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Condemn the Anti-people Violence in Haryana

Submitted by admin on Tue, 2016-02-23 10:07

 An extremely tense situation prevails all over Haryana. In the name of maintaining “law and order”, many atrocities against people are being carried out with impunity. As of February 20, 2016 at least 10 people have been reportedly killed and hundreds seriously injured in firing. The central government has deployed the army in seven districts of Haryana.

President’s Rule in Arunachal Pradesh: Need for a people-centred political process

Submitted by admin on Fri, 2016-02-12 15:10

In January, the President of India accepted the recommendation of the Union Government to invoke Article 356 of the Constitution to declare President’s rule in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. This came about after the central government alleged that there was a “law and order problem” resulting in “constitutional breakdown” in that state.

This violation of the right to conscience must be stopped!

Submitted by admin on Mon, 2016-02-08 10:05

Students were beaten up in the most brutal manner in Delhi for demanding action by the government in connection with the suicide of Rohith Vemula. Students and youth all over the country are extremely agitated at the victimization of students by the authorities, for expressing views which may be at variance with those of the ruling establishment -- views which turn the spotlight on the failings of the prevailing political and social system -- and for trying to organise around those views. What has happened in Hyderabad Central University revealing the rot that has set within the system has been happening in many universities across the country.

Hyderabad Central University persecutes student activists: We have to oppose the attack on the right to conscience

Submitted by admin on Thu, 2016-01-28 14:33

The tragic suicide on January 17, 2016 by Rohith Vemula, a research scholar of Hyderabad Central University, has sparked off widespread protest actions by agitated students in that university as well as in many other campuses across the country. Rohith Vemula was participating in an indefinite day and night dharna along with four other fellow students protesting against their savage persecution by the University authorities.

70th Anniversary of Nuremberg Trials: Unavoidable Punishment

Submitted by admin on Wed, 2015-12-09 13:06

Original Source: https://rtuc.wordpress.com/2015/12/08/70th-anniversary-of-nuremberg-trials/

by Yury Rubtsov

Those who resort to force, real or imaginary, and violence to subjugate other nations have failed to learn well the lessons of history. Be it the bombings of former Yugoslavia, the wars in Iraq and Libya, the neo-Nazi regime coming to power in Ukraine or nurturing terrorist groups in Syria — there are always specific people who initiate, finance and carry out the crimes against peace and humanity. They should remember the lessons of Nuremberg war crimes trials held 70 years ago.

The Bihar Elections 2015 --- the Indian Polity and the Way Foward

Submitted by admin on Wed, 2015-11-18 15:32

The outcome of the elections held in Bihar have given an absolute majority to the `Mahagatbandhan' of the JD(S)-RJD-Congress with the first of these led by Mr. Nitish Kumar the incumbent Chief Minister,  while the second is led by the several times former Chief Minister, Mr. Lalu Prasad Yadav.

Crisis of the Sugarcane Farmers in Maharashtra

Submitted by admin on Mon, 2015-10-19 11:57

The sugarcane farmers in Maharashtra are facing great hardship due to non-payment of dues by the sugar mills. According to the 1966 Sugar control order of the Maharashtra government, mills are required to pay the fair and remunerative prices (FRP) to the sugarcane farmers from whom they obtain their sugarcane supplies within 14 days. Failing this payment mills could lose their assets. The FRP is decided each year by the Central government and stands at Rs. 2,200 per tonne this year. 

Is Dengue Inevitable and has to be Accepted Each Year?

Submitted by admin on Tue, 2015-09-29 17:47

Every day the newspaper gives us news stating that this is the “Worst dengue crisis in 6 yrs”, and then the stats on number of cases such as “2191 positive cases –in last week alone”, “total 5982 cases and 17 deaths” and so on. On top of this one has to listen to the CM’s voice on FM after almost every other song, saying that his prayers are with us!