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Visakhapatnam steel plant India How Visakhapatnam’s steel was tempered

The dossier, The People’s Steel Plant and the Fight Against Privatisation in Visakhapatnam, published by Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research, details the inspiring struggle of a people for a steel plant, livelihood, and dignity

‘This will be one of the biggest strikes in India since the country’s independence’

AR Sindhu, National Secretary of CITU (Centre of Indian Trade Unions), joins us to talk about the upcoming National Strike in India on March 28 and 29.

50 childcare workers fired in India for demanding promised pay hike

52,000 child care workers, also known as anganwadi workers, have been on strike in Haryana for over a month. They are demanding a pay raise that was promised to them by the Indian prime minister Narendra Modi 4 years ago.

Looking back at the first all-India general strike of 1982

Every year, trade unions commemorate the all-India strike of 1982 which was also supported by farmers’ movements. This year’s events will be especially significant as they seek to cement worker-farmer unity ahead of a major strike in February

After massive protests and facility shutdown, Foxconn accepts workers’ demands

Following an incident of mass food poisoning of 159 workers at the Sriperumbudur plant of Foxconn Group, massive protests were staged by women workers over the poor food quality and living conditions at worker’s accommodation.

The long shadow of hunger in India

From tribal communities in the forests to daily wage workers in the metros, hunger afflicted millions of Indians throughout the last year. Meanwhile, the central government had massive stocks of grain

Fishworkers in India rally against pro-corporate fisheries bill

The draft Indian Marine Fisheries Bill, 2021, has stirred up a wide protest among the fisher community across the country who say it will affect traditional forms of the occupation

ASHAs, India’s frontline health workers, go on indefinite strike in two states

A.R. Sindhu, National Secretary, Centre of Indian Trade Unions explains why ASHAs are important to India’s health system and why they are on strike.

Across India, protesters mark six months of historic farmers’ agitation

Across India, members of farmers’ groups, trade unions and women’s and students’ organizations held aloft black protest flags and burnt copies of the three controversial farm laws which have been fiercely opposed

Farmers’ agitation: Nationwide shutdown in India

March 26 marked four months since the farmers’ protests began in India.

Left organizations in Delhi launch campaign to declare work as a fundamental right

Delegates from the CITU, DYFI and the SFI took the decision at the Delhi state-convention on unemployment to launch militant struggles for an urban employment guarantee act, guaranteeing 200 days of employment, at no less than Rs. 21K per month.

Farmers protest India Indian farmers plan to march into New Delhi if government refuses to heed their demands

The farmers, who are camped on the outskirts of the capital Delhi, have warned that they will hold a parade in the city on January 26, Republic Day, if the government does not address their key demands