IPS Padmaja Chauhan Must Recuse Herself from the SIT Probe into the Lakhimpur Incident


The Supreme Court has fixed the name of a former High Court judge to monitor the Lakhimpur incident in which farmers were killed. 3 IPS officers have also been included in the SIT. The All India Kisan Mahasabha welcomes this decision by the Supreme Court and feels it will make the victims have confidence in justice.

Initiate Judicial Probe into Rupa Tirkey’s Death: AIPWA


AIPWA observed statewide dharna and hunger strike protests on 2 June in Jharkhand to demand justice for Sahibganj Thana in-charge Rupa Tirkey, whose death is being projected as a suicide when in fact there are strong indications that it was murder. Through the protests a memorandum was submitted to the Chief Minister of Jharkhand demanding a judicial enquiry into Tirkey’s death. Earlier a condolence meeting was held for Rupa Tirkey.

Extend Bihar Panchayat Term for 6 Months Instead of Handing Over to Bureaucracy


CPIML Bihar State Secretary Kunal said on 28 May 2021 that the current term for Panchayats is ending on 15 June. We have been consistently demanding from the Bihar government that in this hour of crisis the term should be extended for 6 months, but instead the government wants to hand over all Panchayat rights to the bureaucracy through an ordinance. This will prove a wholly suicidal step.