All our support to the contract workers’ struggle!

Contract workers in BSNL are said to number around at least 1 lakh . This huge force of workers are among the most exploited segment of the company’s workforce.  These workers, some of whom have worked for over ten years, remain deliberately exempted from benefits which are guaranteed by...

An Open Letter to Tariq Ali on the facts in Nadigram

Introduction   In early November, armed militants of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) leading the Popular Front in the province of Western Bengal (India) attacked the inhabitants of Nandigram (about 100 km off Calcutta). They used previously captures inhabitants of the region as shields so as to prevent responses....

May Day Greetings from India

Great events are unfolding in Brazil today. Since the onset of the world crisis of 2008, the decrepit capitalist class of Brazil has been thrown into an inescapable spiral of chaos. In Brazil, like in many other Latin American countries, the national bourgeoisies hide behind the mask of populist...

An analysis of the Anti-Corruption movement

The anti-corruption movement in India in recent times, and the mobilizations which took place around the arrest of Anna Hazare, and subsequently gathered around his fast, have been one of the largest mass mobilizations in recent history in India.  Some sources cite numbers going up to hundreds of thousands,...

Stop Hindutva Violence in Delhi!

Something unprecedented happened in India's national capital on the 24th and 25th of February. For the first time in over twenty years, the city was witness to major communal riots between Hindus and Muslims. In reality, this was nothing but a violent pogrom on muslims with the aim of...

Perspective on the Work Stoppage at Bajaj

The nearly 50 day long tool down action at Bajaj’s Chakan plant was a landmark action by the workers of the Chakan industrial belt, both for its duration and the impact it has had in radicalizing the otherwise ‘peaceful’ situation at the Chakan industrial belt.  The core issue of...

Condemn the State Terror in Lalgarh

Lalgarh is invaded. Lalgarh is bloody. In the name of stopping Maoist activities, the combined forces acting on behalf of the Indian state have declared war on the people with such alacrity, and have established a nightmare of terrorism in village after village, that words fail us in our...

September 2: General Strike!

Hyderabad Central University Contract Workers' Union along with permanent workers and students took out a Rally extending solidarity to the nationwide call given for ALL INDIA STRIKE on 2nd September, 2016. The Rally was followed by Public Meeting where worker representatives presented their demands, workers and students sang songs of...

Solidarity with Maruti Suzuki Employees Union

We are posting this communiqué from the struggling workers of the MSEU at Maruti plant in Manesar. We appeal to all progressive, revolutionary and fighting organizations all over the world to support the struggle of the workers at the Maruti-Suzuki plant.   Struggle Continues as Production is at a Complete...

The Indian Lock-down

For the last 30 days the Indian government has imposed the biggest lockdown in human history. The movements and work of over a billion people have been effectively shut. Public offices are closed, vital public transport has been stopped. Cities with millions of inhabitants appear like ghost towns with...

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