His assassin was Nathuram Godse, belonging to far-right Hindu organization, Hindu Mahasabha.
In this video, we look into the ever increasing attacks on journalists who have been speaking truth to power.
According to reports at least six people have committed suicide in the month of July as India is organizing this mammoth and controversial citizenship verification drive.
There has been a drastic rise in the number of attacks by cow vigilante groups ever since the Narendra Modi-led far-right Hindu nationalist government came into power in 2014.
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.
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.
More than 40 Indian paramilitary personnels were killed after an explosive-laden vehicle rammed into their convoy
The far right Bharatiya Janata Party led government passed a bill that would grant citizenship to undocumented immigrants from selected religious groups to favor its chances in the upcoming national elections
The year witnessed struggles across the world, most often led by trade unions, against neoliberalism and the related rise of the right-wing
The much celebrated students’ union elections witnessed a series of violent attacks by ABVP, the country’s largest right wing students’ group, including attempts to disrupt counting of votes
All the activists were involved in various people’s movements and struggle against state repression and corporate exploitation.