Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
“People of Kashmir are living in shock”

In 2019, India’s ruling BJP finally enacted what what its fascistic ideological parent, the RSS, had wanted 66 years beforehand – the abrogation of special status of Jammu and Kashmir. Communist leader M.Y. Tarigami talks about the past year

The ‘strongmen’ have failed

Three countries, the US, Brazil and India, lead the global COVID-19 case count. What connects them are their leaders -Trump, Bolsonaro and Modi – whose policies and polarizing ways have hindered efforts to combat the disease.

Indian political prisoners, Varavara Rao and G.N. Saibaba face grave health risks

79-year-old Varavara Rao has contracted COVID-19 and G.N. Saibaba, who is 90% disabled, is in a prison where a large number of cases have been reported.

Unions hold coutrywide wide demonstrations against anti-people policies in India

Ten of thousands workers from different trade unions staged a countrywide protest on July 3, which also involved public sector employees, industrial workers, scheme workers and agricultural workers

The absurdity of hiking oil prices amid lockdown and pandemic

Taxing oil is the worst among all tax options when income sources have dried up. It will have the most deleterious effect on the level of output and employment

gautam navlakha update India Indian rights groups demand bail for political prisoners

The letter by prominent human rights organizations comes days after reports emerged of the appalling conditions in the quarantine facility in the State of Maharashtra in which activist Gautam Navlakha is currently lodged in

All India protest by CPI-M Communist Party of India (Marxist) stages protest against government’s anti-people policies

The CPI(M) has demanded cash and grain transfers, 200 days of work under the rural employment scheme, an unemployment allowance and an end to the privatization of state enterprises

In India, Left leads fightback against govt.’s inhumane policies

Brinda Karat, Polit Bureau member of the Communist Party of India (Maxist), talks about the all-India protest day organized by the party on June 16

Opening India’s food economy to demands of imperialism

Every step in the direction of opening agriculture to global trade – as announced in the three ordinances by the Modi government – is a step towards reducing domestic food availability.

Bhima Koregaon case: A comprehensive timeline

The case thoroughly exposes the oppressive right-wing domination of the Indian political and legal institutions, and highlights the looming threats to the constitution and human rights in the country

Elgar Parishad Case: Tracking India’s crackdown on dissent

Two years have passed since the arrest of activists in India as part of the Bhima Koregaon case. The case is emblematic in the growing wave of repression against human rights and leftist activists in India

The world at crossroads

It is clear that the policies of the “last four decades”, which means the neo-liberal policies characteristic of the current era of globalization, have got to be changed

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