AIPWA’s protests against harassment of a woman in Birni

On receiving a report that a woman was sexually harassed while she had gone to farms for work and that no action had been even when the matter came to light, a meeting of women was organised under the leadership of AIPWA leader Com. Kiran Kumari on 10 October in ...

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Dharna in Garhwa District

The Danda Block HQ (Garhwa District) was gheraoed under the leadership of the CPI (ML) Danda Block Committee on 10 October 2017. Earlier, a rally was taken out from Motihari village led by District Secretary Kalicharan Mehta, Virendra Choudhury, Kishore Kumar, Suryadev Choudhury, Abbas Ansari, Hira Choudhury, Amerika Ram and ...

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Obituary : Comrade Ramsakal Das

Com. Ramsakal Das, a senior comrade of the party from Muzaffarpur passed away on the morning of 10 October due to heart failure. Popular among people as Master Sahab, Com. Ramsakal had been a member of the district committee of the party for three decades and had been the secretary ...

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Defamation Suit Threat Tactic Won’t Work: Probe Jay Shah’s Dubious Business Records

Two major charges in quick succession – questions about the state of the economy followed by the revelation of the intriguing affairs of the mysterious company of Amit Shah’s son – have clearly given a big jolt to the Modi government. Gone is the arrogant silence of the earlier phase, ...

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Protest in Bihar On Rohingya Issue

The CPI (ML) and Insaf Manch organized a candle march and protest meeting in Bhagalpur on 18 September 2017 as part of statewide protests against the continuing racial massacre of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar despite international condemnation, burning and destruction of their homes, and cruel torture of women and children. ...

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Historic Farmers’ Struggle in Rajasthan

Before the Rajasthan government could recover from the earlier farmers’ protest against increased electricity rates, the declaration of statewide encampments from 1 September by the All India Kisan Sabha spread over a dozen districts gave the government an inkling of the potential strength of this agitation. The encampments started from ...

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Protest on People’s Issues in Arwal

Thousands of workers, farmers and other working people protested under the banner of the CPI (ML) on 21 September 2017 with a 13-point charter of demands on people’s issues. Most of the protesters had come in groups from various villages. The rally, led by District Secretary Com. Mahanand, started from ...

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Protest in Arwal Against Gang Rape and Murder

Ramta Kumari of village Pirho in Karpi Block, Arwal District, used to practice running every morning as preparation for trying for a job with the police. But on 9 September 2017 she did not return from her morning run. Later it came to be known that she was gang raped, ...

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Dharna for Extra Train Services

The CPI (ML) and the Jharkhand Nirman Mazdoor Union held a dharna on 5 October 2017 at the Tangar Bansali Station to demand the addition of an afternoon plying of the train from Ranchi to Tori and additional coaches in the train. Addressing the dharna, the CPI (ML) district secretary ...

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CPI (ML) Protests against Attack on Party Leaders in Siwan by Hindu Vahini

The CPI (ML) took out a march in Siwan on 26 September 2017 to demand withdrawal of the false case against AIPWA leader and District Councilor Com. Sohila Gupta and other Party leaders. The march culminated in a meeting at JP Chowk. Addressing the meeting senior Party leader and former ...

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CPI (ML)’s Initiatives against Attempts to Incite Communal Tensions

The BJP and Sanghi goons have employed a deliberate strategy to create communal tension in Arwal in October during the festive season. The attitude of the administration has also been very negligent, resulting in the worsening of the situation and the imposition of Section 144. To deal with the situation ...

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‘Encephalitis, Children’s Deaths and A Failed Health System’: 6th Kuber Dutt Memorial Lecture

The 6th Kuber Dutt Memorial lecture was held at Rajendra Bhavan in Delhi on 7 October 2017 on the topic ‘Encephalitis, Children’s Deaths and a Failed Health System’. Delivering the lecture, Jan Sanskriti Manch General Secretary Com. Manoj Kumar Singh said that the recent death of 53 children in 4 ...

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WHAT HAVE YOU DONE TO THE ECONOMY, MR. MODI?

The deepening crisis of the Indian economy has begun to generate considerable discontent even within the core social base and thinking sections of the BJP. Two former finance ministers of the Vajpayee government – Arun Shourie and Yashwant Sinha – and an aspiring claimant for the finance minister’s position – ...

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JOINT LEFT CONVENTION IN RANCHI

A joint Left People’s Convention was organized in Ranchi on 23 September 2017 against communal violence, amendments to the land acquisition Bill, and child-killer health policies. The Convention began with a minute’s silence in memory of Gauri Lankesh and Shantanu Bhowmik, victims of communal violence, farmers killed by anti-farmer policies, ...

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PROTESTS AGAINST SPIRALING PETROL-DIESEL PRICES

The CPI(ML) burnt the effigy of the Modi government on 17 September 2017 at Lalkuan in Uttarakhand to protest against spiraling petrol and diesel prices. Addressing the meeting, Party District Secretary Kailash Pandey said that the previous UPA government had abdicated its responsibility by giving the right to determine petrol ...

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AISA PROTEST MARCH AGAINST SPIRALING PETROL PRICES

AISA took out a protest march in Muzaffarpur against the skyrocketing petrol and diesel prices under the Modi government and burnt the effigy of PM Modi at Kalyani Chowk. Slogans were raised during the march demanding answers from Modi on the high petrol-diesel prices, and against the Company Raj under ...

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TAMPERING OF LAND RECORDS FAVORING NON-TRIBAL RICH IN ANDHRA

Eleven families are cultivating 25 acres of land in Revenue Village M.K. Patanam in Vishakapatanam district. In 2003 a domineering Congress party leader who had also contested for MLA seat earlier, filed an injunction case – O.S. No. 362 / 2003 against these tribal families in order to capture their ...

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ACTIVISTS’ CONVENTION IN JHARKHAND

The CPI(ML) organized a cadre convention in Patan, Palamu district to prepare for people’s movements on the following issues: rampant corruption and irregularities in the Public Distribution System; failure to provide regular work for MNREGA workers; non-payment of wages to workers; departmental corruption; and land related issues. The convention at the Patan ...

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SANKALP SABHA ON 8TH MEMORIAL DAY OF COM IBNUL HASAN BASRU

A Sankalp Sabha was organized at Jamua, Giridih district, on 29 September 2017 on the occasion of the 8th death anniversary of CPI(ML) leader and CCM Com Ibnul Hasan Basru. The Sankalp Sabha was attended by a large number of people and addressed by comrades Manoj Bhakt, Rajesh Yadav, Puran Mahto, ...

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BHAGAT SINGH’S BIRTH ANNIVERSARY

RAJASTHAN A symposium on the relevance of Bhagat Singh’s ideas in the present times was organized on the occasion of the 110th birth anniversary of Bhagat Singh at Udaipur in Rajasthan by the ‘Loktantrik Adhikar Aur Sadbhavana Manch’. It was presided over by Com. Abid Adeeb and conducted by Com Rajesh ...

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