Liberation Archive

Yet Another Thief Escapes While The Chowkidar Waxes Eloquent

We seem to be witnessing a new kind of ‘Quit India’ movement. The Lalit Modis, Vijay Mallyas and Nirav Modis are quietly leaving the country after defrauding Indian banks of ... (read full text)
Free Ahed! Free Palestine!

Free Ahed! Free Palestine!

Free Ahed! Free Palestine! 16-year-old Ahed Tamimi is in Israeli jail for slapping Israeli soldiers who surrounded  her home. Several members of her family have, over the years, been arrested, ... (read full text)
Manhole Deaths Are Murder

Manhole Deaths Are Murder

Some 1500 protesters in Bangalore – including College students, activists, BBMP Contract workers, BWSSB contract workers and others joined a protest against the continued deaths of those involved in manual ... (read full text)

Countering Communal Politics: The Bhojpur Experience

- Santosh Sahar - With the Modi Government in power, and now emboldened by its backdoor entry into power in Bihar, the BJP is trying to intensify its communal fascist ... (read full text)
Historic 9-Day Long Strike in Mangaluru Port by Workers of Shipping Companies

Historic 9-Day Long Strike in Mangaluru Port by Workers of Shipping Companies

-V Shankar- Mangalore Port (New Mangalore Port Trust – NMPT) is one of the important pillars of the growth and development of Mangaluru. Around 75 percent of export of Coffee, ... (read full text)

TN Workers Demand Resignation of Palanichami Government

A colourful workers rally in Chennai on January 31 expressed its solidarity to the Free Pricol Two campaign, demanded withdrawal of the steep bus fare hike and an end to ... (read full text)
Kasganj: Not A ‘Clash’ But A Politically Motivated Communal Attack On Minorities

Kasganj: Not A ‘Clash’ But A Politically Motivated Communal Attack On Minorities

A Fact-finding team of the AIPF comprising senior journalists and activists John Dayal and Kiran Shaheen, activist Leena Dabiru, AIPWA Secretary Kavita Krishnan, Kisan Mahasabha Vice-President Prem Singh Gehlawat (all ... (read full text)

The Resolve of Republic Day 2018

26 January 2018 marks the fourth Republic Day since Modi occupied the PM office in 2014. Every Republic Day during this Modi era has made us keenly aware of the ... (read full text)
Constitution And Democracy  In Danger

Constitution And Democracy In Danger

(Four Supreme Court judges have alerted the country to ‘democracy in danger.’ The people of the country can ignore this warning only at our own peril. The Prime Minister, speaking ... (read full text)

Death of a Judge: There is much more than meets the eye

— Dushyant Dave (Courtesy: Bar and Bench. The author is a Senior Advocate and Former President of the Supreme Court Bar Association) The sad demise of Judge Loya is the ... (read full text)

Yechury-Karat Debate: A False Binary

— Dipankar Bhattacharya Media reports coming from the CPI(M) Central Committee meeting held in Kolkata (19-21 January, 2018) indicate that the party is majorly divided on the issue of its ... (read full text)
Instant Triple Talaq Bill:  Hasty,  Biased,  Unjust

Instant Triple Talaq Bill: Hasty, Biased, Unjust

The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill criminalising instant triple talaq is flawed, contradictory, and has been passed by the Lok Sabha without any consultation with the very ... (read full text)
CCTV Should Have No Place In School Classrooms

CCTV Should Have No Place In School Classrooms

— Shivani Nag While AAP’s fascination with CCTV cameras is not new, this fascination appears to have taken a giant leap of faith with CCTV cameras now being projected as ... (read full text)
No to Netanyahu, No To Complicity With Israel’s Apartheid

No to Netanyahu, No To Complicity With Israel’s Apartheid

(Statement by Activists, Academics and Concerned Citizens issued on the eve of Israeli PM’s India Visit) In the coming week, Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu will tour different cities of ... (read full text)

The Aadhaar Tyranny Must End!

— Agnitra Last October, Santoshi Kumari, a young girl from Simdega district of Jharkhand died of starvation after her family stopped receiving any rice from the public distribution system for ... (read full text)
Bhima Koregaon And Saffron Violence On Dalit-Bahujans

Bhima Koregaon And Saffron Violence On Dalit-Bahujans

On January 1 every year, Dalits and Bahujans gather at Bhima Koregaon near Pune to commemorate the anniversary of the Bhima Koregaon Battle of 1818 in which the British Bombay ... (read full text)
Justice For The Pricol Two!

Justice For The Pricol Two!

Has justice been frozen in an upside-down position? Why is justice a one-eyed blind woman? These are questions the late Eduardo Galeano asked. And these apply very well to the ... (read full text)

What Does RSS Have To Offer The People Of Assam?

— Sandipan Talukdar Assam witnessed for the first time in its history a big public assembly organized by RSS in Guwahati. The event was named “Luitporiya Hindu Xomabesh” – meaning ... (read full text)
Fact-Finding Report :  Bawana Factory Fire

Fact-Finding Report : Bawana Factory Fire

— Shweta and Abhishek On January 20, a fire in a firecracker factory in Bawana Industrial Area, Delhi, killed at least 17 workers, 10 of whom were women. The factory ... (read full text)
Save Democracy, Save Jharkhand Rally in Bagodar

Save Democracy, Save Jharkhand Rally in Bagodar

In Memory of Comrade Mahendra Singh The 14th martyrdom anniversary of Comrade Mahendra Singh – the CPI(ML) MLA in the Jharkhand Assembly much loved by the people, who was shot ... (read full text)