50th Anniversary of Keezhvenmani Massacre

On 25th December of 1968, 44 dalit agricultural labourers were burnt alive in a small hut by upper caste landlords in Keezhvenmani village of Nagappattinam district. Enraged by the agricultural labourers’ political assertion under the red banner with the CPI(M) party, and their refusal to bow to their diktats, landlords ...

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Kisan Mahasabha Meet in TN

A consultative meeting of AIKM was held at Trichy, where it was proposed to hold the first state conference of AIKM in TN in the second half of 2018. Comrade Rajaram, GS of AIKM attended the meeting and spoke of the peasant resistance all over the country. Comrade A Simpson, ...

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Comrade Shivbaran Chaudhary & Comrade Sayyad Jainul Abedin

Comrade Shivbaran Chaudhary Comrade Shivbaran Chaudhary passed away on 11 November at the age of 85 in Bhilai. He originally hailed from Bhojpur in Bihar and was an employee of HSCL who got transferred from Bokaro to Bhilai. He showed keen interest in the communist movement since his childhood and ...

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Make 2018 A Year Of People’s Unity and Resistance Against Fascism!

The year 2017 will be remembered for some of the worst attacks on Muslim and Christian minorities, on Dalits, on critics of the Modi regime, and on the secular, democratic character of India’s Constitution and polity. Christmas this year has been heralded by a spree of attacks by Sangh mobs ...

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Resolutions of the CC CPI(ML)

(Resolutions adopted by the CPI(ML) Central Committee in its meeting held in Puducherry on 21-23 December 2017) Left Alliance Win in Nepal: The Central Committee warmly congratulates the Left Alliance (alliance between CPN-UML and CPN Maoist) of Nepal for its victory by a comfortable majority in the Parliamentary Elections in ...

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Rajasthan BJP Govt. Stops Peace March in Udaipur While Communal Hate-mongers Enjoy Impunity

Rajasthan BJP Govt. Stops Peace March in Udaipur While Communal Hate-mongers Enjoy Impunity

A Peace and Goodwill March to be taken out on 21 December 2017 from the Town Hall at Udaipur by Left parties, PUCL, and Loktantrik Adhikar Evam Sadbhavana Manch (Democratic Rights and Goodwill Forum) was stopped by the government and the administration due to political pressure. A delegation from the ...

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9th Tamil Nadu State Conference of AICCTU

Two-day state conference of AICCTU Tamil Nadu was held on December 16 – 17, 2017 at Chennai. The conference venue was called Com. Srilatha Swaminathan Nagar and the hall was named after Com. Swapan Mukherjee. An 11-member presidium conducted the proceedings. The delegate session started with flag hoisting by Comrade ...

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Mining Workers’ Protest in Odisha

Mining Workers’ Protest in Odisha

On 19 December, nearly three hundred mining workers came together to protest in front of Odisha Assembly. The workers had a six-point demands that included opening the Kalarangi mining soon; release of gratuity money of the workers; EPF provisions; linking pension funds with provident fund office; proper utilisation of District ...

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Left Parties Protest Against Increasing Electricity Price in Uttar Pradesh

On 20 December 2017, the left parties including- CPI, CPI(M), CPI(ML), SUCI(C) and others called for state-wide protest demonstrations against the increasing electricity cost imposed by the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh. There has been a 63% increase in the electricity rates. The rate of electricity in Uttar Pradesh ...

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Protests in Bihar Against Arrest of Employees’ Leaders

Protests in Bihar Against Arrest of Employees’ Leaders

On 18 December 2017, two popular leaders of Bihar State Non-Gazetted Employees Federation (Gope faction) – Comrade Rambali Prasad (Federation’s President) and Comrade Premchand Sinha, (Federation’s General Secretary) were arrested at Bihar Secretariat sent to jail. The government had called the leaders for a dialogue following a nearly two-month long ...

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State-wide Protests in Uttar Pradesh Against Murder of Peasant Leader in Chandauli

The emerging peasant leader of Chandauli district and the member of party’s district committee, Com. Dinesh Maurya was brutally murdered while returning from the people’s tribunal organised in Mirzapur on 16 December by criminal goons belonging to land mafia and protected by the BJP. On 22 December, the party called ...

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Martyrdom Day of Ashfaqullah Khan and Ram Prasad Bismil Observed in Patna

Martyrdom Day of Ashfaqullah Khan and Ram Prasad Bismil Observed in Patna

On 19 December, the martyrdom of Kakori martyrs Ashfaqullah Khan and Ram Prasad Bismil was remembered and observed under the banner of ‘Saajhi Shahadat – Saajhi Viraasat’ (Shared martyrdom, shared legacy) by Revolutionary Youth Association (RYA) in Patna. The programme started by remembering the two martyrs and paying silent tribute ...

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Municipal Labour Unions Strike in Mangalagiri

Municipal Labour Unions Strike in Mangalagiri

A strike was called under the leadership of municipal labor unions of AICCTU and CITU across districts in Andhra Pradesh to protest against the government order (GO) No. 279, promulgated by the Department of Municipal Administration that threatens to displace the workers as the contractors would be free to cut ...

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Tragic Death of Workers in Gopalganj Sugar Mill Accident

CPI(ML) Bihar State Secretary Com. Kunal described the Gopalganj Sugar Mill accident as extremely tragic and expressed his condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in the night of 20 December, after a boiler exploded. He also said that strict action must be taken against the those ...

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Obituary : Comrade Navin Ji & Comrade Shanti Devi

Comrade Navin Ji Comrade Navin ji (Shivkumar ji), a first generation leader of the Naxalbari movement, passed away at the age of 78 on 6 December in Aajokopa, Rupauli (Purnea). He originally hailed from Patna district. Com. Navin became a full time activist in the 70s after being inspired by ...

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Mandate Gujarat 2017: The BJP, Though Victorious, Stands Eroded In Its Stronghold

The Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017 mandate is notable not so much for BJP’s victory but for the sizeable shrinking of support for BJP, not only since the 2012 Assembly Elections but since the 2014 Parliamentary Elections. The election campaign was marked by increasing desperation on part of the BJP and ...

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People’s Tribunal in Mirzapur Against Loot of Adivasi Land

People’s Tribunal in Mirzapur Against Loot of Adivasi Land

The CPI (ML) and AIARLA organized a Jansunvai (People’s Parlliam) at Oliyar Ghat in Mirzapur on 17 December 2017. The BJP government and administration are flouting all laws to unleash brutal repression in the rural areas of Mirzapur which have an adivasi majority. The Forest Rights Act was passed in ...

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Com. Vinod Mishra’s 19th Death Anniversary Observed

Com. Vinod Mishra’s 19th Death Anniversary Observed

On 18 December 2017, CPI (ML) cadre remembered Com. Vinod Mishra on his 19th death anniversary and paid him tributes. In several party offices, comrades gathered to pay tributes to Com. Vinod Mishra and resolved to carry forward his revolutionary legacies. On this occasion the pledge issued by the parties ...

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Dharna against Inhuman Eviction Drive of Assam Government

Dharna against Inhuman Eviction Drive of Assam Government

On 12 December, people from Sampathar, Killinggok Sowalilukuwa villages of Amchang forest held a dharna at Chandrapur SDC office against inhuman eviction drive of the Assam government. The protest programme was led by the Sadou Asom Gramin Shramik Santha and CPI(ML). Com. Pankaj Kumar Das of CPI (ML), and Comrades ...

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Party Conference in Nirsa

The CPI (ML) Nirsa Area Party Conference was organized on 10 December 2017. The flag hoisting was done by Com Upendra Singh and the conference was presided over by comrades Krishna Singh, Manoranjan Mallick and Devi. Inaugurating the conference Central Committee member Com. Shubhend Sen said that this conference is ...

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