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March for Justice to Com. Zafar Held in Pratapgarh

March for Justice to Com. Zafar Held in Pratapgarh

A march for Justice for Martyred Comrade Zafar was taken out in Pratapgarh on 3 July 2017 in which 1500-2000 workers, farmers, Katchi Basti residents and justice-loving citizens participated. The march started from Gandhi Chowraya at 12 noon, proceeded through the main roads, Main Market, Lohar Galli, Krishi Mandi Road, ...

Rajasthan Govt’s Attempts to Misguide on Murder of Com. Zafar

While Com. Zafar sacrificed his life exposing the ugly face of PM Modi’s ‘Swachh Bharat’ campaign, the Rajasthan government is trying to misguide the masses regarding the murder of Com. Zafar. On the basis of the post mortem report, the Rajasthan Chief Minister, police and government are trying to claim ...
Tea Workers’ Rally in Siliguri

Tea Workers’ Rally in Siliguri

On 4 July 2017, tea workers held a rally from Bagdogra Airport area demanding declaration of minimum wages, monetisation of ration subsidies, patta for homestead land in each labour line within the garden, opening of closed and abandoned tea gardens and justice for the victims of police atrocities during the ...

Kisan Mahasabha Protest against Farmers’ Suicides in Jharkhand

The CPI (ML) and All India Kisan Mahasabha took out a protest march in Ranchi on 16 June 2017 against the suicide of two farmers within one week in village Pithoriya, (Kanke, Ranchi district), and for loan waivers of Jharkhand farmers and compensation to the victims’ families. The march started ...

Bhagalpur AICCTU Resists Eviction in Name of ‘Smart City’

At the conclusion of AICCTU’s May campaign against the government conspiracy to evict the poor in the name of making Bhagalpur a ‘Smart City’, Jugad vehicle drivers and workers held an angry protest in front of the Bhagalpur Collectorate on 31 May 2017. Hundreds of Jugad vehicle drivers from the ...

Protest in Odisha against Insignificant Hike in MSP for Paddy

The Modi government recently played another cruel joke on the farmers by fixing the support price of paddy at 1550 per quintal, with a disappointingly marginal increase of only Rs. 80. A massive protest was called by CPI(ML) on 28 June against this declaration. AICCTU, AIKM and AIARLA also joined ...

Construction Workers Demonstrate

Demanding uniform welfare schemes along with several other pending demands of the construction workers in Tamil Nadu, the All India Construction Workers Federation (AICFW) called for state-wide demonstrations on 9 June. Responding to this call, the construction workers’ unions held demonstrations in front of welfare board offices at Kanchipuram, Salem, ...

Victory for Ara Jail Prisoners

Prisoners inside Ara Jail in Bhojpur district went on a hunger strike under the leadership of the CPI(ML) for their democratic and just rights. The administration had to bend under pressure from this struggle and after one day the Jail Superintendent met the protesters, spoke to them and promised to ...

Migrant Workers from Jharkhand Hold Meeting in Mumbai

In a praiseworthy effort to organize migrant workers from Jharkhand in Mumbai, a meeting was organized at Andheri, Mumbai on 18 June 2017. The meeting was addressed by former Jharkhand MLA and Central Committee member, Com. Vinod Singh, PB member Com. Shankar, and CPI (ML) Maharashtra Secretary Com Shyam Gohil ...

OBITUARY : COM KISHORI SHAH

Com Kishori Shah, aged 58, was killed on 22 May 2017 in village Juhli (Thana Patahi, Eastern Champaran district, Bihar) He became a member of the Party in 2014 and was elected a member of the Chorouth Block committee member in 2016. He was murdered in a conspiracy by criminal ...

Presidential Election 2017: Save The Highest Constitutional Post From RSS Ideology

The stage is now set for choosing a new occupant for the Rashtrapati Bhawan. Before declaring its candidate, senior BJP leaders and members of the Modi cabinet Rajnath Singh and Venkaiah Naidu visited the offices of the Congress and even the CPI(M) to appeal for a consensus. All that the ...
Citizens Protest in Patna Against Undeclared Emergency

Citizens Protest in Patna Against Undeclared Emergency

Citizens marched in Patna on 25 June 2017 against the Modi government’s attempts to impose an undeclared emergency in the country. Leaders and activists of various organizations gathered at Kargil Chowk (Gandhi Maidan) and resolved to protect the constitution and democracy against autocracy. A march to save democracy and the ...

‘Save Constitution-Save Democracy’ March in Darbhanga

A ‘Save Democracy – Save Constitution’ march was taken out in Darbhanga on 26 June, starting from Polo Maidan, traversing through IG Office, Collectorate, and Laheriyaserai Tower and coming back to culminate in a meeting at the Polo Maidan. The march was led by CPI(ML) activists and raised slogans against ...

UP CM Adityanath Shown Black Flags in Darbhanga

UP Chief Minister Adityanath was shown black flags in Darbhanga by students who took out a march against attacks on students, dalits and minorities in UP. AISA and AISF protested in MLSM College by taking out a march with black bands tied on their foreheads. The march started from SM ...

Hunger Strike for Housing to the Poor

The CPI (ML) and AIPWA started a 2-day hunger strike in Gardanibagh for the following demands: A minimum of 20 acres out of the 185 acres of building land between Road No 1 and 40 in Gardanibagh (Patna) to be reserved for permanent settlement of the poor; put a stop ...

CPI(ML) Mahadharna in Lucknow Against Yogi Government

The Uttar Pradesh CPI(ML) organized a Mahadharna on 15 June at the Laxman Mela Maidan on the banks of the Gomati in Lucknow against the increasing atrocities against dalits in Saharanpur and other parts of the State, violence against women, deteriorating law and order situation, communal polarization and attacks on ...

Protests in Chhattisgarh against Cutting of Minimum Wages

On 1 April, the government of Chhattisgarh had raised the minimum wage however, it was reduced by Rs. 50 on 1 May under pressure from capitalists. A joint dharna was held by the trade unions on 19 May 2017 at Budhatalab, Raipur against the Chhattisgarh Government’s measure cutting the minimum ...
Indefinite Hunger Strike Against Victimization of PRICOL Workers

Indefinite Hunger Strike Against Victimization of PRICOL Workers

PRICOL workers are being penalized for the ‘crime’ of showing solidarity with Tamil Nadu’s crisis-ridden farmers! Workers of PRICOL Limited went on a one-day strike on 25.04.2017 as a part of the call given by all Central Trade Unions in solidarity with the fighting farmers of Tamil Nadu in the ...

Land Rights Satyagraha in Bhagalpur

The CPI (ML) organized a Satyagraha in front of the Jagdishpur Block headquarters in Bhagalpur on 9 May 2017 under the Land Rights Satyagraha with the landless poor calling for their land rights and resolving to fight for them. Earlier, hundreds of landless poor had taken out a rally from ...

13th Martyrdom Anniversary of Com. Rameshwar Ravidas

The 13th martyrdom anniversary of Com. Rameshwar Ravidas was observed on 18 June 2017 at village Surunga in Baliyapur Block, Dhanbad district. The memorial meeting at Surunga began with garlanding and tributes at Com Rameshwar’s life-size statue at the memorial site. Com Rameshwar was a well-known labour leader in the ...