On the occasion of 8th March, 2010, the beginning of the centenary year of International Women’s Day, the Congress Party led UPA Government is tabling the Women’s Reservation Bill as its gift to the women of India. The aim of this Bill is to create reserved constituencies for women in every Lok Sabha and state assembly election, as the way to guarantee that at least one third of seats in these legislative bodies are occupied by women. This move has been welcomed by many parties including the BJP and the Communist Party of India (Marxist).Continue reading
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International Women’s Day celebrated in Mumbai with great enthusiasm
Hundreds of women and men participated with great enthusiasm and militant spirit in a mass rally in the working class districts of Mumbai to celebrate International Women’s Day.Continue reading
139th anniversary of the Paris Commune: When the working class stormed heaven!
March 18 this year marks the 139th anniversary of the Paris Commune, one of the greatest and most inspiring events in the history of the working class. Through a heroic revolutionary uprising, the working people of Paris took over the reins of political power and established their own state power, in the form of the Paris Commune, from March 26 until May 30, 1871, when it was brutally crushed.Continue reading
Militant rally in Delhi to mark the centenary of International Women’s Day
More than a thousand women and men, representing nearly 30 organisations, participated in a militant demonstration from Mandi House to Jantar Mantar in the heart of New Delhi, on March 8 this year, to mark hundred years of the declaration of International Women’s Day. The demonstration was organized under the banner of the ‘Centenary Committee to celebrate International Women’s Day’.Continue reading
Workers protest against anti-working class policies of UPA government
Lakhs of workers all across the length and breadth of the country participated in protest actions against the anti working class policies of the UPA government on March 5, 2010.Continue reading
Growing Indian presence in Africa
As part of its drive to grow and amass ever greater profits, the Indian big bourgeoisie is expanding its reach abroad as well as within the country. It is seeking new markets, sources of energy, minerals and raw materials, as well as profitable fields for investment of its capital. One of the areas where it is expanding its presence most dramatically in recent years is the resource-rich continent of Africa.Continue reading
Militarisation – in pursuit of imperialist ambitions
Sir, I am very grateful to the CGPI for publishing highly informative and timely article entitled “Rapid militarisation to stake claim as a world class imperialist power’’ in the February 1-15, 2010 issue of PV. There are many important and interesting points that have been emphasized in this article.Continue reading
A milestone in the struggle against privatisation
Sir, I would like to join the CGPI in its solemn observation of the tenth anniversary of the Modern Foods struggle and express my thanks for posting an article on the subject in the Feb. 16-28, 2010 issue of PV. There are events of this kind that need to be remembered as they represent milestones in the class struggle that is being waged in the country.Continue reading
Women demand a new state power, new constitution and a new political system and process!
Call of the Central Committee of Communist Ghadar Party of India for 8th March, 2010
On the occasion of 8th March, 2010, the beginning of the centenary year of International Women’s Day, the Congress Party led UPA Government is tabling the Women’s Reservation Bill as its gift to the women of India.Continue reading
Union Budget 2010/11: Nationalise and Socialise Procurement and Distribution of Food! Enhance Food Subsidy to support a Modern Universal PDS! Cut Down Arms Spending and Suspend Interest Payments!
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is presenting the Union Budget on 26th February, at a time when the working class is reeling under the burden of record food price inflation. President Pratibha Patil, in her address to Parliament on the opening day of the budget session, blamed various external forces and the weather for food prices rising at over 20%. This is a sign that the present rulers of India are not going to solve the food problem.Continue reading