Jul 1-15 2010

Editorial: Ghost of Bhopal and the deepening credibility crisis

The storm raised in India and abroad over the trial court verdict on the Bhopal gas tragedy of 1984 has deepened the crisis of credibility of the Manmohan Singh regime. From the painstaking evidence gathered by those fighting for justice for the lakhs of victims of this tragedy, it is clear as daylight that the then Rajiv Gandhi regime was more concerned about rescuing Warren Anderson and the management of Union Carbide from the wrath of the people, than about ensuring justice for the victims of the gas tragedy.

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Railway Ministry betrays motormen!

We had reported in the May 15-31 issue of MEL on the strike action of the Central Railway and Western Railway Motormen on May 3-4, 2010. They resumed work only when it was announced on May 4 by the Railway Ministry in the floor of the Parliament that the Railways would look into the grievances of the motormen and resolve the same by June 15. However as on June 15 the Railways Management has not announced any measures to address the grievances of the motormen.

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Delhi Regional Conference of Party held in enthusiastic atmosphere

The Delhi Regional Conference of the Party held in June reviewed the work of the Party since the last Conference in April 2009, and charted the future course of action. The delegates reflected the work of the party — workers, student and youth activists, veteran comrades, as well new comrades who have come forward to join the ranks of the party inspired by its ideals and its work. Nearly 40% of the delegates were women.

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Support the just demands of the motormen of Central and Western Railways

The text of the statement issued at the initiative of the Lok Raj Sangathan by the following organizations working in Mumbai on May 29, 2010 is reproduced below. It has been distributed to tens of thousands of workers in the financial capital of India, and has received huge support cutting across different sections of the working class and people.

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Power workers of Orissa protest against Southco

Activists of the Orissa State Electricity Board Bijuli Karmachari Sangh (OSEBBKS), southern zone held a demonstration and dharna in front of the corporate headquarters of the private power distribution company Southco in Behrampur on June 17, 2010. They were protesting against non-fulfilment of agreements with employees relating to filling of all vacancies of field staff, regularisation of contract employees and payment of yearly increment to linesmen.

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Railway contract workers

In 1994, the Central Adminstrative Tribunal, Chandigarh, had ruled that workers working with the Railways on basis of Casual Labour Service must be absorbed as permanent workers. Sixteen years, later, the Railways has refused to implement this directive. According to the rules, the Railways had to absorb these erstwhile casual workers as permanent workers, once it stopped recruitment of casual labour.

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PARTY DOCUMENTS

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Parties of the capitalist class claim that there is no
alternative to the program of globalisation,liberalisation
and privatisation. The truth is thatthere 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.

Click on the thumbnail of the election manifesto of a CGPI
supported candidate for Lok Sabha to download the PDF.

 

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This document, What Kind of Party?, was presented by
Comrade Lal Singh on behalf of the Central Committee
of the Communist Ghadar Party of India to the Second
National Consultative Conference held December 29-30, 1993.

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Click to Download PDFThe 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.

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These Elections are a FarceInterview with Comrade Lal Singh, General Secretary of Communist Ghadar Party of India by Comrade Chandra Bhan, Editor of Mazdoor Ekta Lehar

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Manifesto 2014Unite around the program to reconstitute the Indian Republic and reorient the economy to ensure prosperity and protection for all!

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Click to Download PDFInterview with Comrade Lal Singh, General Secretary of Communist Ghadar Party of India

by Comrade Chandra Bhan, Editor of Mazdoor Ekta Lehar

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