India

Modi Biden

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Washington DC on June 21, reports Malik Miah, receiving a royal welcome despite his right-wing, anti-Muslim and anti-democratic policies.

Clifton D'Rosario

Clifton D' Rozario, a leader of the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Liberation, and guest speaker at the upcoming Ecosocialism 2023 conference, discusses the rise of Narendra Modi and how the left is fighting back against his fascist regime.

India train disaster 2023

By all indications, Balasore will be remembered as one of India's worst rail disasters in years with the scale of trauma and devastation still unfolding, writes CPIML (Liberation).

War on the Commons

Simon Butler reviews Ian Angus’s new book, The War Against the Commons, which vividly retells the story of how land that had been shared for centuries was privatised by force and deception in England, Wales and Scotland.

Blinkit

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.

India farmers protest

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.

Long March by Indian farmers 2023

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.

ASHA protest in Bihar

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.

Hasdeo forest protectors. Image credit: Alok Shukla/downtoearth.org.in

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).

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Stop bulldozing Muslim homes

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.