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IWD 2014 Update Edit

Tiruvellore district committee member of CPI(ML) Com.Raja passed away on 19 February 2014. He was also a state council member of AICCTU and state secretary of the construction labour

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Struggle for homeless in Kanyakumari

Struggle for House site patta for homeless people assumed significance on 26th January, with more than 700 people, mostly women assembled to march towards the land occupied by Ex-MLA  Appu

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“Peoples demand” rally at Pudukottai

When CPI and CPM reached out  an electoral understanding with Jayalalitha and they portray Jayalalitha as Prime Minister in waiting, about 1000 people (majority of them women) with red flags

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Hunger Strike in Ambattur

Palanivel State Secretary of AICCTU and Bharathi, National Secretary of RYA , sat on an indefinite strike from 9 Feb 2014, demanding the state government to ensure Minimum Wage of Rs.15000 for

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All India Kisan Mashasabha National Conference

The Akhil Bharatiya Kisan Mahasabha, held its second national conference on 24-25 Feb at Mansa (Punjab) where important questions like the agricultural crisis, agricultural land grabbing by corporate houses,

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On Extending OBC Reservation to Jats

The politically expendient move of by the Congress-led UPA Government, to extend OBC reservations to the Jats in nine states on the eve of Lok Sabha elections, makes a

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On Field Trials of GM Crops

In February 2010, the Ministry of Environment and Forests, under Jairam Ramesh, announced a moratorium on the commercial promotion of Bt Brinjal in India. The UPA, after much fanfare, claimed

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On Threats of War on Ukraine

Russia’s takeover of Crimea and its threat of war on Ukraine is condemnable. The use of Ukraine as a theatre for the tussle between Russia on the one

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Obituary: Red salute to Com. Kankar Majumder!

Com. Kankar alias our beloved Chaka of Durgapur passed away on 19th February, 2014 night in a Hospital. He had been suffering from a serious bronchial infection. He was nearly 72.

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Workers of NIMHANS Hospital, Bangalore, form Union

Unorganised workers of National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS) formed a union, 'NIMHANS Pragathipara Workers' Union', affiliated to AICCTU and its inaugural General Body was held on 22 Feb. 2014.

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Handloom Weavers’ Rally in Puducherry

A rally of handloom weavers was held on 17 Febreuary in Puducherry. The rally was led by Com. S.Balasubramanian, State President of AICCTU, Puducherry. Hundreds of handloom Weavers mainly women workers

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AIPWA Convention

AIPWA held a Convention at Udaipur, on 'Women and Democracy', which was attended by a large number of women from different districts of Rajasthan, and also by many intellectuals from Udaipur. ...Full Text