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THE First All India Conference of Adivasi Bharat Mahasabha (ABM) was held successfully from 02 to 03 February 2018 at Raipur, Chhattisgarh. The process and preparations for the conference began just after the rally and mass meeting. On 3rd February the ABM flag was hoisted and martyrs were remembered for their martyrdom in various struggles and movements. A seven member presidium was formed to conduct the Conference. It was presided over by Comrade Bhojlal Netam. To strengthen and develop the organization, the draft Program and Constitution were presented before the Conference, discussed and adopted. Delegates from nine states; Rajasthan, Maharashtra,…
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KOCHI: The land dispute at Vadayampadi began after a wall was erected around an open compound of the Bhajanamadom temple premises and nearby area in February 2017. The Dalits in the area protested against the move and they demolished the ‘caste wall’ in April 2017. The subsequent arguments led to both verbal and legal battles. Immediately after the demolition of the wall, the District Collector had ordered to maintain status quo on the issue. However, the Dalits continued with their protests in the area. The issue further escalated after the NSS (upper caste Nair organization) demanded the shifting of the…
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WE, the alumni of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, offer our support to the call made by the TISS Students Union for a strike on 21st February 2018 against the decisions taken by the institute to deny the fee exemption given to SC, ST and OBC students (including religious minorities) who are eligible to the Government of India Post-Matric Scholarship (GoI-PMS). The fee exemption to students was an institute policy to facilitate access to higher education to students from marginalised communities. But over the years, fees of TISS increased many folds (currently, average fees is around Rs. 70-80,000 per…
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The 4th All India Conference of the Revolutionary Youth Federation (RYFI) of India was successfully held at Ranchi, Jharkhand, on 24-25 February, with delegates from six states actively participating. A presidium of comrades Sankar Das and Raju (West Bengal), venu (Kerala), Subbarao (AP) and Vikas (Jharkhand) led the proceedings. Comrades KNR, Vashist, Anil Mistry,  Prem Verma (Jharkhand Nagrik Prayas) and others spoke in the inaugural session calling on the youth to get organized and fight against corporate fascism and for an India as dreamed by Bhagat Singh and other martyrs. The delegates discussed and adopted the Political Organizational Report and…
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ASSEMBLY ELECTIONSIN a daring initiative, representatives of the struggling left and democratic parties and peoples’ movements at the culmination of a series of meetings and consultations at Bengaluru decided to form the Janandolana Mahamaitri (Struggling People’s Grand Alliance) as a Mass Political Platform against neo-liberalism and communal fascism to fight the forthcoming elections to the Karnataka state assembly. In a nutshell, the Common Minimum Program of the Mahamaitri, adopted after several rounds of discussion envisages to participate in the coming assembly elections fighting neo-liberalism and communal fascism led by Hindutva BJP. The Mahamaitri which has emerged through unity talks among…
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A 3-DAY mass sit-in demonstration programme, under the leadership of the Jomi Jibika Bastutantro O Poribesh Raksha Committee (Committee for the Protection of Land, Livelihood, Ecology and Environment), which has been spearheading the anti power-grid movement in Bhangar, West Bengal, since the past year and a half, was successfully concluded on 23-25 February at Padmapukur. Thousands of villagers attended the 3-day programme as scores of political and social activists from across Kolkata arrived there to express solidarity with the anti power-grid movement.Significantly, only a couple of days earlier, the state power minister, while answering questions raised by opposition MLAs in…
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Introduction to the Website: "Task of the Environmental Movement Today"PLUNDER of nature which is inseparable from the mainstream development paradigm has reached the level of a global environmental catastrophe today. Industrial revolution and the colonization process in the mad pursuit of installing factories, plantations, mines and other constructions without any concern for vulnerable and sensitive environment had already done irreparable damages to global environment. It got a further momentum in the postwar neocolonial period when rapid technological advances provided new avenues to corporate capital for intensified exploitation of world people and nature leading to the contradiction between capital and nature…
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OBITUARYCOM. RAMACHANDRA SINGH, OUR CENTRAL COMMITTEE MEMBER, PASSES AWAYIT is very sad news for our whole party and friends, our Central Committee member comrade Ramachandra Singh who was active in party activities till 1st February night, passed away by 6 am on 2nd morning due to heart attack at his son’s house at Lucknow. His body was taken to his village, Bangarmau, Unnao, where it was cremated in the presence of leading party comrades from UP, party friends and relatives.Com. Ramachandra Singh joined the communist revolutionary movement, inspired by the Naxalbari Uprising during his college days and consistently continued as…
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