Both as an academic and as a public intellectual, Aijaz Ahmad was actively associated with various socialist and anti-imperialist movements across the world
Inequality has always plagued India but it has been exacerbated by the Narendra Modi government in the last eight years. The promotion of corporate giants at the cost of public welfare is the driving force behind the increasing inequality
In today’s episode we take a look at the protests against the Police, Crime, Sentencing, and Courts Bill in the UK, strike against privatization by bank employees in India, a UN Report documenting a 65% increase in the demolitions of Palestinian homes by Israeli forces, and the continued protests in France as the Senate debates the Global Security Bill
The strike was called by the United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), an umbrella body of nine unions. It was observed all across the country on March 15 and 16 and supported by all major left parties
Victims and survivors of the five-days long violence by mobs led allegedly by the far-right leaders of the BJP recollected their horrors at a press conference organized by the Communist Party of India (Marxist)
Prabir Purkayastha talks to Dr. Satyajit Rath on the concerns raised by scientists regarding COVID-19 being airborne. They also talk about why India’s strict lockdown failed to meet it goals
The Indian railway ministry has claimed that in most cases pre-existing medical ailments have led to the deaths of the migrant workers. However, numerous reports have pointed to the severe shortage of food and water aboard the government-run special trains
The 10 trade unions wrote to the ILO, providing more details on a complaint they had filed on May 14 against the suspension of labor laws by several State governments in India
N N Banerjee of the Indian Railways Employees Federation (IREF) talks about the struggles ahead for the railway unions in India.
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lost three of its state governments, including two of its strongest bastions, to the key opposition party Indian National Congress.
The office of radical scholar and critic Sunil P. Elayidom was attacked on Wednesday, most likely due to his support of the entry of women of all ages to the Sabarimala temple in Kerala. However, he and progressive sections in Kerala are determined to continue the resistance to hate and misogyny
In a historic rally, over two hundred thousand farmers, agricultural labourers and industrial workers march to the Indian Parliament together