Despite police repression and the COVID-19 pandemic, workers and farmers and their allies across India participated in the pan-India strike action against the recent neoliberal reforms pushed through by the Narendra Modi government
Workers and farmers demanded the withdrawal of recent laws that will destroy their livelihood
Two student-activists of the Aligarh Muslim University were apprehended by the police in the State of Uttar Pradesh on May 28. With a growing number of such arrests, human rights defenders in India are raising concern about the ongoing COVID-19 crisis being used to target critics of the government and control dissent
Two activists belonging to the women’s group Pinjra Tod were rearrested in New Delhi shortly after they were granted bail. The activists had been involved in organizing protests against the government’s citizenship law
In this episode of Dispatches from India, we look at arrests by the police in India of people on charges of being involved in the Delhi riots of February
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On December 15, 2019, students of Jamia university and residents from nearby localities had organized a march against the divisive citizenship amendment law passed by the far-right Indian government.
This video is part of the effort by Palestinian BDS National Committee to bring together the campaign for a military embargo against Israel with various struggles against militarism and state repression in the global south.
The 620-km-long human chain was organized in the State of Kerala by the ruling Left Democratic Front led by the Communist Party of India (Marxist). Participants swore to protect the secular characteristic of India
With the far-right Indian government is showing no signs of backing down on divisive Citizenship Amendment Act, the voices of resistance have only grown louder and the list of such protest venues is going on increasing
Over 250 million Indian workers took part in the strike.
Millions of Indians hit the streets today in support of the general strike and as part of nationwide coalition-building efforts to resist the policies of the right-wing Modi government