Hospital employees protest outsourcing

The Employees' Union of Lady Hardinge Medical College and Associated Hospitals (Shrimati Sucheta Kriplani Hospital and Kalawati Saran Children Hospital) including nursing staff of both hospitals have launched a protest against the move for outsourcing of various technical and nursing staff in both the institutions of the Central Government.

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The people of India are demanding – “take measures to control prices, or quit!”

After hundreds of small and big protests by workers, peasants, and working people demanding that the UPA government take immediate measures to control prices of essential commodities, the Indian people organized a massive Bharat Bandh on July 5, 2010. The Communist Ghadar Party of India as well as various other political parties, trade union organizations, traders' organizations, as well as student and youth organizations gave the call for this day of action. Mazdoor Ekta Lehar congratulates the workers, peasants, working people and traders of our country for making this Bharat Bandh a resounding success.

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Food is our right, not a privilege! Onward with the struggle for a modern universal Public Distribution System!

The Communist Ghadar Party of India has been agitating for a Modern Universal Public Distribution System through which all people will be assured of adequate supply at affordable prices of good quality foodgrains, pulses, sugar, cooking oil, edible oils, cooking fuel and all other essentials of mass consumption necessary to ensure nutritious food.

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Law Minister reveals government’s intent

According to news reports (TOI July 1, 2010), Law Minister Veerappa Moily is proposing to enact a law that Public Interest Litigations aimed at stopping "developmental projects" on environmental grounds would have to pay the cost of delay of projects, when their PIL's get rejected. This proposal is a key aspect of the new National Litigation Policy.

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