Communist Party of India (Marxist)
Farmers block roads across India in protest against farm laws

This was part of their continuing struggle against the three farm laws that were passed by the Narendra Modi led govt in September last year.

India’s defiant farmers resist attempts to evict them from protest site

The police and local authorities attempted to evict thousands of farmers from a protest site in Ghazipur on Thursday. However, the attempt has strengthened the farmers’ resolve to continue the sit-in and led to fresh mobilizations as well

One month of farmers’ protest in India

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

Kerala local body polls Communist-led coalition sweeps local body elections in the southern Indian State of Kerala

The alliance led by the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has won more seats in local government bodies than the opposition groups combined

All-India strike to be held today in solidarity with protesting farmers

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

Civil society members condemn arrest of prominent activist in India

Former student leader Umar Khalid was arrested under the anti-terror law by the Delhi police for his alleged role in the Delhi riots. Critics have called it another attempt to harass and threaten opponents of the government

How a communist youth organization in Kerala raised USD 1.4 million for COVID-19 relief

Cadre of the Democratic Youth Federation of India in the State of Kerala raised USD 1.4 million by running a recycling campaign where they collected scrap from across the State and sold in to recyclers

Kerala rejects handing over of airport to Adani Group

August 23 marked the launch of a fresh campaign against the leasing of the Thiruvananthapuram airport in India to the controversial Adani Group for 50 years

Trade unions, left parties slam move by Indian State governments to freeze labor laws

The States of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat, all of which are ruled by the right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party, have issued a number of ordinances exempting employers from following labor laws that protect workers’ jobs and wages

Vizag Gas Leak 11 dead and hundreds hospitalized following massive gas leak in India

The accident took place due to a styrene vapor leak at a polymer plant run by LG Polymers India Pvt Ltd, a subsidiary of the South Korean LG Group, in the city of Visakhapatnam in the State of Andhra Pradesh

delhi migrants As India locks down, the poor and migrant workers are shut out

With the hasty imposition of the world’s largest 21-day-lockdown by the Indian government led by Narendra Modi, fear, anxiety and desperation has gripped the entire country. The abrupt decision has been especially hard on the poor and daily wage earners

COVID-19 DYFI Communist youth in Kerala are in the forefront of the battle against COVID-19

Activists of leftist youth organizations, including the Democratic Youth Federation of India, have helped operationalize facilities for the treatment of patients, and set up hand washing facilities in many villages and towns

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