Dismiss Union Minister Giriraj Singh for Land Grab

Dismiss Union Minister Giriraj Singh for Land Grab

A fact finding team of CPI (ML) visited Danapur in Patna district on 9 February 2018 regarding the case against Giriraj Singh, a minister in the central government for capturing the land belonging to Shri Ramnarayan Ram. The team included AIARLA’s National President and former MP, Com. Rameshwar Prasad, state ...

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False Cases Against ML Leaders in Samastipur

False Cases Against ML Leaders in Samastipur

False cases have been imposed on many CPI(ML) leaders and activists who are fighting for the rights of the poor and against the increasing crime and murders in Samastipur, Bihar. On 12 February, a mahadharna was organized in front of the district officials and the Superintendent of Police demanding withdrawal ...

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Comrade Kunti Devi to Contest Jahanabad Bye-election

Comrade Kunti Devi will be CPI(ML)’s candidate for Jahanabad bye-election. She was the candidate from this seat also in 2005. She hails from a very poor family background and is a well-known leader of the masses in this region and had led many movements concerning the rights of dalits, poor ...

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Complicity of JD(U) Leader in Murder of a Dalit

CPI(ML) has said that the complicity of BJP and JD(U) leaders with the criminals and anti-social elements in Bihar is on the rise. In a recent incident a very poor dalit Mundrika Manjhi, 42, was brutally murdered because he refused to brew illegal liquor for the feudal goons which included ...

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AISA-RYA March for Employment in Jharkhand

AISA-RYA March for Employment in Jharkhand

All India Students’ Association and Revolutionary Youth Association jointly organised a march and rally in Giridih town on 15 February to demand an equitable employment policy for adivasis and to implement a domicile policy with 1932 as the base year. The march was also meant to oppose BJP Govt’s manoeuvrings ...

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Convention in Varanasi Against Attacks of Dalits and Muslims

Convention in Varanasi Against Attacks of Dalits and Muslims

A convention was organised in Varanasi on February 18 against rising incidents of communal fascist attacks on dalits and Muslims in Uttar Pradesh. This was organised by Insaf Manch, CPI(ML), ABSS, All India Idrisi Adhikar Manch, Al-Queresh Welfare Society, All India Secular Forum, Mahila Jagriti Samiti, Jan Adhikar Manch, Veer ...

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AIPWA Observed Foundation Day

AIPWA Observed Foundation Day

On 12 February 2018, All India Progressive Women’s Association observed its 24th foundation day in Bihar and Jharkhand. On this day, general body meetings and public meetings were organized in several places across the states where the AIPWA flag was unfurled and tributes paid to the departed comrades of women’s ...

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Protests against Steep Bus Fare Hike in Puducherry

Last October Puducherry government increased bus fares unilaterally by 70 percent. After a series of protests, Government retracted the fare hike temporarily and constituted a panel to study the bus fare system. Now when Tamil Nadu government suddenly increased bus fares about seventy percent, the private bus operators in Puducherry ...

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Remembering Gorakh Pandey

Remembering Gorakh Pandey

Several programmes remembering People’s poet Gorakh Pandey on his birth anniversary were organized on 28 January. Chorus organized a programme ‘An evening in the name of Gorakh’ in Patna’s Gandhi Maidan. The programme was dedicated to veteran poet Chandrakant Devtaale, Kunwar Narayan, singer Girija Devi, writer Surendra Snigdha, Doodhnath Singh ...

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Comrade Shambhu Prasad Singh & Comrade Kamli Devi

Comrade Shambhu Prasad Singh Comrade Shambhu Prasad Singh 74, died of brain haemorrhage on 13 February. He was District Committee member in West Champaran and Block Secretary of Majhaulia. He joined communist movement in 1972 through CPI and became part of many struggles for poor workers and peasants in his ...

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Political Falsification Of History

The BJP and RSS’s strategy to rewrite history is an integral part of its politics. Every time the BJP comes to power, this takes on vastly disturbing proportions, as official platforms and bodies are (mis)used to showcase unadulterated lies, bigotry and communal propaganda in the name of ‘history’. Facts and ...

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Protest demands end to manual scavenging

Protest demands end to manual scavenging

Nearly 1500 people including College students, activists, BBMP Contract workers, BWSSB contract workers and others joined protest against the continued deaths of those involved in manual scavenging. The protestors demanded that manual scavenging should be immediately ended and also that the officers responsible for the death of people while engaged ...

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TN Workers Demand Resignation of Palanichami Government

TN Workers Demand Resignation of Palanichami Government

A very colourful rally with hundreds and hundreds of red flags, placards and banners was held in Chennai on January 31. The rally expressed its solidarity to the Free Pricol Two campaign. The rally demanded the government to withdraw the steep bus fare hike which was a part of the ...

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Delhi Students Protest Metro Fare Hike

Delhi Students Protest Metro Fare Hike

A Massive March to PMO was taken out on 8 February demanding the Prime Minister to intervene and Roll Back Metro Fare Hike. Students from various campuses of Delhi took part in it. It was after an hour of sloganeering and breaking of the first three row of barricades when ...

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Com. Vasudev Tyagi and Com. Munnilal Rajbhar

In last few days, two senior comrades from Gazipur Com. Vasudev Tyagi and Com. Munnilal Rajbhar bid us adieu. Com. Vasudev Tyagi was a resident of Dulhanpur Thana region in Jakhaniya tehsil. He had participated in the freedom struggle and he was 90 years of age at the time of ...

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Budget 2018: Adding ‘Modicare’ Fuel to the Fire of People’s Anger

The last full budget of the Modi government before the next Lok Sabha election was placed before Parliament on February 1. Like all previous budgets of Arun Jaitley, this one is also high on rhetoric and low on any meaningful allocation or policy direction towards solving any of the burning ...

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CPI(ML) Rajasthan State Conference

CPI(ML) Rajasthan State Conference

A two-day Rajasthan State Conference of the CPI(ML) was held in Jaipur on 5-6 February 2018. The dais was named after Comrade Vikas Mahto and the Hall after Com. Srilata Swaminathan, while the city was named Zafar Nagar in memory of martyred Com. Zafar Khan from Pratapgarh. The Conference began ...

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Historic Victory of Mangalore Port Workers’ Strike!

Historic Victory of Mangalore Port Workers’ Strike!

After a historic 9-day Strike by Mangalore Port Trust Workers, the New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT) agreed to instruct shipping companies to comply with labour laws on wages, welfare and other statutory requirements. 19 companies of stevedores, C&F agents and shipping companies agreed to all the demands of workers. Workers ...

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Rail Chakka Jam Against Rail Budget’s Neglect of Pending Rail Projects in Mithilanchal

Rail Chakka Jam Against Rail Budget’s Neglect of Pending Rail Projects in Mithilanchal

Protests were held against the neglect of long-pending rail projects in Mithilanchal and insufficient allocation of funds in the Union Budget 2018. On 5 February thousands of citizens under the banner of the CPI(ML) came out in Hayaghat (Darbhanga) and blocked rail traffic on the Samastipur-Darbhanga track. Janaki, Pataliputra Inter-City ...

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Joint Trade Union Rally Against Anti-Worker Budget

Joint Trade Union Rally Against Anti-Worker Budget

On 1 February central trade unions in Bihar AITUC, AICCTU, CITU, INTUC, TUCC, AIUTUC, UTUC, AMU, along with many other organizations took out a rally against the anti-worker, anti-poor, pro-corporate Budget and burnt the effigies of PM Modi and FM Jaitley at Buddha Smriti Park, Patna. The central trade unions ...

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