Promoting Social Justice

In the wake of the introduction of the Constitution (117th Amendment Bill) 2012, a fierce ‘debate’ was sought to be manufactured in the media over the merit of allowing reservations

Cover Feature : Jal Satyagraha in MP

Villagers protesting imminent forced eviction by the Omkareshwar Dam in Ghogalgaon village of Khandwa district, Madhya Pradesh, achieved a hard-won victory on 10 September. After standing in rising waters for

Special Reoprt : AILC Jail Bharo Call

Lakhs of people court arrest Demanding resignation of UPA Govt. over Coalgate Scam Protesting Corruption, Price Rise, Social Oppression, State Repression Lakhs of people responded enthusiastically to the call of the All India Left

Sivakasi Blast

Punish the Culprits, Rehabilitate the Victims! A seven member fact finding team of CPI(ML) and AICCTU visited Sivakasi in Virudhunagar district of Tamil Nadu on 7th September, where more than 50

Violence on Women in W Bengal

In the year 2011, West Bengal with 7.5% share of country’s population has accounted for nearly 12.7% of total crime against women by reporting 29,133 cases. Torture cases in the country

Islamophobia and Ignorance

(Excerpted from Counterpunch, September 18) ‘Koran discovered with coffee cup stain on the front cover, US marines deployed to all Starbucks franchises.’ The quip, retweeted by celebrity atheist Richard Dawkins, exemplifies the

Chicago Schoolteachers’ Strike

We hope Kapil Sibal is watching the schoolteachers’ strike in Obama’s home constituency of Chicago. Sibal, as India’s HRD Minister, is pushing for an education system that is increasingly more