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Vol. 50, No.41, Apr 15 - 21, 2018
Note: NGO and its Head - Harasankar Adhikari
News Wrap - A G D
Reaction Begets Reaction: Chronicle of Economic Fascism in India - T G Jacob
‘‘An Unfinished Revolution’’: Caricature of Investigative Journalism - Varavara Rao
Saroj Dutta And Lenin–I: Saroj Dutta—a Leninist ‘Martyr’ - Bhaskar Sur
Saroj Dutta And Lenin–II: Comments on a Portrayal - Farooque Chowdhury
SLahore To Amritsar: Khaksar and Jallianwala Bagh - Nasim Yousaf

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The Spectre Of UAPA and the Question of Political Prisoners:
Day Long Convention

On the occasion of the completion of a year of conviction of Dr G N Saibaba and others. 22 April 2018, Rajendra Bhawan, 12-6 PM at Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Marg, ITO, New Delhi
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সবুজ মঞ্চ ও সহযোগী সংস্থাদের ডাকে রাজ্য কনভেনশন
গ্রাম থেকে শহর পরিবেশ বাঁচাতে বাংলা এক জোট হোক।
২৬শে এপ্রিল ২০১৮, বৃহস্পতিবার,‌ যুবকেন্দ্র, মৌলালী, কলকাতা। দুপুর ৩টে থেকে ৭টা। সবাই আসুন।

‘সম্প্রীতি ও সংস্কৃতি’র উদ্যোগে মনীষী কার্ল মার্কস স্মরণ
সেমিনার -ব্যাঙ্কের সামাজিকরণ, বেআইনি কর্পোরেট ঋণ বন্ধ করা ও নয়া-উদারবাদী জমানায় উন্নয়নশীল দেশে কেন্দ্রীয় ব্যাঙ্কের ভূমিকা।
বক্তা – বিশিষ্ট অর্থনীতিবিদ অধ্যাপক এরিক ট্যুস্যঁ।
সোমবার ১৬ই এপ্রিল, ২০১৮ বিকেল ৫টায় আশুতোষ শতবার্ষিকী হল, ভারতীয় যাদুঘর, জহরলাল নেহেরু রোড, কলকাতা।
সবাই আসুন।


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