Mid-day Meal Workers Continue Padyatra Despite Leader’s Arrest

The Bihar Rajya Vidyalaya Rasoiya Sangh (association of mid-day meal cooks) took out a padyatra from Badharwa Lakhansen to Motihari starting on 8 April 2018. During the padyatra the district administration arrested the Rasoiya Sangh District Secretary Com. Dinesh Prasad Kushwaha and jailed him at Chiraiya Hajat. The next day ...

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AICCTU protest in Delhi against Loss of Workers’ Lives in Factory Fires

On 12 April, a protest outside the residence of the labour minister of Delhi to protest against the loss of lives of workers in factory fires in Bawana, Narela and now in Sultanpuri. The fires that took place and continue to break out due to the negligence of the government ...

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Construction Workers’ International Holds Its Regional Meet in Nepal

The Trade Union International of workers in the Building, wood, Building Materials and allied Industries (UITBB) held its 11th Asia-Pacific regional Executive meeting in Kathmandu, Nepal on 6-7 April 2018. The meeting discussed the issue of unemployment and under employment, Women in the construction industry, Social security issues like Pension fund, health ...

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OBITUARY

Com. Bhuri Singh Maurya Advocate Founder member of CPI (ML) Mathura unit, senior District Committee member and District President of Kisan Mahasabha Com Bhurisingh Maurya Advocate passed way on 1 April 2018. He had been suffering from illness for a long time but never let it come in the way ...

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Fact-Finding Report on Oppression of Dalits in Azamgarh

A fact-finding team of the CPI (ML) led by State Secretary Com. Sudhakar Yadav, including Com. Jaiprakash Narayan, and State Standing Committee member Com. Om Prakash Singh visited Jiyanpur and neighbouring villages in Azamgarh district on 9 April from where the Party received complaints of large scale oppression of dalits ...

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Protest Against Communalism in West Bengal

Protest Against Communalism in West Bengal

Eminent intellectuals of the state, including Sankha Ghosh (poet), Soumitra Chatterjee( eminent actor), Pabitra Sarkar (former VC Rabindra Bharati University), Kaushik Sen (actor), Asoke Nath Basu (former VC  JU), Tarun Mazumdar (eminent film director), Rudra Prasad Sengupta (noted dramatist) and other poets, novelists, writers, human rights activist, dramatists, and actors ...

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Massive Land Rights March in Champaran

Massive Land Rights March in Champaran

On Ambedkar Jayanti (14 April), CPI(ML) held a massive Land Rights March at Betiya, West Champaran, asserting the legacy of the Champaran Satyagraha for peasants’ rights and against imperialism. Addressing the March, CPI(ML) GS Comrade Dipankar said that the country needed a second freedom struggle full of the spirit of ...

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CPI (ML) Observes Ambedkar’s Birth Anniversary as Save Constitution Day

CPI (ML) Observes Ambedkar’s Birth Anniversary as Save Constitution Day

The 10th Party Congress held in Mansa, Punjab from 23-28 March gave a call to pledge ourselves to the protection of the Constitution on Babasaheb’s anniversary, keeping in view the increasing attacks perpetrated by fascist forces on the Indian Constitution and its author Babasaheb Ambedkar’s principles of freedom, equality and brotherhood. ...

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Demanding Justice for Kathua and Unnao

Demanding Justice for Kathua and Unnao

On 7th April, a 16-year old girl and her family tried to commit suicide outside UP CM Yogi Adityanath’s residence, accusing sitting Unnao MLA, Kuldeep Singh Sengar, member of the BJP, and his brother of raping her last year in June. The girl’s father was later arrested and killed in police ...

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CPI(ML) Call for Party Foundation Day April 22, 2018

CPI(ML) Call for Party Foundation Day April 22, 2018

In Lieu of Editorial: CPI(ML) Call for Party Foundation Day April 22, 2018:   Unleash United People’s Resistance to Defeat the Fascist Offensive of the Modi Regime and the Sangh Brigade!   Raise the CPI(ML) to New Heights in the Fiftieth Year of Party Foundation!   April 22, 2018 marks ...

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Historic Bharat Bandh Against Dilution of SC/ST Act

Historic Bharat Bandh Against Dilution of SC/ST Act

To protest against this weakening of the SC-ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, a Bharat Bandh was called by various Dalit organizations. The CPI (ML) 10th Party Congress supported and joined the call to observe Bharat Bandh on 2 April to protest against this dilution of the Act. Below is a ...

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Organised Communal Frenzy in West Bengal and Bihar

The Sangh Parivar is calculatedly unleashing communal violence on the pretext of religious processions like Ram Navami and Chaiti Durga. The processions organised on these occasions by the Sangh are armed to the teeth, and their purpose, far from being prayerful or spiritual, is to enter Muslim localities and even ...

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Inaugural Convention of ‘Rozgaar Mange India’ Campaign Held

Inaugural Convention of ‘Rozgaar Mange India’ Campaign Held

Inaugural Convention of ‘Rozgaar Mange India’ Campaign Held The Inaugural Convention of ‘Rozgaar Maange India’ was held at the Press Club on 11 March 2018. The campaign has been launched to highlight the extreme state of joblessness in country especially among the youth. The speakers at the convention ranged from ...

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Comrade Duryodhan Behera

Comrade Duryodhan Behera

Obituary CPI(ML) is deeply grieved at the sudden and unexpected death of Comrade Duryodhan Behera, veteran leader of the CPI(ML)’s Odisha unit and the Chilika Matsyajeebee Mahasangh (organisation of fishworkers) at Mansa, during the 10th  Congress of the Party. Comrade Duryodhan had been part of many historic struggles of the ...

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10th Party Congress of CPI(ML) Liberation Concludes

10th Party Congress of CPI(ML) Liberation Concludes

10th Party Congress of CPI(ML) Liberation Concludes on 28 March 2018 The 10th Party Congress of the CPI(ML) Liberation concluded on 28 March 2018 with the election of a 77-member Central Committee. Comrade Dipankar Bhattacharya was re-elected General Secretary of the party. The 10th Party Congress of the CPI(ML) Liberation was held at ...

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Judicial Offensive on SC/ST Act and Political Violence Against Dalit Protesters

Judicial Offensive on SC/ST Act and Political Violence Against Dalit Protesters

The SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act was finally strengthened in 2015 through long-pending amendments that sought to correct the abysmally low rate of convictions under the law. The amended law recognised a whole range of atrocities commonly meted out to SC/ST people, mandated establishment of exclusive Special Courts and appointment ...

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Yet Another Thief Escapes While The Chowkidar Waxes Eloquent

We seem to be witnessing a new kind of ‘Quit India’ movement. The Lalit Modis, Vijay Mallyas and Nirav Modis are quietly leaving the country after defrauding Indian banks of enormous sums of money. In the latest instance, the Punjab National Bank, the second biggest bank in the country after ...

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Protests Day in UP Against Killing of Dalit Student in Allahabad And Humiliation of Dalits in Mirzapur

Protests Day in UP Against Killing of Dalit Student in Allahabad And Humiliation of Dalits in Mirzapur

A statewide protest was called by CPI(ML) on 15 February against the brutal murder of Dalit student Dileep Saroj, who was pursuing his LL.B. in Allahabad University. He hailed from Pratapgarh district. On 10 February, Dileep was mercilessly beaten to death in a restaurant where he had gone with two ...

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For Odisha’s Temporary Workers’ Right to Employment

AICCTU and Odisha Gramya Bank Astahi Karmachari Sangha (temporary workers’ association) held a protest on 16 February 2018 in front of Odisha Gramya Bank head office demanding that retrenched workers be re-engaged and that illegal retrenchment be immediately stopped. The protestors also demanded to ensure EPF and ESI and bonus ...

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Dismiss Union Minister Giriraj Singh for Land Grab

Dismiss Union Minister Giriraj Singh for Land Grab

A fact finding team of CPI (ML) visited Danapur in Patna district on 9 February 2018 regarding the case against Giriraj Singh, a minister in the central government for capturing the land belonging to Shri Ramnarayan Ram. The team included AIARLA’s National President and former MP, Com. Rameshwar Prasad, state ...

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