Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
When communists stood in the way of the right wing’s bulldozer in India

On April 20, communist activists in India physically prevented the demolition of shops in a Muslim-dominated area in New Delhi. The demolition drive had been continuing despite a court order staying it

Why is India going on a General Strike on March 28-29?

Workers and farmers are demanding relief from economic distress – and also a complete change in the economic policy of the Modi government.

Thousands of UK higher education workers protest over pay, pensions and other stories

Today we look at the UCU strike for pay and pensions across UK universities; police killings and impunity in Uttar Pradesh, India; and more

General strike across the Occupied West Bank after fatal Nablus raid and other stories

Today we look at the extrajudicial killing of 3 Palestinians in the Occupied West Bank; targeting and harassment of Muslim students in Karnataka, India; and more

Modi govt. sits on hundreds of thousands of vacancies, while youth fight for jobs

There are at least 870,000 vacancies in various ministries and another 360,000 in different services under the Indian central government, as per official data

UP Elections: Double engine has left urban youth stranded

In the Indian State of Uttar Pradesh which is set to see elections soon, urban youth in the15-29 age range are facing lethal unemployment, with rates above 20% for the past three years

Report: BJP-linked app hijacked social media, messaging platforms and other stories

Today we look at an investigation into an app used to spread right wing propaganda in India, the prosecution of 19 opposition leaders in Tunisia, and more

Right-wing hate speech runs rampant in India’s elections

The upcoming elections in three Indian states will be a contest between the BJP’s polarizing, violent, Islamaphobic messages and efforts to create a more plural, more democratic India

In India, more families are pushed to surviving without jobs

The latest data from the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy shows that share of families with two working members has fallen drastically. This means people are surviving on much less income

What about jobs in cities, Mr. Modi?

With 7-8% joblessness for the past few years, urban job seekers are helpless and hopeless. An equally alarming trend is the fall of the work participation rate itself in cities and towns

Xiomara Castro set for historic win in Honduras presidential election and other stories

Today we look at the results of a major presidential election in Honduras, an appeal by nurses asking the UN to investigate countries blocking the TRIPS waiver, and more

Modi government to repeal farm laws, struggle continues for other demands and other stories

Today we look at the success of the Indian farmers’ struggle in pushing a repeal of 3 laws, sympathy strikes by over 40,000 Kaiser Permanente health workers in the US, and more

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