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Kerala: Trash to Treasure

THE DYFI has raised an amount of Rs 10,95,86,537 for  the chief minister’s disaster relief fund(CMDRF)  by collecting scrap, reselling garbage for recycling, and doing different kinds of jobs. Even as the first Coronavirus cases surfaced in Kerala and the state government stepped up its defence, Kerala’s young people were at the forefront of the efforts. The DYFI-led campaign ‘Njangalund’ (we are here), which was started to provide assistance to the needy during the lockdown, is still on.

KERALA: Withdraw Decision to Handover Thiruvananthapuram Airport to Adani Group

AN all-party meeting presided over by the chief minister of Kerala, that was held in Thiruvananthapuram on August 20, has demanded the central government to withdraw its decision to handover Thiruvananthapuram International Airport to the Adani group. All attendees except the BJP representatives had sharply criticised the privatisation of airport. The meeting decided to continue to jointly fight a legal battle on this issue. 

Gimmick of NRA: CPI (M) Response

THE pandemic and the lockdown imposed by the Modi government has led to an unprecedented collapse of economic activities and a severe contraction of the economy. Steep hike in unemployment is the most obvious manifestation of this reality. Instead of taking measures to address this catastrophic situation, let alone arresting this havoc, there is indulgence in gimmicks.

CPI(M) to Take Election Campaign to Grassroots in Bihar

THE state committee of CPI(M), Bihar met online on August 7. The meeting was addressed by Polit Bureau member Hannan Mollah. He highlighted the main developments in the international and national arena and underlined the superiority of socialist system which has come to the fore during the coronavirus pandemic. The systemic crisis of capitalism cannot be resolved without embarking on the path of socialism, he said.

AP: Survey of Unorganised Labour in Eluru Town

AS many as 51,500 workers from 23 sectors have lost income in the last four months, only in the town of Eluru of West Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh, since the imposition of Covid-19 lockdown. According to the urban survey conducted by the CPI(M) in the town, it is estimated that an additional 20,000 weavers, fishermen, tailors, artisans and self employed people have also lost their livelihoods during the pandemic making it tougher to keep their heads above water with each passing day.

TELANGANA: Left Parties Pledge to Protect Constitution on I-day

THE Left parties in Telangana marked Independence Day by pledging to save the constitution of India. In the programme held across the 34 districts, members of the parties raised slogans to save the Indian constitution and its secular fabric. They also raised slogans against communalism and resolved to drive away the disruptors of the constitution of the country.

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