Articles tagged with: Operation Green Hunt
With a heavy heart, we have to convey the tragic news of the untimely death of Comrade Rajesh Ranjan, an activist of AISA and CPI(ML), who passed away of a sudden cardiac arrest on the morning of 26 October 2010.
Rajesh joined the AISA as a student of BA Korean in JNU. Throughout his student days in JNU, he was actively involved in the revival of AISA in JNU – he was an AISA office bearer as well as the general secretary of the AISA JNU unit in 2007-08. He also …
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Students Protest Against UPA’s Assaults on Democratic Voices, Tribals and Minorities !
Hundreds of students participated in a massive protest dharna on the night of 5th May 2010 in JNU, greeting Home Minister P. Chidambaram with black flags and slogans when he came to address a public meeting on ‘Naxalism: A Threat to Indian Democracy and Internal Security’. AISA activists turned up in full numbers to participate in the protest and were at its forefront throughout.
The students protested black acts like the UAPA, as well as the imposition of draconian …
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There is a war in place at the heart of India, in the regions richest in minerals, forests and natural resources, and inhabited by the most deprived and marginalized sections of our people – the adivasis.
It goes by different names: ‘Operation Green Hunt’ and ‘A war on left-wing extremism’ are some of the most common forms.
The opponent is labeled the ‘Maoist menace’, ‘Naxal terror’, ‘left-wing extremism’ or ‘the gravest internal security threat’.
But in truth, this ongoing war represents a daily assault on the people of India and their basic democratic …
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Activists of the All India Students’ Association (AISA) and Revolutionary Youth Association (RYA) organized a protest in Kolkata on Friday, 23rd April against Operation Green Hunt. More than five hundred students and youth attended the rally which was led and addressed by comrades Malay Tewari and Jul Mukherjee, State Secretary and Joint Secretary of AISA and Souvik Ghoshal and Apurba Ghosh, State President and Secretary of RYA.
Operation Green Hunt is underway today in the forested regions of Chhattisgarh, Orissa, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh, which are home to many …
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The recent killing of 75 CRPF jawans in Dantewada, Chhattisgarh is unfortunate and deplorable as the CRPF jawans haling from poor and common families were merely used as cannon-fodder in the state’s despicable game of furthering corporate interests. It must be emphasized that this incident is the result of the militaristic approach of the state to the growing opposition and resistance to displacement and corporate land grab.
AISA has always opposed Maoist tactics of mindless killings and violence, and the military offensive of the state justified in the name of ‘containing …