Twenty six years after the horrific Bhopal gas tragedy of December 2-3, 1984, a trial court in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, has given its verdict. This verdict is a complete travesty of justice. People all over India and across the world have expressed horror and anger at the verdict.Continue reading
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One year after the rape and murder in Shopian: The guilty must be punished!
One year after the brutal rape and murder of 17 year old Aasiya Jan and 22 year old Nilofer Jan by men of the security forces in Shopian, Jammu & Kashmir, on May 29, 2009, the guilty remain unpunished. Inspite of widespread protests in Kashmir as well as in other parts of the country, demanding justice, conviction and punishment of the culprits, every effort has been made to systematically tamper with evidence in order to cover up the crime and shield the guilty.Continue reading
Condemn the criminal Israeli attack on aid ships for Gaza!
With deep anger, Mazdoor Ekta Lehar condemns the bloody Israeli commando attack on May 31 on six aid ships carrying humanitarian aid for the people of Gaza. We express our deepest condolences to the families of the ten precious lives lost through Israel’s criminal action.Continue reading
Massive protest at the Israeli Embassy
On June 4, 2010 several peoples' organizations in Delhi organized a massive protest outside the Israeli embassy against the attack of the Israeli state on the aid ship which was trying to reach the 15 lakh people trapped by the three year long occupation of the Gaza strip. Workers, youth, women, intelligentsia, reporters, human rights activists as well as political and social activists participated in the protest in large numbers.Continue reading
Solidarity with Air India workers
Sir, I am writing to express my support to the workers of Air India in their struggle against the dictatorial management authorities as well as the Minister for Civil Aviation, towards redressal of their genuine grievances. I fully endorse the demand raised by CGPI that the termination and suspension of Air India Union activists be immediately revoked. The attacks on the unions of workers in terms of “derecognition” and sealing of offices must be immediately ended.Continue reading
Operation Blue Star
Sir,Operation Blue Star was the opening of the flood gates to a massive onslaught that would be launched against Sikhs in the coming months and years, which would tear asunder the struggles of the peasantry and the common working people. The use of massive violence then paved the path to the dovetailing of the people of India into the agenda of the bourgeoisie.Continue reading
Struggle against forcible land grab and displacement by POSCO
Operation Blue Star and targeted massacre of Sikhs must never be forgotten
On June 6, 1984, Operation Blue Star — the armed assault on the most sacred shrine of the Sikhs, the Golden Temple in Amritsar, was launched.
Condemn the attack on workers of Air India
On the evening of May 26, the CMD of Air India announced the termination of jobs of 17 union leaders of Air Corporation Employees Union (ACEU) and the All India Aircraft Engineers Association (AIAEA). He also announced the suspension of 15 engineers and threatened action against scores of other workers.Continue reading
The three sources and three component parts of Marxism
This article by Lenin was published in 1913 dedicated to the Thirtieth Anniversary of Marx's death. We are reproducing it for our readers.Continue reading