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.

PUNJAB: Anganwadi Mulajam Union observes International Women Day

AT the call of the Anganwadi Mulajam Union, Punjab CITU, a colourful public rally was held at Sirhand in Fatehgarh Sahib district on March 8. The state office of Anganwadi Mulajam Union, Punjab was inaugurated in Sirhand, a short distance from the capital Chandigarh on March 8, 2017 on the occasion of the International Women's Day. This is the first building owned by any union of anganwadi employees affiliated to All India Federation of Anganwadi Workers and Helpers (AIFAWH).

Jaipur Kooch Celebrates Farmers Victory

THOUSANDS of farmers participated in Jaipur Kooch (march to Jaipur) on March 2, at the call of the Rajasthan state committee of the All India Kisan Sabha, which is a continuation of sustained ongoing struggle for the last six months against hike in electricity rates and other demands in the state. Groups of the farmers began to arrive at Vidyadhar Nagar Stadium in Jaipur from early morning, which continued till afternoon.

Kisans Hold Massive Rally before Parliament

THE march to parliament of the peasants and agricultural workers on February 24, 2016 under the banner of Bhoomi Adhikar Andolan (Movement for Land Rights) has been impressive and highly relevant politically. The involvement of the large sections of the peasant women folk is an indication that the movement has grown deep into the rural base of the country and the peasantry is rising up with determination to fight the unprecedented and acute agrarian crisis imposed upon them by the ruling classes.


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