Farmers’ protest in India
Dispatches from India: Fuel price hikes haunt the poor

In this episode, we take a look at the latest from the farmers’ protest, the dismissal of government employees in Kashmir and the impact of the relentless hike in fuel prices on the poor

Report shows hidden offshore assets of political and corporate elite and other stories

Today we look at the preliminary findings of ICIJ’s Pandora Papers, the massacre of protesting farmers in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, and more

Indian farmers lead country-wide shutdown

The shutdown marked ten months of the passing of three controversial laws. Farmers fear these laws will allow for greater corporate role in agriculture and reduce the price they get for their produce

Protests and blockades across India as farmers’ struggle marks 10 months and other stories

Today we look at the countrywide shutdown in India to mark 10 months of the farmers’ struggle, the release of Palestinian MP Khalida Jarrar from prison, and more

Indian farmers’ struggle: The past 10 months

As farmers and workers in India observe a countrywide shutdown, here is a look at the past 10 months of the struggle against the three agricultural laws passed by the Narendra Modi government

One year of farm laws; here’s how protests unfolded

The three farm Bills were passed in Lok Sabha on September 17, 2020 , termed as ‘Black Day’ by farmers. In 10 days, these got Presidential assent.

Protestors launch Global Week of Action for Democracy in Swaziland and other stories

Today we look at renewed protests for democracy in Swaziland, the new government announced by the Taliban in Afghanistan, and more

At a massive rally, India’s farmers plan to intensify struggle

Around 500,000 farmers attended the rally. The farmers’ umbrella organization, Samyukt Kisan Morcha, organized the mass gathering, which was aimed at giving the nine-month-long farmers’ movement a new direction

Islamic State claims rocket attack on Kabul airport and other stories

Today we look at civilian casualties in a US drone strike in Kabul, police violence during a farmers’ protest in India, and more

Working class and farmers unite against regressive government policies in India

The protesters called for the roll back of the controversial farm laws and labor codes as well as the strengthening of public health infrastructure.

Dispatches from India: Women farmers take a stand

In this episode, we take a look at the Women Farmers’ Parliament that marked eight months of the historic farmers’ agitation, the Initial Public Offering by the Indian food delivery giant Zomato and the question of how effective vaccines are against the Delta variant

Women farmers hold ‘parliament’ in India

The Women Farmers’ Parliament marked eight months of protests against the Center’s controversial farm laws. It was organized in parallel to the monsoon session of India’s parliament

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