AIARLA Protest against Displacements and Evictions of Poor in Bihar

Thousands of agrarian workers and rural poor and dalits held a protest demonstration in Patna on 28 March under the auspices of AIARLA demanding immediate stop on the continuing evictions of poor from their homesteads in the name of various government schemes. AIARLA demanded from the central government to enact a Right to Housing Act and make housing a fundamental right.

Protest Meeting in Patna against Communal Attacks during Ram Navami Processions

A protest meeting was organised in Patna on 2 April to oppose communal designs of BJP and perpetrated riots and attacks on minority community using the pretext of Ram Navami processions in many towns of Bihar and other states. CPIML activists assembled at Buddha Smriti Park to condemn the recent communal violence in Bihar Sharif, Sasaram and other places. They also condemned police repression that let loose on the muslim community members.

Thousands Protest in Bihar Demanding Immediate Stop on Evictions

Thousands of workers-Dalits-poor under the banner of All India Agricultural and Rural Labour Association (AIARLA) protesting against the demolitions and evictions marched to Bihar Vidhansabha on March 28th. CPIML MLAs also joined the protest in solidarity with their demands against the on-going evictions in Bihar and Modi government’s cutting down of MGNREGA budget.

West Bengal recruitment scam : Job aspirants’ rally in Kolkata FOR jobs and justice

West Bengal nowadays is churned with students youth agitation against recruitment scams depriving deserving job aspirants in various government appointments. Corruption at many levels have gradually surfaced in appointments of teaching and non-teaching, Group C & D, and nursing staffs. Hundreds of eligible candidates have been denied jobs despite of being included in the merit list while the ineligible candidates are appointed in exchange of bribes of lakhs of rupees.

Statewide Protests in Jharkhand against Horse-Trading of MLAs

The entire state of Jharkhand is reeling under severe drought, but it is raining cash on MLAs! The horse trading game has been going on in the state ever since its formation. In addition to using the ED against the government, the BJP wants to turn this state into a hub for politics of horse trading. A few days ago lakhs of rupees were found at Howrah in the vehicles of 3 Jharkhand MLAs including Jamtada MLA Irfan Ansari. This clearly shows that the people's mandate is being sold openly in the market. The BJP wants to buy MLAs and grab power.

Protest at UGC against the discrepancies in UGC-NET Exams

The NTA has repeatedly failed at conducting national as well as state level examinations for UG, PG and research students. Their failures include delay in releasing exam schedules, admit cards and even in conducting examinations. With regard to the recent UGC-NET exam conducted by NTA, AISA and many other organisations listed the following concerns and demands for improving the examination process through a protest on 11 July held in front of the UGC headquarters in Delhi:

Protests against Arrest of Teesta Setalvad, RB Srikumar and Mohammad Zubair

The Supreme Court dismissed Zakia Jafri's petition challenging the exoneration of Narendra Modi in the 2002 Gujarat genocide case. The Supreme Court didn't stop at exonerating Narendra Modi under whose watch Gujarat had witnessed the 2002 pogrom and genocide, it went on to suggest that justice-seekers be put on trial. The next day, which ironically was the 47th anniversary of the promulgation of Emergency, ATS detained co-petitioner Teesta Setalvad and retired IPS RB Sreekumar.

Widespread Protests Against Islamophobic Hate Speeches and Bulldozer Raj

CPIML organised protest rally in Kolkata, West Bengal on 12 June against Islamophobic hate speeches by BJP. General Secretary of CPIML Com. Dipankar Bhattacharya condemning the police brutality and killing of protesting youth Mudassir and Sahil stressed upon the need to resist the illegal Bulldozer raj with widespread protests. CPIML demanded immediate action against Nupur Sharma and Naveen Jindal for the hate speech under relevant Cr. P. C. sections.