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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Comrade BN Singh’s Hunger Strike In Hazaribagh Central Jail

Comrade BN Singh who is a political prisoner inside Jaiprakash Narain Hazaribagh, has been on an indefinite hunger strike with a dozen other prisoners, highlighting prisoners’ demands for jail reforms. The demands include that prisoners who have been in prison for over ten years be kept in an open jail; ...

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Dharna in Gwalior

A dharna led by CPI (ML) was organized in Phoolbagh in Madhya Pradesh demanding pattas for the slum dwellers. Addressing the protest dharna, the district secretary Com. Vinod Rawat and other speakers reminded the CM of the promises he had made. Com. K. P. Singh also raised the issue of ...

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RYA Meeting in Bhojpur

A youth meeting was organized on 11 December 2017 at the CPI(ML) Bhojpur Party office under the leadership of the RYA. The chief guests at the meeting were CPI (ML) Politbureau member Com. Swadesh Bhattacharya, District Secretary Com. Jawaharlal Singh, City Secretary Com. Dilraj Pritam, RYA State President Com. Manoj ...

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Obituary : Comrade Dinesh Maurya

Comrade Dinesh Maurya, member of the party’s Chandauli district committee in Uttar Pradesh, was murdered by criminals at 4 in the evening on December 17, 2017. He had been on his way back from the public tribunal in Mirzapur against the loot of adivasis’ forest land. He got down from ...

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Condemn US President Trump’s Declaration of Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel

US President Trump’s declaration that his administration recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and plans to shift the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem is a bid to confer legitimacy on Israel’s illegal occupation of Palestine. This decision has rightly received condemnation from around the world, including from ...

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Welcome the Victory of Left Alliance in Nepal

The CPI(ML) 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 Nepal. These results are especially significant, given that these are the first elections to be held in Nepal under the newly ...

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Countrywide Protests Against Horrific Killing of Mohammad Afrazul in Rajasthan

Countrywide Protests Against Horrific Killing of Mohammad Afrazul in Rajasthan

On 6 December 2017, Mohammad Afrazul, a 45 year old man was brutally hacked and burnt in Rajsamand in Rajasthan. While the killer committed the horrific act, the killing was filmed and the video uploaded on the internet. The video showed the killer declaring that he killed to save a ...

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Protests Across the Country on 25th Anniversary of Babri Demolition

Protests Across the Country on 25th Anniversary of Babri Demolition

Protests were held countrywide marking the 25th anniversary of Babri Masjid demolition on 6 December. Demands for the punishment to the perpetrators were reiterated while pledges were taken to combat corporate-communal fascist forces. In Delhi left parties organized a ‘Nyaay March’ against communal hatred and violence starting from Mandi house ...

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CPI(ML) Demands Administrative Ban on Bajrang Dal’s ‘Shaurya Diwas’

CPI(ML) Bihar State Secretary Com Kunal said on 5 December that the administration should without delay ban the Shaurya Diwas Yatras proposed to be taken out by the Bajrang Dal and Hindutva forces on the anniversary of the Babri demolition. This ban becomes even more urgent and necessary in view ...

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CPI(ML) Condemns Harassment of Left Activists by Yogi Govt in UP

In a statement released by CPI(ML) Uttar Pradesh, state secretary Com. Sudhakar Yadav has said that Yogi Govt is harassing Left activists in Uttar Pradesh. From Mirzapur to Pilibhit, CPI(ML) activists including women leaders in many districts, who are working among tribal people and farmers, and hailing from dalit, tribal ...

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Bhagalpur Bandh against Protection to Criminals

Hundreds of activists and supporters came out on the streets for the Bhagalpur bandh called by the CPI(ML) on 30 November 2017 against the growing number of crimes and killings, feudal repression, and the protection given to killers and rapists by the Nitish government in Bihar. A rally was taken ...

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Protest March against Khanpur Rape and Murder

A young girl was raped and murdered in Khanpur as a result of the police colluding with the accused against whom a report had been filed for molestation on 22 September 2017 at the Samastipur SDO Court. Outraged by this incident of rape and murder, students under the leadership of ...

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Campaign in Uttar Pradesh for the Release of Bhim Army Convenor

Campaign in Uttar Pradesh for the Release of Bhim Army Convenor

CPI(ML) held demonstrations in front of District HQs in Uttar Pradesh on 5 December, eve of Dr Ambedkar’s death anniversary, to demand the release of dalit youth leader and Bhim Army Convener Chandrashekhar Ravan jailed in Saharanpur under the NSA. A memorandum was submitted to the President demanding the immediate ...

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Eviction of Poor in Champaran

CPI(ML) Bihar State Secretary Kunal said on 3 December 2017 that the Nitish government is imposing the law from British times in Champaran. On the one hand he plays the hypocritical drama of a Champaran Satyagraha; on the other, he is hell bent on evicting the poor from the Betiya ...

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