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Energy Policy of India has Global Impact

India is on the verge of a huge quantitative and qualitative energy transition. Given the vast size of its population and economy it’s crucial for the rest of the world. An Energy business school is being set up. A four-day programme, in mid-November, in Mumbai, will address energy issues. A report. The energy choices of India may decide […]

Kolkata: 25-year-old Gang-raped in Moving Automobile after she Confuses Location

A 25-year-old foreigner girl, apparently Nepali, got mixed up with the location of a coffee shop and got down from a taxi. She sought help from a youth, who called his friends. They took her in a SUV on the pretext of helping her. She was repeatedly raped by four youth. After the gang-rape she […]

Punish Officials Helping Gaurakshak Dals

Protection of the Holy Cow is become a political weapon for Hindutwa chauvinists, the living cow against Muslims and the dead cow against Dalits. The RSS-BJP government’s drive to form illegal Cow Vigilante groups, Gaurakshak Dals, was flayed by CPI (ML) ND. A report. The UP Committee of CPI (ML) ND criticised RSS-BJP government’s drive […]

Lenin Raghuvanshi gets the M.A. Thomas National Human Rights Award-2016

Lenin Raghuvanshi a renowned human right activist has been decorated with several international and national awards. He will be conferred the prestigious MA Thomas National Human Rights Award – 2016, at Bangalore, in September this year. A report. Bangalore:  Lenin Raghuvanshi, a well-known social activist and human rights defender working among the most downtrodden and […]

Another Florida Mass Shootout in Club Blu Leaves Two Dead and 17 Wounded

A second mass shootout in a nightclub in Florida, barely a month later, that was hosting a party for the teenagers, left two dead and 17 wounded. As many as 30 gunshots were heard by a woman barely two blocks away from the nightclub. She guesstimated that there might have been more than one gunman. […]

CRY Announces the Launch of National Campaign on Child Education

A young adventure-enthusiast supports CRY and embarks upon a solo 5,000 kms long Trans-Himalayan cycle ride from Srinagar to Walong, trailblazing for the cause. A report. Kolkata & New Delhi: CRY (Child Rights and You) announces the launch of ‘School the Spark’, a national campaign to address issues related to children’s education, in a press conference held […]

From Horror to Healing: National Convention in Solidarity with Torture Victims

The National Convention appealed to Parliament, state assemblies and the executive to take multiple, specific and practical steps to ensure both the abolition of torture and put in place, at the earliest,  effective reparation schemes. It called upon the many monitoring agencies across the country including the courts, special commissions such as the National and state human rights […]

Workers in France Protest Changes in Labour Laws

The protest against anti labour laws are sharpening in France. Students have joined the workers in support in a big way. The French government has let loose massive repression on the struggle. Hundreds have been arrested in various parts, there have been several major clashes as riot police attacked the protesting workers resulting in injuries. […]

1857 War of Independence, Loot of Resources and Nationalism

True nationalism and patriotism can only be based on freedom from foreign loot and Liaqat Ali stands tall as a symbol of Indian peoples’ struggle against the East India Company which looted and carried away Indian riches to England. He is an inspiration for struggle today against WTO and World Bank conditions, which are ruining agriculture and […]

Case Study of Cartis India Survey on the Right to Education in Bihar: A Booklet

Forward Development of any society, state or country depends upon the education policy adopted by it and the most important role is played by Primary education. This is very appreciable that in last few years’ major steps has been taken by you for better implementation of primary education and it will continue in future. In […]

Protest against Repression on Dalits Fighting for Land Rights by Akailis, BJP in Punjab

There were agitation in Allahabad and Kaushambi against atrocities on Dalits by landlords and repression by the state police, in the Akali Daj-BJP led government in Punjab. A report. Hundreds of landless and poor farmers protested at various places in Allahabad and Kaushambi against atrocities on Dalits by landlords and repression by the state police in the Akali […]

Govt. Fudging Figures to Misdirect People on Environment Protection

The Indian government has contributed to this fudging of facts to fool the people by reducing definition of forest cover to only 10 per cent tree cover over each hectare land. They now claim that forest cover has increased from 40.48 million hectares, in 1950-51, to more than 70.01mh in 2010-11, while actual dense forest cover is […]

Dr. Lenin Raghuvanshi Received Honours in Germany

It was a pleasant surprise when Dr. Lenin Raghuvanshi and two others were decorated with honours in Remschied, Germany. Here’s a report. Urkunde_DrLeninRaghuvanshi_EN_5-16-Druckversion.pdf There were three surprise honours that were conferred to Ruby Ray, Pandit Vikash Maharaj and Dr. Lenin Raghuvanshi, at city hall of Remschied, Germany, on occasion of the 50th anniversary of Indo-German Society, affiliate Remschied. The […]

Violent Mathura Clashes: 24 dead, including SP City and SHO

A splinter group of Jai Gurudeo, headed by Ramvriksh Yadav and his followers, illegally encroached upon 270 acres of land in Jawahar Bagh, Mathura, two years back, on the pretext of a dharna. During the anti-encroachment drive, on the orders of Allahabad High Court to vacate the land, the activists opened fire and attacked the […]

PMS Flays Govt., Protest Atrocities against Women

Women flayed the government for unleashing atrocities on them, in nearby Kaushambi district, in the name of cleaning Ganga. In five villages goons and police attack their dignity when they go to the fields to answer nature’s call. Toilets exist only on paper. They demanded that the DM should inaugurate these ghost toilets himself. Members of Pragatisheel Mahila […]

Tribal and AIKMS Leader, Com Adangu Gomango, Slain by Right Wing Goons

A tribal and AIKMS leader, Com. Adangu Gomango, from Odhisa, was brutally murdered by landlords’ and right wing goons, on the night of May 22. He was well versed in Saura, the local tribal language. Though he could not read and write, he was an able organiser. Right till his end he never flinched an […]

Forty Ninth Anniversary of Great Naxalbari Peasant Uprising

Naxalbari, a small town in the Darjeeling district, in north Bengal, was the epicentre of armed struggle against the betrayal of CPM and Bangla Congress, in 1967. These parties launched brutal repression killing eight women, two children and one man, on May 25, in Naxalbari, after which the movement spread across India. Its 49 th anniversary is being celebrated. Here’s a […]

Leave Water in Ganga to Clean Itself, Don’t Uproot People

AIKMS criticised the state and the BJP-led central government for its diabolical plan to uproot the poor people of Kaushambi district, for defecating in the open, under the pretext of cleaning Ganga. It demanded free land and Rs 10 lakh, per family, for proper housing with toilets built. A report. AIKMS has expressed its deep anguish at DM […]

White House Lockdown Lifted: Suspect shot, in Custody

In a scary incident, a male suspect brandished a weapon and allegedly fired gunshots just outside the north entrance of the White House, which was immediately put under lockdown. The Secret Service shot in his abdomen. He was rushed to the hospital in critical condition and is in custody. later, the lockdown was lifted, security […]

EgyptAir flight MS804 Vanishes: Crashed into Mediterranean Sea?

EgyptAir flight MS804 vanished mysteriously flying from Paris to Cairo. It has reportedly crashed into the Mediterranean Sea. It was speculated that explosion caused the crash. Terror attack possible. Family members of the passengers and crew are tense. While the French President felt that the plane appeared to have crashed, Egyptian authorities were cautious and […]

Declare Water Emergency in India, Review Implementation of Water Conservation

AIKMS has given a call for the declaration of water emergency in India. With drought conditions in more than half the districts in the country, the situation is grim. Construction work must be halted during peak summer months. Water fountains, water sports and gross wastage of water in fancy gardens of bungalows and hotels too must be stopped, […]

Intensify Struggle against Caste Oppression: CPI(ML) – New Democracy

Struggle against caste oppression should be made part and parcel of all democratic struggles. It is very necessary to overcome division among the Indian people, caste division being main among them, and to forge their unity. As Dr. B.R. Ambedkar had succinctly put it, caste is not only division of labour but division among labourers. Here’s a report […]

Massive Earthquake sends Tremors across India

At 7.25 pm, a massive earthquake, with its epicenter in Myanmar, send shock waves across India. While the tremors were strong in Guwahati and Kolkata, it was milder elsewhere. Here’s a report. A massive earthquake at the Indo-Myanmar border, measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale, caused strong tremors in the entire Northeast and West Bengal, at 7.25pm, on […]

125th Anniversary of Dr. BR Ambedkar: Seminar against Continuing Caste Atrocities

Here’s a curtain raiser on the 125th anniversary of Dalit torchbearer, Dr BR Ambedkar. A seminar organised by the CPIML New Democracy shall discuss the continuing caste atrocities against the Dalits and pay tribute to Dr Ambedkar. Allahabad Committee of CPIML New Democracy shall observe the 125th anniversary of Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar. A seminar on the importance […]

AIKMS Conference Concluded Called for Intensifying Struggles for Peasants Nationwide

The third All India Conference of AIKMS concluded with a call to intensify peasants’ struggle nationwide. It condemned the government for its ennui and apathy towards peasants and tenant peasants and held the state machinery responsible for large number of farmers’ suicides. Here’s a report. The Third All India Conference of All India Kisan Mazdoor Sabha (AIKMS) concluded […]

III AIKMS Conference: Commoners Betrayed after Independence, says Prof Ravi Srivastava

On the second day of the delegate session of the third AIKMS conference noted economist from JNU, Prof. Ravi Srivastava, anguished that aspirations or better life among the common masses have been betrayed after independence. The egalitarian and the socialist ideas that had been adopted after independence and the structures that were built to implement them are […]

AIKMS Conference: Justice Kolse Patil blames Successive Central Governments for Deep Agrarian Crises

The proceedings of the third All India Conference of AIKMS began today at Allahabad. Justice Kolse Patil dwelt at length on how the policies pursued by the various ruling class parties in the country have pushed agricultural sector in to a deep seated crisis that has pushed hundreds of millions of farm families in the country into a […]

III AIKMS National Conference: Peasant Leaders Raise Voice Against Corruption

More than ten thousand peasants and peasant leaders assembled in Allahabad from different parts of the country. It The third national AIKMS conference is the first national conference of a peasant organisation in Uttar Pradesh. Peasant leaders from various parts of the country called for solidarity against feudal and corrupt forces that is gnawing the […]

IFTU President Dr Aparna to address AIKMS Conference, thousands to open rally tomorrow

IFTU President Dr Aparna will be a guest speaker during the third All India AIKMS Conference. It was informed that 10,000 farmers from various parts of the country will participate in it. Here’s a curtain raiser. The third All India Conference of the All India Kisan Mazdoor Sabha (AIKMS) shall begin with a massive rally tomorrow at 2 pm. […]

BJP Betrays Farmers, ignores Saminathan Commission Recommendations

In 1990-91, a government committee headed by the renowned agricultural scientist MS Swaminathan had noted that more than half of the peasants have no land, while 54% of farm land is owned by just 3% farmers. He had recommended land distribution to the poor as the answer. But, successive governments have paid no heed to this. Here’s a […]