CMWU Protest on the Mine Accident in Godda

A massive coal mine accident took place in Rajmahal Project in Godda district of Jharkhand on 29 December 2016.  A team of Coal Mines Workers Union which visited the site of the accident, found out that despite the workers repeatedly pointing out and warning that mines had sunk, on the ...

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Bihar Administration Responsible For Patna Boat Accident

On January 15, on the occasion of ‘Kite flying festival’ (Patang Mahotsav) on Makar Sakranti, several people lost their lives as the boat carrying them capsized in Ganga river. CPI(ML) Bihar state secretary Com. Kunal visited Patna Medical College and Hospital to meet the injured and the families of those ...

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Trade Unions Protest Sale of Three Steel Plants

A joint protest by trade unions at Bokaro Steel Plant was held on 12 January against the decision of the government to sell out three special steel plants of SAIL, one of which is in Durgapur, another at Salem and the third one in Bhadrawati. The central government has already ...

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CPI(ML) Fact-Finding on the Madanpur Incident in Deoria

A team of CPI(ML) leaders visited Madanpur of Deoria district in UP where an incident involving the murder of 22 year old Rahmatullah, following which an angry mob burnt the Madanpur thana and on the large scale atrocities on the people was reported. The team included state committee member Rajesh ...

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Public Hearing by AIARLA in Tamil Nadu

In the backdrop of severe agrarian distress due to continuous non-availability of Cauvery water, repeated failure of monsoons, complete neglect of agriculture by the state and central Governments, the anti-people demonetisation steps of Modi government which have triggered manifold increase in the distress, a public hearing was organised by AIARLA ...

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12th Martyrdom Day of Comrade Mahendra Singh

Comrade Mahendra Singh was remembered all over Jharkhand on his 12th martyrdom day on 16 January 2017. People gathered in Bagodar as well as in his native village Khambra and other parts of the state in huge numbers and reiterated their pledge to carry forward his legacy, struggles and dreams. ...

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One Year After Rohith Vemula:

Social Discrimination, Violence and Political Witch-Hunt Still Stalk Educational Institutions In January 2016, a promising and socially committed young scientist Rohith Vemula left us – with a cry of anguish and anger against a system that reduced the oppressed people to their ‘immediate identity.’ The Vice Chancellor and authorities of ...

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Vol. 20, No. 4

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Construction Workers Struggle Against Demonetization

On 9th January the Construction workers of Puducherry organized massive protest in front of Labour Commissioner’s office under the banner of AICWF demanding relief of Rs. 5000 to every construction worker from the Puducherry Construction workers welfare board. The other demands of the workers were: Budgetary allocation of 3% to ...

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AICCTU Protests Against Factory Closures

On 13th December the workers of a closed factory, DXN Herbal Manufacturing India (P) Ltd., a manufacturer of food supplements, took out a protest. The management retrenched the entire work force in 2013 without paying the terminal dues. An Industrial dispute was pending before the labour Court. Now the erstwhile ...

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Puducherry Diary: Against Eviction of Street Vendors

As soon as Kiran Bedi assumed office of the Lt. Governor of Puducherry she issued orders for eviction of street vendors in Puducherry and Karaikal towns in the name of beautification which if fact meant to further expand ‘only elite’ urban spaces in the union territory. This decision has invoked ...

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Murder of a Girl Student in Vaishali

CPI(ML) central committee member and National General Secretary of AIPWA, Com. Meena Tiwari strongly condemned the brutal murder of a class ten student of Rajkiya Ambedkar Kanya Avaasiya Uchh Vidyalaya in Daulatpur in Vaishali district. She said that since there are suspicions that the girl may have been gangraped before ...

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Chittaranjan Loco Workers’ Conference

The 2nd Conference of Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW) Railways employees Union was held at Chittaranjan on 18 December. The Conference resolved to build up the resistance against privatization of CLW and against 100% FDI in railways. The Conference hall was named after Com. Swapan Mukherjee, the departed AICCTU leader, and the ...

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Campaign Against Demonetisation Continues

Seven Day Campaign In Odisha A seven days campaign was organised in Odisha on issues of demonetisation after 50 days. In Bhubaneswar, a rally went to PMG square where Mahendra Parida, City Committee Secretary of Bhubaneswar and Radhakant Sethy, State Committee Member, Amiya Panda of AIPF and others addressed the ...

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Janmat Padyatra and Referendum on Note Ban in Delhi

91.6% Of People In Workers And Students’ Localities Vote Against Demonetisation A  3 day Janmat Padyatra on Note Ban starting in four different parts of the city was undertaken under the banners of CPI (ML), AISA, AIPWA, AICCTU and RYA. Since the day Note Ban was announced, the Prime and ...

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Koshi-Seemanchal Bandh

To Protest Killings of Comrades Satyanarayan Singh Yadav, Kamleshwari Rishidev and Mahadalits in Saharsa The CPI(ML) organized a bandh in the Koshi-Seemanchal zone to protest the brutal killings of CPI(ML) district Secretary Com. Satyanarayan Singh Yadav and Com Kamleshwari Rishidev in Arariya by RJD-BJP backed goons and the brutal killing ...

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Report on the Killings of CPI(ML) Leaders in Arariya

A CPI(ML) team comprising Comrades Dhirendra Jha, Rameshwar Prasad, Nawal Kishore and Jaynarayan Yadav visited the site of the killings in Rahariya village, Bhargama block in Araria district, where two CPI(ML) leaders, Comrade Satyanarayan Singh Yadav (Araria district secretary) and Comrade Kamleshwari Rishidev were brutally killed and several people have ...

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All for a Roaring Rebuff to the Modi Regime in the Forthcoming Assembly Elections

The dates of Assembly elections for the poll-bound states of Punjab, Goa, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Manipur have been announced. The BJP is trying its best to take undue advantage of its position as the ruling party at the Centre in these state elections. The entire demonetization exercise was timed ...

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Vol. 20, No. 3

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Left Parties To Jointly Fight Assembly Elections in Uttarakhand

Three Left parties—CPI, CPI(M) and CPI(ML) will jointly fight the coming Uttarakhand Assembly elections and will also run the election campaign jointly. The Left parties have declared that they will contest 25 Assembly seats. CPI will field candidates at Gangotri, Rudraprayag, Badrinath, Kotadwar, Dehradun Cantt., Mussoorie, Haridwar and Kashipur. CPI(M) ...

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