Police lathicharged protesting diamond workers trying to enforce bandh at Kumudvadi area in Bhavnagar, Gujarat, on July 15, 2010. The workers were forcing diamond units to down shutters as part of the bandh, when the police attacked them.
The indefinite strike launched by over 30,000 non teaching staff of universities and colleges in Bihar entered the 24th day on July 24, 2010. Most of the colleges and post-graduate departments of different universities remain paralysed due to the strike.
Coir workers' unions of Kerala are on the warpath against the State government's failure in implementing minimum wages in private and cooperative sectors despite the notification coming into effect on July 1.
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.
In the context of the continuing global economic crisis, two summits of the world's leading capitalist countries were held in quick succession in end-June of this year in Canada - the G8 on June 24-25 and the G20 on June 26-27.
This year marks the 65th anniversary of the defeat of fascism by the world’s peoples led by the socialist Soviet Union. This momentous victory was achieved through unparalleled heroism and sacrifices of tens of millions of women and men.
August 5 marks the 115th death anniversary of Frederick Engels, one of the greatest leaders and teachers of the international proletariat. It was Engels who, together with his closest friend and comrade-in-arms, Karl Marx, laid the foundations of the doctrine of scientific socialism.
65 years ago, the United States of America (USA) dropped atom bombs on two towns of Japan.
On August 6, 1945, the atom bomb was exploded over Hiroshima, and on August 9, 1945, over Nagasaki. Nearly three lakh women, men and children died within a period of two months after the dropping of the bombs, half of them on the days of the bombings. The long term effects of the radiation has effected entire generations. The people of Japan and the rest of the world can never forget or forgive the US imperialists for this grave crime against humanity.
The Lok Raj Samiti of Sanjay Colony, located in the Okhla industrial estate was re-established on July 25, 2010. Besides hundreds of members of Lok Raj, the residents of Sanjay Colony participated in the public meeting on the occasion. The members of Lok Raj Samitis of neighbouring chawls participated as representatives of their colonies in this meeting.
Sixty three years ago, on 15th August, India declared its formal independence from British colonial rule. The masses of people, who had fought and sacrificed to throw out the British colonisers, hoped that this independence would bring an end to the colonial and imperialist plunder of our land, labour and natural resources.
The all India general strike has been called to resolutely oppose the course of enriching the capitalist minority by impoverishing the toiling majority. It has been called to assert the rights that belong to workers, peasants and other toiling people who create the wealth of India.
Parties of the capitalist class claim that there is no alternative to the program of globalisation,liberalisation and privatisation. The truth is that there IS an alternative.The alternative is to reorient the economy to fulfil people’s needs instead of fulfilling capitalist greed. This is the program for the Navnirman of India.
The Report to the Fifth Congress of the Communist Ghadar Party of India, presented by Comrade Lal Singh, General Secretary of the CGPI, on behalf of its Central Committee, was discussed and adopted by the Fifth Congress of the CGPI, held in November 2016. By decision of the Fifth Congress, this report has been edited for publication.
The first part of this pamphlet is an analysis of facts and phenomena to identify and expose the real aims behind the Note Ban. The second part is devoted to a critical appraisal of the government’s claims that it will reduce inequality, corruption and terrorism. The third part is what Communist Ghadar Party believes is the real solution to these problems and the immediate program of action towards that solution.
Unite around the program to reconstitute the Indian Republic and reorient the economy to ensure prosperity and protection for all!
There is growing realisation among workers, peasants and other self-employed people that the program of liberalisation and privatisation only serves to enrich an exploiting minority at their expense. Mass resistance is growing to this anti-worker, anti-peasant and anti-national program.