Protest Marches And Effigy Burning Mark Modi’s Jharkhand Visit

Protest Marches And Effigy Burning Mark Modi’s Jharkhand Visit

On the occasion of PM Modi’s visit to Jharkhand, protest marches and effigy burnings were organized at various places in Jharkhand. At Jamua Chowk in Giridih, Modi’s effigy was burnt to protest against the spiraling prices of petrol and other goods, the indifference of the BJP government towards bringing back ...

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Protests Against Tuticorin Killings

Protests Against Tuticorin Killings

The CPI (ML), Janvadi Mazdoor Morcha and AICCTU organized a joint protest against the brutal killing of protesters in Tuticorin by the police with assault rifles at the behest of the Tamil Nadu State government. The Bokaro protesters held the Modi government and the Tamil Nadu government responsible for the ...

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Pol Khol Halla Bol Rallies

Pol Khol Halla Bol Rallies

Responding to the countrywide call given by the Jan Ekta Jan Adhikar Andlan (JEJA: People’s Unity for People’s Rights), a range of mass organizations and unions held a march to Raj Bhavan at Ranchi from Jaypal Singh Stadium in which hundreds of students, workers, youth and women participated. The march ...

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Gherao In Darbhanga Against Bribery

Gherao In Darbhanga Against Bribery

The Fekla Thana in Bahadurpur (Darbhanga, Bihar) was gheraoed by hundreds of villagers under the banner of the CPI (ML) to demand the suspension of the Thana in-charge for taking bribes from the poor and the returning of the bribe taken. Earlier, a rally was held from Chhaprar Math led ...

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Dharna At Muzaffarpur Collectorate

Dharna At Muzaffarpur Collectorate

AIPWA, AISA, AND RYA organized a joint dharna at the Muzaffarpur Collectorate on 22 May 2018 to protest against the growing incidents of sexual violence, rape and murder of women and children and the increasing rate of crime and loot. Through the dharna a memorandum was submitted to the Collector. ...

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Protest March In Muzaffarpur Against Spiralling Petrol-Diesel Prices

Protest March In Muzaffarpur Against Spiralling Petrol-Diesel Prices

The CPI (ML) held a protest march against rising petrol-diesel prices from the Muzaffarpur Party office to Kalyani Chowk where PM Modi’s effigy was burnt. During the march slogans were raised on the issues of rising prices, pro-corporate policies, Company Raj, Sterlite and the brutal killings in Tamil Nadu. Protest ...

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Thoothukudi Massacre: Company Raj Kills Protesters

Thoothukudi Massacre: Company Raj Kills Protesters

The people of Thoothukudi (Tuticorin) in Tamil Nadu have, for two decades, been protesting the transnational corporation Vedanta’s Sterlite copper smelter which has been poisoning the air and ground water, with devastating impact on agriculture and people’s health. May 22 2018 marked the 100th day of the latest wave of ...

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Protests Against Thoothukudi Firing

Protests Against Thoothukudi Firing

Protests have been held all over the country against the Thoothukudi firing. On May 22 itself, Pricol workers at Coimbatore protested the firing. Since then, the CPI(ML), AICCTU and RYA organized protests all over Tamil Nadu. In Bengaluru, the CPI(ML), AICCTU, Environment Support Group, People’s Union for Civil Liberties, Greenpeace, ...

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When Journalism Becomes Propaganda War on Truth and Democracy: Cobrapost Stings Unmask India’s Big Media Houses

The recent Cobrapost Sting operation codenamed 136 (this was India’s global rank in terms of press freedom index when perhaps the sting was shot, by the time the sting was made public India’s rank had however slipped to 138 according to the 2018 list) gives us a very clear insight ...

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AIPF Fact Finding Report on Thoothukudi Police Firing

AIPF Fact Finding Report on Thoothukudi Police Firing

An AIPF Team consisting of R. Vidyasagar, social scientist, Clifton, Advocate, Bangalore, G. Ramesh, Advocate, Tirunelveli, Abdul Nizam, Advocate, Thirunelveli, and Sundarraj, social activist, Thirunelveli, has visited and Kumareddypuram, Veerapandipuram, Pandarampatti, and settlements of Anna Nagar and Therespuram in Tutucorin town on 27th May 2018. The team also visited the ...

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“Pol Khol, Halla Bol” Protests All Over the Country

“Pol Khol, Halla Bol” Protests All Over the Country

Exposing Four Years of Modi Misrule Thousands of people under the banner of Jan Ekta Jan Adhikar Andolan (JEJAA) came out in 23 state capitals and many district headquarters on May 23 to expose and protest the four years of the Modi led NDA government. The JEJAA comprises more than ...

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Gherao of Dandidih Electricity Department GM Office

Gherao of Dandidih Electricity Department GM Office

The CPI (ML) organized a gherao of the Dandidih Electricity Dept GM office on 28 May 2018 on the following issues: starting the Barkattha Power Sub Station; ensuring regular electricity supply in the rural areas in the entire district including Gandeya, Bengabad and Birni; changing all the burnt-out transformers; waiving ...

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One-Day Dharna At Ranchi Raj Bhavan :  For Initiatives To Secure Release Of Workers Held Captive In Afghanistan

One-Day Dharna At Ranchi Raj Bhavan : For Initiatives To Secure Release Of Workers Held Captive In Afghanistan

CPI(ML) held a one-day dharna at the Governor’s office in Ranch, Jharkhand and submitted a memorandum addressed to the Governor on 28 May demanding that the Central Government sent a special team to Afghanistan to free the 7 workers from the state who are being held captive in Afghanistan. Protesters, ...

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Party Activists’ Conference at Palghar

Party Activists’ Conference at Palghar

The CPI (ML) organized a conference for party activists on 20 May 2018 at Palghar in Maharashtra. Addressing the conference, Politbureau member Comrade Prabhat Choudhury said that all across the country lands are being snatched away on a large scale from adivasis, dalits, and weaker sections and handed over to ...

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Centre of Steel Workers Protests Accidents in Bhilai Steel Plant

Centre of Steel Workers Protests Accidents in Bhilai Steel Plant

A fact-finding team of the Centre of Steel Workers, AICCTU, investigated the accidents that resulted in the deaths of three workers in the span of three days – 8-10 May – in the Bhilai Steel Plant. The workers who lost teir lives are Kamal Varma, contract worker Janak Singh and ...

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AIKM Holds Demonstration at Karnal

On 11 May, the All India Kisan Mahasabha held a demonstration at the minor Secretariat, demanding that the two Bills on farmers’ rights, passed by the Kisan Sansad on 20 November 2017, be enacted by Parliament. The AIKM saluted the legacy of the 1857 First War of Independence that had ...

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Sit-in Against Police Repression in Garhwa, Jharkhand

Sit-in Against Police Repression in Garhwa, Jharkhand

On 7 May, CPI(ML) held a procession and a dharna at the Garhwa district headquarters and sent a memorandum to the Governor of Jharkhand raising demands against police repression and violations of people’s rights. The protesters said that sand is being illegally mined even on land that belongs to farmers, ...

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Rural India Demands Employment: A campaign in TN by AIARLA, AIKM

From April 22-May 1, AIARLA conducted a campaign, “Rural India Demands Employment”. In the face of severe drought, continuing agrarian distress and denial of Cauvery water rights, rural Tamil Nadu is experiencing an acute employment crisis. Heavy outward migration is taking place. Women and aged have been rendered jobless. In ...

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Marx Bicentenary Celebrations in Uttarakhand

Marx Bicentenary Celebrations in Uttarakhand

The CPI(ML) held a public meeting on 5 May at the Town Council Hall in Haldwani, Uttarakhand, on ‘200 Years of Marx and Today’s Challenges’. Leaders of the CPI(ML), CPI, CPIM, Inquilabi Mazdoor Kendra, Samajwadi Lok Manch, Janwadi Lokmanch, Ambedkar Mission, and several intellectuals, journalists, and trade union activists. The ...

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Protest Against Killing of Bhim Army Leader’s Brother

On 10 May, CPI(ML) held protests in Lucknow, Allahabad, Ghazipur, Mau and Jalaun against the murder of Sachin Walia, brother of Bhim Army District President of Saharanpur. Walia was shot dead on 9 May, in the presence of police, by feudal Thakurs during their Maharana Pratap Jayanti celebrations. Last year, ...

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