Roaring Long March in Bengal

THOUSANDS of people, in a determined show of resistance, are marching through towns and villages in West Bengal protesting against disinvestment of public sector units and demanding jobs. A ‘long march’, the mainstay in South Bengal, started from the gate of Chittaranjan Locomotive Workshop on November 30 which would traverse 283 kilometres and would culminate in a massive public rally in Kolkata on December 11. This march, at the time of the writing has already crossed 130 kilometres.

CPI(M) Releases Booklet on 100 Years of Formation of communist Party in India

“THERE is a commonality between the British rulers and the present Sangh Parivar ruling dispensation; both were/are inherently anti-communists and cannot digest their(communist’s) presence,” thus spoke Sitaram Yechury,  while placing the first booklet on the hundred years of the formation of the Communist Party in India. Brinda Karat, Polit Bureau member of the CPI(M) was also present in the press conference, which was held on December 4 at Delhi. The booklet is titled, “Communist Party @ 100 with the People, for Freedom 1920-1947.”

TSRTC Employees’ 52-day Strike Ends

K Chandrasekhara Rao, chief minister of Telangana, after holding a cabinet meeting on November 28, gave orders to TSRTC management to allow all its workers, who called off a 52-day strike, to join duty from the morning of November 29.  Earlier, he did not respond to the strike call off by RTC JAC causing distress to the workers and their families for three days. On November 30, he welcomed five employees from each depot and held talks with them directly. He cautioned them not to believe the union leaders and opposition leaders who he accused of misleading the workers.

Tribals & Traditional Forest Dwellers Demand Upholding the FRA

ON November 21, on the nationwide call of the Bhumi Adhikar Andolon (land rights movement), thousands of  tribals and other traditional forest dwellers from across the country assembled at New Delhi’s Jantar Mantar. This was the culmination of the campaign that was started by more than thirty organisations against the Supreme Court’s judgment of February 13, 2019, directing the forest department to evict all those whose claims under the FRA have been rejected.

Maharashtra: CPI(M) on the New State Government

STATEMENT issued by the five CC members of the CPI(M) from Maharashtra has  welcomed the resignation of the unprincipled BJP-led Devendra Fadnavis-Ajit Pawar government. In view of the Supreme Court judgement, we demand that the governor of Maharashtra must be sacked for the unconstitutional, anti-democratic and partisan role he played at the behest of the prime minister and the home minister.

Jharkhand: CPI(M) releases list of Party candidates

FOLLOWING are the candidates of CPI(M) for Jharkhand assembly elections .

1. Subhash Munda                                          Hatiya

2. Praful Linda                                                Khijri

3. Vishvadev Singh Munda                            Silli

4. Swapan Mahto                                            Behragoda

5. Naresh Bharti                                              Chatra

6. Mohammad Iqbal                                        Pakud


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