Pinarayi Vijayan
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.

How a communist youth organization in Kerala raised USD 1.4 million for COVID-19 relief

Cadre of the Democratic Youth Federation of India in the State of Kerala raised USD 1.4 million by running a recycling campaign where they collected scrap from across the State and sold in to recyclers

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

Social Solidarity-DYFI India Indian youth movement blazes a trail with COVID-19 mitigation initiatives rooted in solidarity

The initiatives of the Kerala unit of the Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) have received widespread commendation for their comprehensive and scientific approach towards social solidarity

delhi migrants As India locks down, the poor and migrant workers are shut out

With the hasty imposition of the world’s largest 21-day-lockdown by the Indian government led by Narendra Modi, fear, anxiety and desperation has gripped the entire country. The abrupt decision has been especially hard on the poor and daily wage earners

COVID-19 DYFI Communist youth in Kerala are in the forefront of the battle against COVID-19

Activists of leftist youth organizations, including the Democratic Youth Federation of India, have helped operationalize facilities for the treatment of patients, and set up hand washing facilities in many villages and towns

7 million people take part in human chain against India’s divisive citizenship law

The 620-km-long human chain was organized in the State of Kerala by the ruling Left Democratic Front led by the Communist Party of India (Marxist). Participants swore to protect the secular characteristic of India

Women's wall Kerala Kerala’s one-two punch leaves misogynist right wing reeling

A day after over 3 million women formed a massive ‘wall’ in support of their rights and against misogyny, two women entered the Sabarimala shrine, following a Supreme Court verdict striking down a tradition that prohibited women in the 10-50 age group from entry

A scholar, and a society, take the fight to the right in Kerala

The office of radical scholar and critic Sunil P. Elayidom was attacked on Wednesday, most likely due to his support of the entry of women of all ages to the Sabarimala temple in Kerala. However, he and progressive sections in Kerala are determined to continue the resistance to hate and misogyny

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