Fact Finding Team’s Report on Tripura Situation

A FACT-finding team of national leaders visited Tripura from August 3-5, 2018 to study the situation there, after the BJP-IPFT government came to power in March 2018.

The team comprised Medha Patkar, leader of the National Alliance of People’s Movements,  Rajaram Singh, ex-MLA and general secretary of the All India Kisan Mahasabha, Ashok Dhawale, president of the All India Kisan Sabha, K K Ragesh, MP  and joint secretary of the AIKS, all the three MPs from Tripura – Jitendra Chaudhury, Shankar Prasad Datta and Jharna Das Baidya  and ex-MP Narayan Kar.

Bihar Bandh Evokes Massive Response

BIHAR bandh, organised by the Left parties on August 2, evoked massive response all across the state. It was a result of the culmination of a series of incidents of violence and attacks targeting dalits and other vulnerable sections of society. For the first time in the recent days, the Left had grabbed the attention of national media and saw success in putting Nitish Kumar government in the dock.

DELHI: Protest against Mass Lynching

ON August 6, hundreds of activists of Nagrik Adhikar Manch(NAM) Delhi and victims of mob lynching organised a sit-in-demonstration in front of parliament to protest against the killings of innocent people in the name of “Gau Raksha” and other communal hate campaigns unleashed by BJP/RSS and its frontal organisations since 2014.

The protest gathering was addressed by CPI(M) Polit Bureau members Mohd Salim (MP) and Subhashini Ali (former MP),  Manoj Jha MP- RJD, and Sanjay Singh MP- AAP.

Save Public Sector Banks – Save Nation

THE country is entering 50th year of bank nationalisation. On July 19, 1969, 14 major private banks were nationalised. In 1980, six more private banks were nationalised. It is an epoch making event, because only after that, the money deposited by the common people in the banks became safe. Before that, hundreds of private banks collapsed like a pack of cards.  People who deposited their hard earnings in the private banks panicked as their small savings meant for important domestic needs like education, marriage, hospitalisation were lost.

ANDHRA PRADESH:State Convention of Tribal People

THE state convention of tribal people gave a call to defeat the TDP, YCP, BJP and Congress parties which have been disrupting the lives and livelihoods of adivasis. The convention was held in Visakhapatnam on August 2, presided over by K Lokanadham and B Venkataramana, district secretaries of CPI(M) and CPI respectively. The convention titled ‘Political alternative for the comprehensive development of adivasi areas’ was part of a series of conventions conducted by both the Communist parties in Andhra Pradesh.

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.


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