Newsclick’s Prabir Purkaystha talks about the recent New York Times report which examines the Indian scientific establishment’s approach ahead of the second wave of the COVID-19. The report suggests that health preparations suffered due to politics
This year marked the 25th anniversary of Kerala’s iconic People’s Plan Campaign, which institutionalized community participation in decision-making at the local administrative level
The three farm Bills were passed in Lok Sabha on September 17, 2020 , termed as ‘Black Day’ by farmers. In 10 days, these got Presidential assent.
Around 500,000 farmers attended the rally. The farmers’ umbrella organization, Samyukt Kisan Morcha, organized the mass gathering, which was aimed at giving the nine-month-long farmers’ movement a new direction
From tribal communities in the forests to daily wage workers in the metros, hunger afflicted millions of Indians throughout the last year. Meanwhile, the central government had massive stocks of grain
The India-US civil nuclear deal yielded not an iota of power in the twelve years since it was signed. It only served to reduce India to a subordinate ally of the US
Noted economist Prabhat Patnaik and Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talk about state of India’s economy on the 75th anniversary and the government’s insistence on sticking to fiscal deficits at the cost of spending
The draft Indian Marine Fisheries Bill, 2021, has stirred up a wide protest among the fisher community across the country who say it will affect traditional forms of the occupation
The protesting workers have complained that the ongoing COVID-19 crisis has been used by the administration as a pretext to delay wage revision
In part two of this discussion between Professor Christophe Z Guilmoto and Indranil Mukhopadhyay, they discuss how India grossly underreported deaths from COVID-19
The protesters called for the roll back of the controversial farm laws and labor codes as well as the strengthening of public health infrastructure.
After a nine-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly raped, killed, and forcibly cremated in southwestern Delhi on August 1, ensuing protests forced the police to detain the accused Hindu priest along with three associates