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Protest against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 at Delhi

THE Left-Democratic Manch (LDM), Assam-a common platform of 10 political parties comprising of the CPI (M), CPI, CPI (ML), AAP, SP, NCP, RCPI, Janata Dal(S), LDP and Asom Sangrami Mancha, staged a massive 'sit-in-demonstration' at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on  December 28. Demanding immediate withdrawal of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 and upgradation of a flawless National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam with the inclusion of names of all the genuine Indian citizens in the final list, the demonstration was attended by several hundred protesters from Assam

Murder of Police Officer in UP: BAA Demands Judicial Inquiry

A FACT-finding team of Bhumi Adhikar Andolan comprising members of parliament, leaders of kisan organisations, advocates from Supreme Court and senior journalists has, on December 20, visited the family of assassinated police officer Subodh Kumar Singh who was shot and lynched when he was on duty, by a mob led by Bajrang Dal. The team members consoled the family members, his widow Rajani Singh and two sons Shreya Prathap Singh and Abhishek Prathap Singh.

BSNLEU's Conference Resolves to Strengthen Unity and to Intensify Struggles

AT a time when the entire officers and workers of BSNL are engaged in continuous struggles against the pro-Reliance Jio and anti-BSNL steps being taken by the government, BSNLEU, the biggest trade union of BSNL, has conducted its 9th all India conference at Mysuru. The conference which was held from December 17-20, 2018, has taken many important decisions to defend BSNL and the future of the employees.

INAUGURAL SESSION

BSNLEU's Conference Resolves to Strengthen Unity and to Intensify Struggles

AT a time when the entire officers and workers of BSNL are engaged in continuous struggles against the pro-Reliance Jio and anti-BSNL steps being taken by the government, BSNLEU, the biggest trade union of BSNL, has conducted its 9th all India conference at Mysuru. The conference which was held from December 17-20, 2018, has taken many important decisions to defend BSNL and the future of the employees.

INAUGURAL SESSION

TAMIL NADU: Thousands Throng Keezhvenmani to Pay Homage to Martyrs

FIFTY years ago, in the morning of December 25, 1968, the landlords of  Keezhvenmani village in East Tanjore district, Tamil Nadu, unleashed one of the most violent attacks on dalits in independent India, killing 44 people including women and children.

The attacks began as the landless dalits in the village started to agitate for wage hike under the banner of CPI(M), which was gaining ground in the state. Unable to tolerate the rise of the red flag, the landlords there resorted to the most gruesome killings of the dalits.

On Telangana Assembly Elections

THE election results  for Telangana state, have  not only brought Telangana Rashtra Samiti  to power for the second term, but also, the incumbent Party, TRS improved its position considerably by winning 88 seats out of 119 seats of the assembly. The Congress alliance could scrap through with only 21 seats, including two seats for the TDP. TJS and CPI drew a blank. Two independents who won the elections have also joined the TRS, taking the tally of TRS to 90.  The AIMIM could retain all their seven seats.

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