Rising prices of petrol and diesel

Outright robbery of workers and peasants in the name of serving the people

Petrol and diesel account for a huge share of revenue collected by the Central government from excise duty. According to revised budget estimates, excise duty on petroleum products amounted to Rs. 3.6 lakh crore in 2020-21.

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76th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

An unforgivable crime of imperialism against humanity

On August 6 and August 9, 1945, US Air Force planes dropped two atom bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki respectively.  This was the first and only time in history that weapons of such deadly capacity had been used to deliberately kill and wreak total destruction on such a large number of men, women and children. 

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Meeting on UAPA by Lok Raj Sangathan:

UAPA – a tool to crush all opposition to the present system of exploitation

The brutal and prolonged incarceration of political activists under the UAPA and the use of the NIA to repeatedly deny bail were some of the issues that dominated the discussion in a meeting on the UAPA, organized by Lok Raj Sangathan on July 25.  The proceedings were conducted online. The meeting was attended by a large number of youth and students, women, workers, kisans, political activists and human rights activists.

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Escalating Prices of edible oils and pulses:

Robbery of people to fulfil monopoly capitalist greed

The prices of six edible oils — groundnut oil, mustard oil, vanaspati, soya oil, sunflower oil and palm oil — have risen between 20% and 60% at all-India levels in the last one year. In May 2021 the price of edible oils reached the highest ever seen during the last 10 years. This is putting a further burden on working people who already been reeling under the highest price of petrol and diesel over the last few months.

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