Kisan, Worker Unions Gear Up for Big Struggles

A JOINT meeting of the central leadership of All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS), All India Agricultural Workers’ Union (AIAWU) and Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) was held on June 9 to discuss the current acute distress and growing economic crisis in the country during the Covid-19 pandemic.  The meeting concluded that instead of taking effective measures to contain the pandemic, the BJP government is aggressively trying to centralise entire governance through authoritarian measures and fascistic intent.

CITU Supports Coal Workers’ Strike against Privatisation

THE Centre of Indian Trade Unions, in a statement issued on June 18, has welcomed the joint decision by all the federations and unions of workers to go for three days countrywide strike from July 2-4, 2020 in all coal mines and establishments in the country demanding scrapping of the government decision to allow commercial mining of coal by private sector including foreign entities, separating CMPDIL from Coal India Ltd and the move to privatise public sector coal mining companies in the process. 

Delhi: Take Criminal action against hate mongers

ON January 29, 2020, Brinda Karat, Polit Bureau member of the CPI(M) and K M Tewari, state secretary of the Delhi CPI(M) lodged a police complaint with Amulya Patnaik, the Delhi police commissioner against Anurag Thakur, union minister of state for finance and Parvesh Verma, a MP from Delhi for inciting communal enmity and extending threats by making statements that are perjudicial to national integration. Both the leaders demanded registration of an FIR against the two.

Ghastly Fire in Delhi

CPI(M) Polit Bureau has issued the following statement on December 8, 2019

THE Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) expresses its deep shock and anguish over the ghastly fire in a luggage factory in Anaj Mandi, North Delhi that claimed 43 lives and  scores of others are being treated for acute burns in various hospitals.

Scientists Demand Withdrawal of Citizenship Amendment Bill

A group of Indian scientists and scholars from within and outside the country have issued a statement against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, on December 9. Over 1500 scholars from around the world have signed the statement, including the directors of three major research institutions: Sandip Trivedi (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai), Rajesh Gopakumar (International Centre for Theoretical Sciences, Bengaluru) and Atish Dabholkar (International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Italy). Below we publish the full text of the statement.


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