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May Day rallies in India:
Lakhs of workers, across the country, protest against the attacks on their rights

Report from a correspondent of Mazdoor Ekta Committee
Workers across the countryheld protests and rallies to mark International Workers’ Day on 1 May 2023.They saluted the struggle of the workers in Chicago in 1886, who fought for the right to an 8-hour work day.They opposed the multiple attacks being made on the working class in the form of privatisation, contractualisation, and anti-worker laws and policies. They demanded their right to better working conditions.

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Enthusiastic May Day rally in London

Report by a correspondent of Indian Workers Association (Great Britain)

May Day, international working class day, was celebrated with great enthusiasm by workers organisations in London, Britain. More than ten thousand people marched from Clerkenwell Green, near Marx Memorial Library,  to Trafalgar Squarey.

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Workers in Tamilnadu vigourously celebrate May Day

Report by a correspondent of Workers Unity Movement

The First of May, 2023 marked the centenary of the first ever May Day celebration in India. Exactly a hundred years ago, workers hoisted the red flag in Chennai (then known as Madras). May Day this year therefore assumed great significance for workers. It marks a century of united struggle of the working class of India for its rights, first against the colonial rulers, and since independence, against the Indian ruling class.

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US military exercises in the Korean Peninsula:
The US is stepping up its preparations for war in Asia

A massive military exercise involving the armed forces of the US and South Korea has been launched in the Korean Peninsula.  These exercises are being conducted on land, sea and air. The target of these exercises is North Korea, also known as the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). The exercises in March and April this year are one of the largest in many years.

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Air India pilots oppose new working conditions

The two unions of the pilots of Air India, the Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA) and Indian Pilots Guild (IPG) have opposed the new wage structure and the terms and conditions of work being imposed on them by the Tata Group management. They have threatened to go on strike if they are forced to sign the new work-contract agreement, which they have called ‘draconian’.

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