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CPI(ML) Welcomes Formation of AAP Government

Hopes AAP Will Fulfil People’s Aspirations for a Reversal of Corrupt, Anti-People Governance New Delhi, December 28: CPI(ML) welcomes the emergence of AAP as a powerful third force in Delhi and the fact that it brought to the fore

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Successful Bihar Bandh by Niyojit Sewakarmi Samyukta Morcha

A state-wide bandh was organized on 22 December by the Bihar State Contractual-Honorarium Employees’ United Front (Samyukt Morcha) pressing for an 8-point charter of demands, including scrapping of the contractual/honorarium based planning policy, ensuring permanent appointment and equal pay for

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Press Statement issued by Left Parties on Upcoming Visit of US President Barack Obama

Obama Visit: Observe Protest Day on January 24 The Modi government and the BJP have unleashed the forces of Hindutva which threatens the secular and democratic values of the Indian Republic. It is at such a juncture that the Government has

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Expulsion of AISA UP State President for Organizing a Seminar Exposing ‘Love Jihad’ Bogey

In yet another shameful assault on campus democracy, the Lucknow University (LU) administration has expelled comrade Sudhanshu Bajpai, UP state president of AISA, from LU for the ‘crime’ of organizing a seminar on LU campus on the Love Jihad bogey

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Nationwide protests against Land Acquisition Ordinance

After announcing the closure of the Parliament session two days before schedule, the Modi government, sensing all-pervasive opposition within as well as outside Parliament, issued an ordinance to amend the 2013 Land Acquisition Act, putting an end to the provision for

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Massive Rally Marks A Decade of Comrade Mahendra Singh’s Martyrdom

A massive rally on 16 January 2015 at Bagodar marked ten years of Comrade Mahendra Singh's martyrdom. The entire Central Committee of the CPI(ML), as well as people's movement activists including Dayamani Barla attended the rally. Comrade Mahendra was assassinated in 2004.

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Protests against the acquittal of all the accused in the Shankarbigha massacre case

After shameful verdicts acquitting all the accused in the Bathani Tola, Laxmanpur Bathe and Miyapur massacres, last week all the accused in the Shankarbigha massacre too were acquitted by a lower court.  CPI(ML) launched massive protests in Bihar against

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CPI(ML) statement on Muzzafarpur Riots

The communal frenzy orchestrated in Azizpur village, which comes under the Saraiya police station in Muzzafarpur in Bihar is a shame on humanity. This communal frenzy in Muzzafarpur was planned and organized on the lines of the Muzzafarnagar riots in

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Obituaries

Rajni Kothari Veteran political scientist and civil libertarian, Rajni Kothari passed away on 19th January 2015. He was 87. He was among the founders of the People’s Union of Civil Liberties (PUCL) and later its President. He was also the founder

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Leftist SYRIZA Registers Emphatic Electoral Win in Greece

The Left has registered an emphatic win in Greece in the recently concluded elections, with the SYRIZA winning 36 per cent of the votes and 149 out of the 300 total seats. The SYRIZA, a coalition originally comprising of a broad array of

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Historic Strike Against Coal Ordinance

(India’s coal mine workers held a historic two-day all-India strike against central government's move of denationalization and privatization of coal industry through the Coal Ordinance. This was the first major resistance put up by organized workers in the last

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Nationwide protests against US President Obama’s India Visit

On 24 January 2015, there were nationwide protests against the visit of US President Barack Obama as the Chief Guest at the Republic Day parade celebrations in New Delhi. In New Delhi, Left parties – CPI(ML), CPI, CPI(M), SUCI(C), AIFB,

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