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Indian beedi workers struggle due to pandemic

Workers in the beedi sector in the Indian State of Tamil Nadu are facing a deep crisis as the pandemic has affected the industry and severely reduced their incomes

One hundred years of Indian communism

The Left has steadfastly opposed neoliberal policies, but there are new challenges of repression and ‘othering’, unleashed by authoritarian/fascist regimes, that need to be faced now

Health workers across Delhi strike against unpaid wages

Health workers pointed out that they have not been paid their salaries for the past 4 months.

Thousands take to the streets in India protesting gang rape and murder of 19-year-old

The 19-year-old succumbed to her injuries on September 29. Protestors are condemning the attitude of the police and administration of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party led by Yogi Adityanath.

Indians demand justice for gang rape victim

Protests have erupted across India after the victim of a brutal gang rape died on September 29, two week after she was assaulted on September 14.

Amnesty India shut Amnesty shuts its offices in India alleging harassment by government

As per Amnesty International, constant harassment by government agencies has forced them to let go of their staff in India and wind down ongoing campaigns and research work

Are we close to herd immunity?

In this interview with scientist Satyajit Rath, we talk about whether the world is any closer to reaching herd immunity. He also talks about the situation in India

Modi’s farm bills totally kowtow to imperialist agenda

Imperialism has been pushing countries like India to become food import-dependent and divert land devoted to foodgrain toward crops that imperialist countries can’t grow

India resists anti-farmer laws

The farmers, under the banner of All India Kisan Coordination Committee, an organization of more than 250 farmers’ groups, said three new laws approved by the govt. would benefit corporates at the cost of their livelihood

Why are Indian farmers protesting Modi’s agriculture bills?

The government passed three bills on agriculture brazenly flouting parliamentary rules and ignoring the protesting farmers across the country.

5 million industrial Workers, 6.2 million professional employees sacked in India in one year

The latest data by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy paints a dismal picture of the Indian employment scenario as pre-existing structural issues have been accentuated by the pandemic

Six months of pandemic: Why India lost the battle

A brief timeline of the Narendra Modi Government’s action (and inaction) in India from the time World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 a ‘pandemic’ on March 11

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