No matter how successful the right may be in the short-run in mobilizing people around a divisive agenda, it is incapable of leading them out of the current economic crisis. It is only the left that can provide a way out.
With the announcement of election results, various reports of BJP members inciting violence against minority groups and members of left parties have come to light.
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.
The NDA alliance led by far-right party BJP achieved a landslide victory in the historic Indian parliamentary elections
Peoples Dispatch takes a look the 2019 Indian election process, who are the major actors, the position of the left parties and what is at stake.
“They will be released after election ends in their districts on May 3,” police say.
Widespread rigging and intimidation of voters was reported in the States of West Bengal and Tripura where the left is a strong force
The teachers were holding a meeting demanding the release of nine activists arrested last year on charges of association with the Communist Party of India (Maoist)
The groups demanded that the Election Commission prevent the misuse of social media and digital platforms, and make public information regarding election spending by political parties
Political parties and civil society have lashed out at the government’s decision to allow only military vehicles and convoys to use the Srinagar-Jammu Highway on Sundays and Wednesdays till May 31. Residents alleged it was a move to turn Kashmir into another Gaza
The manifesto lists the specific demands made by the manual scavengers to break the shackles of caste, patriarchy, and for the recovery, reconstruction, and reclamation of their fundamental right to live with dignity.
The Women March for Change that was held in Delhi on April 4 sent out a message to the Indian government that polarization in the name of religion was unacceptable. Similar marches will be held in 100 locations across India