Category Archives: Agriculture

Central Trade Unions’ solidarity demonstration – Extend support to Maruti workers and TN farmers

  A gathering of over a thousand workers from various parts of Chennai took place at the MLA hostel in Chepauk, on 13th April. Workers came together to protest the life sentence meted out to trade union leaders of Maruti … Continue reading

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Irula Workers hold Seminar; Demand State to protect their rights and livelihood

  On 2nd April 2017, a seminar was held to discuss the issues of Irula Tribal community. The Seminar was organized by Sarpam Irular Thozhilalar Sangam (Sarpam Irula Workers Association). R. Geetha, adviser to the union, presided over this seminar … Continue reading

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தமிழ்நாடு விவசாயிகள் சங்கத்தின் மாநில சாலை மறியல் போராட்டம்

விவசாய கிராமப்புறப் பொருளாதார நெருக்கடியை தீர்ப்பதில் அரசு மெத்தனம் காட்டுவதாக குற்றச்சாட்டு கடந்த ஆண்டு பருவமழை பொய்த்ததனாலும், காவேரிப் பாசன நீர் கிடைக்காததாலும் தமிழ்நாட்டு விவசாயிகள் கடும் வறட்சியை சந்தித்துள்ளனர். கடந்த வருடம் அவர்களின் சம்பா மற்றும் குருவை சாகுபடிகள் கருகி உள்ளன. காவேரி டெல்டா பகுதிகளில் அனைத்து விவசாயிகளும் தங்கள் பயிர்களை 100 சதம் … Continue reading

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Tamil Nadu Farmers Union courts arrest to highlight the agrarian and rural economic crisis

Farmers and agricultural labourers from Tamil Nadu Farmers Union held road roko and rail roko protests on March 14th to highlight the apathy of the State Government in dealing with the agrarian crisis. While over 250 farmers have died due … Continue reading

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When a woman moves forward, no man moves backward**

Review of Salt of the Earth, a movie blacklisted in America for its socialist message Esperanza, in Spanish means ‘Hope’. Hope finds a way to bloom in the darkest of times; sweeping away the pangs of depression, motivating us to … Continue reading

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Workers in Chennai show solidarity with Neduvasal Farmers

Police disturb peaceful protests Neduvasal, a small village in Pudukottai district of Tamilnadu has become the epicenter of protests against petrochemical extraction. The protests that began in middle of February, has been galvanizing many sections of Tamilnadu, including workers in … Continue reading

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