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What is next for the left-wing politics after the Congress’s victory in Karnataka?
Reading Time: 4 minutes While the Congress defeated the BJP in Karnataka, the threat of Hindutva fascism still looms large over the state, which only the left can combat.
Revisiting Lenin’s views on religion on his 152nd birth anniversary
Reading Time: 4 minutes On Lenin’s 152nd birth anniversary revisiting his views on religion in the context of the working class’s struggle. It’s important even now.
A ‘genocide’ without accountability
Reading Time: 6 minutes Under Modi’s rule India is going through a genocide under the garb of “pandemic”. Yet, there is no accountability. Also, there is no simmering and visible anger
The real Modi: a “god” that failed India and the world
Reading Time: 11 minutes Modi’s megalomania made him a demigod for his ardent fans, but with time, especially in the last two months of COVID-19 crisis, his incapabilities were exposed.
As Uddhav steers Maharashtra out of COVID crisis, is a new leader emerging?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Why is Uddhav Thackeray, the quintessential underdog, emerging as a new leader by steering Maharashtra resolutely during the peak of the COVID-19 crisis?
Has Indian democracy created its Frankenstein?
Reading Time: 6 minutes Has the Indian democracy, after seven decades of its rickety carriage’s journey, created the Frankenstein that’s all set to devour it?
Andolanjivis: The last man standing
Reading Time: 7 minutes Modi used the terms Andolanjivi and Parajibi in galore during a speech to demean the role of people’s movements against autrocracy,
When fascism comes to visit you
Reading Time: 6 minutes Is India, under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, still a democracy or has crossed the Rubicon and has become a full-fledged fascist state? If the developments over the last six years […]
Budget 2021 epitomises Hindutva quackery in India
Reading Time: 3 minutes The Union Budget 2021-22 is nothing but a Hindutva quackery on an ailing Indian economy, pushing it to the extreme of a pernicious realm.
The normalisation of “Hindutva shock therapy” for the consolidation of capitalism in India
Reading Time: 3 minutes Modi has been working on the normalisation of “Hindutva shock therapy” for the consolidation of capitalism in India to benefit his big donors
Many tales of corporate control over agriculture
Reading Time: 4 minutes The experiences of corporate control over agriculture globally show how farmers are ruined and the corporations enrich through such policies.
Indian Muslims: The quest of a better representation in politics and blunders
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.
200 Years of Frederick Engels and the question of “Authority”
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.
Killing the host, the BJP-AIMIM style
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.
Paris attack: Why would Muslims apologise for terrorist acts across the world?
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 […]
Why the NEP 2020 will deprive the poor of education?
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.
NEP 2020: 10 uncomfortable questions that should be asked
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.
Deconstructing the triumphant decadence: Perforating the idea of nation and exequial of reason
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.
Flaws of personalised diplomacy of narcissist leaders
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.
Indifference, when a pregnant woman is jailed under false charges, is a crime, dissent isn’t
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.