IDBI workers have been fighting unitedly against the sale of IDBI to private and foreign players. On 9 December 2022, the United Forum of IDBI Officers and Employees organised a dharna outside the IDBI Bank head office, Cuffe Parade, Mumbai, to oppose the privatization of IDBI. Soon after the dharna started, police authorities moved the protesting workers from the head office premises to Azad Maidan, where the demonstration continued.Continue reading
Join the campaign against privatisation of electricity!
Appeal issued by Maharashtra Rajya Veej Karmachari, Abhiyanta, Adhikari Sangharsh Samiti, Maharashtra State Bank Employees Federation, Bharatiya Mahila Federation (Thane Samiti) and Kamgar Ekta CommitteeContinue reading
Public campaign against power sector privatization
Kamgar Ekta Committee, Bhartiya Mahila Federation, Maharashtra State Bank Employees Federation and Maharashtra Rajya Veej Karmachari, Abhiyanta, Adhikari Sangharsh Samiti began a public campaign on 10th December 2022 in Thane district against the proposals of the Maharashtra government for privatization of distribution and generation of power and against the Electricity Amendment) Bill 2022 (EAB 2022).Continue reading
Meeting on the 30th anniversary of the demolition of Babri Masjid:
Struggle Continues Against State Organised Communal Violence and State Terror!
“Struggle Continues Against State Organised Communal Violence and State Terror!”, “An Attack on One Is an Attack on All!” These slogans inscribed on the main banner summed up the resolve of the people participating in a militant protest action at Parliament on December 6, 2022, on the 30th anniversary of the demolition of Babri Masjid.Continue reading
Cutback in public wheat procurement for the benefit of private trading companies
The all-India daily average retail price of wheat flour (atta) touched the high of Rs. 36.98 a kg, according to data from the consumer affairs ministry. The retail price of atta has increased by 17% in the past one year. This has put further burden on people, who are already facing the highest ever prices of LPG, petrol and diesel.Continue reading
On the 30th Anniversary of the Demolition of Babri Masjid:
Let us further strengthen Political Unity against Communal Violence and in defence of the Right to Conscience!
When the ruling class targets any particular section of the people, based on their religion, it is in fact an attack on the entire people. It is an attack on the people’s unity and on their social environment.Continue reading
Agricultural workers in Punjab agitate for their demands
Agricultural workers of the Zameen Prapati Sangharsh Committee (ZPSC), Punjab Khet Mazdoor Union, Pendu Mazdoor Union, Punjab Khet Mazdoor Sabha, Mazdoor Mukti Morcha, Kul Hind Khet Mazdoor Union and the Dihati Mazdoor Sabha organised a massive rally at the residence of the Punjab Chief Minister in Sangrur, on November 30.Continue reading
Fisherfolk in Kerala oppose attacks on their livelihood
For the past several months, fisherfolk in Kerala have been opposing the construction of the port at Vizhinjam in Thiruvananthapuram, being built by Adani Ports and SEZ Ltd, one of the biggest corporate houses of India, headed by Gautam Adani.Continue reading
Continuing peasants’ protests in Tamilnadu
Peasants of Tamil Nadu continue to agitate in various districts. They are demanding guaranteed minimum support price for all their produce, adequate supply of urea and other fertilizers at affordable prices, withdrawal of the Electricity Amendment Act, proper compensation for the crops lost in floods, crop insurance and an end to the forcible acquisition of agricultural land for non-agricultural purposes.Continue reading
Two years since the start of protest dharna by kisans at Delhi’s borders
The second anniversary is an appropriate time to look back and sum up the lessons of the valuable experience that has been gained. All organisers of workers and peasants must do so, with the aim of preparing for the class struggle ahead. Our goal is to win victory over the bourgeoisie, headed by the monopoly houses.Continue reading