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
We report on Kashmir solidarity protests in India and across the globe.
Hundreds of party members and activists protested in New Delhi and other parts of the country against the BJP government’s decision to abrogate a constitutional provision that protected the autonomy of the State of Jammu and Kashmir
Protests were organized in New Delhi and other states by Left parties and organisations terming the Indian government’s decision to remove the autonomy to Kashmir as an attack against constitution of country and the people of Kashmir.
“Any capitulation to the United States, at the cost of sovereignty and self-respect of India, is unacceptable”
We look at the voting patterns and the reasons behind the increasing rightward shift, despite the incumbent BJP failing to solve various working class issues during its first term in power.
In an interview with NewsClick’s editor-in-chief Prabir Purkayastha, eminent economist Prabhat Patnaik talks about Gujarat and Kerala growth models in India, which reflect the right vs left wing ideas of development.
Widespread rigging and intimidation of voters was reported in the States of West Bengal and Tripura where the left is a strong force
She also talks about the efforts made by Left forces to build an alternative by bringing people’s voices into parliamentary politics.
In the first part of this interview, she talks about the ruling right wing government led by prime minister Narendra Modi, and the kind of upheavals the country has seen in the last five years under him.
In a major victory for the farmers, the state government gave written assurance accepting all the fifteen demands put forward, including one to increase land parcels in forest zones