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Rural Workers Protest at Jindal Steel Plant in Jharkhand Hundreds of rural workers and farmers took out a protest march at village Kurse on 17 August 2017 under the banners of the All India Kisan Mahasabha and the Jharkhand Gramin Mazdoor Sabha, Bhurkunda. They marched for 4 km raising slogans ...
Gorakhpur Children’s Death : Govt. Report Hides Facts

Gorakhpur Children’s Death : Govt. Report Hides Facts

CPI(ML) has accused that the report of the Chief Secretary on the deaths of children in Gorakhpur due to lack of oxygen which was handed to the CM on 22 August attempts to hide facts. The party has demanded the resignation of the UP CM Yogi holding him responsible for ...

Modi Betrays Old Promises, Promises ‘New India’

In his speech on India’s 71st Independence Day, Prime Minister Modi’s call for a ‘New India’ was an attempt to give a fresh spin to his own older – and betrayed – promises of Achhe Din (Good Days). The promise of job creation is mocked by employment at an all-time ...

Flood Victims Protests in Darbhanga

Two-Day Block Level Agitation for Flood Relief Starts from 17 August Protest was held in front of the Darbhanga District Collect to demand relief for flood victims, arrangements for boats in submerged villages, compensation for submerged crops, transparency in dam repair funds accounts, and other demands. The protest march started ...

Countrywide Protests by Kisan Mahasabha on 9 August

In response to the call by the Akhil Bharatiya Kisan Sang Samanvay Samiti, the All India Kisan Mahasabha and other farmers’ organizations held dharna protests and meetings at various District headquarters in the country on 9 August 2017. The Samanvay Samiti is comprised of 162 farmers’ organizations which include Block ...
Race Course Workers Union Elections in Bengaluru

Race Course Workers Union Elections in Bengaluru

It was a massive victory for AICCTU led by Com. Balan in the elections to the union of race course workers on August 18. Out of 473 total votes polled, Com. Balan secured 425 votes (90% votes), while the INTUC rival could secure only 48 votes. It was a huge ...

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Poor Lay Claim To Homestead Land in Nawada ‘Dakhal’ into lands, dharnas and protests were held across the State of Bihar from 9 to 15 August 2017 under the call given by the Bihar State Committee of the CPI(ML) with the slogan, ‘We shall not tolerate betrayal of people’s mandate; ...
Illegally Locked Out Tea Garden Workers Hoist Tricolour and Face the Allegation of “Insulting the National Flag” !

Illegally Locked Out Tea Garden Workers Hoist Tricolour and Face the Allegation of “Insulting the National Flag” !

Workers protesting the prolonged illegal lockout in Bargaon tea garden in Bishwanath district, Sonitp, Assam observed Independence Day by hoisting the national tricolor – with male workers keeping the upper body uncovered to symbolize their poverty and destitution. Appallingly, the Assam Police under the Sarbananda Sonowal Government have booked the ...
AICCTU Protest Against Sewer Deaths In Delhi

AICCTU Protest Against Sewer Deaths In Delhi

All India Central Council of Trade Unions (AICCTU) and CPI(ML) held a protest on 22 August at Jantar Mantar, Delhi, against death of sanitation workers inside sewers in national capital. In a span of 35 days ten workers have died inside sewers despite ‘hazardous cleaning’ being illegal as per the ...
Gorakhpur Massacre: Yogi Must Go!

Gorakhpur Massacre: Yogi Must Go!

On the eve of India’s 70th Independence Day, the deaths of 79 children in a Gorakhpur Government hospital offers a grim diagnosis of the state of health of our democracy and polity. Those babies and children did not die in a ‘tragedy’ – their lives were literally choked off by ...
CPI (ML) Observes National Protest Day against Deaths of Children in Gorakhpur

CPI (ML) Observes National Protest Day against Deaths of Children in Gorakhpur

CPI (ML) called for a national protest day to be observed on 14 August against the deaths of over 70 children in BRD hospital in Gorakhpur due to lack of oxygen. The deaths which occurred over 6 days were criminally allowed to happen due to gross negligence leading many to ...
Jan Convention Resolves to Resist Illegal JD (U)-BJP Government In Bihar

Jan Convention Resolves to Resist Illegal JD (U)-BJP Government In Bihar

The CPI(ML) organized a people’s Convention on 8 August 2017 at the Bharatiya Nritya Kala Mandir against the betrayal of the people’s mandate, the politics of hate and violence and the murder of democracy. Party General Secretary Dipankar Bhattacharya was the main speaker at the Convention which started with songs ...
Protests by All India Kisan Mahasabha and AIARLA on 9 August

Protests by All India Kisan Mahasabha and AIARLA on 9 August

In response to a countrywide call by the All India Kisan Mahasabha and AIARLA on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Quit India Movement on 9 August, dharna protests and meetings were held across the country on 9 August on the issues of land, housing and food rights. In Uttar ...

CPI(ML) Condemns Bihar State Government’s Indifference to Flood Situation in Bihar

CPI(ML) Bihar State Secretary Kunal stated on 14 August 2017 that floods have wreaked havoc on the lives of people in North Bihar, as in previous years. But the government, despite its tall claims, has failed in its disaster management and lakhs of people have been rendered homeless. Many people ...

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Kisan Mahasabha Organizes Huge Dharna in Madhubani A huge dharna was held in front of the Madhubani Collectorate under the banner of the All India Kisan Mahasabha on 22 July 2017 to demand the re-opening of the Lohat, Sakri, Raiyam sugar mills and the Pandaul cotton mill. It was announced ...
Chandigarh and Chhattisgarh Cases Expose the Reality of ‘Beti Bachao’

Chandigarh and Chhattisgarh Cases Expose the Reality of ‘Beti Bachao’

Prime Minister Modi and his Government have given the slogan of ‘Beti Bachao’ (Save Daughters) as proof of the Government’s commitment to end violence against women. But in reality, this slogan is proving to be empty rhetoric – with BJP Governments at the Centre and various states acting to protect ...

Serial Sewer Deaths and the Swachh Bharat Sham

PM Modi launched his Swachh Bharat mission on Independence Day – 15 August 2014. As we approach 15 August 2017, three more Dalit men have died cleaning sewer lines in India’s capital city Delhi. In July, it was estimated that 39 men had died in Delhi sewers in 100 days. ...

Workers Strike and Protest Meet for Justice For Jeera Bharti

Workers of Mirzapur held a huge strike on 30 July to demand revoking of criminal cases slapped against Jeera Bharti and arrest of the dominant caste feudal landlord accused of leading the assault on Jeera Bharti. On 30 July AIPWA, AIARLA and CPI (ML) took out a protest march and ...

AICCTU demonstration in Karnataka

Sanitation and water supply workers of AICCTU demonstrated before the office of the Karnataka Labour Commissioner on 2nd Aug 2017, demanding regularisation of all existing contract workers, same pay for same work, direct payment to workers by the Bangalore Municipal Corporation, etc. Thousands of workers joined the protest which was ...