CPI(M) Delegation Meets Election Commission

A DELEGATION of the CPI(M) led by the general secretary, Sitaram Yechury met the full body of the Election Commission on March 6, to highlight the grave situation prevailing in Tripura which threatens the conduct of free and fair elections to the 17th Lok Sabha. The delegation consisted of Nilotpal Basu, Polit Bureau member, Gautam Das, secretary, Tripura state committee and the three MPs from the state, Jiten Choudhary, Shankar Datta and Jharna Das.

CPI(M) Demands Increase in MSP; Stands with Agitating Famers

THE CPI(M) Telangana state committee has condemned the recent lathicharge on turmeric and red jowar farmers of Armoor and Nizamabad. The farmers were headed towards the state capital to protest against lack of minimum support price (MSP) as per the norms. Stating that violence could not solve any problem, CPI(M) demanded support price for red jowar and turmeric in addition to establishing a Turmeric Board soon.

Kerala Samrakshana Jathas Conclude

IT was a roaring crowd. They vowed to protect the state from the challenges posed by the communal forces. The crowd vehemently warned the Modi government of its anti-people and pro-corporate policies. Thousands of men and women from all ages and different walks of life gathered in the historical Thekkinkadu Maidan in Thrissur, the cultural capital of Kerala, to mark the culmination of Left Democratic Front (LDF)’s two Kerala Samrakshana Jathas led by the CPI(M) state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan and CPI state secretary Kanam Rajendran.

Let the New Urban Policy be Decided by New Govt

THE ministry of housing and urban affairs (MOHUA) has released first draft of the National Urban Policy Framework (NUPF). The draft summary explains the philosophical outline of the need for drafting such a document. It is considered that this document will become a guide for the future of urban planning in India. The NUPF draft is prepared in a hurried manner to brush aside the outcome of the failure of urban policies of the BJP government.  

Massive Farmers March in Patna

THE massive turn-out of farmers, poor peasants and agricultural workers on February 18, under the banner of joint Kisan Sangharsh Samiti gave a befitting reply to the hate mongers who are utilising the tragic incident in Pulwama (Kashmir) to polarise the masses on communal lines by using abusive languages against the minority community and even attacking the Kashmiri small traders in Patna.

Workers, Peasants Rally against BJP Govt

Anchor AFTER many decades, Ahmedabad witnessed a three kilometre-long, 10,000-strong huge rally carrying red flags on February 17. The rally was organised by CITU, AIKS, Gujarat Anganwadi Karmachari Sangathan, Gujarat Asha-Facilitator Health Workers Union, AIDWA, SFI, DYFI and AARM. Workers, peasants, anganwadi workers and helpers, Asha workers-facilitators, women, youth, students and adivasis from 22 out of the 33 districts of Gujarat participated in the rally which took off from Sardar Garden near Nehru bridge.


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