How India Became Fascist, And Why Pockets Of Resistance Matter

By Isaac K. Oommen, -

A number of years ago, I was visiting my native Kerala to celebrate finishing my Master’s. My driver from the airport to my town was a family friend from the Nair caste. The Nairs were Kshatriya [...]

Largest Ever Strike In India Shakes Up Modi Govt

By Subodh Varma, -

Besides industries, employees in banks, transport, ports, government offices, scheme workers and farmers and rural labourers stopped work. India woke up on January 8, to witness the largest ever [...]

The People Of India Are Taking It To The Streets

By Vijay Prashad, -

Every day and in every part of India, hundreds of thousands of people – mainly young people – gather on the streets to express their anger at the government. Their protests, like those of the [...]

Citizenship Law Protests Shut Down India’s Capital

By Saikat Datta, -

India’s national capital, New Delhi, faced a lockdown unprecedented in history on Thursday as protests over the religion-based Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) broke out across the country. The [...]

India’s Government Is Going To War Against Its Own People

By Vijay Prashad, Globetrotter, a project of the Independent Media Institute. -

On December 13, the United Nations high commissioner for human rights released a powerful statement that criticized India’s new citizenship law. This “fundamentally discriminatory” Citizenship [...]

Kashmir- The Curious Case Of Indian Collective Conscience

By Mudasir Firdosi, -

Kashmir has been cut off from the rest of the world for more than two months now, with little certainty about what is coming next.  Kashmiris living in and outside the erstwhile state of Jammu [...]

Tricontinental: Institute For Social Research Newsletter On Syria, Ecuador And India

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research -

Turkey has invaded Syria. In particular, Turkey has crossed the border to destroy the largely Syrian Kurdish province of Rojava, south of the Turkey-Syria border and east of the Euphrates River. [...]

Hindus Must Stand Against Hindutva: Why I Protested Against Narendra Modi In Houston And New York

By Sunita Viswanath, -

A close Kashmiri friend of mine in New York City has not spoken with her loved ones for more than 50 days. The Valley has been under siege since August 5, with a communications blackout in place. [...]

History Often Proceeds By Jumps And Zigzags

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental Institute for Social Research. -

As one door sharply bangs shut in Kashmir, another opens in Argentina. That is the nature of our struggles. In 1859, Friedrich Engels wrote, ‘History often proceeds by jumps and zig-zags’. To [...]

Women Lead Struggle To Preserve Indian Democracy In Face Of Rising Hindu Nationalism

By Yamuna Matheswaran, -

After the Indian government’s decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, people across India answered a nationwide call for protests issued by left-wing parties on Aug. 7. [...]

Russia-China-India Creating An ‘Indivisible Security Architecture’ For Eurasia

By Pepe Escobar, -

The most important trilateral at the G20 in Osaka was confined to a shoddy environment unworthy of Japan’s unrivaled aesthetic minimalism. Japan excels in perfect planning and execution. So it’s [...]

Russia-India-China Will Be The Big G20 Hit

By Pepe Escobar, -

June 28, 2019 "Information Clearing House" -  It all started with the Vladimir Putin–Xi Jinping summit in Moscow on June 5. Far from a mere bilateral, this meeting upgraded the Eurasian [...]

China-India-Russia Moving Toward New Trading System In Response To Trump Protectionism

By Lee Jeong-ho,   -

Narendra Modi expected to join Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin at Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit to express support for initiative. China hopes to win Indian and Russian support in [...]

India: Jute Mill Workers To Go On Strike From May 14

By Staff, -

Parliamentary standing committee orders ministry to fix worker wages by May 17. The ongoing protest waged by workers of all state-run jute mills has taken a serious turn as they have decided on a [...]

India General Strike 2019

By Jamie Woodcock, -

In Bangalore the strike was strong, shutting down transportation across the city. On the 8th of January, the unions called for a demonstration outside the town hall. There was the visible [...]