Narendra Modi
COVID-19 in India: A tale of crumbling health systems and political one-upmanship

India’s government had a year to ramp up its health infrastructure. Instead, crucial time was lost in denial, underestimation, political one-upmanship and blame games

In urgent UNHRC special session on Palestine, India chooses silence

In the May 27th historic special session for a commission of inquiry across historic Palestine, India abstained from voting, preferring to look away from lives brutally taken away and still more condemned to spend it in trauma in Gaza

Protests continue across Colombia amid increasing police brutality and other stories

Today we look at the ongoing uprising in Colombia amid rising police brutality, the situation in Gaza and the Occupied Territories, and more

Tens of thousands observe 6 months of farmers’ protests in India

Six months into the historic farmers’ agitation in India, organizations have reiterated that they will not back down until three contentious farms laws introduced by the Narendra Modi government are revoked.

Across India, protesters mark six months of historic farmers’ agitation

Across India, members of farmers’ groups, trade unions and women’s and students’ organizations held aloft black protest flags and burnt copies of the three controversial farm laws which have been fiercely opposed

India marks day of resistance as farmers’ struggle continues and other stories

Today we look at the day of resistance observed by farmers and workers in India, the crackdown on protestors in Iraq, and more

Despite all attacks, Indian farmers’ unity and resolve remains strong: Vijoo Krishnan

Ahead of a day of action in solidarity with the farmers’ protests, Vijoo Krishnan of the All India Kisan Sabha talks about the trajectory of the agitation that is entering its seventh month, and the response of the government

India: World’s biggest producer fails to vaccinate its people

The Narendra Modi government in India chose to believe that it had defeated the pandemic, and therefore the slow pace of its vaccination program posed no problems

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

Indian govt. should properly explain vaccine doses gap: Satyajit Rath

Immunologist Dr. Satyajit Rath and Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talk about the Indian government’s decision to extend the interval between doses

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

Mismanagement of the COVID-19 crisis increases food insecurity in India and Brazil

Food insecurity has worsened across the world during this pandemic with countries like India and Brazil exhibiting systemic failure, forcing people to depend on voluntarism

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