There was a huge rally organised at the Nehru Park in Gurgaon on 17 October 2011 to support the workers of Maruti-Suzuki. Workers from the Gurgaon and Manesar industrial belts expressed their anger at the anti-worker policies of the Central and State governments.Continue reading
Protest in support of the workers of Maruti Suzuki
Mazdoor Ekta Committee, All India Federation of Trade Unions, Inquilabi Mazdoor Kendra, Indian Federation of Trade Union, Indian Council of Trade Unions, Mazdoor Ekta Kendra and thousands of workers of various organizations jointly participated in a protest in support of the struggle of the workers of Maruti-Suzuki at the Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on 15th October 2011.Continue reading
Support the just demands of the Indian Railways motormen
This joint statement of Lok Raj Sangathan, All India Loco Running Staff Association, All India Railway Employees Federation, Western Railway Motormen Association, Air India Airport Engineers Association, Air India Employees Union, Airport Authority of India Employees Union, All India Service Engineers Association, All India Voltas Employees Federation, BSNL Employees Union, BEST Workers UnioContinue reading
Railwaymen on the path of struggle
On 21st October 2911, Railwaymen began their agitation for recruitment of gangmen.Continue reading
On the tenth anniversary of the invasion of Afghanistan by US imperialism
Anti-Imperialist forces resolve to throw imperialists out of Asia
We denounce the decision of the Manmohan Singh government to send the Indian Army to Afghanistan to "train" the puppet Afghan army, set up by the US imperialists, to attack the Afghan people's anti-imperialist national liberation struggle. We consider this as an excuse to intervene in Afghanistan against our own brothers and sisters.
We believe that the fountainhead of terrorism worldwide is US imperialism.Continue reading
Land Acquisition and Rehabilitation & Resettlement Bill (LARR) 2011 – its real purpose
A draft of the Land Acquisition and Relief & Rehabilitation Bill (LARR) was approved by the Cabinet and tabled in Parliament on September 7, 2011 and referred to a Parliamentary Standing Committee on September 15. The Standing Committee is to submit its report on the draft in 3 months.Continue reading
Appeal letter to All Trade Unions, Organisations and Individuals
Our struggle is not a struggle for a mere wage-hike of any one section of workers, but is a struggle for our dignity and right to organise. We struggle also more importantly for the contract workers among us, whose insecurity and precarious condition of existence is a burning issue before the entire labouring people of the country today, which puts the very framing of the available labour laws into question. We, permanent and contract workers, have and do stand united in this struggle. To break our unity and resolve, the management of Maruti Suzuki India Ltd, Manesar is continuing to indulge in anti-worker activities and increasingly harass us with the absolute complicity of the state administration.Continue reading
Shaheed Bhagat Singh’s birth annniversary celebrated in Nohar
Workers, peasants, students and youth organised and participated in a militant sabha held inNohar town to mark the birth anniversary of Shaheed Bhagat Singh.
The meeting was organised by the Lok Raj Sangathan Nohar Committee.Continue reading
No to Occupation! Demonstrations in Kabul
“We will feel safer when US forces leave” was the unanimous sentiment expressed by people of Afghanistan, who gathered to protest against the invasion of their country by the US, 10 years ago on October 7, 2011. The protestors clearly wanted the immediate withdrawal of US and other foreign troops from their country.Continue reading
Angry protest in Washington D.C.
The on-going protests in several cities across the US against Wall Street converged into anti-war protests on the anniversary of the US invasion of Afghanistan.Continue reading