India Italy 

USB: in Rome and Milan the protest in solidarity with Indian farmers and workers

World Federation of Trade Unions High participation in the initiatives organized by the Unione Sindacale di Base in response to the appeal of the workers and peasants organized with the World Trade Union Federation and La Via Campesina. In Milan hundreds of Indian workers in Italy, organized in USB logistics, together with students of OSA and Noi Restiamo demonstrated with the workers of the School and the new generation union Slang, to demand the withdrawal of the liberticidal laws of the Indian reactionary government which has the goal of impoverishing…

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India 

Statement by Joint Platform of Central Trade Unions and Independent Sectoral Federations and Associations

World Federation of Trade Unions OBSERVE COUNTRYWIDE ‘MAZDOOR KISAN EKTA DAY’ ON 27TH FEBRUARY 2021 Joint Platform of CTUs and Federations call upon the Workers to reiterate active support to the programmes announced by Samyukta Kisan Morcha   The Joint Platform of the Central Trade Unions and Independent Sectoral Federations and Associations reiterates active support and solidarity to the ongoing united struggles of the farmers demanding repeal of the draconian and disastrous Farm Laws and withdrawal of the Electricity Amendment Bill 2021. It calls upon the workers and employees in…

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India 

AITUC activists and leaders march to Tikri Border to Express Solidarity with Farmers Agitation.

AITUC Haryana State committee organised solidarity march to Tikri Border today. The march participated by hundreds of workers from the unions of manufacturing sector from various industrial areas including Gurugram, Manesar, Dharuhera among others, those from service sector including Roadways education, health etc and the informal workers of various sectors such as construction workers, agricultural workers and daily wagers was led by Amarjeet Kaur, General Secretary AITUC, Vidya Sagar Giri, National Secretary, Baldev Singh, Ghanghas and Bechugiri, Anil Pawar President and General Secretary and Deputy General Secretary of Haryana State…

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India 

Statement of the joint Platform of Central Trade Union Organisations

The joint Platform of Central Trade Union Organisations term the so-called  tripartite consultations by the Ministry of Labour.  Govt. of India, as Farce. They again demand physical meetings with adequate duration. The Joint Platform of Central Trade Union Organisations have written a letter to the Minister for Labour and Employment, responding to yet another invitation for video conference proposed for 12th January on framing of rules on the Code on Social Security and Code on Occupational Health and Safety and Working Conditions.

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India 

Arya Rajendran: India’s youngest elected mayor is a communist

Arya Rajendran, a 21 year-old member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), has been elected mayor of Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of Kerala. Arya, a second year Mathematics student, is set to become the youngest person to hold a mayoral post in the country, the Hindustan Times reported. She presently serves as the state president of Balasangam, a children’s organisation affiliated to the CPI(M).

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