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Red Books Day celebrated around the world as people cry, “Workers of the world unite!”

February 21 marks the 174th anniversary of the publication of the Communist Manifesto, one of the most widely read books in human history

Looking back at the first all-India general strike of 1982

Every year, trade unions commemorate the all-India strike of 1982 which was also supported by farmers’ movements. This year’s events will be especially significant as they seek to cement worker-farmer unity ahead of a major strike in February

After year long struggle and historic victory, Indian farmers head home

These protest sites had become a home for these farmers. Now, they are returning home joyous, yet vowing to continue the fight and keep their union strong

Indian farmers protest Indian farmers defend the rights of farmers everywhere

Since prime minister Narendra Modi came to power in 2014, he has pushed an agenda to deliver Indian agriculture to the large corporate houses. But the farmers fought him then and continue to fight him now

‘Farmers’ victory will be a boost to all democratic struggles’

On 19 November 2021, Indian prime minister Narendra Modi announced that the government will be repealing the three controversial farm laws. Farmers have been protesting for close to a year against these laws

Farmers movement India After a year of struggle by farmers, Indian government forced to withdraw farm laws

Movements across India celebrated the struggle by the farmers during which they faced great repression and vilification. Around 750 people are believed to have died during the agitation which saw thousands camp on the borders of Delhi

Indian farmers lead country-wide shutdown

The shutdown marked ten months of the passing of three controversial laws. Farmers fear these laws will allow for greater corporate role in agriculture and reduce the price they get for their produce

Protests and blockades across India as farmers’ struggle marks 10 months and other stories

Today we look at the countrywide shutdown in India to mark 10 months of the farmers’ struggle, the release of Palestinian MP Khalida Jarrar from prison, and more

Indian farmers’ struggle: The past 10 months

As farmers and workers in India observe a countrywide shutdown, here is a look at the past 10 months of the struggle against the three agricultural laws passed by the Narendra Modi government

At a massive rally, India’s farmers plan to intensify struggle

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

Indian farmers hit streets in the thousands on ‘Save Agriculture, Save Constitution Day’

With the farmers’ protest in India completing seven months, tens of thousands organized to reiterate their opposition to the three farm laws. Mobilizations took place in at least 20 States and Union Territories in the country

Across India, protesters mark six months of historic farmers’ agitation

Across India, members of farmers’ groups, trade unions and women’s and students’ organizations held aloft black protest flags and burnt copies of the three controversial farm laws which have been fiercely opposed

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