KERALA: DYFI activist Brutally Murdered by RSS Goons in Kasaragode

HUGE protests erupted across the state of Kerala over the brutal murder of DYFI activist in Kasaragode, the north end district of the state. Abubacker Siddiq was stabbed to death at around 10 pm on August 5, by RSS criminals. A four member gang led by Ashwath and Karthik executed the murder in the darkness. Ashwat and Karthik both are history-sheeters and have been arrested by the police. Abubacker Siddiq was 23 years old and always stood in the forefront of DYFI's activities against the forces which spread communalism.

ANDHRA PRADESH: Women Workers Militant Protest against Privatisation of Mid-day Meal Scheme

A LARGE number of women mid-day meal workers tried to lay siege to Andhra Pradesh state HRD minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao’s house at Visakhapatnam on July 30 opposing the government’s decision to introduce cluster system all over the state and run the mid-day meal scheme through private agencies. Police did not allow them to enter the street on which the house is located, but the workers stormed through the barricades leading to arrests. There was pushing and jostling with the protesters trying to reach up to the gate of the minister’s house.

MOVEMENT FOR INDIA’S FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE: MIFI campaigns on the Crisis Gripping the Financial Sector

A JOINT meeting of leaders of various political parties, central trade unions, service organisations, trade unions and officers organisations in banking and insurance sectors, non-governmental organisations(NGO), women organisations, youth and student organisations etc., have decided to launch a movement against the grave crisis gripping the financial sector. The movement has been named as Movement for India’s Financial Independence (MIFI).

CPI(M) Protest before Police Headquarters in Agartala

In a surprising move the CPI(M) on July 30,  organized a mass dharna in front of the state police headquarters forcing the DGP to receive deputation from the party. Without any prior notice hundreds of CPI(M) workers assembled in front of the PHQ and started shouting slogans for defending democracy,  establishing rule of law, immediate halt of post poll violence, police action against the perpetrators of violence.

Writ Petition in the SC Challenging Article 35 A: CPI(M) Files Intervention Application

CPI(M) leader, Mohd Yousuf Tarigami has filed an intervention application in the pending writ petition in the Supreme Court challenging Article 35 A of the Constitution of India - Special Provision for the State of Jammu and Kashmir - introduced as per Constitution (application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order 1954. The Party is of the unequivocal opinion that Article 35 A, shall in no circumstance be annulled, modified or repealed. The Party opposes the relief sought in the writ petition.


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