Struggle

Huge Kisan-Mazdoor Jail Bharo

THE AIKS and CITU have congratulated the people of the country, especially the workers and the farmers, for their overwhelming response to the August 9 Jail Bharo movement. It was expected that over 20 lakh people will participate, but the reports received at the centre as we go to the press show that the number may increase the targeted figure. In Delhi, there was a solidarity rally by the CITU which later courted arrest at the Parliament street police station.

Pol Khol Halla Bol Rallies Across the Country

THE Jan Ekta Jan Adhikar Andolan (Peoples unity, peoples rights movement) is a newly formed platform of mass, class and social organisations, employees federations, teacher’s organisations, unorganised sector unions, dalit and tribal organizations, progressive non-government organisations and individuals. In its general body meeting, it decided to organise massive protests all over the country against the misrule of the anti-peasant, anti-working class, anti-minority, anti-dalit NDA government and expose the utter failures in its four-year rule.

RAJASTHAN: Braving Repression, AIKS Fights Against Betrayal by BJP Regime

THE fighting peasantry of Rajasthan under the banner of the All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) last week emerged victorious after yet another battle, this time against the dastardly repression of the BJP state government. The Rajasthan Kisan Sabha had given a clarion call for a massive march to Jaipur (Jaipur Kooch) on February 22, 2018, to protest against the betrayal of the assurances of loan waiver, remunerative prices and pension made to the peasantry after the historic 13-day state-wide struggle from September 1-13, 2017.

Thousands of Kisans Hold Novel Kisan Sansad

IN a historic protest action, thousands of farmers representing more than 184 organisations came to Delhi for the Kisan Sansad/Kisan Parliament held on November 20-21, 2017. On November 20 they marched in a colourful procession from the Ramlila Maidan with tens of thousands holding red flags and banners with an accompaniment of green, blue, yellow and pink flags winding their way to the Parliament Street.

People Protest Demonetisation Disaster

Protesting against the ruination of the Indian economy and the livelihood conditions of the vast majority of our people due to demonetisation, the Left parties observed a `Protest Day’ across the country against the economic policies pursued by the BJP governments at the centre and the states, on November 8. Above is the photo of the protest held in New Delhi.

Nov 9-11 Workers Dharna before Parliament: Joint Call of CTUs & Independent Federations

Below we publish the statement issued by the Central Trade Unions at a press conference held at Press Club on November 8 which was addressed by Ashok Singh (INTUC), Amarjeet Kaur (AITUC), Harbhajan Singh Siddu(HMS), Tapan Sen, MP (CITU) R K Sharma (AIUTUC), Rajeev Dimri (AICCTU), Ashok Ghosh (UTUC), Devarajan (TUCC) and M Pechimuthu (LPF).

Pass Women’s Reservation Bill in the Monsoon Session of Parliament

THE Central Committee of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) had given a call to observe a day on July 15, demanding the passage of the Women’s Reservation Bill in the monsoon session of the parliament, which ensures 33 per cent reservation for women in parliament and state assemblies. Hundreds of people, especially women, participated in the protest demonstrations across the country.

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