REPORTS

Updates : 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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Updates : Rapists of Dalit Girls in Kurmuri Convicted

All 3 rapists of the 6 Dalit teenage girls in Kurmuri village, Bhojpur, Bihar, have been convicted in a remarkably short time, within three months. This verdict is a tribute to the courage of the survivors and the prompt and sustained efforts

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Updates : 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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Updates : 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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Updates : Workers’ All India Protest Day on 5 December

On the call of 11 Central Trade Unions, massive protest demonstrations, rallies and dharnas were held by workers across the country on the All India Protest Day on 5 December 2014, against anti-worker amendments in labour laws, further enhancing of disinvestment of PSUs

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UPDATES : Nationwide Joint Left Protests

Between December 8-14, various Left Parties – including CPI(ML), CPI, CPI(M), Forward Block, RSP and SUCI(C) – held campaigns and protests across the country against the anti-people economic policies of the Modi government and the communal politics of the

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UPDATES : Massive Chetawani rally in Ludhiana

A massive Chetawani rally (Warning Rally) was held on 28 November at Ludhiana at the call of the CPI, CPM Punjab, CPI(ML) Liberation and CPI(M). The massive gathering of peasants and workers warned the Akali-BJP Badal government to scrap

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Special Report : Manorama’s Rape and Murder : Justice Awaited Ten Years On

In 2004, Thangjam Manorama’s brutal rape and murder by the Assam Rifles personnel sparked off a historic movement demanding the repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA). Manipur’s women stripped off their clothes and protested in front

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TRIBUTE : Red Salute to Comrade Geeta Das!

Veteran revolutionary women’s leader of the party Comrade Geeta Das breathed her last on 24 October at her daughter’s house in Santoshpur, West Bengal. Comrade Geeta Das, popularly known among her comrades as ‘Geetadi’ was 78 years old and was

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Communal Hatred the Mahapanchayat Way

An All India Students Association team visited Bawana on Sunday (November 2, 2014), met local people, witnessed the Mahapanchayat and the developments around it. This report is based on that visit. Long standing communal tension in Bawana (at the outskirts of Delhi)

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Communal Politics in Delhi

The Delhi Assembly elections have been announced. Even before the official announcement of the elections, communal tensions were systematically stoked in the city by India’s ruling political party in collusion with a pliant Delhi Police. Delhi is now witnessing

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Dubrajpur Firing: Mamata’s Nandigram The Singur -Nandigram episode was again enacted in Loba, a sleepy hamlet of Dubrajpur in Birbhum district, when a huge contingent of police fired upon the villagers who were agitating for legitimate compensation against land

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