Sep 1-15 2010

Indian student nurses in Australia

Hundreds of foreign student nurses, most of them Indians, face the threat of deportation from Australia. This follows the government's decision to raise the English language standard requirement for passing for foreign students. This arbitrary decision was taken when most of these student nurses had just completed their courses. Many of them had got job offers in Australia.

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Nigeria – doctors’ strike

The countrywide strike by doctors in Nigeria is having a widespread impact. The doctors began their strike on August 11. Initially resident doctors struck work to force the government to implement an earlier agreement on wages and working conditions. The resident doctors have now been joined by consultants.

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South African – auto workers

Auto workers began strike action in the second week of August 2010 demanding 15 percent pay rise, six months maternity leave and a housing allowance. Around 30,000 members of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) working for large car manufacturers such as General Motors, Ford and BMW participated in the action.
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Turkey – transport workers

Transport workers across the world are holding a day of action to protest the sacking of 157 transport workers in Turkey by the multinational transport company UPS, which transports cargo by land, sea and air . The workers were dismissed following attempts to unionise. The company has been using threats as well as violence against the workers.

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Floods ravage Pakistan

Mazdoor Ekta Lehar expresses its deep sympathy to the people of Pakistan at these grave moments when the people are faced with one of the worst calamities in history as a result of floods. The estimate of those who have lost their homes ranges upwards of two crore people. Thousands of towns and villages have simply been washed away.

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Support the Just Demands of the All India Loco Running Staff of the Indian Railways!: All for One and One for All!

A copy of the statement jointly brought out by Lok Raj Sangathan (Maharashtra Committee) and Kamgar Ekta Chalwal on the just demands of the All India Loco Running Staff Association has been received by Mazdoor Ekta Lehar. The statement is call to the working class of the whole country to unite and we are reproducing it below for our readers.

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Struggle in Viva Global

Viva Global is a company whose factory located in the Udyog Vihar region of Gurgaon manufactures clothes for well known brands such as Marks & Spencer. For the past few months, the management has been trying to intimidate the workers who have been organising to force the management to give them their rightful dues. Following brutal attacks on the workers and especially the union leaders on 25th August 2010, the workers have been demonstrating outside the factory gate. MEL interviewed the fighting workers who include a large number of women.

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Bihar teachers' strike continues

The indefinite of over 33,000 non teaching staff of universities and colleges of Bihar has completed 49 days on August 18, 2010. The strike has badly affected teaching and examination schedules of all the colleges and universities in the state. Most colleges did not reopen after month-long summer vacation on July 1 and hence the admission of students to the three-year degree courses is yet to start there.

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Struggle of domestic workers

Domestic Workers in Chennai organised a protest action demanding weekly offs, notice before termination of service, paid holidays and medical benefits. They are demanding cards identifying them as domestic workers. They are also demanding that they be treated with dignity. Many of them are falsely accused of theft and harassed by police.

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Rotting foodgrains – damning indictment of the ruling class and its course

The news that thousands of lakhs of tonnes of foodgrains have been rotting in the godowns of the Food Corporation of India has angered the workers and peasants of our country. Investigations have revealed that the amount of foodgrains condemned by the government as unfit for human consumption has been steadily increasing since 1997.

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PARTY DOCUMENTS

8 Jan General Strike

Call of the Mazdoor Ekta Committee

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.

Hum Hain Iske Malik! Hindostan Humara!

Election manifesto of a CGPI supported candidate for Lok SabhaParties 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.

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5th Congress DocumentThe 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.

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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!

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.

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