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The BJP’s victory in the 2023 assembly elections: Factors and facts

The BJP’s victory in the 2023 assembly elections: Factors and facts

What's behind the BJP's victory in the 2023 assembly elections in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan? Beyond numbers, lies a complicated web of political and organisational factors.
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Political review

Kanwar Yatra cancelled in UP: Know how the BJP tried risking public health for votes
Politics

Kanwar Yatra cancelled in UP: Know how the BJP tried risking public health for votes

Though Yogi Adityanath has finally cancelled the Kanwar Yatra in UP under the Supreme Court's pressure, the BJP's intention at te first place is problematic.
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Rambhakt Gopal: the rise of a new Hindutva fascist icon called ‘Godse 2.0’
Politics

Rambhakt Gopal: the rise of a new Hindutva fascist icon called ‘Godse 2.0’

Rambhakt Gopal, the man who fired at the Jamia Millia Islamia students, is back in news. Now he calls for slaughtering Muslims and is rising...
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French investigation into ‘Rafale Papers’ becoming Modi’s Bofors moment
Politics

French investigation into ‘Rafale Papers’ becoming Modi’s Bofors moment

The new French judicial investigation into the 'Rafale Papers' will make the multi-billion dollar Indo-French MMRCA deal an Albatross around Modi's neck.
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Modi’s cabinet reshuffle: a desperate attempt to put the house in order
Politics

Modi’s cabinet reshuffle: a desperate attempt to put the house in order

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet reshuffle is an evidence of the BJP's desperation to woo different stakeholders to keep its house intact and united.
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What’s inside Modi’s meeting with Kashmir’s pro-India politicians on delimitation plan?
Politics

What’s inside Modi’s meeting with Kashmir’s pro-India politicians on delimitation plan?

Narendra Modi’s meeting with Kashmir’s pro-India politicians on June 24th 2021 set the tone for the valley's politics from "Azadi" to "full statehood" demand.
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What’s behind Modi’s record 8.6m COVID-19 vaccination on a single day?
Politics

What’s behind Modi’s record 8.6m COVID-19 vaccination on a single day?

While Modi and the BJP jeered the record 8.6m COVID-19 vaccination on a single day on June 21st, what drove this rapid surge in vaccination...
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Economic review

By invoking “Act of God” Sitharaman attempts to bankrupt the states
Economy

By invoking “Act of God” Sitharaman attempts to bankrupt the states

Why Nirmala Sitharaman invoking "Act of God" clause to deny states their GST dues is actually an illegal action and attack on federalism?
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The debt matters: No more borrowing in the name of COVID-19 please
Economy

The debt matters: No more borrowing in the name of COVID-19 please

India's government debt to GDP ratio is alarming. If the Modi regime borrows more during the COVID-19 pandemic it will drive the people to a...
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India’s economy going downhill and Modi’s rhetoric won’t help it save itself
Economy

India’s economy going downhill and Modi’s rhetoric won’t help it save itself

While a few companies posted growth in their Q1 FY 2020-21, it doesn't mean that the entire economy is growing, rather it's going downhills now...
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The anti-farmer farm sector reforms to ruin India’s agriculture for corporates
Economy

The anti-farmer farm sector reforms to ruin India’s agriculture for corporates

The farm sector reforms unleashed by the Modi regime through three ordinances will help the corporates profiteer at the cost of India's farmers.
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What’s fuelling Ambani’s skyrocketing fortune?
Economy

What’s fuelling Ambani’s skyrocketing fortune?

The skyrocketing fortune of Mukesh Ambani is fuelled by the rise of his Jio empire, which is now becoming a giant entity in the world...
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Five key reasons why another economic slump is very much possible
Economy

Five key reasons why another economic slump is very much possible

As number of COVID-19 cases shoots up with the end of the lockdown, is another wave of lockdown and economic slump inevitable for India? A...
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Foreign affairs

Padma Kuppa denounces concerns about Indian Muslim oppression
Foreign Affairs

Padma Kuppa denounces concerns about Indian Muslim oppression

Michigan state legislator Padma Kuppa denies “religious fundamentalism” of Hindu nationalist regime that attacks the Muslims of India.
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OFBJP listed as Foreign Agent under US law
Foreign Affairs

OFBJP listed as Foreign Agent under US law

Allegations of US Department of Justice investigation continue to circulate as the Overseas Friends of the BJP registered itself in the US.
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Kamala Harris: Why there is nothing to be happy (or unhappy) over her becoming Biden’s running mate?
Foreign Affairs

Kamala Harris: Why there is nothing to be happy (or unhappy) over her becoming Biden’s running mate?

After Joe Bidden picked Kamala Harris as his Democrat running mate, there has been a hullaballoo over whether she is right or left.
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One month of George Floyd’s institutional murder and the promise of change
Foreign Affairs

One month of George Floyd’s institutional murder and the promise of change

Even after a month of George Floyd's institutional murder, the Black Lives Matter movement continues with full vigour. It's time for a broader unity.
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Why a Sino-Indian military face-off needs de-escalation, not chest-thumping?
Foreign Affairs

Why a Sino-Indian military face-off needs de-escalation, not chest-thumping?

Up in the Himalayas, there is a peculiar turn of events this week as the Sino-Indian military face-off in eastern Ladakh’s Galwan River valley has...
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Why does Trump say that China is responsible for spreading Coronavirus?
Foreign Affairs

Why does Trump say that China is responsible for spreading Coronavirus?

Why does Trump say that China is responsible for spreading Coronavirus when all evidence proves otherwise? What should Beijing do to stop Trump and the...
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Inside India

Why Amit Shah’s promise of citizenship to the Matuas isn’t convincing?
India Politics

Why Amit Shah’s promise of citizenship to the Matuas isn’t convincing?

Even though Amit Shah promised citizenship to the Matua community after the COVID-19 vaccination is over, why people weren't convinced?
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Who gains from Kolkata Police’s clash with left activists if not the BJP?
India Politics

Who gains from Kolkata Police’s clash with left activists if not the BJP?

Kolkata Police's clash with left activists showed that neither Mamata Bandopadhyay nor the left-Congress are serious about fighting the BJP.
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Modi’s “Andolan jivi” remark shows his growing frustration with farmers’ protest
India Politics

Modi’s “Andolan jivi” remark shows his growing frustration with farmers’ protest

Narendra Modi's "Andolan jivi" remark has won him criticism and condemnation. But it also shows how frustrated and scared his regime is now.
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Union Budget 2021-22 is Modi’s anti-poor largesse for the corporates
Economy India

Union Budget 2021-22 is Modi’s anti-poor largesse for the corporates

The Union Budget 2021-22 is unsurprisingly another anti-poor and pro-rich propaganda budget from the Modi regime that has no economic solution
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Modi’s Mann Ki Baat shows government’s indifference towards farmers
India Politics

Modi’s Mann Ki Baat shows government’s indifference towards farmers

By peddling lies regarding the farmers' movement in his radio show "Mann Ki Baat", Modi showed that he wants confrontation not solution.
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Understanding Hindutva neoliberalism in India
India

Understanding Hindutva neoliberalism in India

Under Modi's rule, the Hindutva neoliberalism in India has strengthened the exploitation of labour by capital through a plethora of ways
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Minorities


Editorial & Op-eds

Lessons from the November 26th general strike
Editorial

Lessons from the November 26th general strike

After the grand success of the November 26th general strike, it's important to utilise its gains to build a massive and larger movement.
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Killing the host, the BJP-AIMIM style
Opinion

Killing the host, the BJP-AIMIM style

Has the AIMIM got the space that the BJP-led Hindutva politics has created through bullying and marginalising the Muslim community.
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Supreme Court’s bail to Goswami and the question of political prisoners
Editorial

Supreme Court’s bail to Goswami and the question of political prisoners

Rather than criticising the Supreme Court's bail to Goswami, why it's important to demand the release of all falsely-implicated undertrials?
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US election results won’t change the world, the people will
Editorial

US election results won’t change the world, the people will

The US election results won't bring any surprise for the people of Asia-Africa-Latin America, but a new series of death and destruction.
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Can Bihar Assembly election 2020 bring any substantial change
Editorial

Can Bihar Assembly election 2020 bring any substantial change

Can the Bihar Assembly election 2020 display the anger of the poor, especially the migrant workers who suffered immensely due to the lockdiwn
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Paris attack: Why would Muslims apologise for terrorist acts across the world?
Opinion

Paris attack: Why would Muslims apologise for terrorist acts across the world?

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...
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More than fiction


Media review