Liberation Archive

Disturbing Questions Over Death Of CBI Judge Justice Loya

Special CBI Judge Justice Brijgopal Harkishan Loya, who was hearing the Sohrabuddin murder case in which Narendra Modi’s lieutenant Amit Shah and several top Gujarat police officers were implicated, died ... (read full text)

One Year Of Demonetisation: An Economic War On People

Dipankar Bhattacharya One full year has elapsed since Narendra Modi’s dramatic announcement of demonetization. Acknowledging the threat of disruption and inconvenience caused by the sudden withdrawal of 500 and 1000-rupee ... (read full text)
Farmers Hold Massive Kisan Mukti Sansad At Parliament Street

Farmers Hold Massive Kisan Mukti Sansad At Parliament Street

Present Bills To Free Farmers From Debt and Crisis Tens of thousands of farmers, poor peasants and agricultural workers from all over the country, under flags of varying colours representing ... (read full text)
Massive Assertion of Working Class In Front Of Parliament

Massive Assertion of Working Class In Front Of Parliament

3-day Mahapadav Against Anti-Worker Policies Responding to a call by the Joint Platform of Central Trade Unions, comprising Central Trade Union Organisations and all major industry/establishment wise federations at a ... (read full text)
Education Not Hate! Jobs not Mobs!

Education Not Hate! Jobs not Mobs!

Enthusiastic Response For Student-Youth Adhikar Yatra (AISA National President Sucheta De reports on the Student Youth Adhikar Yatra) On the 7th November, the 100th year anniversary of the October Revolution ... (read full text)
Das Kapital And Contemporary Capitalism

Das Kapital And Contemporary Capitalism

– Arindam Sen Part III Part – I Part – II  Part – III Following a brief overview of Marx’s Magnum Opus (Part I) and an assessment of the relevance/usefulness ... (read full text)

November Forever : Inspiring Legacy, Profound Lessons

— Dipankar Bhattacharya (Based on talks on the Relevance of the November Revolution given in a couple of recent meetings in Dhaka and JNU) It has been exactly one hundred ... (read full text)

Remembering Shaheed Kartar Singh Sarabha

(Liberation pays tribute to Shaheed Kartar Singh Sarabha, the Ghadar movement hero martyred on 16 November 2015.) Kartar Singh Sarabha Kartar Singh Sarabha was 19 when he was executed by ... (read full text)

Shared Martyrdom, Shared Legacy: The Immortal Comradeship of Bismil-Ashfaq

(On the occasion of their martyrdom anniversary, Liberation pays tribute to freedom fighters and revolutionaries Ramprasad Bismil and Ashfaqulla Khan, who were hanged by the British colonial Raj on 19 ... (read full text)
Resistance To  Sanghi Propaganda And Violence

Resistance To Sanghi Propaganda And Violence

Letter From Siwan District — Nayeemuddin Ansari and Kunal CPI (ML) leaders were attacked on 24 September 2017 when they had gone to Navtan Bazaar in Siwan to resolve a ... (read full text)

Mobs and Governments Are Silencing Freedom Of Expression

Mobs such as the ‘Rajput Karni Sena’, various BJP leaders, and BJP State Governments of Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh are acting in tandem to suppress freedom of expression ... (read full text)

Probe The Rafale Deal Scam

The facts emerging about the Modi Government’s deal with the French company Dassault aviation to purchase Rafale fighter jets suggest a serious case of crony capitalism, causing a massive loss ... (read full text)
The Inspiring Legacy Of The November Revolution

The Inspiring Legacy Of The November Revolution

A hundred years ago, the world had experienced a different kind of earthquake. An unprecedented upheaval in Russia had shaken the whole world. It was a revolution where for the ... (read full text)
Long Live The November Revolution !

Long Live The November Revolution !

The Russian Revolution – 7 November 1917. A 100 years after that momentous day, it is important to remind ourselves that that Revolution was no coup, no conspiracy. It was ... (read full text)
BHU ‘Betis’ Demand Safety, Equality   Get Police Brutality In Reply

BHU ‘Betis’ Demand Safety, Equality Get Police Brutality In Reply

The women students of Banaras Hindu University are raising a vital issue of safety and equality on their campus. It is shocking that instead of heeding them the BHU VC ... (read full text)

Defamation Suit Threat Tactic Won’t Work: Probe Jay Shah’s Dubious Business Records

— Dipankar Bhattacharya Two major charges in quick succession – questions about the state of the economy followed by the revelation of the intriguing affairs of the mysterious company ofAmit ... (read full text)

Kerala HC Order Banning Student Protests: Dangerous Implications For Democracy

— Kavita Krishnan An order passed by Chief Justice Navaniti Prasad Singh and Justice Raja Vijayaraghavan of the Kerala HC in a case concerning MES College, Ponnani declares that “Dharna, ... (read full text)

Crony Capitalism, ‘Crazy Development’ and Callous Governance: The Unravelling of the Disastrous Modi Regime

— Dipankar Bhattacharya Ahead of the crucial Gujarat elections, the chinks in the Modi propaganda armour of Gujarat model of development continue to get brutally exposed. Indeed, the popular narrative ... (read full text)

Das Kapital and Contemporary Capitalism

Arindam Sen Part II Part – I Part – II  Part – III The first part of this article told the story of how Capital — the result of a ... (read full text)

LIBERATION, DECEMBER 2017