(Volume No. and Part No.) Vol. 20, No. 47

Vol. 20, No. 47

Heed The Workers’ Roar at Parliament Street

For three days from 9-11 November, New Delhi’s Parliament Street pulsed with the energy of a sea of workers from all over the country, demanding their rights. Their slogans and voices resonated loud and clear. India’s working class, in one voice, spoke for the whole country as they demanded curbs

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Massive Assertion of Working Class in Front of Parliament

3-day Mahapadav Against Anti-Worker Policies Responding to a call by the Joint Platform of Central Trade Unions and all major industry/establishment wise federations at a National Convention held in New Delhi on August 8, 2017, thousands of workers turned Parliament Street at New Delhi into a sea of red flags

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Open Your Eyes!

(Translation of the song composed and sung by mid-day meal workers from East Champaran - Comrades Kumanti Devi, Shahida Khatoon and Sahana Khatoon - at the Workers' Mahapadav (Dharna) at Parliament Street, 11 Nov 2017) Dawn has broken with red sun rays Why are you still sleeping with your sheet

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Jan Panchayat in Jharkhand: Ouster of Raghuvar Government only way to Save Jharkhand

The three member jury of the Jan Panchayat called by CPI (ML) on 11 November in Ranchi announced in its verdict that the only way to save Jharkhand in today’s time was by removing the Raghuvar Das led government in the state.  Huge numbers of poor from rural and urban

Protests Across India on the First Anniversary of Demonetisation

CPI(ML) along with other left parties observed black day on 8 November to mark the first anniversary of the demonetization that was introduced by the central govt. last year on the same date.  Far from addressing the issues of black money and corruption, the NoteBandi, has only resulted in loss

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Protest Meeting at Wardha Hindi University

The students of Mahatma Gandhi International Hindi University, Wardha organized a protest meeting in the third week of October against the disappearance of JNU student Najeeb and the burning of dalit homes in Khagariya district, Bihar. The protest was held at the main gate of the University and candles were

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Impunity to Criminal-Mafia-Police Nexus in Ghazipur

Casteist feudal forces in Audihar village, Saidpur tehsil, Ghazipur district set fire to the hut of CPI(ML) activist Achhelal Banwasi in the Musahar Basti at around 2 o’clock at night on 15 September 2017. The intention was to kill Com Banwasi but when he escaped they fired on him, missing

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CPI(ML)’s Intervention Against Communal Tension, Loot and Arson in Ballia

The minority community in Sikandarpur and Rahsarh (Ballia district, Uttar Pradesh) had asked for security during the festive season of Diwali and Muharram but the SP advised them to take care of their own security citing shortage of police security forces; this despite the fact that the area has been

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CPI(ML) calls ‘Krishi Road Map’ a Ploy to Cheat the Farmer

CPI(ML) Bihar State Secretary Kunal said on 10 November 2017 that for the third time the Bihar government has brought a ‘Krishi Road Map’, but as in the previous two road maps, this one also offers no solution for the problems of the farmers. This road map will cheat the

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AISA Protest Against the Arrest of Bhim Army Founder

The All India Students Association (AISA) took out a protest march at Allahabad University on 6 November 2017 against the arrest of Bhim Army founder Chandrashekhar after the one-sided action taken by the administration in the Saharanpur caste violence incident and his re-arrest under RSA despite the Allahabad High Court

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AISA's Save Democracy Dharna in Assam

On 11 Nov, 2017 AISA held a sit-in demonstration at Dighalipukhuri, Guwahati against attack on democracy and demanded to make public the Nagalim framework agreement, and not to transfer land from Assam territory to the Nagaland, to withdraw the decision of handing over of oil fields in Assam to corporates,

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Conclusion of the 5th Phase of Kisan Mukti Yatra at Muzaffarpur

The 5th phase of the Kisan Mukti Yatra organized by the All India Kisan Sangharsh Samanvay Samiti concluded at Muzaffarpur with leaders and participants of the Yatra paying floral tribute at the Shaheed Khudiram Bose statue, followed by a public meeting. The meeting was addressed by All India Kisan Mahasabha National

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November Revolution Centenary Celebrations

Jharkhand The Jharkhand Party Office organized a flag hoisting on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the great November Revolution. The great martyrs were remembered and honoured after the flag hoisting and it was resolved to take inspiration from the Russian Revolution to fight the present fascist-feudal-communal pro-corporate regime and

Protest in Yeleswaram against Illegal Land Grabs

A ‘Raasta Roko’ (Road block) programme was called by CPI (ML) on 8 November in Yeleswaram town in East Godavari district. The protest was held to demand action against the Tehsildar for issuing housing Pattas illegally against the court order to non-eligible persons and thereby depriving the poor of their

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Joint Trade Union Convention in Allahabad

A joint convention was held on 28 October at Allahabad against the anti-people and anti-worker policies of the NDA government. Almost all trade unions participated, including CITU, AITUC, AICCTU, INTUC, CDA, Pension, Rail, Insurance, Defence, State Workers Council, NCRWU and other unions. Only the Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) did not