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[20 Apr 2017 | No Comment | 101 views]
Stand Against State-Military Atrocities on Students in Kashmir

End Impunity and Investigate Human Right Abuses and Killings by Armed Forces
As death, pain and suffering marks seasons in Kashmir, the summer has arrived with the news of more deaths and atrocities at the hands of military forces. On April 09, 2017, a mere 6.5% voters voted in the Srinagar by-poll. In the repoll at 38 booths on April 13, the vote percentage was even lower – just 2%. This shows that for Kashmir’s people, the movement of resistance that began in July last year has not ended. Armed forces …

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[16 Dec 2016 | No Comment | 132 views]
SYRIA: STOP THE ATROCITIES  IN ALEPPO

SYRIA: STOP THE ATROCITIES  IN ALEPPO
Ensure protection and safety of civilian population
 

The battle in Aleppo has reached in its final stage with government forces able to limit and circle the anti-government militias to a small area in the eastern part of the city. The war in Syria, which began in 2012 and considered to be the deadliest in the 21st century has already claimed millions of lives and another 7 million displaced from their homes. Most the housing infrastructure in Aleppo and other frontline cities have been totally destroyed due …

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[2 Dec 2016 | No Comment | 94 views]
Massive Protests against Amendments to CNT and SPT Acts in Jharkhand!

Raghuvar Hatao, Jharkhand Bachao!!
 
 
On 23rd November, in a notorious anti people policy decision, Raghuvar Das-led Bharatiya Janta Party government in Jharkhand had amended the land tenancy laws governing predominantly Adivasi regions to allow use of agricultural land for non-agricultural purposes. After this shameless pronouncement of amendments of CNT and SPT Acts, thousands came out on the streets in protest in different parts of Jharkhand braving massive police repression. 
The Chotanagpur Tenancy (CNT) Act was enacted in 1908 after the heroic revolt led by Birsa Munda. The law restricts the sale …

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[11 Nov 2016 | No Comment | 129 views]
JNUSU Gives National Call to Intensify the #JusticeForNajeeb Movement

On the 10th of November, the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) issued the following appeal to all progressive and democratic group across the country with an aim to further intensity the movement demanding Juctise for Najeeb – the JNU Student who went missing after a brawl with hooligans belonging to the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP).
 
 

JNUSU APPEAL

#JusticeForNajeeb
An Appeal for Solidarity and United Protest Actions
Friends,
On 14th October night, Najeeb Ahmed, a student of M.Sc. Biotechnology, JNU was brutally assaulted and violently threatened by a group of ABVP students. From 15th October morning, …

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[9 Nov 2016 | No Comment | 17 views]
Withdraw FIR Against Prof. Nandini Sunder and Others Filed by Chhattisgarh Govt.

CPIML Statement

CPI(ML) strongly condemns the FIR filed by the Chhattisgarh government against Delhi University professor Nandini Sundar, JNU professor Archana Prasad, CPI(M) Chhattisgarh state secretary Sanjay Parate, Vineet Tiwari from Delhi’s Joshi Adhikar Sansthan and six others. This FIR, ridiculously charging Prof. Sundar and others of the murder of an adivasi villager in Bastar, is clearly an attempt to intimidate all democratic voices speaking out against the ongoing state repression in Chhattisgarh. Apart from murder, they have been charged with criminal conspiracy and rioting.
The ridiculousness of the charges are patently …

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[13 Jun 2015 | No Comment | 468 views]
Saffronisation of FTII: Students oppose BJP appointee Gajendra Chauhan

AISA solidarity with FTII students protesting against appointment of BJP man Gajendra Chauhan as chairperson. BJP-RSS agenda of saffronisation of education continues through nepotism and shameful appointment of incompetent and unqualified BJP-RSS supporters.

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[26 Feb 2015 | No Comment | 174 views]
Reject Lyngdoh! Reject Central Univ. Act!

Uphold Campus Democracy! Uphold Academic Autonomy!
Onwards to 3 March
National March To Parliament
The Budget session of the Parliament has begun. The Modi govt has started the session by introducing its own version of ‘Land Grab Bill’ to rob the land and livelihood of the farmers, tribals and forest dwellers, fisher people, rural and urban poor-thus signalling in no uncertain terms in whose interest Modi is going to ‘Make’ India and whose life and livelihood he is determined to Unmake. For the students and youth, Modi slogan of ‘achchhe din’ has unfolded …

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[20 Feb 2015 | No Comment | 115 views]
Speak Out Against the Spate of Racist, Xenophobic Hate Violence in the US

The murder of three young Muslims in the US (in Chapel Hill), the brutal violence by US police on an aged Indian man, Sureshbhai Patel (in Alabama) were followed by vandalisation of the Hindu temple in Seattle and the arson of a mosque. These incidents have once again put the spotlight on deeply entrenched racism and politics of hate in the USA. It has been reported that the vandalism of the Hindu temple in Seattle and the arson of a mosque in Houston during last weekend was preceded by a …

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[1 Feb 2015 | No Comment | 486 views]
Achchhe Din Unfolding: 13 ESI Medical Colleges to be Shut Down!

Jeopardizing Public Funded Health Care for Workers, Dismantling Public Medical Institutions – Modi Govt’s Continuing War on Common People’s Rights and Facilities!
 
In yet another assault on the public health system and on the public funded medical education, the Modi Govt. has decided to close down 13 Medical Education Institutions including medical colleges, dental colleges and nursing colleges which are run by the Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC). This is in continuation with a series of moves by the present govt. which have sought to massively cut down on public spending …

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[30 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 63 views]
Leftist SYRIZA Registers Emphatic Electoral Win in Greece

 
The Left has registered an emphatic win in Greece in the recently concluded elections, with the SYRIZA winning 36 per cent of the votes and 149 out of the 300 total seats. The SYRIZA, a coalition originally comprising of a broad array of forces – including democratic socialists, green Left as well as Maoist and Trotskyist groups in Greece – became a unitary party in 2013. In the elections this year, SYRIZA has conclusively defeated the previous center-right New Democracy party, which was reduced to a distant second. Golden Dawn, …