Unjust Eviction of Poor in Patna

CPI (ML) State Secretary Kunal condemned the eviction of popular leader Murtaza Ali and hundreds of other poor families from their homes in Gardanibagh in Patna without making alternative arrangements. When the High Court has directed that people should not be evicted without alternative arrangements first being made, how can ...

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Protests Against Attack on Comrade Jeera Bharti

Protests Against Attack on Comrade Jeera Bharti

Com Jeera Bharti was attacked in Mirzapur on the night of 3 July by landlord Chatru Patel and his family members when she was returning home on her bicycle. The police arrived at the village only after one and a half hours. When Com Jeera went to the thana to ...

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CPI(ML) District Conference in Davanagere

CPI(ML) District Conference in Davanagere Davanagere district party conference was held on 09 Jul 2017 at Harapanahalli. The conference finalised specific tasks for next two years and resolved to undertake taluk level rallies in August to raise the demands of higher wages for NREGA work, land titles to the peasants, ...

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Protest Against Closure of Jarangdih Mines in Jharkhand

A rally and protest meeting was held in Jarangdih against the closure of the underground mines of the CCL Bermo coal belt. Addressing the meeting Ajay Ravidas, Baleshwar Gope and other speakers said that the Management’s directive to close the mines is not lawful and discussions with unions should have ...

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Strike by Governmental Workers in Bihar

About 10 lakhs regular, contract, out-source and incentive workers in Bihar held a successful symbolic strike on 29-30 June 2017 against the Bihar government’s implementation of the 7th Pay Commission from 1 April ’17 instead of 1 January ’17 and the theft by the government of the 15 months’ arrears ...

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AIPWA Zonal Workshop Held at Samastipur

AIPWA Zonal Workshop Held at Samastipur

APIWA Workshop AIPWA activists from UP, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Odisha attended a Zonal Workshop at Samastipur, Bihar on 8-9 July 2017, in which they discussed three topics – ‘Hindutva and the Women’s Movement’, ‘A Marxist Approach to Women’s Liberation’, and ‘Women’s Movement and the Law in India’. The ...

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CPI(ML) Team from Bihar Leaves for ‘Azadi Kooch’ in Gujarat

To mark the anniversary of the historic dlait movement in Gujarat after the Una incident where dalits were brutalized by Gau Rakshak goons, Dalit Adhikar Manch convener Jignesh Mevani is organizing an ‘Azadi Kooch’ in Gujarat from 12 to 18 July. On his invitation a team with members from CPI ...

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Nitish Government Remains Silent on Communal Incidents in Bihar

At a Press Conference CPI(ML) State Secretary Kunal said that Nitish’s support to demonetization and then to the BJP Presidential candidate has boosted the morale of Sanghi goons in the State. The people of Bihar had voted against feudal-communal policies of the BJP but Nitish has betrayed the people’s mandate ...

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Statement Against Arrest of Dalit Rights Activists

The Uttar Pradesh State unit of the CPI (ML) issued the following statement against the arrest of SR Darapuri and other dalit rights activists in Lucknow on 3 July: The CPI(ML) has strongly condemned the arrest of former ADGP and social worker SR Darapuri along with other activists from the ...

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Severe Floods in Assam

Nearly half of Assam is facing devastation due to severe floods these days. Almost twenty districts are under floods, most affected being Lakhimpur and Salmara. So far nearly three dozen persons have died in landslides or by drowning. Many highways in the state have been damaged and road link to ...

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Kisan Mukti Yatra from Mandsaur To Jantar Mantar

Kisan Mukti Yatra from Mandsaur To Jantar Mantar

Kishan Mukti Morcha rally The ‘Kisan Mukti Yatra’ by the All India Kisan Sangharsh Samanvay Samiti (All India Farmers Struggle Coordination Committee) in memory of the farmers killed in police firing in Mandsaur began from Pipalyamandi in Mandsaur on 6 July. The Yatra, raising the issues of loan waiver and ...

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Pricol Workers’ End Fast on Sixteenth Day

Pricol workers in Coimbatore went on a one day strike on 25 April 2017 in solidarity with the struggling peasantry of Tamilnadu. The management illegally invoked sections of the payment of wages act and deducted 8 days’ wages from more than 800 workers. Against this the union approached the state ...

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Basirhat Riots: Reject Hate, Strengthen Harmony

Basirhat Riots: Reject Hate, Strengthen Harmony

An offensive social media post triggering tension and violence is an unfortunate but fairly common occurrence in today’s India. But the story unfolding in and around the sleepy small town of Rudrapur in Baduria block near Basirhat and its ramifications for the whole of West Bengal go way beyond the ...

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OBITUARY : COM KISHORI SHAH

Com Kishori Shah, aged 58, was killed on 22 May 2017 in village Juhli (Thana Patahi, Eastern Champaran district, Bihar) He became a member of the Party in 2014 and was elected a member of the Chorouth Block committee member in 2016. He was murdered in a conspiracy by criminal ...

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Migrant Workers from Jharkhand Hold Meeting in Mumbai

In a praiseworthy effort to organize migrant workers from Jharkhand in Mumbai, a meeting was organized at Andheri, Mumbai on 18 June 2017. The meeting was addressed by former Jharkhand MLA and Central Committee member, Com. Vinod Singh, PB member Com. Shankar, and CPI (ML) Maharashtra Secretary Com Shyam Gohil ...

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Victory for Ara Jail Prisoners

Prisoners inside Ara Jail in Bhojpur district went on a hunger strike under the leadership of the CPI(ML) for their democratic and just rights. The administration had to bend under pressure from this struggle and after one day the Jail Superintendent met the protesters, spoke to them and promised to ...

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Construction Workers Demonstrate

Demanding uniform welfare schemes along with several other pending demands of the construction workers in Tamil Nadu, the All India Construction Workers Federation (AICFW) called for state-wide demonstrations on 9 June. Responding to this call, the construction workers’ unions held demonstrations in front of welfare board offices at Kanchipuram, Salem, ...

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Protest in Odisha against Insignificant Hike in MSP for Paddy

The Modi government recently played another cruel joke on the farmers by fixing the support price of paddy at 1550 per quintal, with a disappointingly marginal increase of only Rs. 80. A massive protest was called by CPI(ML) on 28 June against this declaration. AICCTU, AIKM and AIARLA also joined ...

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Bhagalpur AICCTU Resists Eviction in Name of ‘Smart City’

At the conclusion of AICCTU’s May campaign against the government conspiracy to evict the poor in the name of making Bhagalpur a ‘Smart City’, Jugad vehicle drivers and workers held an angry protest in front of the Bhagalpur Collectorate on 31 May 2017. Hundreds of Jugad vehicle drivers from the ...

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Kisan Mahasabha Protest against Farmers’ Suicides in Jharkhand

The CPI (ML) and All India Kisan Mahasabha took out a protest march in Ranchi on 16 June 2017 against the suicide of two farmers within one week in village Pithoriya, (Kanke, Ranchi district), and for loan waivers of Jharkhand farmers and compensation to the victims’ families. The march started ...

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