Obituary : Comrade Suresh Nayak // Comrade Taufeeq Khan // Comrade Somnath Chatterjee

Comrade Suresh Nayak CPI(ML) member Suresh Nayak, aged 55, living in village Kanjagi in Ramgarh District, Jharkhand passed away on 18 July 2018. He had his own house at his village Thakur in Budhmu Block, Ranchi. He came to Ramgarh in 1988-89, joined the Party and remained dedicated to the ...

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Attack on Umar Khalid Is A Consequence of Incitement By The Modi Government And Its Pet Media Channels

The attack on Umar Khalid is a consequence of the relentless campaign of fake news, hate speech and incitement to murderous violence, directed by the Modi Government and the Godi Media against students, academics, activists, dissenters and journalists. Umar Khalid, who has just submitted his PhD in JNU, is an ...

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Farmers Court Arrest on August 9 During Countrywide Jail Bharo

Farmers Court Arrest on August 9 During Countrywide Jail Bharo

Lakhs of farmers came out on the streets to make a resounding success of the Jail Bharo Andolan on 9 August 2018 against the imperialist and pro-corporate Modi government, a fitting way to remember the anti-imperialist Quit India movement against British rule. The All India Kisan Mahasabha had called for ...

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Protests in UP against Deoria Shelter Home Horror

Protests in UP against Deoria Shelter Home Horror

With the exposure of the Deoria Girls’ Shelter Home sexual violence story on similar lines to that in the Muzaffarpur Shelter home in Bihar, the CPI(ML) demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and called for statewide protests on 8 August 2018. Earlier, on the day following the breaking ...

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Comrade Charu Mazumdar Martyrdom Day Observed

The martyrdom day of CPI(ML) Founder General Secretary Comrade Charu Mazumdar was observed on 28 July 2018. In Bihar party activists paid tribute to Charu Mazumdar at the State Party office in capital Patna as well as other places. Com. Ramjatan Sharma said that Charu Mazumdar was a visionary who ...

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Tea Workers in WB on Strike Demanding Minimum Wage

Tea Workers in WB on Strike Demanding Minimum Wage

Workers in tea gardens of both West Bengal and Assam are a famished lot. After Indian Railways, Tea is among the biggest industries in terms of providing employment in the land where millions of workers are regularly deprived even of subsistence wages and suffer from starvation deaths, not restricted only ...

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Sanitation Workers in Bengaluru for Minimum Wage and End to Contract System

Sanitation Workers in Bengaluru for Minimum Wage and End to Contract System

On 13 August 2018, workers’ union of Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB), held an angry sit in protest outside the Labour Department Office demanding equal pay for equal work, legally mandated minimum wage and that their jobs are regularized. The protesting workers shared that in absence of regularization, ...

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AISA Launches the Campaign ‘Chaar Saal, Chattron ka Haal’

AISA Launches the Campaign ‘Chaar Saal, Chattron ka Haal’

In order to have a critical assessment of government’s policy towards the students and youth of the country, AISA has taken up a survey campaign which will be taken among the students of Delhi University. The campaign will simultaneously be taken to students and youths nationally. The ‘Report Card’ will ...

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Report of Fact Finding Team on Undeclared Emergency-Like Situation in Tripura

A fact-finding team comprised Medha Patkar (leader of the National Alliance of People’s Movements – NAPM), Rajaram Singh, ex-MLA (General Secretary of the All India Kisan Mahasabha –AIKM), Dr Ashok Dhawale (President of the All India Kisan Sabha – AIKS), KK Ragesh, MP (Joint Secretary of the AIKS), all the ...

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ABP Resignations: The Truth of a Modi-Managed And Modi-Muzzled Media

In the Emergency, the Government openly imposed censorship, and several newspapers, when asked to bend, infamously chose to crawl. Today, the Modi Government does not declare Emergency – but the Government stranglehold on Indian media is even more complete and thorough than was witnessed during the Emergency. The blacking out ...

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Solidarity Statement: Stop the Repression Of Students In Bangladesh

The undersigned Asia-Pacific left parties and organisations condemn the violent repression of the peaceful protests by students in Bangladesh. These peaceful protests were sparked by the killing of two students – and critical injury of several others – by a speeding bus in Dhaka on July 29. The students began ...

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Not ‘Shelter’ Homes But Horror Homes

Not ‘Shelter’ Homes But Horror Homes

First in Muzaffarpur in Bihar, and then in Deoria in Uttar Pradesh, evidence has emerged showing how shelter homes for girls were used as dens of systematic sexual exploitation and abuse. The ‘homes’ trafficked and supplied girls and women, held captive on their premises, for sexual exploitation by rich and ...

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Bihar Bandh by Left Parties against Muzaffarpur Gang Rape Incident

Bihar Bandh by Left Parties against Muzaffarpur Gang Rape Incident

The Bihar bandh called by Left parties on 2 August 2018 against the rape and sexual violence at the Muzaffarpur Girls Home and many other places in Bihar nurtured and protected by the ruling powers, was had a massive impact. Widespread effect of the bandh was seen at Patna, Shahabad, ...

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AIPWA Condemns Move to Debar and Punish BHU Students Who Protested Sexual Harassment

AIPWA Condemns Move to Debar and Punish BHU Students Who Protested Sexual Harassment

Last year the whole country stood by the BHU women students who were protesting the Administration’s apathy towards sexual harassment, and its imposition of discriminatory and misogynist rules on women students and residents of women’s hostels. BHU students, men and women both, have protested peacefully on many occasions, demanding 24/7 ...

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Initiatives of CPI(ML) MLAs in Bihar Assembly

Initiatives of CPI(ML) MLAs in Bihar Assembly

The 10th session of the 16th Bihar Assembly began on 20 July 2018. Just before the beginning of the session mass anger was prevalent in the streets of Bihar against the incident of the repeated rapes of girls in the Muzaffarpur Girls Shelter Home. On 20 July itself, CPI (ML) ...

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Protest Against The Changing Of Name Of Mughalsarai Railway Station

The autocratic BJP government has changed the name of the centuries-old historically important Mughalsarai Railway Station to Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Junction. The leaders who came for the name change function including BJP President Amit Shah, CM Yogi Adityanath, Rail Minister Piyush Goyal, Keshav Prasad Maurya along with dozen other leaders, ...

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AISA Struggle Wins Concessional Bus & Metro Passes for DU Students

AISA Struggle Wins Concessional Bus & Metro Passes for DU Students

Taking the movement for accessible transportation forward AISA students staged a protest at the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs demanding Metro Concessional Passes for DU students. A delegation of four students met Mr. Hardeep Puri who accepted the demand of the students to be genuine and promised that their ...

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CPI(ML) Leaders Demanding Scrapping of Expressway Project Arrested

Tamil Nadu CPI(ML) State committee member, Com. SK Balasubramanian (District secretary of Coimbatore), Comrades NK Natarajan, Dhamodaran, Venkatachalam and AICCTU state secretary Jayaprakash Narayanan and 31 other activists were arrested in Coimbatore while proceeding towards Salem in a yatra demanding scrapping of the 8-lane Green Expressway project.  The project will ...

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AICCTU Meet in Jammu & Kashmir

On 22 July 2018, the Comrade Nirdosh Uppal, President of Federation of Unions of Industrial Workers (FUIW) presided a meeting of the workers’ leaders of the J&K unit of All India Central Committee of Trade Unions (AICCTU). General Secretary of AICCTU, Com. Rajiv Dimiri was the main speaker. CPI(ML) CC ...

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Tribute Paid to Friedrich Engels and Saroj Dutt on their Death Anniversaries

A meet was organized in Patna to pay tribute to the great leader of the world working class movement Friedrich Engels and to the great leader of the Naxalbari movement and intellectual revolutionary Com. Saroj Dutt. Engels died on 5 August 1985 at the age of 74. Naxalbari movement leader ...

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