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Update : AIPWA’s State Conference

AIPWA’s 6th UP State Conference AIPWA organised a State-level rally to mark the beginning of 6th Uttar Pradesh State Conference against the rising violence against women and to protest the anti-women policies of the Central and State governments. The

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OBITUARY

Red Salute to Comrade Ammaiappan CPI(ML)’s Tamilnadu State Committee member Comrade Ammaippan passed away after a prolonged illness on 09.04.2015. He was 54 years old. Comrade Ammaiappan played a key role in rejuvenating the party in Cuddalore district. This erstwhile

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Vidhansabha Gherao by Jharkhand Midday Meal Workers’ Association

Under the banner of the Jharkhand State School Midday Meal Workers Association, midday meal women workers and conveners gheraoed the Jharkhand Assembly with a 30 point demand charter on 27 March 2015. Thousands of women workers across Jharkhand blocked the Assembly gates for

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Midday Meal Workers’ Protest in Patna

On 31 March 2015, about 10,000 women protested in front of the office of the Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar under the banner of the All India Progressive Women’s Association (AIPWA) and the Bihar State School Midday Meal Workers’ Association. Women gathered

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Message of Greetings from CPI(ML) for the 21st Congress of the CPI(M)

[Below we reproduce the text of the speech delivered by Kavita Krishnan, Politburo member, CPI(ML) Liberation, at the inaugural session of the CPI(M)’s 21st Party Congress at Visakhapatnam, on 14th April 2015] Dear Comrades On behalf of the

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Message of Greetings from CPI(ML) for the 22nd Congress of the CPI

[Below we reproduce the text of the speech of (ML) General Secretary Dipankar Bhattacharya, delivered on March 25, 2015 at Puducherry at the 22nd Congress of the CPI] Dear comrades, I feel really happy and honoured to have been invited here to

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Rural poor and agrarian labourers will organise to resist the Company Raj

Report of the 5th National Conference of AIARLA The Fifth National Conference of AIALA, held in Bhubaneshwar on 3rd and 4th April 2015, squarely addressed the contemporary challenges and tasks of organizing the rural poor in the backdrop of the changing

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AISA’s 8th National Conference held in Delhi

AISA's 8th national conference was held in New Delhi on 10-11 May, in the north campus of the Delhi University. The inaugural session of the 2-day national conference was addressed by CPI(ML) general secretary Comrade Dipankar Bhattacharya, human rights

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AICCTU’s 9th National Conference Held in Patna

All India Central Council of Trade Unions’ (AICCTU’s) 9th National Conference was held in Patna on 4-6 May 2015. The conference began with a “workers’ and farmers’ rights” march from Gandhi Maidan culminating in a massive public meeting in which

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A tribute to Justice V.R. Krishna Iyer

(Excerpts from Prashant Bhushan’s tribute ‘A  Judge’s Judge’, that appeared in the Outlook) With the passing away of Justice V.R. Krishna Iyer, who had just entered his 100th year, the world has lost one of the greatest

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Red Salute to Comrade Baleshwar Paswan!

Thousands of people bid a final farewell to comrade Baleshwar Paswan on 2 November, at Bahadurpur block of Darbhanga district.  Co-editor of Samkaleen Lokyuddh Pradeep Jha, CPI(ML) Bihar state standing committee member comrade Rajaram, Madhubani district secretary Jitendra Kumar, Darbhanga

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Kisan Mahasabha’s protest week: 28 Nov – 4 Dec

The 7th Bihar state conference of the All India Kisan Mahasabha had identified the need for a concerted struggle against the ongoing agrarian crisis and to defend sharecroppers’ rights. It had also been decided at the state conference that a

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