Imperialists, get out of Libya!
A mad race has begun to seize control of the oil resources and installations of Libya – one of the richest in the world. These include a very well-developed infrastructure of oil refineries, pumping stations, gas lines, ports and pipelines leading directly to Europe. >> Read more
Necessity for people's empowerment
Political system and process do not correspond with the aspirations of the people. The people are demanding that they have control over all institutions of state... most of the laws date back to the British rule. The state is a colonial legacy and it acts as an oppressor and treats the people as enemies. The party system of rule, and the electoral laws, ensures that people have no say in making decisions that affect their lives. >> Read more
Bomb blast in Delhi High Court
None of the terror attacks that have taken place in our country in the past decade have been solved. Their organizers have never been identified, caught, tried and punished. Are we expected to believe that the government is really clueless about the organizers, or it is possible that it is covering up for them? >> Read more
Oppose the massive hike in electricity bills in Delhi
Nothing that we the people, through our organisations, have proposed is ever taken into account. Only those proposals are taken into account which the government finds are suitable for the capitalists and the ruling party/ coalition. >> Read more
No justification for violating the self-determination of nations and peoples!
A great tragedy for the peoples and complication in the struggle for self-determination arose through the betrayal of principles by the Soviet Union headed by the Khrushchevites. While restoring capitalist exploitation and national oppression within, the Soviet Union emerged as a full-fledged social-imperialist power, contending and colluding with the US for domination over the globe. >> Read more
General Strike in Italy to protest government’s “austerity” measures
Hundreds of thousands of working people in Italy observed a day-long strike on September 6, 2011, against the latest “austerity” measures of the Italian government. >> Read more
Mercy Petitions: The real culprits remain unpunished!
People can see the terrible irony of justice or the lack of it in our country. On one hand, on the flimsiest of evidence, or no evidence, that they were involved in any conspiracy to murder, people are facing the gallows. On the other hand, it is well known that for example the highest leadership of the Congress Party organized the 1984 massacre of Sikhs and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi organised the slaughter of Muslims in Gujarat. The organizers of these genocides roam around freely and occupy the highest positions in the state and in political life. >> Read more
Deteriorating conditions in Manipur
Armed forces deployed by the centre dominate life in Manipur to such an extent that even elected Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) can be pulled out of their vehicle and searched on the road. >> Read more
Gruesome confirmation of brutal state terror in Kashmir
The horrific truth of the killing in cold blood of thousands of innocent Kashmiris has been confirmed yet again by the report of the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) which became public on August 17, 2011. The SHRC report has revealed unmarked graves in the three districts of Kupwara, Baramulla and Bandipore in north Kashmir. Read more
Navnirman is not far off
Strike in Munjal Plant demanding permanent jobs
On 12th September, 2011, in the Manesar plant of Munjal Showa situated in IMT, workers sounded the bugle for a strike from 4 in the afternoon. They were demanding being made permanent employees instead of being treated as trainees indefinitely. >> Read more
Maruti Suzuki worker's struggle against the undeclared lockout
On 12th September 2011, the Maruti-Suzuki Employees Union organised a huge rally from Kamala Nehru Park to the Mini Secretariat in Gurgaon. This rally was organised to demand withdrawal of the requirement of 'good conduct bond', reinstatement of union leaders and other workers and recognition of their Union. More than 3000 workers participated in the rally. >> Read more
Right to dissent
You are part of the masses (aam aadmi) or the MLA’s “favourite”!
On 9th September 2011, residents of Sanjay Colony, under the leadership of the Lok Raj Samiti, staged a day-long dharna in front of the office of the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) office in Okhla Industrial Estate Phase-2. Besides registering their complaint against not being given water and ill-treatment by the Jal Board, the residents demanded an end to party-based politics in the operations. >> Read more
Casual workers of Air India organise to fight for their rights
Casual workers of Air India are on the war path, trying to organize their own union to assert their rights. They want to be recognised as regular workers with all the rights of the regular workers who do the same work they do. The nearly 500 workers working in Chennai for Air India have taken the lead. >> Read more