United Protest of Students against BJP Government’s Policies

THE National Education Policy 2020 (NEP), supposedly introduced to modernise and revamp India's education system, is currently being actively implemented nationwide in various phases and at varying paces. As India enters the second quarter of the 21st century, being the most populous country globally and anticipating a youth dividend, a contemporary and fair education system is imperative.

CITU and Apple Farmers’ Protest in Srinagar

DESPITE restrictions and severe cold conditions, hundreds activists of CITU and Jammu Kashmir Apple Farmers Federation assembled at Press Enclave Srinagar and held protest demonstrations on November 26, against anti-people, anti-worker and anti-farmer policies of the government. The protesters were shouting slogans against the government.While addressing the demonstration, CITU president Mohamad Yousuf Tarigami expressed serious concern over problems being faced by the common people.

MP, Gujarat Pay lowest; Kerala Pays Highest Daily Wages to the Workers

BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh and much-hyped ‘model state’ Gujarat pay lowest; and LDF-ruled Kerala pays highest wages to the workers, noted the latest report of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for the Financial Year (FY) 2022-23. A male agricultural worker got Rs 229.2 in MP and Rs 241.9 in Gujarat as daily wage, below the national average of Rs 345.7. For 25 working days in a month it amounts to just around Rs 5,730 in MP and Rs 6,047 in Gujarat.As per the rating firm Crisil, the cost of a veg-thali was Rs 27.9/day or Rs 840/month and a non-veg-thali Rs 61.4/day in September 2023.

CPI(M) Holds Huge Rally in Bhadra

CPI(M) organised a mammoth public meeting in Bhadra, Rajasthan where its candidate and sitting MLA, Balwan Punia is contesting. The meeting was addressed by CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury. It was presided over by Party secretary Jaiprakash Dhaka. Many other Party leaders of the district and constituency also spoke at the meeting.Cannot connect to Ginger Check your internet connectionor reload the browserDisable in this text fieldRephraseRephrase current sentenceEdit in Ginger×

World Congress of Trade Union International (TUI) Transport

THE Trade Union International (TUI) Transport 15th World Congress concluded with resounding slogans of "Workers of the World Unite - TUI (T) Zindabad." The TUI (T) comprises transport, ports, fisheries, and communications and is an integral part of the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU). The Congress took place in Athens, Greece, from November 21-22, 2023.

Salil Chowdhury: Pre-Birth Centenary Tribute: “My Worst Nightmare is Fascism”

“What is your greatest fear?” he was asked.His reply was sharp and emphatic. “That India may someday be ruled by fanatics who will silence the voice of reason, and intellectuals will be singled out and shot”, he said.The interviewer pressed further. “What is your favourite dream?”“All peoples shall be equal”, he said.“And your nightmare?”“Fascism”, responded Salil Chowdhury firmly. IN an interview with an English daily newspaper on November 21, 1993, the music legend and versatile genius expressed his fears, dreams and nightmares in this way.

Uttarakhand: CITU-Led Delegation Visits Collapsed Tunnel Site

A DELEGATION of the Uttarakhand state committee of the Centre for Indian Trade Unions (CITU) led by Rajendra Singh Negi visited the site of the unfortunate accident at the under-construction Yamunotri National Highway Tunnel located at Silkyara in district Uttarkashi where 41 workers have been stranded for the past seven days.The delegation expressed its outrage at the delay in rescue work and demanded that FIRs be registered against the principal employer of the NHAI and the company under contract responsible for the construction of the tunnel.

Maha: CPI(M) Makes Headway in Gram Panchayat Polls in Palghar and Other Districts

THE CPI(M) made some headway in the limited gram panchayat elections held in Maharashtra on November 5, 2023. The results were declared next day on November 6. The sarpanch is now elected in the state through direct elections, with the whole village voting. Besides that, gram panchayat members are elected from various wards in the village. The CPI(M) won a total of 11 sarpanches and 133 gram panchayat members in these polls.The CPI(M) won the posts of 8 out of 13 sarpanches and 100 out of 167 gram panchayat seats in the Talasari and Dahanu tehsils of Palghar district.


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