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CPI(ML) Condemns communal killings of Muslims in Peda Village (Bijnor)
Communalism • CPI-ML
UP Committee of CPI(ML) ND strongly condemns the Bijnor administration, particularly SP Bijnor for manipulating the Peda village anti Muslim flare up to cover up and save the communal elements and the role of SI Anurag Chowdhary, local Jat landlords Sansar Singh, Pritam Singh and Manoj Lala who organized the attack yesterday on the houses of poor Muslim landless workers of Dhobi community. Read more
J&K : NOT MORE OF THE SAME
CPI-ML • Kashmir • Revisionist Parties
Photos in the newspapers showing Hurriyat leaders refusing to talk to leaders of the parliamentary opposition parties including CPI & CPM, have served the cause of the Indian Govt. to portray the Kashmir leaders as rigid and unreasonable. Sitaram Yechury of CPM and D. Raja of CPI are all over the print media standing outside the residence of Hurriyat leader S. A. Geelani. Read more
Successful One Day Strike Emphasizes the Need To Intensify Struggle
IFTU • Protests • Trade Union
All India Strike
The National Committee of the Indian Federation of Trade Unions extends revolutionary greetings to the working class of India for the successful one day strike on 2nd September 2016. IFTU calls on the Modi Govt. to heed the voice of the working class and to withdraw the anti- worker, anti- national policies of its Govt. Read more
Organize Protests Against Telengana Govt.’s Attack on Tribals
Land Struggles • Protests
K.C.R. led TRS Govt. has launched an all out offensive against the tribals in Telengana to dispossess them of their podu lands. Big police contingents are being sent along with forest officials to destroy crops in tribal lands, to get trenches dug to dispossess the tribals and unleash cruel repression against tribals wherever they resist the Govt. offensive. Even women and elderly are not spared by the force sent by KCR Govt. Read more
Pratirodh Ka Swar, August 2016
Pratirodh Ka Swar
Failed Coup in Turkey and the Emerging Equations in the Middle-East - Aditya Prakash
Imperialism • Turkey • US Imperialism
The failed coup by sections of the Army and Air Force in Turkey and the subsequent massive arrests and purge in military, police, judiciary, education department and press by Erdogan Govt. to tighten its control over the country have been both the result and cause of intensifying contradictions in Turkey and the larger Middle-East. This intensification is linked to growing contradictions among imperialist powers and among the regional powers aligned to them. Read more
Mahashweta Devi’s death is a great loss to the struggling people of the country
Miscellaneous
 “I have always believed that the real history is made by ordinary people. I constantly come across the reappearance, in various forms, of folklore, ballads, myths and legends, carried by ordinary people across generations. ... The reason and inspiration for my writing are those people who are exploited and used, and yet do not accept defeat. For me, the endless source of ingredients for writing is in these amazingly noble, suffering human beings. Read more
New Democracy (AP) - May-July 2016
New Democracy (AP)
Anger Against the Killing of Burhan Wani Burns in Kashmir Valley
Kashmir • Protests
AFSPA • PDA-BJP
(New Democracy News Service) 21 people have died and hundreds have been injured in police and paramilitary action against protestors in the Kashmir Valley in the 48 hours since the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen’s popular leader, 22 year old Burhan Wani. The killing was in an intelligence led police action. No criminal case was registered anywhere in India against Wani. Read more
Brexit: Born out of crisis and is going to further aggravate it
Europe
Brexit • European Union
British people in 23rd June 2016 referendum have voted to leave European Union (EU). It is a reflection of deepening economic crisis in the imperialist countries and growing disenchantment of the people in developed capitalist countries with political establishment. Response of the Govts. of developed capitalist countries to the explosion of financial economic crisis in 2008 has only increased the gulf between rich and poor. Govts. Read more
14th September 2016 : CPI(ML)New Democracy Protest at Telengana Bhawan against Attack on Adivasis’ Land by TRS Govt.
CPI-ML • Land Struggles
Tribals
On 14th September, Delhi Committee of CPI(ML) New Democracy organized a protest at Telengana Bhawan against the TRS Govt. in Telengana . This Govt. is attacking the podu lands and even the patta lands in the forests which are being cultivated by the adivasis. The TRS Govt. is acting in the name of protecting forest and is uprooting those who for centuries have lived in these forests and been both its inhabitants and its protectors. Read more
AIKMS Statement on Supreme Court Verdict on Singur
AIKMS • Land Struggles • Peasants
AIKMS Central Executive Committee has welcomed the Supreme Court verdict on Singur land acquisition, annulling the acquisition of 997 acres on grounds of lack of proper procedure and ordering the land be returned to the cultivators and owners. Read more
Condemn LEMOA Signed by Modi Govt. with USA
NDA • US Imperialism
The Modi Govt. has taken a significant step in the direction of forging military alliance with USA with the signing of the Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA). This document, signed during Defence Minister Manohar Parriker visit to USA, aims at allowing USA to use Indian military facilities including naval bases for supplies, spare parts and refuelling. The text of this agreement was finalized during Narendra Modi’s visit to USA in June this year. Read more
New Democracy, August 2016
New Democracy
COW VIGILANTISM : RSS-BJP ATTACKS ON MUSLIMS AND DALITS
Caste Oppression • Communalism
COW VIGILANTISM
RSS cow vigilante groups are unleashing mayhem across the country. Their acts are not only criminal and heinous but they publicize their acts with impunity. They know that they are backed by the powers that be and the state machinery moves to protect these groups, or one may say that this vigilantism is state sponsored. On July 11 in village Mota Samadhiyala near Una in Gujarat the RSS hoodlums beat up dalits for skinning a dead cow and posted this video. Read more
Amendments in Child Labour Act Attack Child Rights
IFTU • Labour Laws
Child Labour
The Parliament of India has passed amendments to the Child Labour Act which are designed to attack child rights and also to legalize the use of children above 14 years of age in industries hitherto considered hazardous. Passed in the Upper House earlier, it was passed by the Lok Sabha on 26th July 2016. Such a Bill had earlier been designed by the erstwhile UPA Govt. but it had lapsed. The new amendments deregulate the employment of children under 14 years of age. Read more
Irom Sharmila’s 16years’ fast against AFSPA - The many headed struggle against AFSPA will continue
Miscellaneous
AFSPA
For years the people of J&K, of Manipur and other North eastern states as well as revolutionary, progressive and democratic organizations and individuals throughout India have been fighting for the repeal of the AFSPA (Armed Forces Special Powers Act). This is an Act which allows India’s armed forces to legally function virtually as an occupation force in the areas where it operates. Read more
Dalit Rally at Sangrur
Caste Oppression
BKU • IFTU • IJM • KKU • NBS • PMU • Punjab • ZPSC
Thousands of dalits gathered in Sangrur to organize a rally under the joint banner of ZPSC, PMU and KKU. They were demanding to cancel the fake land auctions, release their arrested activists and cancel the fake FIR registered against ZPSC activists. First peoples gathered in grain market of Sangrur and then marched through the bazzars of Sangrur to DC office , where they held a dharna. Where PMU state president Tarsem peter addressed the people and said that Govt. Read more
Supreme Court Moves For Some Accountability Under AFSPA
Kashmir • Protests
AFSPA • Kashmir • Manipur • NHRC
(New Democracy News Service) The evidence collected so painstakingly is doubtless both gruesome and undeniable. The struggles of civil rights activists countrywide as well as the pressure of democratic movements and people’s growing restlessness with obvious violence of state forces have also had some effect. Read more
Pratirodh Ka Swar, June 2016
Pratirodh Ka Swar