In September this year, Ford announced the closure of its plant in Tamil Nadu, rendering nearly 4,000 regular workers and about 40,000 contract/temporary workers jobless. 75 big companies and more than 200 small and medium companies who are involved in the production and supply of spare parts directly or indirectly to Ford are vulnerable to being shut down.Continue reading
The 10th convention of Delhi Division of All India Loco Running Staff Association (AILRSA) was successfully concluded on 2nd October, 2021 in Delhi. The Chief Guest, Shri Santosh Singh Handa from Lucknow Division attended the meeting. Comrade Ramsharan presided over the convention and the session was conducted by Comrade Suraj Kaushik.Continue reading
Air India, and its subsidiary AI Express, which together own 94 aircrafts and serve over 100 domestic destinations and 60 international destinations, have been sold to the Tata Group.Continue reading
Communist and Left parties organized a protest march in Delhi on September 30, against the all-sided and growing attacks on the livelihood and rights of the working people. The protest action was organized at Jantar Mantar. The protest was jointly organized by the Communist Party of India (CPI), Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPIM), Communist Party of India-Marxist Leninist (CPIML), Communist Ghadar Party of India (CGPI), All India Forward Bloc (AIFB) and Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP).Continue reading
We are publishing here a report received from Mazdoor Ekta Committee, of the convention held by the Trade Unions Coordination Committee.
The Joint Platform of Trade Unions of Delhi held an important convention on September 30 in New Delhi. The convention assessed the grave situation facing the workers of Delhi, particularly those in the informal and unorganized sector. It gave the call for united struggle against the growing attacks on our livelihood and rights.
Heads of government of the US, Japan, India and Australia met in the US on September 24. This was the first in-person meeting of heads of governments of these four countries, who together constitute what is called QUAD (Quadrilateral Security Dialogue). Earlier this year, in March, these heads of governmentsContinue reading
Maharashtra’s resident doctors called for an indefinite strike across the state starting 1st October. The Maharashtra State Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) announced that the strike will continue till their demands are fulfilled.
On October 5, the resident doctors called off the strike following acceptance of their demands by the Maharashtra Chief Minister.
Second meeting organized by Mazdoor Ekta Committee
September 26 marked the completion of 10 months of continuous protests by the kisans at the borders of Delhi. On September 28, Mazdoor Ekta Committee (MEC) organized a second meeting on the theme ‘Kisan andolan: Present situation and the way forward’. The meeting was conducted online.Continue reading
On October 3, eight people including four kisans were killed in Lakhimpur Kheri, Uttar Pradesh, when a convoy of the Deputy Chief Minister of the state deliberately rammed into kisans protesting against his visit to the area. Many suffered grievous injuries.Continue reading
Workers, kisans, women and youth came out in large numbers, on the occasion of Bharat Bandh on September 27, to protest against the three anti kisan laws, rising cost of petrol, diesel and all essential commodities, against the increasing unemployment and insecurity of livelihood, against the attacks on our hard-wonContinue reading