FACT FINDING

Neglect Turns Drought into a Man-made Disaster

A severe drought has nearly half of India in its grip – and the drought is no bolt from the blue, but has affected various parts of the country for three long years. Yet, there has been a drought of media

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After Dadri, Lynchings of Two Muslims At Latehar

(Fact finding report team comprising ML State Secretary Janardan Prasad, MLA Rajkumar Yadav, Palamu district Secretary RN Singh, Ramvilas Singh, Sarfaraz Alam, AIPF Campaign Committee member Yugal Pal, Ravindra Ram, Anil Anshuman, Dhiraj Kumar, and members of the Ranchi Anjuman

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After Dadri, Lynchings of Two Muslims at Latehar in Jharkhand

(Fact finding report team comprising ML State Secretary Janardan Prasad, MLA Rajkumar Yadav, Palamu district Secretary RN Singh, Ramvilas Singh, Sarfaraz Alam, AIPF Campaign Committee member Yugal Pal, Ravindra Ram, Anil Anshuman, Dhiraj Kumar, and members of the Ranchi Anjuman

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Jharkhand On Auction: Reality of ‘Make In India’

The budget session of the Assembly is on. Questions are being raised on the issues such as rehabilitation of the displaced, the policy for employment of local people, food security, corruption, and control over crime. In response, the Raghuvar Das

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Free Basics: Neither Free Nor Even Basic

Capitalism is so twisted that it can create massive fortunes for a tiny handful by giving a little something to ‘the poor’. While the wars of the last century were over oil, access to information is the sphere of power

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CPI (ML) Team Visits Drought Affected Bundelkhand Farmers

A CPI(ML) team comprising of UP state standing committee member Ramesh Singh and comrades Rajiv Kushwaha, Ram Singh, and Sudhir Kumar visited the direly affected areas of Lalitpur district on 24 January to appraise the situation of the drought-affected Bundelkhand

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Death Stalks the Tea Pickers in North Bengal

Early in the morning on 14 November, Malu Paik, a 42 years old permanent worker of Dumchipara Tea Garden near Madarihat in Dooars, died. The cause of death is termed as ‘cerebral attack’; the BDO refuses to admit that Malu died of

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Fact Finding Team from AICCTU Visits Protesting Manesar Workers

On 26 September 2015, brutal lathi-charge and crackdown was unleashed on the protesting Maruti workers in Manesar. In early hours of 26 September, nearly 2000 casual workers had sat on a strike at the factory gate protesting against the anti-worker attitude of the Maruti

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AIPF fact finding team visits Palamu to Investigate Cases of State-police Repression and Social Oppression

The team comprising of ex-MLA from CPI(ML), Vinod Singh, Ananta Prasada Gupta, Dayamani Barla, Jugal Pal and Anil Anshuman, investigated the incidents of – murder of civil rights activist Prahlad Sao by the coal mafia in Chandwa of Latehar district,

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The Blood and the Land

(Excerpts from a fact- finding report on Amousi carnage in Khagaria district, for which 10 Mushars were sentenced to death and four to life imprisonment. Senior economist Jaya Mehta, activist Vineet Tiwari and Sunita Kumari of Daanish Books visited Amousi to

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Repression of Adivasi Anti-Dam Protests in UP and the Refusal by the State Authorities to Let Fact Finding Teams Investigate

The Uttar Pradesh Government has unleashed severe repression on adivasis and people protesting against the proposed Kanhar Dam in Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh. The project lacks the requisite green clearances, yet it is being built by terrorising villagers who

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Reminder of Unfreedom on Independence Day: Atrocity On Dalits In Bihar

For Dalits in India, freedom is still a far cry. The atrocity perpetrated on Dalits in a Bihar dalit hamlet on Independence Day this year brings home this stark reality. A Fact-finding Report by a CPI(ML) team comprising All

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