Meanwhile, prices for petrol and diesel have risen by 26% and 31% across the four metros. These hikes are due to the Narendra Modi government’s relentless increasing of the excise duty on petroleum products
Whistleblower Frances Haugen has revealed hard evidence—internal Facebook documents—that show it knew its algorithms promote dangerous content but did nothing about it so that it could maximize its advertising revenue.
Today we look at the preliminary findings of ICIJ’s Pandora Papers, the massacre of protesting farmers in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, and more
Today we look at a strike by government scheme workers in India, a violent eviction drive by police in the Indian state of Assam, and more
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.
Today we look at civilian casualties in a US drone strike in Kabul, police violence during a farmers’ protest in India, and more
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
84 year old human rights activist, priest and political prisoner Stan Swamy died in hospital on July 5 in India. Many have called his death an ‘institutional murder’ and a ‘custodial killing.’
Nitheesh Narayanan shares a first-hand account of helping a family through loss and bureacracy amid the COVID-19 crisis raging in India
In the results to the latest round of elections in India, the ruling right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been cut to size, and the Left and regional, secular parties have made decisive gains
Facing a mounting health crisis and a political establishment caught napping, Indians were forced to turn to social media to ensure supplies of oxygen and gain access to hospital beds
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