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
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
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
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
Hundreds of thousands of protesters have been taking to the streets in both major cities and smaller towns against the law that critics say, will end up turning Muslims into second-class citizens
The brutal assault on those protesting the discriminatory Citizenship Amendment Law takes place even as India is going through an unprecedented economic crisis
On December 4, over 200 activists who had been on a long march to protest violence and discrimination against women were forcefully detained when they attempted to talk to government representatives
The delegation of Members of European Parliament comprises representatives of far-right wing parties which are known for their Islamophobic and anti-migrant stances
We also look at the preparations for a strike by motor workers in South Africa.
The call for the weeklong protest against the economic crisis caused by the Indian government’s policies was given at a national convention organized by CPI(M), CPI, CPIML, AIFB and RSP.
The temple was dedicated to the widely revered Dalit saint Ravidas, one of the major figures of the late-medieval Bhakti movement and an outspoken critic of caste oppression
CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury talks about the response of the administration when he landed in Srinagar to meet party leaders and workers