Narendra Modi
Looking back at the first all-India general strike of 1982

Every year, trade unions commemorate the all-India strike of 1982 which was also supported by farmers’ movements. This year’s events will be especially significant as they seek to cement worker-farmer unity ahead of a major strike in February

UP Elections: Double engine has left urban youth stranded

In the Indian State of Uttar Pradesh which is set to see elections soon, urban youth in the15-29 age range are facing lethal unemployment, with rates above 20% for the past three years

What India needs to learn from spiraling gas, electricity prices in Europe

Markets do not solve the problem of energy pricing. What is required is planning and long-term investments in infrastructure

Right-wing hate speech runs rampant in India’s elections

The upcoming elections in three Indian states will be a contest between the BJP’s polarizing, violent, Islamaphobic messages and efforts to create a more plural, more democratic India

In India, more families are pushed to surviving without jobs

The latest data from the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy shows that share of families with two working members has fallen drastically. This means people are surviving on much less income

What about jobs in cities, Mr. Modi?

With 7-8% joblessness for the past few years, urban job seekers are helpless and hopeless. An equally alarming trend is the fall of the work participation rate itself in cities and towns

India’s data privacy bill: Commercializing our data and weakening our privacy

India’s government wants to club the commercial use of people’s data with the protection of personal data, and create structures that allow the commercialization of our personal data collected by the government

Dispatches from India: 1 year of the farmers’ struggle

In this episode, we take a look at the controversial decision to allot in land in Kashmir for paramilitary forces, the issues faced by farmers in the State of Uttar Pradesh and the farmers’ movement which completed 1 year

‘Our struggle has proved Modi is not invincible’

On November 26, farmers celebrated an year of their struggle. The one year anniversary comes a few days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced he will be repealing the three controversial farm laws the farmers have been protesting against.

Thousands reach Delhi as farmers mark 1 year of historic sit-in and other stories

Today we look at 1 year of the historic Indian farmers’ struggle, an impeachment motion filed against Peru’s President Pedro Castillo, and more

Indian farmers protest Indian farmers defend the rights of farmers everywhere

Since prime minister Narendra Modi came to power in 2014, he has pushed an agenda to deliver Indian agriculture to the large corporate houses. But the farmers fought him then and continue to fight him now

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