India

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India's new criminal laws give the state more power to curtail rights and freedoms, reports Isaac Nellist.

Clifton D'Rozario in 2024

Following India’s 2024 general elections, Green Left’s Isaac Nellist spoke with Clifton D’Rozario, a leading member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Liberation (CPIML), about the fights ahead.

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In mid-June, Delhi BJP official VK Saxena announced he had given the greenlight to prosecute Modi critic, award-winning writer and dissident Arundhati Roy, reports Paul Gregoire.

Indian students protest for Palestine

The Gaza solidarity encampments established at more than 50 universities across the United States have inspired students around the world to pitch tents on campuses and demand universities cut ties with apartheid Israel.

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Dipankar Bhattacharya, a leader of the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Liberation told a Palestine solidarity meeting in India’s capital New Delhi on February 23 that the ideological ties between Hindutva and Zionism means opposing Israel's genocidal war is linked to fighting Narendra Modi's fascist agenda in India.

check point Palestine

Indian trade unions have condemned the government’s plan to send a scab workforce to Israel to replace Palestinian workers, saying it would make India “complicit” in Israel’s genocidal war on Gaza, reports Isaac Nellist.

Freedom of speech protest

The police crackdown on independent media platform NewsClick in India, on October 3, is the latest attempt by the Narendra Modi government to stifle journalists and critics of his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) regime, reports Isaac Nellist.

A frontline against the Khalistan movement has become violently visible after it appears that Indian agents murdered a vocal supporter for an independent Sikh homeland. Binoy Kampmark reports. 

Manipur

An eight-member fact-finding team, comprising leftists, lawyers, Dalit and women’s rights activists from across India, visited affected villages and relief camps across the northeastern state of Manipur from August 10‒14, reports Susan Price.

Indian students are demanding their University take action against hazing rituals, which they say are linked to growing Islamophobic and casteist attacks, reports Isaac Nellist.

Saroj Dutta commemoration

Members of the All India Students Association and the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) — Liberation gathered in central Kolkata on August 5 to mark 52 years since one of the party's founders, Saroj Dutta, was murdered, report Isaac Nellist, Jacob Andrewartha and Chloe DS.

Manipur

Inter-ethnic conflict in Manipur, India, has already cost more than 130 lives, grievously injured hundreds and displaced more than 50,000 people, writes NT. The weaponisation of sexual violence has prompted calls for the Supreme Court to step in to bring justice for the victims.