AIPWA Protests Haryana Govt’s Abject Surrender to Rapist Ram Rahim

AIPWA Protests Haryana Govt’s Abject Surrender to Rapist Ram Rahim

The AIPWA organized a protest March in Patna on 26 August 2017 against the abject surrender of the Haryana government in the face of the violence which broke out following the verdict in Panchkula against rapist Ram Rahim. The march started from Buddha Park and culminated in a meeting at ...

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Communal Violence against Adivasis in Jharkhand

Communal Violence against Adivasis in Jharkhand

After the passing of the Jharkhand Freedom of Religion Bill, given a free license by the Raghuvar government, Sanghi forces have started attacking the religious freedom of adivasis. They have started targeting Christian adivasis and sowing divisive seeds among them. On 19 August 2017 a frenzied Gaurakshak gang attacked 10 ...

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March against Jharkhand Govt. Policies in Bagodar

March against Jharkhand Govt. Policies in Bagodar

The CPI(ML) took out a protest march on 26 August at Bogodar (Giridih) as part of the statewide protest campaign on the following issues: unnecessary interference by the government in the long-standing religious traditions on the occasion of Bakrid; Jharkhand Land Acquisition Amendment Bill; Religious Conversion Bill; demand for case ...

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Journalist Gauri Lankesh: Latest Bold Voice Against Sangh Assassinated In an assassination that has shocked people all over the country, journalist Gauri Lankesh has been shot dead at her home in Bengaluru by unidentified men on a bike. Gauri Lankesh was a bold and intrepid independent journalist who wrote tirelessly ...

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Riots By Ram Rahim Supporters:  Khattar and Modi Are Responsible

Riots By Ram Rahim Supporters: Khattar and Modi Are Responsible

The courage showed by two women has resulted in justice. Gurmeet Ram Rahim has been sentenced to twenty years in prison for raping two women sadhvis in the custody of his Dera. He continues to face charges of having a brother of one of the rape victims as well as ...

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Protests against Dismal Flood Relief Operations in Bihar

Protests against Dismal Flood Relief Operations in Bihar

Bihar, along with some areas in other States like Assam, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh, is severely flood-affected. The situation in Seemanchal (Bihar) is especially horrifying. According to government statistics 18 districts—Kishanganj, Arariya, Purnea, Katihar, Eastern Champaran, Western Champaran, Darbhanga, Madhubani, Muzaffarpur, Sitamarhi, Shivhar, Samastipur, Gopalganj, Saran, Supoul, Madhepura, Saharsa ...

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Loot in MNREGA Funds

Loot in MNREGA Funds

The CPI (ML) held a dharna on 22 August 2017 at Bagodar on the issues of loot in MNREGA in Birni and other places, repressive policies of BJP against dissent, arrest and jail of Sarita Sao when she opposed poor quality toilet construction in Bagodar, and other issues. The main ...

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CPI (ML) condemns Undeclared Ban on Sacrifice of Camels on Bakr Id

Continuing with its anti-Muslim biases, an undeclared ban has been imposed on sacrifice of camels during Bakr Id in Jharkhand. Ex MLA Vinod Singh has informed that an oral directive has been issued by ministers and secretaries, hence several camels that were to be brought to Giridih in Jharkhand from ...

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Rural Workers Protest at Jindal Steel Plant in Jharkhand Hundreds of rural workers and farmers took out a protest march at village Kurse on 17 August 2017 under the banners of the All India Kisan Mahasabha and the Jharkhand Gramin Mazdoor Sabha, Bhurkunda. They marched for 4 km raising slogans ...

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Gorakhpur Children’s Death : Govt. Report Hides Facts

Gorakhpur Children’s Death : Govt. Report Hides Facts

CPI(ML) has accused that the report of the Chief Secretary on the deaths of children in Gorakhpur due to lack of oxygen which was handed to the CM on 22 August attempts to hide facts. The party has demanded the resignation of the UP CM Yogi holding him responsible for ...

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Modi Betrays Old Promises, Promises ‘New India’

In his speech on India’s 71st Independence Day, Prime Minister Modi’s call for a ‘New India’ was an attempt to give a fresh spin to his own older – and betrayed – promises of Achhe Din (Good Days). The promise of job creation is mocked by employment at an all-time ...

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Flood Victims Protests in Darbhanga

Two-Day Block Level Agitation for Flood Relief Starts from 17 August Protest was held in front of the Darbhanga District Collect to demand relief for flood victims, arrangements for boats in submerged villages, compensation for submerged crops, transparency in dam repair funds accounts, and other demands. The protest march started ...

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Countrywide Protests by Kisan Mahasabha on 9 August

In response to the call by the Akhil Bharatiya Kisan Sang Samanvay Samiti, the All India Kisan Mahasabha and other farmers’ organizations held dharna protests and meetings at various District headquarters in the country on 9 August 2017. The Samanvay Samiti is comprised of 162 farmers’ organizations which include Block ...

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Race Course Workers Union Elections in Bengaluru

Race Course Workers Union Elections in Bengaluru

It was a massive victory for AICCTU led by Com. Balan in the elections to the union of race course workers on August 18. Out of 473 total votes polled, Com. Balan secured 425 votes (90% votes), while the INTUC rival could secure only 48 votes. It was a huge ...

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Reports (5)

Poor Lay Claim To Homestead Land in Nawada ‘Dakhal’ into lands, dharnas and protests were held across the State of Bihar from 9 to 15 August 2017 under the call given by the Bihar State Committee of the CPI(ML) with the slogan, ‘We shall not tolerate betrayal of people’s mandate; ...

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Illegally Locked Out Tea Garden Workers Hoist Tricolour and Face the Allegation of “Insulting the National Flag” !

Illegally Locked Out Tea Garden Workers Hoist Tricolour and Face the Allegation of “Insulting the National Flag” !

Workers protesting the prolonged illegal lockout in Bargaon tea garden in Bishwanath district, Sonitp, Assam observed Independence Day by hoisting the national tricolor – with male workers keeping the upper body uncovered to symbolize their poverty and destitution. Appallingly, the Assam Police under the Sarbananda Sonowal Government have booked the ...

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AICCTU Protest Against Sewer Deaths In Delhi

AICCTU Protest Against Sewer Deaths In Delhi

All India Central Council of Trade Unions (AICCTU) and CPI(ML) held a protest on 22 August at Jantar Mantar, Delhi, against death of sanitation workers inside sewers in national capital. In a span of 35 days ten workers have died inside sewers despite ‘hazardous cleaning’ being illegal as per the ...

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‘Resist the Republic of Fear’: March in London against Mob Lynchings in India on Independence Day

On 15th August, a wide range of organisations and individuals took part in a torchlight silent march in London to protest against the epidemic of RSS-backed mob lynchings of Muslims, Dalits and Christians in India. The march, which began at the Gandhi statue in Tavistock Square to the Indian High ...

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Gorakhpur Massacre: Yogi Must Go!

Gorakhpur Massacre: Yogi Must Go!

On the eve of India’s 70th Independence Day, the deaths of 79 children in a Gorakhpur Government hospital offers a grim diagnosis of the state of health of our democracy and polity. Those babies and children did not die in a ‘tragedy’ – their lives were literally choked off by ...

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CPI (ML) Observes National Protest Day against Deaths of Children in Gorakhpur

CPI (ML) Observes National Protest Day against Deaths of Children in Gorakhpur

CPI (ML) called for a national protest day to be observed on 14 August against the deaths of over 70 children in BRD hospital in Gorakhpur due to lack of oxygen. The deaths which occurred over 6 days were criminally allowed to happen due to gross negligence leading many to ...

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