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Obituary : Comrade Hirendra Nath Chatterjee or “Mesomashai”

Comrade Hirendra  Nath Chatterjee passed away on 23rd May, 2015 at Ranchi. He was 96 years old. He is survived by three sons and one daughter. Comrade Hirendra Nath or ‘Meshomoshai’ as he was known among friends and comrades, played a very

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AICCTU demonstration in Odiansalai against the policies of the NDA government

AICCTU activists staged a demonstration at Odiansalai on 26 May 2015, to protest against the policies of the Modi led NDA government at the centre. The agitated protestors expressed that the central government was adopting a pro-corporate approach which was severely hurting

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Workers’ and students’ protest in JNU

In JNU, workers and students have been waging a collective struggle over the years to ensure workers’ fundamental and legally mandated rights. Various contractors operating in JNU have a horrific track record of violating workers’ rights – and the JNU administration

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AISA protests against the CBCS and the violence unleashed by the ABVP

After having been forced to take back the anti-student FYUP programme last year, following a massive movement by students and teachers, the Delhi University is once geared to introduce another ill-conceived programme on students- ‘Choice Based Credit System (CBCS). The

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JNUSU Statement on De-recognition of Ambedkar Periyar Study Circle

We condemn the de-recognition of Ambedkar Periyar Study Circle by IIT Madras, at the instigation of the MHRD, for the 'crime' of criticizing the Modi Government and raising relevant concerns about the failure to implement the policy of reservations in

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Protest at MHRD against the ban on Ambedkar-Periyar Study Circle

On 1 June 2015, the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) called for a united protest demonstration outside the MHRD. Several other progressive organisations and groups joined the demonstration including AISA, DSF, Disha, Nishant Natya Manch, PUCL, Anhad, All India People's Forum (

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AIPF Convention in Delhi

All India People's Forum (AIPF) held a convention in Delhi on Wednesday, 27 May, to assess the changes caused and challenges posed by the Modi government in the last one year on livelihood, Rights and democratic fabric of the country. The

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CPI (ML) All India National Workshop held in Lucknow

The CPI(ML) held a two-day All India National Workshop for activists at the Gandhi Auditorium in Kaisarbagh, Lucknow on 30-31May 2015. 700 grassroots organizers from 23 States and Union Territories, working in nearly 200 districts and in various sectors, including railways, health,

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AISA observes National Protest Day against CBCS, RUSA and Central University Act in campuses across the country!

Holds Protest Demonstration in front of MHRD Against Imposition of CBCS in DU! The All India Students’ Association (AISA) observed a ‘National Protest Day’ in campuses across the country against the imposition of CBCS, RUSA and Central University Act and

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A report on CPI (ML)’s Solidarity Visit to Quake-Hit Nepal

Comrade Prabhat Kumar and Com. Dhirendra Jha, on behalf of the CPI(ML) Politburo, made a solidarity visit to Nepal, that is struggling to recover from the quake of Himalayan proportions. During the visit, they attended a volunteer training convention

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Update : Rape of Tribal Women in TN: Fact-finding Report

On 22nd November, TN police unleashed brutality in T. Mandam hamlet of Vizhupuram district. Four women from the Irula tribal community were raped by the Tirukovilur police in the early hours of the morning. Hearing the news, a six-member team

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Update : Convention at Trivandrum Demanding Moratorium on Death Penalty

A one-day convention was organized by a group of human rights activists at Trivandrum on 28th November 2011 to demand moratorium on judicial executions. It was an unequivocal condemnation by progressive voices against continuation of capital punishment. The convention was preceded

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