PROTEST MARCHES IN JHARKHAND AGAINST LATHICHARGE ON STUDENTS IN BHU

AISA organized a protest march culminating in a Nukkad Sabha on 26 September in Daltonganj to protest against the lathicharge on students in BHU who were demanding gender justice. Condemning the sexual harassment of female students and also the violence unleashed on students for demanding justice, the protestors raised slogans ...

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AICCTU ACTIVITIES IN CHHATTISGARH : RALLY BY CONTRACT AND UNORGANIZED WORKERS’

The All India Contract and Unorganized Workers’ Association took out a rally on 22 September 2017 in Durg to mark the All India Demand Day, and submitted a memorandum to the Prime Minister and Labour Minister via the Collector, Durg. The memorandum demanded resolution of the problems faced by the ...

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SHANKAR GUHA NIYOGI REMEMBERED

On 28 September, the martyrdom anniversary of Shankar Guha Niyogi, the Chhattisgarh Mukti Morcha took out a rally in Durg. AICCTU leaders Radhakant Sethi, Bhimrao Bagde and Brijendra Tiwari attended and addressed the rally. The rally also paid tribute to the memory of Bhagat Singh on his birth anniversary. A ...

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PROTEST IN BHILAI AGAINST BAN ON KISAN SANKALP YATRA

A protest was organized on 20 September 2017 at Ambedkar Chowk, Bhilai against banning of the Kisan Sankalp Yatra which was to have started from Rajnandgaon on 19 September, the arrest of farmers, and the imposition of Section 144. This Yatra going through all major parts of the country is ...

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WORKERS’ CONFERENCE

AICCTU Korba organized a workers’ conference on 27 September. The conference opposed and condemned the anti-worker and anti-people policies of the Modi and Raman governments. AICCTU National Secretary Com.  Brijendra Tiwari was the main speaker. A 15-member district convening committee was formed with Com. BL Netam as the convener. The ...

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AICCTU PROTEST AGAINST HYPOCRISY OF GOVERNMENT VIS-À-VIS SANITATION WORKERS

The Nagari Nikaay Janwadi Safai Kaamgar Sangh affiliated to AICCTU organized a protest in Bhilai on 17 September 2017 against the hypocritical ‘honouring’ of 200 sanitation workers on Modi’s birthday. The speakers at the protest meeting said that the BJP talks of honouring sanitation workers on the one hand, but ...

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PROTESTS AT BHILAI STEEL PLANT

AICCTU organized a protest at the Main Gate of the Bhilai Steel Plant on the issue of annual bonus, demanding Rs 20,000 and Rs 10,000 as bonus for regular and contract workers respectively. AICCTU and Ispat Shramik Manch participated in the meeting which was addressed by SL Sahu, Ashok Miri, ...

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POOR IN BUXAR WIN STRUGGLE AGAINST DISPLACEMENT

The people belonging to the Dom community have been residing besides the road in Bagain in Brahmpur block of Buxar district for several years now. These people have been associated with CPI(ML) since very long. On 14 September, in the name of removing encroachment, massive police force and the administration ...

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CPI(ML) PUNJAB STATE CONFERENCE

The CPI(ML) held its 2nd Punjab State Conference in Batala of Gurdaspur district on 27-28 September 2017. The conference was dedicated to Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh whose 110th birth anniversary was observed on 28 Sept. and great revolutionary cultural activist and theatre personality Comrade Gurusharan Singh, whose 6th death anniversary was ...

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BHU ‘Betis’ Demand Safety, Equality –  Get Police Brutality In Reply

BHU ‘Betis’ Demand Safety, Equality – Get Police Brutality In Reply

The women students of Banaras Hindu University are raising a vital issue of safety and equality on their campus. It is shocking that instead of heeding them the BHU VC has branded the incident of molestation and the women students’ concerns as “a political conspiracy” and unleashed a lathicharge. The ...

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Jan Ekta Jan Adhikar Andolan Holds National Convention

An all India convention of mass, class and social movements was held on 18 September at Mavalankar Hall, New Delhi to launch the Jan Ekta Jan Adhikar Andolan. The various movements and organizations came together to intensify the struggle against price rise, unemployment, attacks on people’s rights and on democracy ...

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7th Bihar State Conference of AIPWA Held

The 7th Bihar State Conference was held successfully on 19 September 2017, at Srilata Swaminathan Hall, Kaushalya Devi Dais, at the Town Hall Siwan. The main slogans of the Conference were ‘No To Hate and Violence, We Want Dignity and Equality For All’ and ‘Sangh Brigade Beware – We Won’t ...

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Protests in Solidarity with BHU

Protests in Solidarity with BHU

Protests have been held all over India in solidarity with the BHU women students’ movement for safety and equality on their campus and against the police brutality they faced.  In Delhi, many women’s groups and student groups – including AISA, AIDWA, AIPWA, All India Dalit Mahila Adhikar Manch, ANHAD, AIMSS, ...

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Left Parties Raise Voice Against Attempts to Shut Down Patna Museum

CPI(ML), CPI and CPI(M) State Secretaries of Bihar issued a statement warning the Bihar Government to stop trying to play games with the precious legacy of artefacts of the Patna Museum. The Patna Museum is 100 years old; unfortunately it’s invaluable collection of artefacts and documents – collected through the ...

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Convention on Land Rights and Struggles in Kerala

In the wake of recent agitations by landless poor and dalits demanding immediate government take over and redistribution of vast extents of plantation lands held in unlawful possession of monopolies and vested interests, a convention sharply focusing glaring lapses on the part of state administration in formulating a scientific and ...

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Thousand Days of Betrayal and Failure of Raghuvar Govt. in Jharkhand

CPI(ML) and Jharkhand Construction Workers’ Union organised a sit-in protest at block headquarter in Khelari block of Ranchi district on 15 September with a 15-point ‘people’s charter of demands’. This was as a part of statewide campaign being taken up by the CPI(ML) on the occasion of completion of thousand ...

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Andhra Pradesh: Malaria Menace in Tribal Areas

The people in tribal areas of Andhra Pradesh are suffering from heavy attack of malaria in epidemic proportions since July resulting in a high increase in child and mother mortality. Many deaths have been reported in media too, but no concrete measure has been taken up by the government so ...

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Reports in Brief

AIARLA Protest in Muzaffarpur Rural and Mid-day meal workers held a protest in Kurhni block of Muzaffarpur for land, employment and construction of toilets on 14 September. A ten-point charter was handed over to the officials. The demands of 5 decimal land for homestead to dalits, titles for land already ...

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Bullet Trains for the Rich, Bulldozers for the Poor

Ever since coming to power in 2014, Narendra Modi has been talking of India in 2022, the year when post-Independence India will turn 75. In fact, with the crucial elections to the Gujarat Assembly round the corner, and the government having little to show for its 2014 poll promises, 2022 ...

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Birthday For Modi – Deathday for A Valley

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi chose to celebrate his birthday by inaugurating the Sardar Sarovar Project – even as 40000 families who continue to be denied rehabilitation and resettlement, protested by standing night and day in the rising river water. This move was a last ditch, desperate measure by the ...

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