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TEXTILE INDUSTRY- Game behind the Seven-Day Week

was weak compared to that available to te Adani group. Thus he had the support of only two deputy ministers. Twelve MPs from the state as well as a majority in the PCC opposed him.

MAHARASHTRA- Not the End of the Peasantry s Problems

pared to that of the Ahmedabad, Ran- chi or Jabalpur riots. Yet they have received a great deal of attention. This was on account of a political coincidence.

LABOUR-Railway Workers Begin to Organise Themselves

LABOUR Railway Workers Begin to Organise Themselves D N THE rash of partial strikes by various categories of employees and in various divisions of the Railways has its origin . in the events immediately following the 1960 strike of Central Government employees. The strikes are also an indication that the Railway employees are recovering from the heavy blows they suffered from the government and from their own leadership.


additional complications for the procurement scheme, but opened highly rewarding opportunities for traders. During early May, the wholesale price of bajra in the Hapur market was Rs 105 per quintal, while the price quoted in the Bombay market ranged between Rs 185 and Rs 190 per quintal. The corresponding price of maize was Rs 74 per quintal in Hapur and Rs 155 to Rs 160 in Bombay. In the case of barley the prices were Rs 88 in Hapur and Rs 105 to Rs 110 in Bombay. The margin was thus too attractive for the wholesale traders to carry out their threatened boycott of trading in coarse grains from May 7, The traders' federation, therefore, decided not to stop the trade in coarse grains

No Fool s Game

January-February, only about 150,000 out of the two million strong industrial working class struck work. Adding the one million agricultural workers and the six hundred thousand mine workers, the African working class makes up a for- midable force in South Africa.


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