Republic Day 2016 is no occasion for celebration but one for somber reflection. The suicide of Dalit scholar and scientist Rohith Vemula is a grim reminder of the fact that
The stage has nearly been set for the forthcoming Assembly elections in West Bengal. Five years ago Mamata Banerjee had come to power with the grand promise of 'parivartan' (change),
Capitalism is so twisted that it can create massive fortunes for a tiny handful by giving a little something to ‘the poor’. While the wars of the last century were
The suicide of Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula in University of Hyderabad (UoH) is nothing short of institutional murder. It is undeniable that the scientist, scholar and activist Rohith Vemula
(Some of the solidarity actions in which CPIML and its mass organizations have participated in, are summarized below).
After Rohith Vemula’s tragic suicide on 17 January, AISA and CPI(ML)
(I Have The Minister On My Side)
Just like at HCU, the ABVP has been blatantly using its connections with the RSS-BJP and the Modi government in campuses across the country.
Just before New Year eve, one of the most authentic mouthpieces of international finance capital carried a lead article significantly titled Battered, Bruised and Jumpy – The Whole World
“PM Modi tweets every minor and random thing — be it a Mayor election or wishing somebody on their birthday. But he has not said anything on issues of grave
The 11th martyrdom anniversary of people’s hero Comrade Mahendra Singh was observed as ‘sankalp diwas’ (pledge day) all over Jharkhand on 16 January.
People thronged in huge numbers at the Jan
Workers’ organized agitations are once again emerging in SIDCUL, Pantnagar (Uttarakhand). This industrial area is an important production centre of well-known auto manufacturing companies like Tata, Mahindra, Bajaj, etc. Recognition
The Odd Even Scheme has met with general public support in Delhi and has definitely resulted in less traffic congestion in Delhi, if not yet in significantly lower pollution. Yet,
We live in times when an elected Prime Minister addresses an audience of trained doctors, and tells them ostensibly in all seriousness, that the existence of the Hindu god Ganesha
(Tribute to renowned Marxist historian and scholar Ellen Meiksins Wood by Vivek Chibber, reproduced with thanks from Jacobin magazine, 15 January 2016).
Ellen Meiksins Wood passed away yesterday (14 January
(Tribute to the noted scientist, mathematician and philosopher of science Richard Levins, by Pankaj Mehta, reproduced with thanks from Jacobin magazine, 22 January 2016).
Richard Levins, the great radical and
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Communal propaganda and violence by the Sangh Parivar continue unabated, as the Sangh outfits feel emboldened by the Modi Government at the Centre.
Stirring the Communal Pot in
(Liberation salutes Ram Karan Nirmal, Amrendra Kumar Arya and Surendra Nigam, the three students who raised slogans against Modi at the Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University Convocation. The students, protesting Modi’s