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CPI (ML) to Agitate for Release of Mastan Manjhi and Painter Manjhi

CPI (ML) to Agitate for Release of Mastan Manjhi and Painter Manjhi

CPI (ML) Bihar State Secretary Com. Kunal said in a statement that the draconian provisions of the anti-liquor law have started wreaking havoc on the poor. A fast track court in Jehanabad, in just 40 days, has sentenced 2 brothers Mastan Manjhi and Painter Manjhi from Unta Musahar Tola to ...
CPI (ML) and Insaf Manch’s Fact Finding on Lathi Charge in Biharsharif

CPI (ML) and Insaf Manch’s Fact Finding on Lathi Charge in Biharsharif

The incident at Gagandiwan in Biharshariff has exposed the true face of the so-called ‘secular’ Bihar government. ‘Not in My Name’ is a countrywide campaign through which peace and justice loving citizens are raising their voice to save the country’s composite culture. But the Nalanda district administration, terming this campaign ...

All India Conference of Land Rights Movement in Ranchi

The All India Conference of the Land Rights Movement was held in Ranchi on 19 and 20 June 2017 under the aegis of national and state level people’s organizations, especially Left farmers’ organizations. CPI (ML) central committee member and former MLA Com. Vinod Singh along with AIKM State unit members ...
Nation-Wide Campaign on ‘Save Education, Save Country’

Nation-Wide Campaign on ‘Save Education, Save Country’

With a call to Save Education, Save Country, AISA launched its nation-wide campaign at Gandhi Peace Foundation, Delhi on 22 July, against the Regime of Seat-Cut, NET-Cut, Fund-Cut and the saffron policy offensive against education, employment and hate propaganda by RSS/BJP. AISA’s National General Secretary Com. Sandeep Saurav, National President ...
Workers’ protests:

Workers’ protests:

Borgaon Tea Estate, Assam Borgaon TE was declared locked out on 21st July following two days continuous worker’s Strike in protest against an order by the management. Though a meeting was called by the Labour Officer to break the stalemate, the management sent a lock out notice to the Labour Officer ...

Cadre Convention in Garhwa

The CPI (ML) organized a Division level cadre convention in Palamu on 18 July 2017. Party General Secretary Com. Dipankar Bhattacharya was the chief guest at the convention. Addressing the cadre convention Com. Dipankar said that it looks as if Palamu Division has gone back 30 years in time. In ...
Fact- Finding Report from Bashirhat

Fact- Finding Report from Bashirhat

A team led by Comrades Subroto Sengupta, Secretary, Babuni Majumdar and Nabendu Dasgupta visited the riot prone areas of Bashirhat on 11th July for fact finding. A brief summary of the report prepared by them is shared below. According to the team, as they travelled in the train, there were ...
Amarnath Killings: Rebuff Communal And Divisive Propaganda

Amarnath Killings: Rebuff Communal And Divisive Propaganda

A heinous terrorist attack on 10 July killed seven Amarnath pilgrims in the Kashmir Valley. In an encouraging affirmation of humanity against hate, this attack has met with universal condemnation and protests by ordinary people from the Kashmir Valley to various Indian towns and cities. The 10 July killings are ...

Campaign in Delhi Against Mob Lynching

The CPI(ML), All India People’s Forum, AISA, AICCTU, NTUI, Building Workers’ Union, AIPWA, and Delhi Nagrik Manch have together launched a pledge-taking campaign all over Delhi to reaffirm Constitutional values and rebuff hate-mongering propaganda and mob-lynching. The campaign, which began on 15 July, will culminate on the country’s Independence Day, ...
‘Azaadi Kooch’ Marks One Year of Una Resistance to Gau-Goons

‘Azaadi Kooch’ Marks One Year of Una Resistance to Gau-Goons

Marking one year since the public stripping and flogging of Dalits by a mob of cow-goons in Una, Gujarat, the Rashtriya Dalit Adhikar Manch (RDAM) called for an Azaadi Kooch (March For Freedom) in Gujarat. Activists from all over the country, including RDAM leader Jignesh Mevani, Bihar AISA Secretary Shivprakash ...
Massive Left Rally in Kolkata Against Communal Violence

Massive Left Rally in Kolkata Against Communal Violence

Thousands of people marched with colourful banners and posters, under the banner of Left parties in Kolkata on 12 July, to reaffirm and assert West Bengal’s legacy of communal har-mony and protest against recent incidents of communal violence at Basirhat, North 24 Par-ganas. The march was organised by 20 political ...
Kisan Mukti Yatra Culminates at Parliament Street

Kisan Mukti Yatra Culminates at Parliament Street

The Kisan Mukti Yatra (organised by the Akhil Bhartiya Kisan Sangharsh Samanvay Samiti comprising 160 peasant organisations) which began from Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh (where protesting farmers were shot dead by police) and covered Maharashtra, Gujarat, Ra-jasthan, Uttar Pradesh, and Haryana, reached Delhi and culminated in a massive Kisan Mukti ...
Domestic Workers Protest in NOIDA: Face Repression, Eviction from Homes And Jobs

Domestic Workers Protest in NOIDA: Face Repression, Eviction from Homes And Jobs

A domestic worker, Zohra, from Cooch Behar in West Bengal, was beaten and kept in illegal custody by her employers in the Mahagun Moderne apartments in Greater Noida. Her family members and other domestic workers protested by storming the Mahagun Moderne complex, raising slogans. Vandalism by some of the workers ...

Bengaluru Water Supply and Sewerage Workers Demonstrate

Hundreds of contract/outsourced workers of BWSSB (Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board) demonstrated on 12 July 2017, demanding minimum wages for workers engaged in Sewerage Treatment Plants (STP). The demonstration was organized by the AICCTU. The administration which had earlier disowned the workers, declaring that they would have nothing to ...

Contract Workers’ Dharna In Guntur

Municipal contract workers of Mangalageri in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh held a dharna at the Municipality office on 11 July, demanding that the State government scrap GO 279, promulgated by the Department of Municipal Administration, and provide salaries for the employees under GO 151. The GO 279 is aimed ...
Crackdown On Peace March in Bihar Sharif: Nitish’s Bihar Government Behaves Like Modi’s

Crackdown On Peace March in Bihar Sharif: Nitish’s Bihar Government Behaves Like Modi’s

Hundreds of people gathered for an ‘Aman March’ (Peace March) in Bihar Sharid, Nalanda, Bihar against mob lynchings on 17 July 2017. But the local administration and police unleashed a crackdown on a peaceful demonstration. The demonstration had been called by the Insaf Manch (an organization known for its successful ...

Various Protests Against Mob Lynching and Communal Violence

On July 14, 2017, thousands held a dharna in Mau, Uttar Pradesh organized by the Mau Nagrik Manch, with the slogan ‘Mau United Against Mob Lynching’. On the same day, the CPI(ML) Liberation held a procession in Naihati, West Bengal against the recent communal incidents in the state, stressing the ...

AIARLA Conference in Valsad

All India Agricultural and Rural Workers’ Association held its Valsad district conference in Gujarat on 12 July 2017. The conference began with a huge rally of agricultural workers against Modi government’s anti-agrarian workers and anti-adivasi policies and to condemn the lynchings of Muslims and dalits all over the country. The ...
Basirhat Riots: Reject Hate, Strengthen Harmony

Basirhat Riots: Reject Hate, Strengthen Harmony

An offensive social media post triggering tension and violence is an unfortunate but fairly common occurrence in today’s India. But the story unfolding in and around the sleepy small town of Rudrapur in Baduria block near Basirhat and its ramifications for the whole of West Bengal go way beyond the ...

Pricol Workers’ End Fast on Sixteenth Day

Pricol workers in Coimbatore went on a one day strike on 25 April 2017 in solidarity with the struggling peasantry of Tamilnadu. The management illegally invoked sections of the payment of wages act and deducted 8 days’ wages from more than 800 workers. Against this the union approached the state ...