Farmers Hold Massive Kisan Mukti Sansad At Parliament Street

Farmers Hold Massive Kisan Mukti Sansad At Parliament Street

Present Bills To Free Farmers From Debt and Crisis Thousands of farmers, poor peasants and agricultural workers from all over the country, under flags of varying colours representing the diverse peasants’ organisations, flooded Parliament Street in India’s capital Delhi, to hold a ‘Farmers’ Freedom Parliament’ of their own. Holding the ...

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On The Rafale Deal Scam

The facts emerging about the Modi Government’s deal with the French company Dassault aviation to purchase Rafale fighter jets suggest a serious case of crony capitalism, causing a massive loss to the public exchequer. The previous deal that the UPA Government was making involved buying 126 Rafale jets for Rs ...

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Mobs and Governments Are Silencing Freedom Of Expression

Mobs such as the ‘Rajput Karni Sena’, various BJP leaders, and BJP State Governments of Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh are acting in tandem to suppress freedom of expression and prevent the screening of the Hindi feature film Padmavati. The mobs are claiming “insult” to the “honour” of Queen ...

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Public Meeting to Commemorate 150 Years of Das Kapital, 100 Years of October Revolution and 50 Years of Naxalbari

Public Meeting to Commemorate 150 Years of Das Kapital, 100 Years of October Revolution and 50 Years of Naxalbari

CPI(ML) held a public meeting in Bangalore to commemorate ‘150 years of Capital, 100 years of Russian Revolution and 50 years of Naxalbari and Liberation’ on 15 Nov. 2017. Com. Balan spoke on Conditions of working class before and after 1917. He reiterated the need for building working class struggles ...

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Karbi Anglong CPI(ML) Conference

Karbi Anglong Hill Party Committee held its 8th Conference on 11-12 Nov. in Diphu. The conference rededicated itself to fight against communal and fascist forces, for an Autonomous State and an egalitarian society. The conferance adopted resolutions rejecting forces conspiring to transform HSDC in a ‘monolithic’ body. It was also ...

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Journalist Shot Dead by Tripura State Rifles

An investigative journalist Sudeep Datta Bhowmik who recently did a story and exposed corruption in Tripura State Rifles 2nd Battalion was shot dead on 21 Nov. inside the Battalion headquarters. Bhowmik was a reporter of Syandan Patrika, a Tripura daily and a local TV news channel was reportedly called to ...

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Women in Jharkhand Panchayat Protest False ODF Declaration

Women in Jharkhand Panchayat Protest False ODF Declaration

Dozens of women in Bangrakala panchayat in Giridih led by ex-Mukhiya Savitri Devi held a protest demonstration and showed black flags to the official guests of ODF celebrations on November 20. These so called festivities were organised after the Bangrakala, along with five other panchayats in the district comprising of ...

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SC Dismisses Petition of PRICOL Workers

In a shocking development the Supreme Court on 13 November dismissed the special leave petitions filed by two Pricol workers Manivannan and Ramamurthy. This is a case where the Madras High Court has held that the case is fabricated and that the timing of FIR is false; that the initial ...

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Villagers Protest Police-Criminal Nexus in Chhattisgarh

Villagers Protest Police-Criminal Nexus in Chhattisgarh Villagers of Kormi Panchayat organised a sit-in protest in Bilaspur on November 16 against the atrocities by the husband of the village sarpanch, Ajay Dhuri, who is the de facto sarpanch and the police. Villagers have been repeatedly opposing the corruption by the sarpanch ...

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Obituary

Comrade Vikas Mahto Comrade Vikas Mahto who was recently elected as Secretary of CPI(ML) Jaipur City Committee in the party conference held on Oct 22 passed away on November 15. He was only 58. He had been ill for a few days, but the news of his passing came as ...

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Heed The Workers’ Roar at Parliament Street

Heed The Workers’ Roar at Parliament Street

For three days from 9-11 November, New Delhi’s Parliament Street pulsed with the energy of a sea of workers from all over the country, demanding their rights. Their slogans and voices resonated loud and clear. India’s working class, in one voice, spoke for the whole country as they demanded curbs ...

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Massive Assertion of Working Class in Front of Parliament

Massive Assertion of Working Class in Front of Parliament

3-day Mahapadav Against Anti-Worker Policies Responding to a call by the Joint Platform of Central Trade Unions and all major industry/establishment wise federations at a National Convention held in New Delhi on August 8, 2017, thousands of workers turned Parliament Street at New Delhi into a sea of red flags ...

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Open Your Eyes!

(Translation of the song composed and sung by mid-day meal workers from East Champaran – Comrades Kumanti Devi, Shahida Khatoon and Sahana Khatoon – at the Workers’ Mahapadav (Dharna) at Parliament Street, 11 Nov 2017) Dawn has broken with red sun rays Why are you still sleeping with your sheet ...

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Jan Panchayat in Jharkhand: Ouster of Raghuvar Government only way to Save Jharkhand

Jan Panchayat in Jharkhand: Ouster of Raghuvar Government only way to Save Jharkhand

The three member jury of the Jan Panchayat called by CPI (ML) on 11 November in Ranchi announced in its verdict that the only way to save Jharkhand in today’s time was by removing the Raghuvar Das led government in the state.  Huge numbers of poor from rural and urban ...

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Protests Across India on the First Anniversary of Demonetisation

Protests Across India on the First Anniversary of Demonetisation

CPI(ML) along with other left parties observed black day on 8 November to mark the first anniversary of the demonetization that was introduced by the central govt. last year on the same date.  Far from addressing the issues of black money and corruption, the NoteBandi, has only resulted in loss ...

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Protest Meeting at Wardha Hindi University

The students of Mahatma Gandhi International Hindi University, Wardha organized a protest meeting in the third week of October against the disappearance of JNU student Najeeb and the burning of dalit homes in Khagariya district, Bihar. The protest was held at the main gate of the University and candles were ...

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Impunity to Criminal-Mafia-Police Nexus in Ghazipur

Casteist feudal forces in Audihar village, Saidpur tehsil, Ghazipur district set fire to the hut of CPI(ML) activist Achhelal Banwasi in the Musahar Basti at around 2 o’clock at night on 15 September 2017. The intention was to kill Com Banwasi but when he escaped they fired on him, missing ...

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CPI(ML)’s Intervention Against Communal Tension, Loot and Arson in Ballia

The minority community in Sikandarpur and Rahsarh (Ballia district, Uttar Pradesh) had asked for security during the festive season of Diwali and Muharram but the SP advised them to take care of their own security citing shortage of police security forces; this despite the fact that the area has been ...

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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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