In the face of massive increase in prices of food, and other attacks on the working class and people, the trade unions and working class organizations of our country are organizing an All India Day of Protest on March 5, 2010.Continue reading
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The eighth anniversary of the Gujarat genocide
On February 28, 2002, over 50 Kar Sevaks traveling from Ayodhya to Gujarat on the Sabarmati Express were tragically burnt alive in a fire at Godhra.Continue reading
Condemn the terror attack in Pune!
Mazdoor Ekta Lehar expresses its deep anger and outrage at the terrorist strike on February 13, 2010 in an eatery in Pune, in which 16 people have lost their lives and dozens injured, many critically. Mazdoor Ekta Lehar expresses its deep sympathy for the families of the victims.Continue reading
Crisis in Europe
The economies of four countries of the Eurozone — Greece, Spain, Portugal and Italy are in deep crisis. There are fears that there will be a domino effect on the economies of the rest of Europe, and.the EURO has fallen in relation to the Dollar. GDP statistics reveal that all four economies experienced zero or negative growth in the last quarter of 2009.Continue reading
Condemn the US “surge” offensive in Afghanistan!
Thousands of US soldiers armed to the teeth with the deadliest weaponry available today began a massive ‘surge’ offensive in Afghanistan in the second week of February 2010 to wipe out centers of Afghan resistance to the occupation forces. According to the US and NATO occupation forces, the aim is to “liberate” various regions from “Taliban Control”. In the course of this latest offensive, hundreds of civilians, including women and childen, have been killed. Mazdoor Ekta Lehar condemns this latest offensive of the US imperialists and its allies.Continue reading
Torchlight rally to protest price rise
On February 9, 2010, workers living in the South Delhi parliamentary constituency took out a torchlight procession to protest the massive increase in food prices. The rally was organised under the baner of the Mehangai Virodh Samyukt Sangharsh Samiti (Joint Struggle Committee to Oppose Price Increase). The torchlight rally began from Tekhand village at 4 pm and marched to Kalka Depot, passing through the factories of Okhla Industrial Area Phase 1 and Phase II.Continue reading
Dharna to demand ration cards
Workers of Delhi staged a one-day dharna in the offices of the Delhi government food and civil supplies department on 17 February 2010 to demand the immediate issuing of ration cards to those who were below the poverty line. The dharna was organized under the banner of the Delhi Council of the Lok Raj Sangathan.Continue reading
The struggle for women’s emancipation has always been integrally linked with the struggle of the working class for socialism
This year marks a very important event – the 100th anniversary of the declaration of International Women’s Day. In 1910, at the International Conference of Socialist Women in Copenhagen, Denmark, the German socialist leader Clara Zetkin had proposed the observance of an international day of struggle of women for their rights and their emancipation.Continue reading
Food inflation: Why are prices so high and what is the solution?
Working class and toiling families are facing an intolerable situation, with the prices of every essential of food – rice, wheat, pulses, sugar, eggs, milk, vegetables, including onions and potatoes – spiraling upwards since the last nearly one year. Prices that started rising a year ago are continuing to spiral up and the rate of inflation has crossed 20%.Continue reading
Tenth Anniversary of Modern Foods Struggle: Privatisation needs to be opposed resolutely
Ten years ago, in February 2000, the workers of Modern Foods India Limited (MFIL) carried out a bold protest action in New Delhi on the opening day of Parliament. They were objecting to the sale of central government owned MFIL to the private multinational company Hindustan Lever Limited.Continue reading