Workers Day

  • Kolkata's sex workers get RTI centre March 3, 2014

    New Delhi: With a view to providing information to sex workers, a Right to Information (RTI) centre was set up on Monday at a red-light area in Kolkata on the occasion of International Sex Workers Day. The RTI centre was set up by the Durbar Mahila Samanway Committee (DMSC), a sex...
  • Comment: On May Day, trade unions at crossroads May 1, 2012

    Even as trade unions the world over are celebrating May Day with rallies, holidays and discussions, questions are being asked about the role of labour outfits in the changed liberal and globalised scenario. "Trade unions everywhere are losing their revolutionary character and are seen degenerating into litigation committees, striking deals...
  • May Day: A celebration of global labour movements May 1, 2012

    New Delhi: International Labour Day (also known as May Day or International Workers' Day) celebrates the various labour and left-wing movements across the world. It is mostly observed by holding street marches and demonstrations by working class people and their labour unions. May 1 is a national holiday in more...