The state level convention of AIARLA demanded house sites and homes for every rural poor family as a basic legal right. The convention was held in Villupuram on Septamber 12 at Comrade Subbu Hall (after a noted peasant leader who had been killed by hired goons in 1994 at Tirunelveli,
A protest outside Bihar Bhawan in New Delhi was called by the AISA on 15 September to protest against the bail granted to RJD leader Shahabuddin. Accused in several cases of murder, he was also responsible for the killing CPI (ML) activist and ex JNUSU president Com. Chandrashekhar in 1997.
On 17 September, minutes before PM Modi arrived in Gujarat, Jignesh Mevani was picked by the Gujarat Police. Though he was released later as a result of the spontaneous protests that erupted soon after, he was placed under house arrest and his movement curtailed. A day earlier, the Jammu and
On 15 September, CPI (ML) and Jharkhand Mazdoor Sabha organized protest meetings and dharnas in Bagodar, Sariya, Birni, Rajdhanwar, Tisri, Jamua and other blocks in Giridih to intensify the people’s movement against the Raghuvar Das government and to increase the pressure on the government. The key issues on which the
24 tea unions in North Bengal organized a massive rally under the banner of ‘Joint Forum’ on 24 August 2016. The key demands raised included – i) to reopen the tea gardens that have been lying closed; ii) 20% bonus; and iii) appropriate implementation of the NFSA recommendations. The rally
On 8 September, a ‘Jan Daavedaari Rally’ (Rally for people’s claim) was called by CPI (ML) in Giridih against pro-corporate rule of the BJP government that is based on lies and loot. The rally saw an outpour of people flooding to participate in the rally. The rally witnessed spirited sloganeering
A determined and a protracted movement led by CPI (ML) to register an intense protest against the decision to make Bindukhatta in Nainital district in Uttarakhand) into a municipality, resulted in a historic victory as the state government was forced to take back its decision. The revocation of the decision
'Cow protection mobs’ continue to remain absolutely confident of impunity thanks to patronage from the ruling regime in India, even after the Una uprising and the outrage over the Dadri lynching. The latest atrocities in the name of ‘protecting cows’ include the horrific murder and gangrape in Mewat and the