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Nokia: ‘Disconnecting People’

  The young leader extolled “We are 6000, but only one union…others have 3000, but many unions. We have unity, we will fight….”. A roar of approval rises from the crowd, whistles and claps rent the air. M Saravana Kumar, … Continue reading

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Welcome back Ms Khobragade, now I can read my newspaper in peace!

Welcome back Ms Khobragade, now I can read my newspaper in peace! So Ms Devyani Khobragade is back home. What a relief! India’s ‘pride’ has finally been restored.  It was so badly bruised by the American high-handedness when they  ‘strip … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Markanday Katju, Chairperson, Press Council of India: Non-Publication of a News-Item – Workers March To Parliament

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‘Bhadro’-lok (civilized-man)

“If you dare to speak back to me then find another job”, “Babu, I am only trying to say that my child is hungry therefore she is crying….”, “what, how dare you?”. Feeble voice of Niranjana drowned under the booming … Continue reading

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Two Lakh Workers March to Parliament

Meet the Prime Minister and submit their demands Over 2 lakh workers from various states including Punjab, Orissa, Bihar, Tamil Nadu and representing 11 central trade unions marched to the parliament on December 12th on various demands of the working class. … Continue reading

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Supreme Court to decide the fate of union in Foxconn, Sriperumbadur

Thozhillar Koodum (Update from S. Kannan, District Secretary (Kancheepuram, TN), Centre of Indian Trade Union. ) On 5th November 2013, Assistant Commissioner of Labour (conciliation) wrote a letter to the Management of Foxconn India (pvt) Limited, with a copy to Centre … Continue reading

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