Sitaram Yechury
India continues crackdown on activists, critics of govt.

Over the past few days, the Indian government has moved against several leading leftists and progressive political and social activists in this case.

Civil society members condemn arrest of prominent activist in India

Former student leader Umar Khalid was arrested under the anti-terror law by the Delhi police for his alleged role in the Delhi riots. Critics have called it another attempt to harass and threaten opponents of the government

All India protest by CPI-M Communist Party of India (Marxist) stages protest against government’s anti-people policies

The CPI(M) has demanded cash and grain transfers, 200 days of work under the rural employment scheme, an unemployment allowance and an end to the privatization of state enterprises

Trade unions, left parties slam move by Indian State governments to freeze labor laws

The States of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat, all of which are ruled by the right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party, have issued a number of ordinances exempting employers from following labor laws that protect workers’ jobs and wages

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

We will continue to fight for the people of J&K: Sitaram Yechury

CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury talks about the response of the administration when he landed in Srinagar to meet party leaders and workers

Million-strong ‘People’s Brigade’ in India pledges to oust right wing forces

A huge rally was held in the city of Kolkata, India, with the call of overthrowing the governments of Narendra Modi in the center and Mamata Banerjee in the State of West Bengal

‘Where is my job’: nearly 10,000 Indian youth march, demanding employment

The youth were protesting the failure of prime minister Narendra Modi to keep his promise of providing 20 million jobs a year. India has in fact seen an absolute decline in the number of jobs

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