Reading Time: 4 minutes The experiences of corporate control over agriculture globally show how farmers are ruined and the corporations enrich through such policies.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Despite housing the world’s second-largest Muslim population, India has a very skewed ratio of the community’s share in politics and power.
Reading Time: 6 minutes As Frederick Engels turned 200 on November 28th 2020, we turn to his views on “authority” in the context of working class’s quest for power.
Reading Time: 9 minutes Has the AIMIM got the space that the BJP-led Hindutva politics has created through bullying and marginalising the Muslim community.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Soon after a French middle-school history teacher was killed in the Conflans Sainte-Honorine suburb of Paris, allegedly by an Islamist bigot, a global Islamophobic outcry began, accompanied by the demand […]
Reading Time: 9 minutes The NEP 2020 has been planned meticulously to deprive the poor students of the right to education, not just higher education but also school education.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The NEP 2020 is neither inclusive nor progressive. Ten questions are asked on this policy, which no one would like to answer. Read them here.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The essence of an idea of nation lies with its imagination. The recent consistent onslaught on its idea is gravely frightening.
Reading Time: 5 minutes This comment article critiques how authoritarian narcissist personality of a populist leader and his style of governance impacts the nation. All is well when everything goes well. Victory is easy even when governance is failing the people continually.
Reading Time: 4 minutes If there is an ominous silence over the arrest of a pregnant woman like Safoora Zargar under false charges, then that’s a crime. Dissenting isn’t.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the hypocrisy and the inhuman side of the privileged Indian society, which is happy to close doors on the working class.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The big question in the era of COVID-19 pandemic for Indians is: Can we afford governments that go on and on with “business as before”?
Reading Time: 5 minutes The Brahmaputra has already started flooding. It’s just May. While Assam looks at a precarious future, the so-called “national” press is mum over its plight
Reading Time: 5 minutes In Modi’s India there has been a fundamental transformation in political discourse. The COVID-19 pandemic exposed class conflicts more acutely than ever.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The Indian citizen is remoulded and turned into a non-chalant, “apolitical”, obedient and uncritical lot, which cheers the supreme leader and hails tyranny.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Modi’s “Atmanirbhar Bharat” or self-reliant India isn’t a vision of a free, self-reliant economy but of becoming a neo-colonial cheap labour-based economy.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Right wing populism is quickly emerging as a new dominant political discourse. It is radically re-constituting the uneven field of politics on which ideological battles are fought. Right-wing demagogues use a diversified repertoire of rhetorical tools to not only temporarily acquire dominance but to disaggregate frozen beliefs and re-configure them. To analyse this process of re-constitution, this article uses the vocabulary provided by George Orwell in his seminal book “1984”.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The working class is subjugated and repressed by the Hindutva fascist state during the lockdown. But this won’t end them. They will return very soon.
Reading Time: 4 minutes To make the anti-CAA agitations sustainable, an organisational architecture should be constructed to give an intellectual articulatory edge to the protests.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Is the Modi regime using the COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown to establish a fascist dictatorship on India, quite nakedly than ever? What’s the truth?