THE Nava Telangana Telugu daily celebrated its second anniversary at a function organised at Sundarayya Vignana Kendram in Hyderabad on March 21. Speaking on the occasion, eminent journalist P Sainath expressed concern at the spread of corporate media and its role in not articulating the real problems of the people and facts. Corporate media organisations are entering into the field of business and their barons are entering into politics. Political leaders are entering into the field of journalism.
POLIT Bureau member of the CPI(M), BV Raghavulu warned that the threats coming from the leaders of the RSS and the BJP pose a danger to the democratic rights, constitutional and secular values and communal harmony in the entire country. He made it clear that it was not an issue confined to the CPI(M) alone and appealed to all democratic, progressive and social forces to oppose with one voice such threats coming from the leaders and activities of the RSS and BJP.
HUNDREDS of women from all walks of life, sang, danced shouted slogans in a lively march on the streets of Hyderabad on March 8 under the united banner of AIDWA,CITU and UTF. Led by veteran leader M Swarajyam and state leaders Ashalata, Hymavati, Jayalakshmi and joined by CPI(M) Polit Bureau member Brinda Karat, the procession ended in a public meeting in Sundarayya centre addressed by chief guest, Brinda Karat and others.
THE CPI(M) is going to organise a massive public meeting – Telangana struggle convention for social justice – to mark the conclusion of Mahajana Padayatra on March 19 at Nizam college grounds in Hyderabad. Chief Minister of Kerala and CPI(M) Polit Bureau member, Pinarayi Vijayan will be the chief guest. CPI(M)’s Telangana state secretariat members G Nagayya, B Venkat and T Jyothi released the Party’s charter of demands to be taken up by the movement for social justice at a media conference in Hyderabad on February 23.
AS a result of the anti-people policies being followed by the BJP government at the centre, with wealth of the country getting concentrated in the hands of a few, the poor in the country have been struggling amidst economic disparities in the country, Prakash Karat, Polit Bureau member of the CPI(M), said. The BJP rulers have been implementing the agenda of the RSS and are continuing their rule at the beckon of business people and the capitalists. As a result of the failure of the government to allocate the mandated funds for the development of the downtrodden, their all-round development
THE Mahajana Padayatra being conducted by the CPI(M) in Telangana has crossed the milestone of 3000 kilometres at Thallada in Khammam district on February 5. A pylon constructed there was inaugurated by V Srinivasa Rao, CPI(M) central secretariat member, to mark the occasion. The team of padayatra led by the Party’s state secretary Tammineni Veerabhadram was given a rousing reception by different sections of the people.
GENERAL secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), Sitaram Yechury, asserted that the Mahajana Padayatra being conducted by the Party in Telangana is intended for identifying the problems being faced by the people and for social justice and gave a call for building powerful movements of the people for getting assurances given by the rulers implemented. Mahajana Padayatra, which had commenced on October 17 with a team of CPI(M) leaders led by state secretary Tammineni Veerabhadram, already covered a distance of about one thousand kilometers during the first 40 days.
RESISTANCE to deceitful attempts of the Telangana Rasthtra Samithi government in Telangana state for proposed acquisition of about five lakh acres of land in the name of re-designed irrigation projects, schemes for drinking water and industrial use, subverting provisions of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 by issuing Government Orders, contravening provisions of the central Act, to deprive the oustees of fair compensation and mandatory measures for rehabilitation and resettlement and adopting coercive measures fo
THE CPI(M) has taken up the cudgels for a fair compensation and rehabilitation for people affected by land acquisition on a large scale by the TRS government in Telangana in the name of encouraging setting up of projects and industries, deciding arbitrarily to pay lesser compensation and take inadequate rehabilitation measures in violation of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013.