Articles Archive for April 2013
“If there is no water in the dam, how can we release it? Should I urinate into it? If there is no water to drink, even urinating is not possible.”
Down with the Naked Arrogance of ‘Pawar’: First He Filled His Pockets with Murky Deals and Dried the Rivers! And Now He Mocks the Drought-Hit People!
AISA condemns the shameful statement by the Maharashtra strongman and Deputy CM Ajit Pawar where he spoke of urinating into dams so as to make up for the water shortfall in the state.
On April 7, 2013, …
Headline, Ongoing Struggles »
Brutal Police Lathicharge on Students Protesting against Modi’s Visit in Kolkata Today!
More than 25 People including Students and Theatre Activists Arrested!
Condemn Mamata Government’s Incessant Attempts to Muzzle Democratic Voices!
Mamata Banerjee’s police brutally cracked down on anti-Modi protestors in Kolkata today. The police unleashed a brutal lathicharge on hundreds of students and activists who had gathered for a peaceful protest against Modi in front of The Grand Hotel, where Modi was addressing a meeting convened by the corporate honchos of Bengal. Comrade Suvajit Maity of AISA, and Joyraj Bhattacharyya, actor and …
In Solidarity »
In an extension of the ‘Operation Green Hunt’ against cultural expressions which questioned state violence and rampant atrocities against dalits and tribals, activists of Maharashtra based radical Ambedkarite cultural group Kabir Kala Manch (KKM) were framed under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) as being ‘Maoists’ and ‘Naxalites’.
The KKM is a cultural organization that has over many years spread its anti-caste, pro-democracy message through music, poetry and theatre. During recent years, when atrocities on Dalits and weaker sections of society began to increase, as witnessed in incidents like the rape …
West Bengal is witnessing an all-out attack on dissent, democracy, and the entire range of Left activists. The custodial killing of student activist of SFI, Sudipto Gupta, and CM Mamata Banerjee’s remark terming the killing to be a ‘petty’ affair, unleashed student protests in West Bengal and beyond. These protests have been met by a deliberate attack by the TMC on students and teachers of Presidency college; and arson, stone-pelting and violence on CPIM party offices. In another incident on 9 April, Mamata’s police brutally cracked down on anti-Modi protestors …