Candle Light Memorial for Victims of NTPC Disaster

The CPI(ML) and AICCTU organized a memorial candle light protest march on 3 November at Bhagalpur Station Chowk to pay condolences to the workers killed in the Rae Bareli (Unchahar) NTPC accident and against the Modi-Yogi governments at the Centre and in UP. Leading the protest, Com. SK Sharma said ...

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Jan Akrosh Rally In Salumber (Rajasthan)

The CPI(ML) took out a Jan Akrosh Rally (Public Outrage Rally) on 24 November 2017 against the rampant ration loot in Morila Panchayat, Salumber. The rally culminated in a meeting at the Sub-divisional Office. Hundreds of villagers participated in the rally raising slogans against the political protection given to ration ...

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AIARLA Protest in Kakinada

AIARLA Protest in Kakinada

AIARLA organized a protest demonstration on 20 November 2017 in front of the district collectorate office in Kakinada, East Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh. The protest demonstration had been called to demand housing sites for the poor people of Annavaran village in the district. The protest was led by AIARLA ...

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AIPWA Demands Women’s Reservation Bill to Be Passed in Winter Session

AIPWA Demands Women’s Reservation Bill to Be Passed in Winter Session

AIPWA organized protests demanding that the bill for 33% reservation for women be passed in the winter session of the Parliament. In Patna, AIPWA and other women organizations organized a protest march. Women leaders addressing the protest march declared that if the bill was not passed in the winter session, ...

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CPI(ML) Condemns Demolition of Houses of Poor

CPI(ML) Condemns Demolition of Houses of Poor

On 20 November, the administration of Naitand (Jharkhand) demolished houses of poor in the pretext of encroachment. Several poor have been displaced due to this. It may be noted that none of these houses had been built by encroaching road or government building. The displaced are now forced to spend ...

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Jan Sabha for Workers’ Rights

AICCTU organized a public meeting on 3 November 2017 at Bhagalpur against unemployment, rising prices, increasing attacks on workers’ rights and the Modi government’s anti-worker and anti-country policies. AICCTU leaders speaking at the meeting appealed for strengthening of workers’ unity to promote social harmony and called upon workers to join ...

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Birth Centenary of People’s Poet Ramakant Dwivedi ‘Ramta’

A Ramta Memorial meeting was organized on 29 October 2017 by Jan Sanskriti Manch to commemorate the birth centenary of people’s poet in Hindi and Bhojpuri Ramakant Dwivedi ‘Ramta’. The programme started with the recital of Ramta’s poems, including the famous ‘Kranti ke Ragini Hum ta Gaibe Karab’ (We shall ...

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Martyrdom Day of Comrade Manju Devi

A Sankalp Sabha (memorial meeting) was organized at Karpi Block HQ in Arwal district on 10 November 2017 to observe the 14th martyrdom anniversary of CPI(ML) and AIPWA leader Com Manju Devi. Addressing the memorial meeting, CPI(ML) District Secretary Mahanand said that Com Manju was the voice of the poor ...

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Obituary : Red Salute to Comrade Vishwanath Ram!

Comrade Vishwanth Ram has been at the centre of anti-feudal struggles since the decade of the 70s. Under his leadership the poor of Banauli and Chasi regions in Bhojpur, notorious for feudal oppression, organized themselves; the battle began for the respect and dignity of the dalits and the poor, the ...

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Disturbing Questions Over Death of CBI Judge Justice Loya

Special CBI Judge Justice Brijgopal Harkishan Loya, who was hearing the Sohrabuddin murder case in which Narendra Modi’s lieutenant Amit Shah and several top Gujarat police officers were implicated, died suddenly at a Government guest house in Nagpur on 30 November 2014 – two weeks before the next hearing in ...

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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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