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Campaign for a Just Wage for N Bengal Tea Plantation Workers

With 1692 registered tea producers and nine auction centers, the tea industry sees an annual turnover of over Rs. 9000 crores. North Bengal has about 450 gardens spread out in the Darjeeling hills, Terai and Dooars region that are registered as sellers in

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Attack on Dalits in Madurai

On 13 February, there was an attack on Dalits in Parali Pudur village near Madurai but which is part of Dindigul District. The police and administration failed to act for the next 10 days. On 22 February a fact finding team of CPIML

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Suspected Child Sacrifice in TN Village

A fact finding team of PUCL, AIPWA and AISA visited the village Katchaikatti in Madurai district of Tamil Nadu on 26 January to investigate the brutal murder of a four and a half year old girl child Rajalakshmi. The child, daughter

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Bloodshed and Bold Resistance

[On 28 February, villagers protesting a thermal power plant in Kakarapalli, Andhra Pradesh, faced severe repression and police firing in which two were killed and many injured. On 2 March, a CPI(ML) team comprising N Murthy, D Harinath, B Vasudevarao, R

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First AIKM State Conference in Uttarakhand

The first Uttarakhand State Conference of All India Kisan Mahasabha (AIKM) was held on 9-10 March at Almora. The conference venue was named after Comrade Ram Naresh Ram and the venue gate was named after Comrade Chandra Singh Garhwali, the

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Women Celebrating IWD Centenary Arrested in UP

Women at many places in Uttar Pradesh were forced to celebrate International Women’s Day in jail! UP has seen a spate of incidents of violence on women, with ruling BSP MLAs involved in several such incidents of rape, abduction

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Jharkhand Bandh Against Anti-Adivasi Amendments to Domicile Policy

The CPI(ML) had called for a Jharkhand bandh on 14 May to protest against the domicile policy declared by the BJP government, communal frenzy, and amendments to the CNT and SPT Acts that protect the rights of tribals to land.

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CPI(ML) Calls for Jharkhand Bandh on 14th to Oppose the Pro-Corporate CNT Amendments

The CPIML has been agitating against ‘domicile policy’ and amendments to the CNT Act by the Raghuvar Das government of Jharkhand. This policy which is nothing but pro-corporate erosion of laws enacted to protect adivasis’ rights over land, flies in

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Protest In Delhi Against Fresh Spate Of Feudal-Casteist Murders In Bihar

AISA organized a protest demonstration and effigy burning of the Bihar government in Delhi’s JNU on 17 April 2016 against the fresh spate of feudal murders in Bihar. In the past month, three dalit CPI(ML) activists – comrades Mahesh Ram, Rampravesh

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State-Wide Protests In Jharkhand Against Threats To CPI(ML) MLA

On the evening of 31 March, CPI(ML) MLA Rajkumar Yadav received a threat on his mobile from an extremist group PLFI that if he does not pay up Rs 20 lakhs within one week he will be killed just as Mahendra

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AIPF Organises National Convention in Delhi

The All India People’s Forum (AIPF) held a national convention on the theme “Deepening socio-economic crisis: Way forward for peoples struggles to defend country and democracy“ on 18 April 2016 at the Constitution Club in Delhi. This national convention was held

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CPI (ML) CANDIDATES IN ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS 2016

ASSAM 6 Left Parties—CPI, CPM, CPI (ML) Liberation, RSP, Forward Bloc and RCPI--have together formed a Joint Left Front in Assam. The following are the names of the CPI (ML) candidates: Chhabua ------ Debnath Manjhi Tingkhong ----- Meera Tanti Duliyajan

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