REPORTS

TRIBUTE : Doug Lorimer, 1953-2013

(Doug Lorimer, a leading Australian Left activist, passed away on 21st July. CPI(ML) comrades have warm memories of Comrade Doug Lorimer, who had visited India numerous times, and had stayed at the CPI(ML) office often on those visits.

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Update Reports

Pithoragarh villagers stage hunger strike (From The Hindu, dt 14 August 2013, by C. K. Chandramohan) Starving and irate residents of about 13 villages staged a token hunger strike before the office of the Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Munsyari, in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand on 13

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Update : AISA Holds Historic Referendum in Delhi University

More than 10,000 students of Delhi University participated in a Referendum on the Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP) which had been arrogantly imposed in Delhi University, overriding the concerns of teachers, professors, and students alike. The AISA conducted this Referendum on 22

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Update : Deceit At the Hospital of Truth

Sanitation Hospital Workers Strike at a Delhi Hospital over Non-Payment of Minimum Wages Sanitation workers of the Satyavadi Raja Harishchandra Hospital, Narela in Outer Delhi have started an indefinite dharna since 8th August, to protest their unjust dismissal when they

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Update : Niyamgiri Palli Sabhas Say NO to Vedanta

A historic event has occurred thanks to the struggle of the Niyamgiri Dongria Kondh adivasis against the mining MNC Vedanta. 12 villages held a referendum to decide whether or not they wanted Vedanta to mine the Niyamgiri hill range and its

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Update : No Justice For Women Victims Of Violence In Bihar

(This August, AIPWA demanded that the Government ensure, through the Nirbhaya fund and other measures, that every survivor of violence against women, got free medical care, as well as adequate relief and guaranteed rehabilitation. A report on rape survivors by

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On Cover : Rally for Justice on Anniversary of Batla House Killings

On the fifth anniversary of the Batla House ‘encounter,’ RYA and AISA held a rally at Batla House. Recently the Delhi sessions court awarded life imprisonment to Shehzad, holding him guilty of the murder of the police officer Mohan Chand

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OBITUARY

Comrade Ahmadi Comrade Ahmadi, a popular leader in Uttar Pradesh, breathed her last in a hospital in Varanasi after she took poison. She was district committee member of party’s Mirzapur committee and district President of AIPWA. Born in a

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UPDATE

The frightening aftermath of the devastation caused in June 2013 in the Himalayan State of Uttarakhand is far from normalising. Most of the roads could not be opened. The BRO, whose responsibility is to maintain the NH roads going to the

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UPDATES

Demanding Justice For Martyr Gangaram Kaul Subhas Sen The struggle for justice for Comrade Gangaram Kaul continues. At the demonstration in Tinsukia on 12th June, a resolution had been passed that if the Assam Government failed to initiate a CBI

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Niyamgiri Shows the Way: Let Gram Sabhas Decide on Other Projects in Odisha

In a series of 12 historic Gramsabhas, the people of 12 villages falling under Rayagada and Kalahandi districts of Odisha gave a decisive mandate to kick out the alumina multinational Vedanta-Sterlite. Vedanta had plans to acquire land to mine bauxite and set

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Mining Mafia, State Terror, Communal Forces Rule the Roost in Uttar Pradesh

Recent developments in UP have underlined that the Samajwadi Party’s Government is giving a free rein to mining mafia and communal forces, even as it unleashes repression on protesters. These recent developments include the attack on a CPI(ML)

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