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Date: Thu, Aug 4, 2011 at 11:05 PM
Subject: [Mazdoor Ekta Lehar] People's Voice - August 1-15, 2011
People's Voice - August 1-15, 2011
The situation calls for sober analysis and farsightedness
Lal Singh, General Secretary, Communist Ghadar Party of India, 16th July, 2011
Who stands to gain from the serial bomb blasts that rocked Mumbai on 13th July? If the crime is not one of passion but of cold political calculation, then the political motive needs to be examined. Read more
Defend the sovereignty of Libya!
Down with the imperialist aggression!
The inhuman and unjust imperialist aggression on Libya is continuing; new forms of economic and political pressures have been added to the destructive war power of the NATO powers. Read more
Oppose privatisation of banks! Protect the savings of the people!
Support the 5th August Strike of over 10,00,000 bank workers!
The United Forum of Bank Unions, consisting of nine unions of employees and officers of all state-owned banks, has called a one-day strike on 5th August. The workers' unions are fighting against intensified exploitation and attacks on their rights and working conditions.Read more
Upcoming Strike of Bank workers - 5 August 2011
Interview with Comrade Ramanand about the upcoming Strike of Bank workers
Following the call for an all-India strike on 5th August by the United Forum of Bank Unions (5 employees' unions and 4 officers' unions), correspondents of Mazdoor Ekta Lehar interviewed one of the most senior leaders of bank workers in Delhi on 13th July, 2011. Comrade Ramanand is General Secretary of the Delhi State - Bank Employees Federation and one of the leading members of All-India Bank Employees' Association. Read more
Confidentiality Act is a legacy of British colonial rule
The Confidentiality Act is a legacy of British colonial rule, like the Land Acquisition Act. The law exists from the epoch when we were enslaved to the white man. Read more
Tea garden workers of Bengal demand wage increase
The workers of the tea gardens of North Bengal and Assam are on the path of struggle. They are fighting against their intense exploitation. Read more
What is the trouble with Air India and who is the trouble-maker?
Condemn the 13th July terror attacks in Mumbai!
Down with the US imperialist attacks on Pakistan!
Maruti Suzuki workers boycott union poll
Against the wishes of the mass of workers of the Maruti Suzuki plant in Manesar, the management organized an election for the office bearers of a company recognized union. These elections were held on July 16, 2011. Read more
6th Anniversary of the vicious attack on Honda workers
The Joint Action Committee of Gurgaon, Bawal, Daruheda, and Rewari organised a rally in IMT Manesar on July 25, 2011 to mark the 6th anniversary of the attack on the Honda workers. More than 10,000 workers from various unions participated enthusiastically in this rally. Read more
Struggle of workers of Voltas intensifies
July 22, 2011 marked the100th day of the relay hunger strike of workers of Voltas. To mark this occasion, a meeting was held at the gate of the corporate headquarters of this Tata owned company in Mumbai in which hundreds of workers participated. Read more
Loco running staff prepare for major actions in defence of their rights
The biennial meeting of the Mumbai Division (Central Railway) of the All India Loco Running Staff Association (AILRSA) was held on July 16, 2011, at Mahavir Hall, Kalyan. Amidst pouring rain over hundred delegates came to participate in the meeting. Read more
Kashmir government workers' protest attacked
On July 14, 2011, thousands of state government employees of the Jammu and Kashmir government staged a protest demonstration demanding release of pending arrears of the Sixth Pay Commission, regularization of dailywagers, enhancement of retirement age from 58 to 60 and enhancement in wages of Anganwadi workers. Read more
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