Survey and Discussions on Note Ban in Mumbai

CPI (ML) organized a campaign in Mumbai to gather people’s opinion on demonetization. This survey was conducted in Mira Road, Matunga, workers’ colonies in Grant Road, Sandhurst Road and a slum area in Vile Parle. The question asked in this campaign was ‘Do you think that due to demonetization, common ...

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Farmers’ Struggle Against Land Grab in Jharkhand

The BJP government led by Raghuvar Das in Jharkhand has unleashed several policies to grab land, water, and forests of Jharkhand to hand over to corporate companies. These include amendments in the CNT-SPT Act, implementation of faulty domicile policy, and also using the excuse of “wrong land records” to snatch ...

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Protest at Bihar Bhavan For Justice For Dika

On 27 January, students from JNU, DU and Jamia Millia Islamia under the banner of AISA and AIPWA held a protest at Bihar Bhavan in Chanakyapuri against the brutal rape and murder of Dika Kumari, a 16 year Dalit student in Hajipur, Bihar. The protestors were also joined by AIPWA ...

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Dika-Rohith Memorial Meetings in Bihar

Memorial meetings to pay tribute to Dika Kumari and Rohith Vemula were organized across Bihar jointly by the CPI (ML), AIPWA, AISA, and RYA on 26 January, Republic Day. The meeting in capital Patna was held at Ambedkar Park, Lohanipur. Children were present in large numbers. The speakers included Com. ...

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The Beginning of the Trump Presidency: Implications for the US and the World

In less than two weeks after Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States, the American political scene is in complete upheaval. While Trump is rapidly and dangerously changing policy and the focus of the Presidency, there have been protests across the United States and the ...

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Vol. 20, No. 6

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Protests in Bengal Against Bhangor Firing

After the firing and killing incident at Bhangor, Party organisation of the State organised protest meeting in different parts of the state on 17 th Jan. AISA comrades took the decision to protest against this firing incident at Lalbaazar Central lockup where they were detained by the police after they ...

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Campaign against Demonetization in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh

CPI (ML) has undertaken a series of campaigns against demonetization in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. A signature campaign opposing note ban is being taken up in Mallavaram panchayat. A rally against note ban was held in Chintha Kutu panchayat. A state-wide campaign titled ‘Jana Galam’ (People’s voice) is ...

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CPI (ML)’s demonstration on Land Rights- Land Reforms in Naugachia, Bihar

On 23 December, a demonstration was held by CPI (ML) in front of SDO, Naugachia on the question of land rights and land reforms. The demonstration was also a protest against the incidents of brutal assaults on Dalits-poor-women and other weaker sections on 26 November and 8 December 2016. On ...

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AIPF Holds Dharna in Front of Governor against Amendments to CNT-SPT ACTS

A dharna was held in front of the Governor under the leadership of the AIPF on 19 December 2016 to protest against the forcible passing of amendments to the CNT-SPT Act by the Raghuvar government in Jharkhand and the slapping of false cases against those who agitated against the amendments. ...

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State Level AISA-RYA Workshop in Darbhanga

AISA and RYA organized a joint 2 day State workshop at Pandaserai in Laheriyaserai on 19-20 December 2017. Inaugurating the workshop Central committee member Com. Rajaram Singh said that students and youth who have inherited the heritage of Bhagat Singh, Chandrashekhar Azad and Ashfaqullah have no need of Modi’s pseudo-sermons ...

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Karnataka Shipping Workers’ Struggle

One of the big shipping dock companies in Karnataka’s Mangalore port Delta Infralogistics (Worldwide) Ltd illegally retrenched workers from 16 December 2016. The workers under the leadership of AICCTU have launched an agitation against this retrenchment. The workers are lying down in front of truck wheels in order to stop ...

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A partial but significant victory for Pricol workers

A partial but an extremely significant victory was won when the High Court set aside the Lower Court verdict of life sentence for 6 out of 8 activists of Kovai Maavatta Pricol Thozhilalargal Otrumai Sangam. Eight leading activists of the Kovai Maavatta Pricol Thozhilalargal Otrumai Sangam – Comrades Gunabalan, Manivannan, ...

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Police action on protestors participating in Insaaf March in Delhi

In Delhi, an Insaaf March has been called by JNUSU demanding justice for Rohith and Najeeb from Mandi House to MHRD. Students gathered with placards that carried demands of ‘Enact Rohith Act’, ‘Justice for Rohith’ and ‘Bring back Najeeb’. However, the police did not allow the march to procced as ...

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Insaaf Marches Across the Country on First Anniversary of Rohith Vemula’s Institutional Murder

On the first anniversary of Rohith Vemula’s institutional murder, AISA gave a call for National Protest Day to observed throughout the country and undertake Insaaf March (justice March) demanding justice for Rohith and also to protest against the institutional push outs of Rohiths and Najeebs. Sankalp Sabha in Gorakhpur

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Protests in Bihar demanding Justice for Dika

Justice for Dika March in Patna A protest march was taken out in Patna on 17 January under the banners of AIPWA, RYA and AISA to demand justice for Dika Kumari, a student of the Ambedkar Vidyalaya, Hajipur, in the hostel. A memorandum was submitted to the Chief Minister through ...

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The Resolve of the Republic Day 2017 for an India of Liberty and Equality

On the 67th anniversary of its proclamation, the Indian Republic finds itself in a veritable state of siege. The government of the day and the corporate-communal cabal that it represents and serves so brazenly have mounted a multi-pronged assault on the constitutional basis and framework of the Republic of India. ...

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Vol. 20, No. 5

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Obituary

Comrade Jameel Ahmad A well known professor of Siwan district and CPI (ML) leader Com. Jameel Ahmad passed away on 7 January 2017. He was nearly 70 years of age. He worked as a professor in DAV college from 1982 to 2011 and before retiring also served as the principal. ...

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Protests in Bihar Against the Rape and Murder of a Girl in Vaishali

On 7 January 2017, Dika Kumari, a Class X student of Hajipur’s Rajkiya Ambedkar Avaasiya Balika Ucha Vidyalalya was brutally raped and murdered. A fact finding team comprising of CPI(ML), AIPWA and AISA leaders visited the school and the girl’s family. On meeting the mother of the girl, the mother ...

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