Construction Workers Hold Protest Demonstration in Jammu

CONSTRUCTION workers working in organised and unorganised sectors held a protest demonstration on August 2, at the office of the CEO/secretary of BOCW Welfare Board Jammu. They strongly denounced the management of the welfare board for its casual approach to providing social security benefits to beneficiaries of schemes framed under J&K BOCW(RE&CS) Rules 2006. A large number of construction workers participated in the demonstration with placards in their hands.

Anganwadi Adhikar Mahapadav Calls for Jawab Maango Campaign

DEFYING the rains and adverse weather conditions, more than eight thousand anganwadi workers and helpers from Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Jammu & Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and West Bengal sat on ‘Anganwadi Adhikar Mahapadav’ dharna that was organised by the All India Federation of Anganwadi Workers and Helpers (AIFAWH), for three continuous days from July 26-28 at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

WB: Protest against Teacher Recruitment Scam

THOUSANDS of people came into streets demanding the sacking of Partha Chatterjee, minister for industries in West Bengal after his arrest in massive corruption. Chatterjee, former education minister has been arrested by the ED in school teacher recruitment scam involving hundreds of crores of rupees. The scam has already been exposed in the courts, which directed the CBI and ED to investigate.

TN: Leaders Call for Unity Among Secular Forces to Defeat Communalism

IN a meeting organised by the Tamil Nadu platform for people's unity at Chennai Raja Annamalai Mandram on July 23, leaders of secular parties called for unity among all the secular forces and parties to defeat fascist forces in the country and to save democracy. Speaking on the occasion, senior Congress leader and the former union minister, P Chidambaram said that not only in India but also in all other countries religion is traversing a dangerous political path.


TN: Convention against Domestic Violence

TAMIL Nadu is witnessing an increase in domestic violence, according to the recently released National Family Health Survey-5. Concerned over this problem, the CPI(M) Tamil Nadu state committee organised a convention against domestic violence to draw the attention of the state government as well as the general public to it. In order to find remedies to this malady, the convention brought a wider section of social activists under a platform to evolve a plan of action.

Rajasthan: State Convention against Communalism and Anti-People Policies

IN Jaipur, on July 24, 2022, a state-level convention against the politics of communal polarisation and anti-people policies was held in the auditorium of Indira Gandhi Panchayati Raj Sansthan at Jawaharlal Nehru Marg, Jaipur.

The conference was inaugurated by Tushar Gandhi, the great-grandson of Mahatma Gandhi.


Kerala Farmers Protest in Delhi

A LARGE contingent of activists of Kerala Karshaka Sangham, the affiliated unit of the All India Kisan Sabha marched towards Parliament Street, New Delhi and sat in a day-long dharna on July 26, 2022, to bring a very sensitive and dangerous issue of human-animal conflict in the state of Kerala to the attention of the union government.  

AIFAWH Holds Huge Anganwadi Adhikar Mahapadav

AT the call of the All India Federation of Anganwadi Workers and Helpers (AIFAWH), thousands of Anganwadi workers and helpers participated in the ‘Anganwadi Adhikar Mahapadav’ that began in New Delhi on July 26. The four-day long mahapadav will conclude on July 29 with a pledge to intensify the struggles further.  More than seven thousand Anganwadi workers and helpers joined the mahapadav on its first day with a resolve to fight against anti-worker, anti-people, anti-scheme workers policies of the ruling dispensation.


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