Kerala
Bringing the state closer to people: 25 years of Kerala’s ‘People’s Plan’

This year marked the 25th anniversary of Kerala’s iconic People’s Plan Campaign, which institutionalized community participation in decision-making at the local administrative level

COVID-19 has unleashed death and dehumanization in India’s capital

Nitheesh Narayanan shares a first-hand account of helping a family through loss and bureacracy amid the COVID-19 crisis raging in India

Why one State in India is showing promising signs of democracy as the world goes more authoritarian

In Kerala, the re-elected Left government has prioritized making life better for all, even during crises—contrasting sharply with Narendra Modi’s right-wing central government’s devastating mismanagement of the coronavirus pandemic

Dispatches from India: The impact of State elections

We take a look at the results of the recent round of elections in India, a report on the impact of successive lockdowns on the LGBTQ and trans communities in Jammu and Kashmir, and look at the implications of Bill Gates’ recent statement on intellectual property rights and vaccines

COVID-19 crisis in India: A complete systemic collapse

Reports are coming from different states all over the country of oxygen running out in hospitals, no hospital beds, no medicines, and bodies piling up as families wait for their turn outside crematoriums.

The COVID-19 Catastrophe in India keeps growing

The central government’s failure to act and years of privatization of healthcare has put India at the epicenter of the pandemic

Police refuse to confirm racist motive in Atlanta-area shooting and other stories

In today’s episode we take a look at the shooting in the Atlanta, US, the sentencing of prominent Egyptian activist Sanaa Seif, campaign asking the Canadian government cancel a drone deal with an Israeli company, and the development plans of the left government in Kerala, Indian ahead of the elections

How India’s farmers’ protests could upend the political landscape

With elections coming up in several Indian states, Vijay Prashad explores the impact that the farmer’s protest and the government’s response to them could have on the correlation of forces

Kerala local body polls Communist-led coalition sweeps local body elections in the southern Indian State of Kerala

The alliance led by the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has won more seats in local government bodies than the opposition groups combined

COVID-19: It’s not over yet in India

The pandemic is still raging, with the second highest number of daily cases in the world and an ominous plateauing in the last fortnight, after weeks of fall in cases

Kerala rises against political murder of communist youth activists

Tens of thousands of people took part in the protest against the murder of two Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) activists Haq Muhammed and Mithilaj in the Indian State of Kerala.

Kerala rejects handing over of airport to Adani Group

August 23 marked the launch of a fresh campaign against the leasing of the Thiruvananthapuram airport in India to the controversial Adani Group for 50 years

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