On October 9, 1967 Che Guevara, an Argentinian doctor who was one of the key architects of the Cuban revolution, was captured and executed in Bolivia by CIA-trained Bolivian soldiers.
[November 7 (October 24 according to the old Julien calendar) is the 90th Anniversary of the historic Bolshevik November Revolution of 1917. In tribute to its legacy we reproduce a
(In the context of the recent blasts in Karachi, noted columnist with Dawn Jawed Naqvi recalls the role of US imperialism in fuelling terror in the sub-continent and discusses the
(While in Denmark for the Danish Social Forum, Saurobijay interviewed Venezuelan trade-union leader Ruben Linares about unfolding developments and debates in Venezuela.) Saurobijay: What is the mood among the Venezuelan masses
“We have strategic and economic interests to protect in Myanmar. It is up to the Myanmarese people to struggle for democracy.” – Pranab Mukherjee, Foreign Minister, UPA Government “We value
Conference in London Highlights Contemporary Parallels with 1857 War of Independence A one day conference was held in London on Saturday 6 October to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the 1857
Preamble Agriculture continues to be a key component of our economy. Even as the contribution of agriculture to India’s GDP has dropped to less than 20%, more than half of India’s
(The Eighth Congress of the CPI(ML) is to be held at Kolkata, 10-18 December 2007. In this issue of Liberation, we carry the Draft General Programme and the Draft Agrarian
In Karnataka, ‘Swamijis’ are turning into politicians while politicians are queuing behind astrologers. Pejawar Mutt Swamiji of Udupi, who belongs to a Lingayat mutt, is taking an active part in
Freedom of Speech Vs. Contempt Towards an Independent Judicial Commission
It was 16 February 1966. A young 12 year-old boy was in the procession along with his schoolmates and teachers who were demanding kerosene oil from a fair-price shop. Hundreds
We all know how caste panchayats try to stop inter-caste marriages in the interiors of North-Western India. They hold kangaroo courts and deliver instant and exemplary ‘justice’ hoping such brutal
The impasse between the UPA Government and its Left allies over the Nuke Deal seems to have come to a sudden end with an apparent climb-down by the Congress; for
Benazir Bhutto’s return to Pakistan has been marked by the worst ever incident of suicide bombing in the recent history of the subcontinent, killing and injuring hundreds of innocent people.