Pinarayi Vijayan
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

How the Communists won Kerala again

What were the key factors behind the decisive victory of the Left Democratic Front led by the Communist Party of India (Marxist) in the State of Kerala in India?

In Indian State polls, red wave sweeps Kerala while Modi’s BJP takes a beating

In the results to the latest round of elections in India, the ruling right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been cut to size, and the Left and regional, secular parties have made decisive gains

Understanding the communist victory in Kerala

Of the 1,199 local government bodies in the State, the Left Democratic Front either won a majority or is the leading political block in more than half

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

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

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