Tea Workers’ Rally in Siliguri

Tea Workers’ Rally in Siliguri

On 4 July 2017, tea workers held a rally from Bagdogra Airport area demanding declaration of minimum wages, monetisation of ration subsidies, patta for homestead land in each labour line within the garden, opening of closed and abandoned tea gardens and justice for the victims of police atrocities during the ...

Read More

Rajasthan Govt’s Attempts to Misguide on Murder of Com. Zafar

While Com. Zafar sacrificed his life exposing the ugly face of PM Modi’s ‘Swachh Bharat’ campaign, the Rajasthan government is trying to misguide the masses regarding the murder of Com. Zafar. On the basis of the post mortem report, the Rajasthan Chief Minister, police and government are trying to claim ...

Read More
March for Justice to Com. Zafar Held in Pratapgarh

March for Justice to Com. Zafar Held in Pratapgarh

A march for Justice for Martyred Comrade Zafar was taken out in Pratapgarh on 3 July 2017 in which 1500-2000 workers, farmers, Katchi Basti residents and justice-loving citizens participated. The march started from Gandhi Chowraya at 12 noon, proceeded through the main roads, Main Market, Lohar Galli, Krishi Mandi Road, ...

Read More
Attack by BJP-Supported Goons on AIPWA and CPI(ML) Leader Comrade Jeera Bharti

Attack by BJP-Supported Goons on AIPWA and CPI(ML) Leader Comrade Jeera Bharti

New Delhi 4 July 2017 Comrade Jeera Bharti is a leader of the CPI(ML) and All India Progressive Women’s Association (AIPWA) in Mirzapur, district, Uttar Pradesh. Hailing from the Dalit community, she organizes agricultural labourers – most of whom are women and men from oppressed castes – for their wages, ...

Read More
‘Not in My Name’: Countrywide Protests

‘Not in My Name’: Countrywide Protests

Common citizens, intellectuals, film-makers, and journalists turned out in large numbers across the country on 28 June 2017 to protest against the spate of mob lynchings going on in the country under the campaign banner ‘Not in My Name’ and huge numbers of people have expressed their outrage through this ...

Read More
Wave of Protests Against Spate of Communal Mob Lynchings

Wave of Protests Against Spate of Communal Mob Lynchings

On 22 June evening 15-year-old Junaid was lynched to death near Ballabhgarh on a Mathura-bound train from Delhi. Junaid and his brothers were returning home after doing some shopping for Eid in Old Delhi. But the festivity of Eid was not for Junaid’s family in Khandawali. The spate of lynchings ...

Read More
GST: Another Recipe For Increased Inequality And Deeper Economic Crisis

GST: Another Recipe For Increased Inequality And Deeper Economic Crisis

The much-trumpeted Goods and Services Tax has come into effect since July 1. It has been on the anvil for more than a decade. In that sense it stands in total contrast to demonetization where ‘secrecy’ and ‘surprise’ (of course only for the common people and not for the well-connected ...

Read More

‘Save Constitution-Save Democracy’ March in Darbhanga

A ‘Save Democracy – Save Constitution’ march was taken out in Darbhanga on 26 June, starting from Polo Maidan, traversing through IG Office, Collectorate, and Laheriyaserai Tower and coming back to culminate in a meeting at the Polo Maidan. The march was led by CPI(ML) activists and raised slogans against ...

Read More

UP CM Adityanath Shown Black Flags in Darbhanga

UP Chief Minister Adityanath was shown black flags in Darbhanga by students who took out a march against attacks on students, dalits and minorities in UP. AISA and AISF protested in MLSM College by taking out a march with black bands tied on their foreheads. The march started from SM ...

Read More

Hunger Strike for Housing to the Poor

CPIML-AIPWA Hunger Strike, Patna The CPI (ML) and AIPWA started a 2-day hunger strike in Gardanibagh for the following demands: A minimum of 20 acres out of the 185 acres of building land between Road No 1 and 40 in Gardanibagh (Patna) to be reserved for permanent settlement of the ...

Read More

CPI(ML) Mahadharna in Lucknow Against Yogi Government

The Uttar Pradesh CPI(ML) organized a Mahadharna on 15 June at the Laxman Mela Maidan on the banks of the Gomati in Lucknow against the increasing atrocities against dalits in Saharanpur and other parts of the State, violence against women, deteriorating law and order situation, communal polarization and attacks on ...

Read More

Protests in Chhattisgarh against Cutting of Minimum Wages

On 1 April, the government of Chhattisgarh had raised the minimum wage however, it was reduced by Rs. 50 on 1 May under pressure from capitalists. A joint dharna was held by the trade unions on 19 May 2017 at Budhatalab, Raipur against the Chhattisgarh Government’s measure cutting the minimum ...

Read More
Indefinite Hunger Strike Against Victimization of PRICOL Workers

Indefinite Hunger Strike Against Victimization of PRICOL Workers

PRICOL workers are being penalized for the ‘crime’ of showing solidarity with Tamil Nadu’s crisis-ridden farmers! Workers of PRICOL Limited went on a one-day strike on 25.04.2017 as a part of the call given by all Central Trade Unions in solidarity with the fighting farmers of Tamil Nadu in the ...

Read More

Land Rights Satyagraha in Bhagalpur

The CPI (ML) organized a Satyagraha in front of the Jagdishpur Block headquarters in Bhagalpur on 9 May 2017 under the Land Rights Satyagraha with the landless poor calling for their land rights and resolving to fight for them. Earlier, hundreds of landless poor had taken out a rally from ...

Read More

13th Martyrdom Anniversary of Com. Rameshwar Ravidas

13th Anniversary of Rameswar Ravidas The 13th martyrdom anniversary of Com. Rameshwar Ravidas was observed on 18 June 2017 at village Surunga in Baliyapur Block, Dhanbad district. The memorial meeting at Surunga began with garlanding and tributes at Com Rameshwar’s life-size statue at the memorial site. Com Rameshwar was a ...

Read More

A seminar on emergency in Karnal

A seminar on emergency was organised on 25 June in CPI (ML) party office in Karnal, Haryana. The chief speaker was CPI (ML) state in charge and the National Vice President of All India Kisan Mahasabha, Com. Prem Singh Gehlawat. The seminar was chaired by Com. Om Prakash Arya and ...

Read More

National Convention of Workers to be held on August 8, 2017

A joint meeting of Central Trade Unions including- AICCTU, AITUC, AIUTUC, CITU, HMS, INTUC, LPF, SEWA, TUCC and UTUC, was held on 2 June 2017 in Delhi. The trade unions attending the meeting expressed serious concern regarding the anti-worker and anti-people policies of the BJP led Central government. The policies ...

Read More

National Protest Day Against Mandsaur Firing

(More reports from the states) The 3rd Akhil Bharatiya Kisan Mahasabha National Conference, standing in solidarity with farmers’ struggles in various States, had called for a countrywide protest day to be observed on 15 June 2017 against the Mandsaur firing. Three main demands were raised on this Protest Day: 1. ...

Read More
Citizens Protest in Patna Against Undeclared Emergency

Citizens Protest in Patna Against Undeclared Emergency

Citizens marched in Patna on 25 June 2017 against the Modi government’s attempts to impose an undeclared emergency in the country. Leaders and activists of various organizations gathered at Kargil Chowk (Gandhi Maidan) and resolved to protect the constitution and democracy against autocracy. A march to save democracy and the ...

Read More

Presidential Election 2017: Save The Highest Constitutional Post From RSS Ideology

The stage is now set for choosing a new occupant for the Rashtrapati Bhawan. Before declaring its candidate, senior BJP leaders and members of the Modi cabinet Rajnath Singh and Venkaiah Naidu visited the offices of the Congress and even the CPI(M) to appeal for a consensus. All that the ...

Read More