India

India: general strike in Kerala and West Bengal

A mass 24-hour walkout has brought economic life to a halt across two states in India, protesting privatisation, discriminatory labour legislation, rising prices and low wages.

Indian technology industry workers get organised

A short article from business magazine, Forbes, about the recent unionisation drive within the Indian technology industry.

1919-1946: Gandhi and the national liberation of India

Gandhi - non-violent freedom fighter?

A critical examination of the 'saint' of non-violence, Mahatma Gandhi, and his role in the 'liberation' of India.

Revolutionary “Termites” in Faridabad: A Proletarian Current In India Confronts Third Worldist Statism

An analysis of the struggles by workers in Faridabad and of the involvement of the Kamunist Kranti. This article originally appeared in Collective Action Notes (Baltimore, USA) Fall 1998, with a reply by Kamunist Kranti.

India: 1,057 workers arrested for picketing

A total of 1,057 members, including 399 women, of All India Kisan Sabha and All India Agriculture Workers Association were arrested on Saturday for picketing.

India: Tea estate lockouts lead to starvation deaths

Assam and Darjeeling tea estate lockouts have led to malnutrition and starvation deaths in India this month.

India: Tea estate lockouts lead to starvation deaths

Assam and Darjeeling tea estate lockouts have led to malnutrition and starvation deaths in India this month.

India Toyota workers to launch hunger strike

The Toyota Kirloskar Motor Workers' union yesterday announced that its members will begin hunger strikes today (Monday) to win its demands in the dispute which has escalated over the past three weeks with wildcat strikes and large scale arrests.

India: Villagers lock down iron factory

Jamshedpur: Annoyed by the air pollution caused by Sidhi Vinayak Metacom Limited, a sponge iron unit at Chowka under Seraikela-Kharsawan district, villagers from adjoining areas forcefully closed the company on Friday.