Gujarat Has Posed
the Question, India Must Find the Answer
APRIL 22, 2002: CPI(ML)'S
THIRTY-THIRD FOUNDATION DAY:
Defeat Communal Fascism! Intensify the Battle for
Secularism and Democracy!
Strengthen the Party as the Developing Centre of Communist Resurgence
CPI(ML)General Secretary Dipankar
Bhattacharya's call to the Party on the occasion of its thirty-third anniversary
of Party's foundation on April 22, 2002
Monster Modi Must Go!
A brief report of CPI(ML)'s all-India
protest campaigns on Gujarat.
Excerpts from the reports of two
CPI(ML) investigation teams that visited Gujarat.
AISA students who visited Gujarat
give their impressions of anti-minority violence in the state.
Plus an exclusive interview with
Achyut Yagnik, noted intellectual and social activist.
Terror and resistance in
Babulal Marandi Government in Jharkhand lets
loose a reign of terror in Giridih district as part of a conspiracy to
curb the growing assertion of CPI(ML) only to be confronted with a wave
of resistance from the people. CPI(ML)'s MLA Comrade Mahendra Singh and
several other leaders and activists are in jail under false cases. A detailed
report by DP Buxi.
The Other Ayodhya
Kavita Krishnan gives a bird's eye view of
the anti-British and anti-feudal struggles of the people of the Avadh
Plus a profile of peasant leader and people's hero, Baba Ramchandra Das.
Ayodhya: Questions of History
The World Since September
The text of Comrade Dipankar Bhattacharya's
paper presented at the Second Asia-Pacific Soidarity Conference, Sydney
on March 28-April1, 2002.
Bharti's on turncoat intellectuals like Salman Rushdie, Fred Halliday
who have turned into unabashed apologists of the US imperialism in the
wake of September 11.
Enron and the Crony Capitalism
in the US
Girish Ghildiyal describes the operation of
crony capitalism in the US best captured by the dramatic collapse of the
energy major Enron.
Save democracy Rally
in Washington against US militarism and Israeli aggression
Hans Issakson on the Harry Potter phenomenon.
Red Salute to Comrade
Beware, Men at Work: Hindu Rashtra
Dipankar Bhattacharya calls upon the democratic
and secular people of India to bury the Hindu Rashtra project of the communal-fascists.
Arindam Sen on the social-democratic
agrarian programme of the Left Front Government of West Bengal and its
betrayal of the interests of agricultural labourers.
Shankar on Marxist approach
to caste and class. Paper presented at CPI(ML)'s Central Party School.
BB Pandey makes an assessment of the split in the Punjab unit of
CPI(M) after talking to some of the leaders of the CPM (Pasla), which
broke away from the CPI(M), and summarises
the 'aborted' debate raised within the People's War Group by some former
leaders of the PWG's West Bengal Unit.
General Secretary of Lal Nishan Party (Leninist) on industrial restructuring
S.Kumaraswamy, Working President of
AICCTU, on industrial sickness in Ambattur Industrial Estate, Chennai.
PDS SCAM IN BIHAR
CPI(ML) unearths a major PDS scam in Bihar
through a Public Interest Litigation. The scamster minister kidnaps and
tortures CPI(ML) leader in retaliation.
Lal Bahadur Singh on the post-election scenario
in Uttar Pradesh and the BSP-BJP tie-up.
Rajendra Pratauli on CPI(ML)'s campaign
in the Delhi municipal elections, highlighting the impact of urban crisis
on the city's poor.
Purushottam Sharma on land alienation
among hill people and land struggles being led by CPI(ML) in Uttarkhand.
Struggles against Ranbir Sena
in Jahanabad, Bihar.
Kumudini Pati, General
Secretary of All India Progressive Women's Association, on the inadequacy
of Domestic Violence Bill, 2001.
Akhilendra Prataph Singh review books by
Zoya Hasan on UP. Pratyush Bharti reviews book by
FOR A BRIGHTER WORLD
Another World is Possible:
Sundaram's report on the Second World Social
Forum meet at Porto Alegre.
Call of the Social Movements
- a call issued by a caucus of social movements participating at the meet.
Plus interviews with Walden
Bello and Cedenir Oliviera,
Organizer, Movement of Landless Farmers (MST), Brazil.
Second Asia-pacific Solidarity Conference
Sundaram reports from Sydney.
Plus an interview with John Percy, National Secretary, Democratic
Socialist Party, Australia.