The interviews of some working class leaders carried in your paper are very timely. Theimpending general elections givesa time for the working place to put forward its own agenda, as the politically charged climate affords an opportunity to ask some hardquestions.Continue reading
Guest teachers working in Delhi schools held a demonstration under the leadership of the All Guest Teacher Association before the Delhi Secretariat on 15th January, in support of their demand for regularisation.Continue reading
Close to 2500 drivers and conductors of the DTC are on strike since 27th January. They are sitting in dharna in front of the Indraprasth Millenium Bus Depot at the time of filing this report.
On December 25, 2013, the Communist Ghadar Party of India completed 33 years since its founding. The occasion was marked by celebrations organized by the party organizations in different regions of the country. The Central Committee had previously planned to organize a series of Party Schools in different regions.Continue reading
Oppose all foreign interference in Bangladesh!
Elections to the Bangladesh parliament were held on January 5, 2014 in the backdrop of a severe political crisis in that country. The 28 party opposition coalition headed by the Bangladesh National Party (BNP) of Khaleda Zia boycotted the elections.Continue reading
Shimmering opulence built on unbridled exploitation of toilers
Singapore and Dubai are often held out by the rulers and capitalists of our country as aspirational examples. Time and again we’ve heard them tell us how they’ll make Mumbai like Singapore and Delhi like Dubai.Continue reading
Thousands of striking garment workers in Cambodia have been struggling for months for decent wages and working conditions. Cambodia is one of the countries which supply some of the biggest branded retail store chains in Europe and America.Continue reading
Another attack on the working people
On January 1, 2014 the price of non-subsidized cooking gas (LPG) was raised by Rs. 220, one of the steepest hikes so far. Following the increase, a 14.2 kg non-subsidized cooking gas cylinder will now cost Rs. 1,241, while it earlier cost Rs. 1,021.Continue reading
In the year that has gone by, one of the biggest burdens on the masses of working people has been the sharp and continuous rise in prices of vegetables. This added to the burden the people were already facing because of the rise in the prices of a whole host of other essential commodities. The rise in prices was particularly severe in the case of onions, and also potatoes and tomatoes.Continue reading