CPI(ML) Condemns Bihar State Government’s Indifference to Flood Situation in Bihar

CPI(ML) Bihar State Secretary Kunal stated on 14 August 2017 that floods have wreaked havoc on the lives of people in North Bihar, as in previous years. But the government, despite its tall claims, has failed in its disaster management and lakhs of people have been rendered homeless. Many people ...

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Reports

Kisan Mahasabha Organizes Huge Dharna in Madhubani A huge dharna was held in front of the Madhubani Collectorate under the banner of the All India Kisan Mahasabha on 22 July 2017 to demand the re-opening of the Lohat, Sakri, Raiyam sugar mills and the Pandaul cotton mill. It was announced ...

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Chandigarh and Chhattisgarh Cases Expose the Reality of ‘Beti Bachao’

Chandigarh and Chhattisgarh Cases Expose the Reality of ‘Beti Bachao’

Prime Minister Modi and his Government have given the slogan of ‘Beti Bachao’ (Save Daughters) as proof of the Government’s commitment to end violence against women. But in reality, this slogan is proving to be empty rhetoric – with BJP Governments at the Centre and various states acting to protect ...

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Serial Sewer Deaths and the Swachh Bharat Sham

PM Modi launched his Swachh Bharat mission on Independence Day – 15 August 2014. As we approach 15 August 2017, three more Dalit men have died cleaning sewer lines in India’s capital city Delhi. In July, it was estimated that 39 men had died in Delhi sewers in 100 days. ...

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Workers Strike and Protest Meet for Justice For Jeera Bharti

Workers of Mirzapur held a huge strike on 30 July to demand revoking of criminal cases slapped against Jeera Bharti and arrest of the dominant caste feudal landlord accused of leading the assault on Jeera Bharti. On 30 July AIPWA, AIARLA and CPI (ML) took out a protest march and ...

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AICCTU demonstration in Karnataka

Sanitation and water supply workers of AICCTU demonstrated before the office of the Karnataka Labour Commissioner on 2nd Aug 2017, demanding regularisation of all existing contract workers, same pay for same work, direct payment to workers by the Bangalore Municipal Corporation, etc. Thousands of workers joined the protest which was ...

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Jhunjhunu District Conference of CPI(ML)

The 3rd Jhunjhunu District Conference was held in Rajasthan on 28 July 2017 on the occasion of the anniversary of Com Charu Mazumdar’s martyrdom day. The conference started with tributes to Com. Charu Mazumdar, Com Srilata Swaminathan, Com. Swapan Mukherjee, Com. Zafar Hussain, Pehlu Khan, and all the martyrs who ...

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Saran (Siwan) Zonal Activists’ Convention

The CPI (ML) Saran Zonal level activists’ convention was held on 30 July 2017 at the Siwan Town Hall and was attended by activists from Siwan, Gopaganj and Saran. Addressing the Convention, Party General Secretary Com Dipankar Bhattacharya said that in the present times we are not even allowed the ...

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Demonstration at Begusarai Municipal Corporation

The CPI (ML) Beguserai City Committee held a ‘Jawab Do’ (We Demand An Answer) demonstration on 28 July 2017 at the Municipal Corporation on the issue of housing for the poor and other important demands. 300 urban poor led by City Committee Secretary Com. Rajesh Srivastava started the march from ...

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Demolition of Houses in Chandigarh

A CPI (ML) delegation led by Comrades Satish Kumar, Pooran Kumar, Vijay Kumar, Rajkumari, Aman, Agin, and Eisha met the victims of demolition ordered by the administration in Kambala, Chandigarh. During the talk with the team, the poor whose houses had been mercilessly demolished informed that they had been living ...

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AISA organizes Poetry Procession against Growing Violence in Delhi University

AISA organizes Poetry Procession against Growing Violence in Delhi University

Hundreds of students from colleges all over Delhi gathered with their poems, songs and colourful banners on 4 August to register their protest against growing violence in DU. The cultural procession was organized in the backdrop of murderous attacks and lynchings of Dalits and minorities of our country in the name ...

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Delhi AICCTU holds State Conference

AICCTU Delhi unit organized its 7th state conference on 5 August 2017 in Girinagar labour auditorium in Delhi which had been renamed Com. Swapan Mukherjee Hall for the conference. Workers from across Delhi and its neighbouring areas participated in the conference. Workers from DTC, MTNL, JNU, ASHA workers, construction workers, ...

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Solidarity with Narmada Bachao Andolan

Solidarity with Narmada Bachao Andolan

On 6 August several political and people’s organizations including Chhattisgarh Bachao Andolan, CPI (M), CPI, CPI (ML), CPI (ML)-Red Star, Chhattisgarh Mukti Morcha, Kisan Mazdoor Mahasangh, Aam Aadmi Party, Rashtriya Aadivasi Ekta Parishad, PUCL and others staged a demonstration at Ambedkar Chowk in Raipur to express concern regarding the deteriorating ...

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Dhikkar Diwas observed in Bihar against Betrayal of People’s Mandate

Dhikkar Diwas observed in Bihar against Betrayal of People’s Mandate

The CPI (ML) organized a statewide ‘Dhikkar Diwas’ on 27 July 2017 against the blatant betrayal of the people’s mandate and the political coup in Bihar. PM Modi’s and CM Nitish Kumar’s effigies were burnt at Kargil Chowk in Patna. The protests were led by Comrades Mahboob Alam (CPI(ML) MLA ...

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Statewide Protests Against Crackdown on Peace March At Biharsharif

The Insaf Manch organized statewide protests in Bihar on 23 July 2017 crackdown by the Bihar administration and police on a Peace March in Bihar Sharif, and their attempts to portray this silent march as a “security threat” and “threat to communal harmony” simply because a large number of Muslims ...

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AISA-RYA Activists Arrested in Lucknow Before ‘Save Democracy’ March

AISA-RYA Activists Arrested in Lucknow Before ‘Save Democracy’ March

Hundreds of students and youth had gathered at Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow on 25 July 2017 under the banners of AISA and RYA to hold a ‘Save Democracy’ march from Lucknow University to the Vidhan Sabha to protest against the massive slashing of the education budgets and attacks on employment ...

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Reports (5)

Comrade Charu Mazumdar’s Martyrdom Day The martyrdom day of CPI(ML)’s founding General Secretary and architect of the great Naxalbari uprising Comrade Charu Mazumdar, was observed by the party on 28 July 2017. Party comrades across the country paid tributes to Com. Charu and resolved to carry forward his revolutionary legacy ...

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The 15th National Conference of Jan Sanskriti Manch in Patna

The 15th National Conference of Jan Sanskriti Manch in Patna

The 15th National Conference was held from 29-30 July in Patna. The theme of the conference was ‘For resistance and people’s unity against social divisions, violence and unreason’. The auditorium in which the conference was held was named ‘Trilochan-Muktibodh Auditorium’. The stage of the conference was named after Bhojpur’s popular ...

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CPI(ML) District Conference in Jhunjhunu

CPI(ML) held its third District Conference in Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan on the martyrdom day of Com. Charu Mazumdar, 28 July. The conference began by paying tributes to Com. Charu Mazumdar, Com. Swapan Mukherjee, Com. Zafar Hussein, Pehlu Khan and to the sacrifices made by those fighting against fascist forces for a ...

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OBITUARY

Prof. Yashpal Well-known scientist Prof Yashpal, famous for people’s science, is no more. He passed away in Noida on 24 July 2017 at the age of 90. He was not only a great scientist but also a great educationist. He was born on 26 November in Jhang on the banks ...

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