Sankalp Yatra in Memory of Comrade Srilata

The CPI(ML) Sangharsh Sankalp Yatra, resolving to carry forward the struggles of late Com. Srilata Swaminathan, reached Manpura in the evening of 26 February 2017. The Yatra from Udaipur to Ghantali, Banswada passed through Piladar, Gatod, Jaisamand, Veerpura, Kantoda, Sallara, Dingari, Kejad, Sarada, Badgaon, Badavali, Intali Pal, Intali khera, Dagar, ...

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CPI(ML)’s Rally In Udaipur Against Anti-People Policies of Rajasthan Government

The CPI (ML) organized a rally in Udaipur and a dharna in front of the Collector’s office to protest against the anti-people policies of the Rajasthan BJP government. The main demands of the dharna were: implementation of MNREGA, and immediate arrest of rape-accused Udaylal, Sarpanch of Sati ki Chori (Salumber ...

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Dance of Fascism in Delhi University

The events of Delhi University are ominous. ABVP, the stormtroopers of the RSS, rioted for two consecutive days in Delhi University, using bricks, stones and sticks to prevent a seminar from taking place. The Delhi Police colluded with this assault, with its men joining ABVP in assaulting women students and ...

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Aipwa Agitation In Puducherry

Puducherry Unit of AIPWA held an agitation on 14 February demanding closure of liquor shops on National and state highways as per directives. A large number of women assembled in front of the State Excise department office. They raised slogans against Narayanasamy government’s inaction in implementing the Supreme Court Order. ...

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Dharna in Hyderabad Against Modi Government’s Policies

A dharna was called by CPI(ML) in Hyderabad to protest against the anti-people policies of the Modi government which have caused a havoc on the lives of people especially the poor and marginalised. The protestors criticised the Modi government’s demonetization whose ill effects on lives and livelihoods refused to subside ...

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CPI(ML) team Visits Phulwarisharif to investigate killing of Chandan

The CPI(ML) has condemned the killing of Chandan, a 20-year-old youth in Phulwarisharif who reportedly informed the police of illegal liquor trade. An inquiry team led by MLA Mahboob Alam visited the spot and demanded a high-level enquiry into the incident as the purported reasons for the murder lack credibility. ...

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AIPWA Founding Day Celebrations in Srikakulum

On 12 February, the foundation day of All India Progressive Women’s Association was observed at the historic village ‘Boddapadu’ of Palasa mandal of Srikakulam district. Com. Aruna, State President of AIPWA, Andhra Pradesh hosted the AIPWA flag and addressed the members. She criticized the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Mr. ...

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CPI(ML) Uttar Pradesh Writes to CEC for BJP’s Violation of Model Code of Conduct and Communal Polarization

CPI(ML) has strongly condemned the attempts by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to influence the Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017 through communal polarization. Com. Ramji Rai, UP state secretary pointed out that the BJP leaders were raising issues targeting a particular community during their election campaign, inciting religious passions in ...

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Sangharsh Yatra in Ranchi

The CPI(ML) Sangharsh Yatra in protest against the amendments to the CNT-SPT Act and to demand ownership rights to gair-majrua and forest lands, was held from Ulihatu to Ranchi in front of the Raj Bhavan on 8 February 2017. The Yatra witnessed participation by thousands of people including adivasis, Sadans ...

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CPI(ML) Protests Demolition of Residential Colony in Karnal

CPI(ML) activists held a dharna in front of the mini Secretariat in Karnal on 16 February against the wrongful action of demolition in Baba Ramdev Colony by the Government. Addressing the dharna, Haryana CPI(ML) leader Prem Singh Gehlawat said that the recent action of the government in demolishing houses and ...

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Ranchi District Conference of AIPWA

The 5th AIPWA Ranchi district conference was held on 12 February 2017 at the Com. Srilata Swaminathan auditorium in Com. Mahendra Singh Bhawan, Ranchi with a resolution of struggle against patriarchal society and Sanghi ideology and a call to strengthen the movement for women’s equality, freedom, rights, and social change ...

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CPI(ML)’s Adhikar Rally in Patna

Following nearly a week long yatras across the state of Bihar that started from Begusarai on 11 February, the Adhikar Yatra undertaken by CPI(ML) finally culminated in a massive Adhikar Rally at the Veterinary College grounds in Patna on 19 February 2017. The rally saw a massive gathering of people ...

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Fresh Attack on Campuses

Last year, HCU followed by JNU were at the receiving end of a vicious attack by the Central Government, with the institutional murder of Rohith Vemula and the witch-hunt of JNU student activists. The IITs and FTII also were similarly attacked. The offensive was met with a powerful and inspiring ...

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Vol. 20, No. 9

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Obituary: Red Salute to Comrade Baleshwar Choudhury

The TADA Act enacted during the phase of terrorism in Punjab is no longer in force, but social activists of Bihar jailed under this Act in Bihar are dying one after the other in Bihar’s jails. The government which boasts of social justice refuses to review this situation. Comrade Baleshwar ...

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Rural and Tea Garden Workers Protest in Guwahati

Odou Asom Gramin Shramik Sanstha and AIARLA held a protest demonstration at Dighalipukhuri at Guwahati. About a thousand rural workers/tea garden workers raised demands of land and food rights. They strongly demanded a stop to inhuman eviction of landless poor people. Currently, thousands of acres of land is being handed ...

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Killings by “New Ranveer Sena”

The CPI(ML) staged a dharna in front of the Motihari Collctorate on 23 January 2017 to protest against 3 murders committed within the space of a fortnight. All 3 victims were young men under 35 years, and belonged to Dalit, poor, and backward communities. The killers are professional killers with ...

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Struggle For Justice for Minor Muslim Rape Victim

In the Musahar basti of Govindpur Diyara (Bihpur block) in Bhagalpur, Prabhash Choudhury, a forward caste criminal protected by the RJD-BJP, raped a 7-year old minor Muslim girl who was alone in her hut on 21 January 2017. When she protested, he brutalized and injured her and she is currently ...

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Sangharsh Yatra in Ranchi

The CPI(ML) Sangharsh Yatra from Ulihatu to Ranchi culminated in a Sangharsh Sabha in front of the Raj Bhavan on 8 February 2017. Thousands of people including adivasis, Sadans (non-adivasi original Jharkhandis), and urban poor participated in the yatra, to protest against the amendments to the CNT-SPT Act and to ...

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