The struggle of electricity workers is entirely just! Privatisation of electricity is anti-people!
Electricity is one of the basic needs of human life. Earning private profit cannot be the objective of producing and distributing this basic necessity
This is the first in a series of articles on the class struggle over electricity in India
Crisis of Electricity Supply and its Real Cause
This is the second in a series of articles on the class struggle over electricity in India
Large parts of the country are facing severe power shortage as thermal power plants do not have sufficient coal to produce the required power. The monopoly controlled media is creating confusion about who and what is responsible for the ...
Historical Evolution of Electricity Supply in independent India, 1947 to 1992
This is the third in a series of articles on the class struggle over electricity in India
The official position regarding the generation and distribution of electricity in our country today is the opposite of what the Government of India declared in 1947. It was proclaimed at that time that the State should take full ...
Privatisation of Electricity Generation – False Claims and Real Aims
This is the Fourth in a series of articles on the class struggle over electricity in India
With the launch of the Independent Power Producer (IPP) policy in 1992, the generation of electricity was thrown open to Indian and foreign capitalists. Prior to 1992, the generation of electricity was an activity reserved for the public sector.
Privatisation of Electricity Distribution – False Claims and Real Aim
This is the Fifth in a series of articles on the class struggle over electricity in India
Nearly 27 lakh (2.7 million) electricity workers are threatening to go on strike across the country if the government tables the Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2022 in parliament. The electricity workers are demanding that the government abandon its plans to ...
Electricity is an Essential Social Need and Universal Human Right
This is the Sixth in a series of articles on the class struggle over electricity in India
The class struggle that is going on over electricity is about who should own this vital productive force and what should be the aim of its production and distribution. At the centre of the conflict is the very definition ...