Pakistan/India: Solidarity with JNU Students and AISF - Stop State Oppression Now, Free Comrade Kanhaiya Kumar

Written by Progressive Youth Alliance - Pakistan Friday, 26 February 2016

PYA Logo Yellow BorderSolidarity with the struggle of Indian students at the Jawaharlal Nehru University.


India: December 15 strike at Madras University

Written by A student of Madras University Monday, 11 January 2016

madras6We have received the following report of a struggle at Madras University in India.


General strike paralyzes India

Written by Lal Khan Thursday, 03 September 2015

india-general-strikeThe General Strike called by the ten largest central trade unions CTU’s on Tuesday, September 2 was a tumultuous success. The trade union and communist leaders who had anticipated a maximum of one hundred million workers participating in the strike were flabbergasted at the sight of more than 150 million coming out on a total one-day general strike that paralyzed India


PTUDC supports demands of Indian working class and 2 September General Strike

Written by Pakistan Trade Union Defence Campaign Tuesday, 01 September 2015

ptudc logoThe call for the strike issued jointly by ten trade unions along with their affiliates is for the rightful demands of the workers.


India and Pakistan: Traumatic Partition and the Elusive Independence

Written by Lal Khan Friday, 14 August 2015

Emergency trains crowded with desperate refugees (public domain)August 14th and 15th are celebrated as the days of independence of Pakistan and India from direct British imperialist rule. It is celebrated with great pomp and fervour, prompted by the state and the corporate media. The official historians of the ruling classes both in India and Pakistan have their own interpretations of the struggle for independence, suiting the interests of their bosses. However, this independence came about in the midst of a traumatic partition of the Subcontinent into two truncated states, Pakistan and India, accompanied by a communal holocaust. A frenzy of madness and a ferocious campaign of murder were unleashed on a religious and ethnic basis.


India: Kashmir - Betrayal through coalition

Written by Lal Khan Friday, 06 March 2015

kashmirIf the armed struggle, religious fundamentalism, nationalism and other such notions of people’s freedom in Indian occupied Kashmir have failed to deliver any respite to the oppressed masses, the rhetoric of ‘democracy’ and ‘development’ are equally no solution. In reality they are mere deceptions. The PDP’s coalition with BJP is nothing but a blatant betrayal and an insult added to injury for the Kashmiri masses that voted for the PDP in the recent elections, making it the largest party in the Kashmir state assembly.


India: 500,000 Coalminers strike against privatisation!

Written by Major Singh Tuesday, 03 February 2015

coal-strikeAt the beginning of January 500,000 miners in the nationalised coal industry in India went on strike against governmental plans to privatise coal mining. This monumental show of strength in defiance of the Coal Ordnance law is indicative both of the tensions within Indian society and the pressure that is being brought to bear on the leadership of the working class to put up a fight.


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