The Karnataka state election results show that Congress which has a record of long years of anti-people rule could return to power due to negative votes against the BJP and division of votes in to five contenders who had fielded candidates in all seats and poured hundreds of crores of rupees in the campaign besides utilizing the caste and communal vote banks more brazenly.
A 7 member team of two human rights organisations – Orgainisation for Protection of Democratic Rights (Andhra Pradesh) and Democratic Rights Forum is in Odisha on 4,5,6 May 2013 to look into “POSCO problem”. The immediate context of the team’s visit is opening an armed Police Camp at Village Gobindapur and the subsequent reported repression.
IN KARNATAKA Vidhan Sabha elections CPI(ML) has fielded 18 candidates based on the Election Manifesto released on 29th March at Bangalore. Party shall try to unite all left and democratic forces who adopt this Manifesto, or the ten points of the anti imperialist program of the Democratic People’s Forum under the initiative of CPI(ML), in order to build a People’s Alternative .
In the media hype that is being created, what is being obscured or covered up is the direct involvement of the man who is put on the papal throne in what is called Argentina’s “dirty war”, one of the greatest crimes committed by imperialism using its compradors in the post-war neo-colonial era.
YEAR 2013 MARKS the 100th anniversary of the historic Gadar movement which was the first organized effort to throw out the British imperialists from Indian soil and to liberate the country after the 1857 First War of Independence. Though it was suppressed within a short time, it aroused revolutionary patriotism among the people of the country
We publish this draft Approach to Democratic Rights’ Movement for all creative suggestions soit can be made the basis for drafting a Program for the Democratic Rights’ Forum in the All India Conference. All democratic forces and human right activists are requested to give it the widest possible publicity for a discussion at various levels for expanding it