Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
India’s move toward a de facto unitary state

India is being pushed toward a de facto unitary state, with States being kept totally out of the loop in decision-making, as seen in the new agricultural laws, goods and services tax compensation, Jammu and Kashmir bifurcation and new National Education Policy.

Why are care workers across India protesting?

A.R. Sindhu, General Secretary of All India Federation of Anganwadi Workers and Helpers, talks about the issues faced by care workers and why they have launched a fresh wave of struggles

Thousands take to the streets in India protesting gang rape and murder of 19-year-old

The 19-year-old succumbed to her injuries on September 29. Protestors are condemning the attitude of the police and administration of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party led by Yogi Adityanath.

Indians demand justice for gang rape victim

Protests have erupted across India after the victim of a brutal gang rape died on September 29, two week after she was assaulted on September 14.

Why are Indian farmers protesting Modi’s agriculture bills?

The government passed three bills on agriculture brazenly flouting parliamentary rules and ignoring the protesting farmers across the country.

FB whistleblower confirms how social network benefitted from fake news, bots and misinformation

Sophie Zhang, former data scientist at Facebook, reveals how she fought to remove bot accounts and sophisticated networks that targeted users in different countries to manipulate elections, and spread misinformation.

Commemorating the legacy of slain Indian journalist Gauri Lankesh

On the anniversary of the assassination of journalist Gauri Lankesh by religious extremists in India, her sister Kavitha Lankesh talks about her legacy

On third anniversary of Gauri Lankesh’s assassination, Indian organizations vow to continue struggle

September 5 marks three years since progressive journalist and activist Gauri Lankesh was assassinated in front of her house. A Hindu right-wing group Sanatan Sanstha is suspected to have carried out the murder

Will India’s app ban hurt the Chinese economy?

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the most recent ban on 118 Chinese apps imposed by the Indian government

COVID-19: How and why India is losing the battle

Despite the pandemic’s late entry into the country and younger population, on several counts, India is steadily losing the battle against the coronavirus

Modi govt attempts to dilute Indian environment laws amid pandemic

India’s Narendra Modi government is seeking to introduce amendments to existing procedures that will weaken regulations to protect the environment

India’s Independence Day 2020 – distressed people, indifferent rulers

Never before has India been so besieged by crises – the pandemic, devastated economy, an eroded constitutional system. But the resistance is swelling up

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