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
After spending nearly 31 months in jail, the 82-year-old intellectual has been granted six months bail on medical grounds while the bench asked him to remain within the jurisdiction of the special National Investigation Agency court
Delegates from the CITU, DYFI and the SFI took the decision at the Delhi state-convention on unemployment to launch militant struggles for an urban employment guarantee act, guaranteeing 200 days of employment, at no less than Rs. 21K per month.
As per reports, about 150 protesters were injured, 100 have been hospitalized, and about 500 arrests have been made.
The Enforcement Directorate’s raid on the office of Newsclick and on the residences of its editors came in the backdrop of sedition charges filed against several veteran journalists whose reporting on the farmers’ protests had been critical of the government.
The farmers, who are camped on the outskirts of the capital Delhi, have warned that they will hold a parade in the city on January 26, Republic Day, if the government does not address their key demands
The protesters have been occupying various locations on the border of Delhi, demanding the repeal of the recently enacted agricultural laws. Braving winter and a government that refuses to listen to them, they have stood firm
The right-wing Narendra Modi government used the pandemic and the lockdown to foist more exploitative policies. But the sustained resistance by people has shaken its hubris
The alliance led by the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has won more seats in local government bodies than the opposition groups combined
Hundreds of thousands of farmers have been protesting at the borders of Delhi for two weeks. On Sunday, we talked to some of them who described the mobilization leading up to this massive protest
Opposition parties and a wide variety of progressive sectors across India are joining a national strike in support of the ongoing farmers’ agitation. The farmers are demanding the repeal of three agricultural laws that were passed recently
Indian farmers have gathered outside the capital New Delhi in huge numbers demanding the withdrawal of the three laws. Their stand has forced the government to call for early talks