Two-Day Hunger Strike Against Eviction of People in Patna

Two-Day Hunger Strike Against Eviction of People in Patna

The CPI(ML) and the Gardanibagh Jhuggi-Jhopdi Bachao-Paryavaran Bachao Samiti (Committee To Save Hutments and Environment of Gardanibagh) together held a two-day fast on 24-25 July against the eviction of landless poor and shopkeepers from Gardanibagh in Patna. Gardanibagh falls within the jurisdiction of the Patna Nagar Nigam (Municipal Corporation). The ...

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Modi Raj Has Become Mob Rule: Save India from the Modi Mobs

On July 20, the Modi government faced its first no-confidence motion in Parliament. While the government easily won the vote with a comfortable majority, the debate left the government badly exposed. Even the voting pattern signalled an adverse realignment of forces for the Modi regime. The motion was moved by ...

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Left Protest Attacks on Activists in West Bengal and Tripura

Left Protest Attacks on Activists in West Bengal and Tripura

Five Left parties held a protest sit-in at Parliament Street in Delhi to oppose the ongoing targeted attacks on Left activists with the slogan ‘Stop murdering Democracy in West Bengal and Tripura’. The protest was addressed by comrades Sitaram Yechury, Sudhakar Reddy, Dipankar Bhattacharya, Devbrat Biswas and Ashok Ghosh. Tripura’s ...

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Farmers’ No Confidence Motion For Modi Government On the Street

Farmers’ No Confidence Motion For Modi Government On the Street

Prime Minister Modi’s government defeated the Opposition’s No Confidence Motion inside Parliament on 20 July and won the motion. The ruling party, the Opposition, and the people of the country and the world were aware in advance of this Parliamentary arithmetic and what the result would be. That is why ...

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Workers’ Strike in Delhi

Workers’ Strike in Delhi

The workers’ strike by central trade unions in Delhi on 20 July 2018 was a resounding success. The trade unions have been demanding that the AAP government in Delhi implement its own electoral promises to workers in full – it is yet to do so even after so many years ...

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Protests Against Attack on Swami Agnivesh

Protests Against Attack on Swami Agnivesh

Attack on Swami Agnivesh by BJP goons in Jharkhand was protested in many parts of the country. The CPI(ML) has demanded arrests and speedy punishment to the BJP goons who perpetrated this crime. Many BJP leaders have shamelessly given statements, overtly or covertly, supporting the attack on Swami Agnivesh. In ...

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Mahadharna against Land Acquisition Amendments Bill at Ranchi

Despite the unprecedented Jharkhand bandh against the Land Acquisition Amendments Bill on 5 July 2018 the Raghuvar government remains bent on snatching away irrigated agricultural land from the farmers and handing it over to corporate houses. Following the statewide bandh on 6 July, the opposition parties jointly held a huge ...

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Liquor Ban Act: Bane of the Poor in Bihar

Liquor Ban Act: Bane of the Poor in Bihar

Bhagat Singh had expressed the fear that independence would mean merely the transfer of power from ‘white sahebs’ to ‘dark sahebs’ who are far removed from the lives of the common people and so could very easily turn into tyrants. Bhagat Singh’s fears are coming true today. There are many ...

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Protest for Food Security in Moradabad

Protest for Food Security in Moradabad

CPI(ML) held a protest in Moradabad district headquarters to demand stop deleting names of the poor from lists of public distribution system, to stop corruption in PDS, and to provide rations to all ration card holders. Hundreds of ration cards are being cancelled without any basis by the administration in ...

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Meena Devi

Comrade Meena Devi of Betadi, Charpokhri, Bhojpur passed away at 8 pm on 21 July 2018 at the Patna Medical College Hospital. She had been suffering from asthma and diabetes for a long period of time. As her condition showed no improvement at the Ara Hospital she was referred to ...

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Cronyism and Corruption: Hallmarks of Modi Model of Governance

The decision of the Empowered Experts Committee (EEC) set up by the Modi Government’s Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD) to award the ‘Institute of Eminence’ tag to the as yet non-existent Jio Institute of Reliance Foundation has underscored the brazen cronyism that marks the Modi model of governance. ...

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Condemn the Undeclared Emergency in Tamil Nadu

CPI(ML) Leaders Arrested In Chennai For Releasing Booklet Explaining Issues Surrounding Chennai-Salem Expressway New Delhi, 17 July 2018 CPI(ML) Liberation Politburo Member and Tamil Nadu State Secretary Comrade Kumaraswamy and Central Committee Member Comrade Vidyasagar were arrested today along with 34 other activists for releasing a booklet titled ‘Chennai-Salem 8-Lane ...

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Attack on Swami Agnivesh By BJP Thugs in Jharkhand: Latest Instance of Mob Rule in Modi Raj

On the very day the Supreme Court has come down strongly on the Government of India and State Governments for allowing a veritable mob lynching epidemic in India, a mob of BJP Yuva Morcha thugs attacked the 80-year-old anti-communal and human rights campaigner Swami Agnivesh in Pakur in Jharkhand. This ...

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Bathani Tola Massacre: No Justice After 22 Years

Bathani Tola Massacre: No Justice After 22 Years

22 years ago at 2 pm on 11 July 1996 in broad daylight 50-60 armed Ranveer Sena terrorists surrounded and attacked Bathani Tola, set fire to the homes of dalits, minorities, farmers and workers and killed 21 people, particularly targeting women and children. Not even girl children as young as ...

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Urban Poor and Dalits are Anathema to Modi’s Smart City Project

Urban Poor and Dalits are Anathema to Modi’s Smart City Project

Urban poor and dalits are missing from Modi’s Smart City project map. They are being evicted and chased away. The BJP-JD(U) government is carrying out this drive throughout the State. The capital Patna is a prime target. The CPI(ML) is carrying out a drive to ‘Save the homes of the ...

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False Cases against Leaders of Movements in Bhojpur: Treachery by the Administration

False Cases against Leaders of Movements in Bhojpur: Treachery by the Administration

After the successful movement of farmers for canal water for irrigation in Agiaon (Bhojpur) led by the CPI(ML) and All India Kisan Mahasabha the administration was forced to release water into the canal, but they have registered cases of road block and obstruction of government work against CPI(ML) leader Manoj ...

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Landless Poor Occupy Land in Jamui and Beguserai

Landless Poor Occupy Land in Jamui and Beguserai

During the past few days the CPI(ML) led a land occupation movement by the poor in Jamui and Begusarai districts. The Nitish government which had promised to give land and housing for the poor slapped false cases on CPI(ML) leaders and other protesters. The government which boasts of giving land ...

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CPI(ML) Team Visits Rape Victim’s Family in Rae Bareli

CPI(ML) Team Visits Rape Victim’s Family in Rae Bareli

A four-member fact-finding team from the CPI(ML) visited Uttargaudi village in Lalganj (Rae Bareli) where a 11-year old girl was raped and murdered on 6 July. The team comprised of AIPWA State President Krishna Adhikari, CPI(ML) State Secretary member Ramesh Singh Sengar, and Afroz Alam of the Insaf Manch. The ...

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Ramashray Prasad Singh

Ramashray Prasad Singh passed away on 16 June 2018 at his residence in Begusarai. He was 72. He was associated with the students’ movement of 1966-67 as one of the prominent leaders of SFI and with the onset of the decade of the 70s he became closely associated with the ...

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How the BJP Facilitates and Felicitates Lynch Mobs

India has witnessed any number of riots and massacres since the colonial period, and also any number of mass killings and extra-judicial encounters by the armed forces of the state since the beginning of the post-colonial period, but the form of orchestrated mob violence that goes by the name of ...

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