Month: January 2020
The Economic Survey 2019-20 is less economics more fiction
Reading Time: 3 minutes The Economic Survey 2019-20 report presented by Chief Economic Advisor Krishnamurthy V Subramanian is merely a fiction, fantasies and has no economics in it
Beyond “identity” it’s crucial to see the NRC issue from the class perspective
Reading Time: 8 minutes As the anti-NRC struggles intensify, it’s time to see the issue from a class angle and politically equip the poor, who will be most-affected, to combat it.
Will the economic slowdown in India worsen further?
Reading Time: 3 minutes The economic slowdown in India is worsening the situation each day, but the government is looking into easy rescue options like foreign debts.
Which BJP leaders will go to detention centres due to an honest NRC?
Reading Time: 6 minutes If there is an honest and impartial implementation of the NRC, which BJP leaders will end up in the detention centres? Well, there are a few of them.
Can Nirmala Sitharaman’s Union Budget 2020-21 deal with crucial external challenges?
Reading Time: 4 minutes Will Nirmala Sitharaman’s Union Budget 2020-21 deal with the crucial external challenges thrown to the Indian economy by oil price hike, WTO and trade war?
India’s 71st Republic Day: Two Republics clash with each other
Reading Time: 2 minutes The presence of Bolsonaro and Modi at India’s 71st Republic Day celebration will be countered by the Republic Day celebration by millions on the streets.
Javadekar’s “Jinnah wali Azadi” ranting on Shaheen Bagh is old wine in a new bottle
Reading Time: 4 minutes Javadekar’s “Jinnah wali Azadi” ranting on Shaheen Bagh is another attempt by the Modi regime and the BJP to vilify the organic struggle of the Muslim women
Threats of sedition won’t scare women protesting against the CAA and NRC
Reading Time: 3 minutes By issuing threats of sedition charges and by criticising Muslim women protesting against the CAA and NRC, Yogi Adityanath is strengthening their resolution
Dilip Ghosh’s threat to kick out Bengali Muslims brings the cat out of the bag
Reading Time: 4 minutes Dilip Ghosh’s ranting over evicting 10m Bengali Muslims with force comes soon after the prime minister and the home minister started bluffing the people.
The Hindi cinema and the rich man’s visceral Islamophobia
Reading Time: 6 minutes The visit of Deepika Padukone to JNU to express solidarity or simpler acts by a few actors won’t change the fact that Bollywood is an Islamophobia vessel.
The Supreme Court’s CAA hearing won’t impact the grassroots struggles
Reading Time: 4 minutes Even when the Supreme Court’s CAA hearing starts, the people won’t be quite excited about it as their struggle will continue to defeat the Modi regime.
Davinder Singh: A rogue cop or a pawn who fell from grace?
Reading Time: 4 minutes The sudden arrest of J&K Police’s chief Davinder Singh has opened a can of worms that the Indian state always want buried deeper. Kashmir is in forefront.
Can the LGBTQ rainbow flag and status quo movements defeat Hindutva fascism?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Can the LGBTQ community’s participation in the save Constitution movement promise any real and liberating solution for its persecuted members?
Does the CAA legalise exclusion?
Reading Time: 5 minutes Is the CAA an exclusionary law? What will be the implications of this law in Assam and the northeastern states where the Bengali Hindus face discrimination.
Is the CAA really safeguarding the Hindus and non-Muslims from the NRC?
Reading Time: 12 minutes There is a misconception that the CAA will disenfranchise Muslims. Rather, it’s the NRC, which is made mandatory by the Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2003.
The secret allies of Hindutva fascism enabling the sclerotic regime of Modi
Reading Time: 3 minutes Who are Hindutva fascism’s secret allies? Only those liberal democrats who are fascism enablers? Or those social-democrats as well who betray the workers?
BJP-TMC secret alliance in West Bengal is a threat to anti-CAA-NPR-NRC movements
Reading Time: 4 minutes Mamata Banerjee and her government’s actions show that the BJP-TMC secret alliance in West Bengal is trying to sink the anti-CAA-NPR-NRC movement slyly.
CFPI inflation in December 2019 going to worsen India’s cataclysmic economic crisis
Reading Time: 3 minutes The CFPI inflation in December 2019 rings a vexing alarm for the Indian economy that’s heading towards a cataclysmic crisis at present. Will Modi listen?
Women of Shaheen Bagh and Park Circus are writing a glorious chapter of anti-fascist struggle in India
Reading Time: 4 minutes The women of Shaheen Bagh and Park Circus have shown how resiliently women can trigger panic within the Hindutva fascist state and cause it severe ignominy.
Amitabh Bachchan and the silence of the stars at the hour of fascism
Reading Time: 5 minutes Amitabh Bachchan is criticised for his silence on every crucial public issue during Narendra Modi’s tenure. But what else we expected from someone like him?