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9th Party Congress Draft : General Programme

PREAMBLE The Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) is the highest political organisation of the Indian proletariat fighting for realising its supreme class mission. It comprises the advanced detachments of the... (read full text)

Article : Crisis of Neoliberalism and Challenges before Popular Movements

Third instalment of write-up by Arindam Sen, which has also been published by a booklet with the same title. Continued from Liberation December. Grand Feast for Cannibals The crisis is... (read full text)

UPDATES : West Bengal Diary : In Solidarity with Singur

“The struggling farmers of Singur achieved what 552 MPs could not – they turned the colonial-era (1894) Land Acquisition Act into a piece of scrap paper”, said Tapan Batabyal, CPI(ML)... (read full text)

Update : Protest Rally Against Police Firing at Dubrajpur and Tehatta

Of late Mamata Banerjee’s administration has brought back haunting memories of Singur and Nandigram with police forces firing indiscriminately at villagers, first at Loba village of Dubrajpur (Birbhum district) on... (read full text)

EMTA: Meteoric Rise from Rags to Riches

The Dubrajpur incident has brought a seldom heard name – EMTA – into the limelight in West Bengal. This private player in the coal industry has given a full page... (read full text)

RYA National Conference

The fifth national conference of the Revolutionary Youth Association, held on the 14th and 15th of December 2012 in Aminabad (Lucknow), was a great success. 297 representatives from 12 states... (read full text)

PUSU Elections: Patna’s Students Rebuff Nitish’s Government

Students’ Union elections in Patna University were finally held after a gap of 28 years, thanks to unyielding struggle of generations of students. Although the election was conducted on the... (read full text)


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The Challenge of Change

2012, the year of exposes, is now nearing its end. The stream of scams being exposed since 2010 flew into a veritable sea in 2012 as skeletons tumbled out of... (read full text)

For India’s Democracy – Bal Thackeray’s Legacy Spells Doom, While Shaheen’s Courage Holds Out Hope

The events that followed the death of Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray raise questions about the health of India’s democracy. Thackeray – whose political career of four and a half... (read full text)

Protest Israel’s US-Backed War on Gaza

Yet again, Israel has unleashed war on Gaza, without provocation, and in defiance of all international norms. Israel’s claim that theirs is a defensive war, to thwart rocket fire on... (read full text)

Cover Feature : Bihar Rebuffs NDA and UPA Rallies for Transformation and for a Powerful People’s Alternative

The CPI(ML)’s massive Parivartan Rally on 9 November in Patna powerfully articulated people’s aspirations for thoroughgoing social and political transformation and a people’s political alternative in Bihar and in the... (read full text)

On Women’s Movement: Challenges and Tasks

Towards the forthcoming 9th Congress of the party, we will be releasing a series of draft resolutions for discussion. We invite feedback and suggestions on the draft resolution on Women’s... (read full text)

Articles : Crisis of Neoliberalism and Challenges Before Popular Movements

which has also been published by a booklet with the same title. The first instalment appeared in Liberation November. Over-accumulation and Depreciation/Destruction of Capital Where bourgeois economists see the surface... (read full text)

UPDATES : 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... (read full text)

What did the 2012 US Elections Achieve?

Most of us will have breathed a sigh of relief at the trouncing of the Republicans at US Presidential elections. I do not always find myself in agreement with the... (read full text)

President Obama’s Re-election: The Changing Face of Politics in America

President Barack Obama was re-elected as the 44th President of United States on November 6th, 2012 after the most expensive elections in the history of American politics came to an... (read full text)

CPC 18th Congress Signals: Little Signs of Any Course Correction

The Eighteenth Congress of the world’s largest political party (membership strength upwards of 80 million, represented by more than 2300 delegates to the Congress) ruling the most populous country under... (read full text)