Model Welfare Scheme for Building and Other Construction Workers and Action Plan for Strengthening Implementation Machinery

(25/9/2018) - Pursuant to the directions of the Hon’ble Supreme Court dated 4th July, 2018 subsequent to the directions contained in the Judgment dated 19th March, 2018 and 7th May, 2018 in Writ Petition (Civil) No. 318 of 2006, Model Scheme for Building and Other Construction Workers and Action Plan (for Strengthening Implementation Machinery) is hereby placed on the official website of the Government of India, Ministry of Labour and Employment.

Modified Draft Model Scheme and Action Plan for Building and other Construction workers

(10/8/2018) - Pursuant to the directions of the Hon’ble Supreme Court contained in the Judgment dated 19th March, 2018 and 7th May, 2018 in Writ Petition (Civil) No. 318 of 2006, the Committee constituted to formulate Action Plan and Model Welfare Scheme deliberated in detail and submitted its recommendations , which are enclosed.

Integrity and Independence of the Supreme Court In Danger

Four senior-most judges of the Supreme Court have been forced to take the extraordinary step of holding a Press Conference to flag serious concerns about the functioning of the Supreme Court and the Chief Justice of India. The issue they raise is of paramount importance: they have expressed the concern that the CJI was misusing his power as master of the roster to selectively assign sensitive cases to benches of junior judges of his own choice, ignoring established principles and the opinions of his fellow judges.

Make 2018 A Year Of People’s Unity and Resistance Against Fascism!

Dec 26, 2017 | Editorial, ON RECENT TRENDS AND EVENTS

The year 2017 will be remembered for some of the worst attacks on Muslim and Christian minorities, on Dalits, on critics of the Modi regime, and on the secular, democratic character of India’s Constitution and polity.

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Comrade Naveen

In the morning of 6 December 2017, Comrade Satyadev Prasad (known as Naveen Ji and as Shivkumar Ji inside the party) passed away in village Ajhokuppa in Rupauli block in Purnea district of Bihar, in a party supporter Comrade Veena Devi’s home. Comrade Naveen had been ailing for some years.

Comrade Naveen joined the party in his youth – in the decade of the 70s. He became a wholetimer of the party right from the beginning, living and working in the Badh (Patna district) and later in Mokama district among landless peasants.

Comrade Khudan Mallick

Leader of the Naxalbari movement comrade Khudan Mallick died on 29 November 2017 in North Bengal Medical College and Hospital where he was admitted after a lung infection. A very popular peasant organiser, he was also in the CPI(ML)’s delegation which visited China in September 1967.

DTC: Delhi Transport in Crisis

Ardhendu Roy

The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) bus service is Delhi’s lifeline – to combat life-threatening pollution, to ensure safe and reliable public transport for women, and as the go-to transport solution for those surviving on a meagre salary in a city like Delhi. But instead of getting stronger, this lifeline is fast shrinking, thanks to being starved of support by successive governments at the State and Centre.