYA’s Student-Youth Yatra from 7th November to raise Students-Youths’ demands

AISA and RYA will start a student –youth yatra beginning from Chandigarh on 7th November. The Yatra will go through the states of Delhi, UP, Bihar, Jharkhand and culminate in Kolkata on the 21st November. AISA-RYA Yatra The yatra is being organized at a time when the Narendra Modi government ...

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Obituary: Prof K Gopal Iyer

Prof. K Gopal Lyer Prof. K. Gopal Iyer (75) passed away in Chandigarh on 19th October 2017. He retired from Punjab University’s Sociology Department in 2002, where he had been teaching since 1978. He was not just an academic as he has been relating himself with people’s movements all over ...

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The Inspiring Legacy Of The November Revolution

A hundred years ago, the world had experienced a different kind of earthquake. An unprecedented upheaval in Russia had shaken the whole world. It was a revolution where for the first time political power passed from the hands of a small caucus of the rich and the elite to a ...

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Protest Against Garhwata Killing

Protest Against Garhwata Killing

The CPI (ML) organized a condolence-cum pledge meeting on 28 October 2017 at village Garhwata to demand justice for Kuldeep Choudhury who was killed by the criminal connivance of Danda police in Jharkhand. It is to be noted that from Block level to District level, the entire state of Jharkhand ...

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Starvation Death in Jharia

A CPI (ML) team from Ranchi visited Bhalgora in Jharia (Dhanbad, Jharkhand) to enquire into the starvation death which took place here. The team comprised of Supreme Court Commission advisor Shri Balram, senior journalist Dr Vishnu Rajgarhiya, Right to Food campaigners Asharfi Nand Prasad, Dhiraj Kumar, Taramani, Akash Ranjan, Kashinath ...

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