Across India, Protesters Mark Six Months Of Historic Farmers’ Agitation

By NewsClick, People's Dispatch. -

Hundreds of thousands of farmers, workers and members of trade unions, student and women organizations observed a protest at thousands of places across India on Wednesday, May 26. The day marked [...]

Why One State in India Is Showing Promising Signs of Democracy

By Vijay Prashad and Subin Dennis, Toward Freedom -

The right wing in Kerala has typically claimed that the Left is not equipped to build the state’s infrastructure. But this time, the right wing had no grounds to make its typical complaints. [...]

Bill Gates, The White Man’s Burden And Modi Government’s Vaccine Debacle

By Prabir Purkayastha, Peoples Dispatch. -

The incompetence of the Indian government is starkly visible in its handling of the current COVID-19 crisis. It fares even worse on the vaccine front. Its belief in the ideology of free-market [...]

In Kerala, The Present Is Dominated By The Future

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

Kerala, a state in the Indian union with a population of 35 million, has re-elected the Left Democratic Front (LDF) to lead the government for another five years. Since 1980, the people of Kerala [...]

Biden Chooses Monopoly Profits Over Lives In India

By Sam Carliner, Left Voice. -

India is prominent in the news right now, as it has become the epicenter of the Covid-19 pandemic worldwide. Rhetoric from the Biden administration might lead people to believe that resolving the [...]

Farmers Block Expressway In Indian State Of Haryana To Protest Against Farm Laws

By Priya Yadav, Sputnik News. -

Hundreds of farmers from across India have been camping out Delhi's borders for the past four months to protest against newly introduced agricultural laws by the federal government. While the [...]

How India’s Farmers’ Protests Could Upend The Political Landscape

By Vijay Prashad, People's Dispatch. -

For the past three months, Indian farmers and agricultural workers have been in the middle of a difficult struggle against the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Tens of thousands of [...]

From The Murder Of Berta Cáceres To Dam Disaster In Uttarakhand

By Don Fitz, Popular Resistance. -

March 2, 2021 was the five year anniversary of the murder of Berta Cáceres, who opposed the Agua Zarca dam in Honduras.  That date was less than one month after the deaths of dozens of people [...]

As Farmers Expand Their Agitation, Indian Government Intensifies Repression

By Wasantha Rupasinghe, WSWS. -

Pushed on the back foot by the popular support for the farmers’ agitation against its pro-agribusiness farm laws, India’s right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government is systematically [...]

The Largest Strike In Human History

By Anya Parampil, The Grayzone. -

Radhakrishnan explains why farmers are rising up, how they are organized, and how the neoliberal government of Narendra Modi has responded to the movement. Just one day after this interview, [...]

India’s Farmers’ Protests: ‘This Is History In The Making’

By Sarang Narasimhaiah and Mukesk Kulriya, ROAR Magazine. -

On January 26, 2021, India observed its 71st Republic Day under historically unprecedented circumstances. On an occasion meant to commemorate the adoption of the Indian Constitution, two fiercely [...]

Farmers Blame Miscreants For Maligning Their Image On Republic Day

By Sputnik News. -

As part of their Tractor Protest Rally, thousands of farmers entered Delhi on Tuesday morning riding SUVs, cars, and wheeled farm equipment. A faction of the rally soon invaded Delhi's iconic Red [...]

Farmers’ Parade Takes Center Stage On India’s Republic Day

By People's Dispatch. -

New Delhi, India - January 26, the day India became a Republic, is traditionally celebrated at Rajpath — the road from the India Gate to the President’s residence — in New Delhi. The ceremony [...]

My Wish Is That You Win This Fight For Truth

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

On 26 January, India’s Republic Day, thousands of farmers and agricultural workers will drive their tractors and walk into the heart of the capital, New Delhi, to bring their fight to the doors [...]