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Obituary

Comrade Ghughali Prasad Participants in the Congress were shocked and saddened by the demise of one of the delegates, Comrade Ghughali Prasad, during the Congress. He had been ill but had insisted on attending the Congress, overruling the advice of

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CPI(ML)’s 9th Congress: Change with Continuity, Development with Expansion

[Excerpts from the explanatory remarks by General Secretary Comrade Dipankar Bhattacharya, made in the course of the deliberations in the delegate session.] The resolution on the international situation begins with the crisis of global capitalism and goes on to focus

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CPI(ML)’s 9th Congress : Let us Unite and Rise to the Occasion

(Address of Comrade Dipankar Bhattacharya, General Secretary, CPI(ML) at the Inaugural Session of the 9th Congress of the CPI(ML), Comrade Ram Naresh Ram Auditorium (District School Ground), Birsa Nagar (Ranchi), 2 April 2013) Members of the outgoing Central Committee and

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CPI(ML)’s 9th Congress : Stop Corporate Plunder, Defend People’s Resources, People’s Rights

The CPI(ML)’s 9th Congress at Ranchi, Jharkhand, was a powerful assertion of the Left agenda and response to the challenges of today’s India. The theme of the Congress – calling for a defence of ‘ People’s Resources, People’

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UPDATES

Resisting the Assault on Delhi University Delhi University (DU), one of the largest public funded universities in the country, is facing yet another massive neo-liberal assault. Close on the heels of the introduction of the semester system, DU has now

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Obituary

Long Live Comrade Brij Bihari Lal ! Comrade Brij Bihari Lal, a Freedom fighter and an ex-member of CPI(ML)’s Central Control Commission, died in Pilibhit on 11th May 2013 at the age of 92. Fighting several illnesses including cancer, he breathed

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Statewide Protests Demand Dissolution of Jharkhand Assembly On June 11 CPI(ML) organised demonstrations and protests throughout Jharkhand demanding immediate dissolution of the Jharkhand Assembly and fresh elections. In the capital Ranchi protests were held at Albert Ekka Chowk. Braving the

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On Cover # Shame : India The Only Country To Defend US Spying!

Thanks to Manmohan Singh and his Government, India has achieved the dubious distinction of being the only country in the world servile enough to leap to the defence of the US’ spying – even though India itself is reportedly the fifth

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Protests Demanding Arrest of Comrade Gangaram Kol’s Killers Continue As part of the ongoing protests demanding Justice for Comrade Gangaram Kol, the party held a protest procession on 23rd June in Dibrugarh district (Tingkhong area). The procession began from

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Special Report : Uttarakhand People’s Struggle for Rehabilitation

(In Uttarakhand, for the hill people, disasters are not a single calamitous televised event. Daily, they live in the shadow of disaster. Every year, there are calamities, their homes are washed away, lives are lost. This time, the presence of

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On Cover : Murder Can’t Silence Dr. Narendra Dabholkar’s Fight

Anti-superstition activist and rationalist Dr. Narendra Dabholkar (65) was shot dead on 20th August in Pune, while on his morning walk. The shooters were two youth on a motorcycle. Dr. Dabholkar had been campaigning for an anti-superstition law that would hurt

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On Cover : Public Meeting Demanding Justice at Batla Hous

The AISA and RYA held a public meeting at the Khalilullah Masjid, Batla House, titled ‘Conviction of Shehzad: Question Mark on Justice’. The meeting was well attended by students of Jamia Millia Islamia as well as local residents. Addressing the

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