Under the banner of ‘Bijli Kranti Rally’, thousands of electricity workers and engineers from all parts of India came together in a massive protest demonstration at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, on November 23.Continue reading
Government employees in Chhattisgarh to strike work from 25th July
Under the banner of the Chhattisgarh Officers-Employees Federation, all government employees will go on strike from July 25 to 29 in support of their demands. 28 organisations of government employees are jointly spearheading the strike.Continue reading
Nationwide agitation against Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2022 announced
The All India Power Engineers Federation has written to the Union Power Minister demanding that the bill should not be introduced in the monsoon session of Parliament, without talking to power consumers and electricity workers in detail, on the draft Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2022 recently released by the Central government.Continue reading
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 privatise electricity distribution.Continue reading
Workers of Coal India are gearing up for a fight!
The Indian government has proposed to hand over 160 underground mines to private companies as part of the National Monetization Policy.Continue reading
BEML privatisation is anti-worker and anti-national
BEML is a PSU of strategic importance in the defence sector. It manufactures missile launchers, tank aggregates, armoured recovery vehicles (ARV) and armoured repair and recovery vehicles (ARRV), bridging systems, transportation trailers, etc. It is precisely for this reason that BEML had been placed under the Ministry of Defence. With its highly capable workers, BEML can play a much bigger role in indigenising defence manufacture, thus reducing the dependence on foreign countries.Continue reading
Onward with the struggle to end the exploitation of workers and peasants!
Call of the Central Committee of the Communist Ghadar Party of India on May Day 2022
Today is May Day, a day of celebration for the workers of all countries. In our country, workers in all regions are participating in militant rallies, meetings, and processions. We are celebrating the victories we have won and discussing the lessons from the setbacks we have suffered.Continue reading
CEL workers step up struggle against privatisation
The Central Government has put on hold, the privatisation of Central Electronics Limited (CEL). The letter of intent (LoI) for sale of 100 per cent government shareholding in CEL to Nandal Finance & Leasing has not been issued, according to the Secretary of Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM), which is in charge of the privatisation process. The government is examining the objections raised by the employees’ union to the privatisation of CEL, he said.Continue reading
Bank workers strike against privatisation!
Nearly 9,00,000 bank workers participated in the strike, resulting in the closure of banking operations of all the public sector banks. Through the strike, bank workers expressed their determination to defeat the anti-national and anti-social plan of the bourgeoisie to transfer ownership of public sector banks into private hands, to enable monopoly capitalists to rake in maximum profits.Continue reading
Opposition to privatisation of the National Health Service
Workers of the National Health Service are in the forefront of the ongoing struggle of the working class and people of Britain against privatisation of health services.Continue reading