Working Class Issues

2 Days Workers General Strike

EXCEPT for RSS-affiliated BMS, all remaining 10 Central Trade Unions and independent national federations of the country, in a national convention at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on November 11, 2021, have taken a decision to resort to two days countrywide ‘workers general strike’ during the budget session 2022 of the Parliament.


Stop This Abject Privatisation

THE CITU in a statement issued on October 25, condemned the destructive exercise of the government to transfer the national assets and infrastructures in the hands of private corporate, both domestic and foreign. It said, "Air India sale is the most current example."

The CITU quoting from a media report said that the government is making a hasty move for amending the Bank Nationalisation Acts. This is being done to facilitate the privatisation of public sector banks in the next winter session of the Parliament.

NATIONAL MONETISATION PIPELINE: A Nefarious Design to Loot National Assets: CITU

THE Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU), in a statement issued on August 24, has denounced BJP government’s project ‘National Monetisation Pipeline’ (NMP) to hand over productive national assets including vital functional infrastructural assets worth several lakhs of crores of rupees to the domestic and foreign private monopolies, for a pittance. It said that the project is a big step of international finance capital dictated neoliberal policy. “NMP is a pipeline of corruption while handing over public assets in private hands.

Steel Workers Lauded for Magnificent Strike

THE Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) and the Steel Workers’ Federation of India (SWFI), in a statement issued on June 30, have congratulated and saluted the steel workers of the public sector steel industry for the massive united strike action. The strike was held protesting against the arrogant and humiliating stance of the management and the concerned ministry towards the legitimate rights and demands of the workers.

BJP’s Stimulus Package another Gimmick: CITU

THE Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) expressed dismay over the Rs 6.28 lakh crore stimulus package announced by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman and said that it is nothing but yet another gimmick to hoodwink the people. It said that the measures announced under the package would neither provide the much needed relief to the crores of people whose livelihoods have been devastated during the second wave of Covid-19 nor can the package help in reviving the economy.


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