A new pay scheme introduced by Blinkit, a quick-delivery grocery service in India, has sparked protests by delivery workers across several cities, reports Peoples Dispatch.
Tens of thousands of farmers and workers from across India came to the capital New Delhi, on April 5, to protest the central government’s anti-farmer and anti-worker policies, reports Peoples Dispatch/Globetrotter News Service.
Indian farmers held a successful march to demand crop price guarantees, land ownership rights for tribal farmers, immediate financial relief and loan waivers, reports Peoples Dispatch.
The Indian Patent Office rejected pharmaceutical company Janssen’s application for an extension of its patent on a drug used in the treatment of tuberculosis, reports Peoples Dispatch.
Thousands of community health workers held a huge protest in Patna, in Bihar state, calling for higher pay, recognition as workers and access to employment benefits, reports Kerry Smith.
A prominent protest by Adivasi Indigenous communities is taking place in central India’s Hasdeo forests, where new coal mines are being pushed without consent, writes Ruchira Talukdar.
For Narendra Modi's regime, the 75th anniversary of India’s independence is an opportunity to distort and rewrite history in the service of its own agenda, writes CPIML (Liberation).
Muslim leaders accused of participating in and stirring protest against Islamophobic attacks in India are having their homes bulldozed by Hindu nationalist authorities in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat, reports Binoy Kampmark.
The Indian farmer's movement is a demonstration that people power can preserve the public sector and has become an inspiration for labourers around the world to take on neoliberalism and fascism, writes Gauri Gandbhir.
Fourteen months after the Narendra Modi government introduced new farm laws, the Prime Minister has had to announce their repeal in the face of unprecedented farmers’ resistance.
The focus on "net zero" and “fossil fuels versus renewables” does not do justice to the critical need for just solutions for the Global South and Indigenous peoples, writes Ruchira Talukdar.
Indigenous peoples from 30 villages in Hasdeo Aranya, the densely-forested region of central India, walked 300 kilometres in early October, to demand the protection of their water, forests and land against coalmining, reports Ruchira Talukdar.