On the 72nd anniversary of the Indian Republic:
The Republic needs to be reconstituted on new foundations

Statement of the Central Committee of the Communist Ghadar Party of India, January 17, 2022

January 26 marks the 72nd anniversary of the proclamation of India as a Republic. On this day in 1950, the Constitution adopted by the Constituent Assembly came into effect. It replaced the old colonial Government of India Act (1935) as the fundamental law of the land. India was transformed from a Constitutional Monarchy with King George VI as head of state, into a Republic with a President as Head of State.

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30 years since the disintegration of the Soviet Union:
Socialism remains the only real alternative to capitalism

The birth of the Soviet Union following the 1917 October Revolution in Russia brought about a qualitative change in the international situation. The new Soviet state and the socialist system it defended became the aspiration and source of inspiration for the peoples of the whole world. The agenda of the working class occupied the centre-stage of political discourse. Even spokesmen of the capitalist class had to pretend that they are for some form of socialism.

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Interview with the Senior Joint General Secretary of the Indian Railways Technical Supervisors Association

Mazdoor Ekta Lehar (MEL) has been conducting and publishing a series of interviews with the leaders of many category-wise associations in the Indian Railways representing loco pilots, guards, train controllers, signal and maintenance staff, track maintainers, pointsmen, etc. Here, in the eighth part of this series, we are presenting the interview of Com. K.V. Ramesh (KVR), Senior Joint General Secretary, Indian Railways Technical Supervisors Association (IRTSA), on the main issues of Technical Supervisors working in Indian Railways.

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Workers of Foxconn block Chennai Bengaluru highway

Thousands of workers of the multinational company Foxconn in Sri Perambadur, Tamilnadu waged a powerful protest strike on December 17-18. The protest brought traffic on the Chennai Bengaluru Highway to a standstill for more than 18 hours. It forced the Tamilnadu government to promise to take immediate steps to address the long standing grievances of the workers. Mazdoor Ekta Lehar has received a report from the Thozhilar Ottrumai Iyakkam (Workers Unity Movement) on this protest action.

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