March 26 marked four months since the farmers’ protests began in India.
It has been one year since the Narendra Modi government in India imposed a nationwide lockdown in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Trade unions and farmers unions also protested in solidarity against the Modi-led govt’s plans of large scale disinvestment.
In this episode we look at the upcoming elections in the States of Kerala and Tamil Nadu and the prospects of the ruling parties. We also take a look at the fate of children from the Rohingya community in Jammu, whose education has been disrupted
The strike was called by the United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), an umbrella body of nine unions. It was observed all across the country on March 15 and 16 and supported by all major left parties
Vijay Prashad spoke to Kerala’s Finance Minister Thomas Isaac about the upcoming legislative elections in Kerala.
While domestic workers number in the tens of millions—constituting a major proportion of India’s workforce—their labor is not formally recognized, and they lack essential rights and guarantees.
As many as 318 workers were dismissed without notice from the Central Warehousing Corporation plant in New Delhi in January. Some of the workers protested on Tuesday demanding their immediate reinstatement
On March 8, tens of thousands of women gathered at the borders of Indian capital New Delhi where the current farmers’ agitation is going on to celebrate International Women’s Day.
Close to 170 Rohingya refugees in Jammu were taken into the Hiranagar sub-jail on March 7 after being declared as “illegal migrants” under Section 3 (2) e of the Foreigners Act. The move has instilled fear in thousands of refugees living in the region
With elections coming up in several Indian states, Vijay Prashad explores the impact that the farmer’s protest and the government’s response to them could have on the correlation of forces
Victims and survivors of the five-days long violence by mobs led allegedly by the far-right leaders of the BJP recollected their horrors at a press conference organized by the Communist Party of India (Marxist)