Liberation Archive

Updates : Movement in Patna Arts College Against Corruption, Casteism, Sexual Harassment and Authoritarianism

Students of Patna Arts College have also been waging a protracted struggle against the current Principal of the college who has encouraged corrupt, casteist and anti-women practices on the campus ... (read full text)

Update : Joint Left Rally in Bangalore

Left parties of Karnataka, CPI(ML) (Liberation), CPI, CPI(M) and SUCI (C), jointly organized a jatha on people’s issues against the Congress government in the state. A month long campaign culminated ... (read full text)

Update : Jharkhand Rajya Sabha Polls

The ruling Party in Jharkhand set a new record in horse-trading during the Rajya Sabha elections on 11 June 2016. By fielding 2 candidates, the BJP had sent out this ... (read full text)

Update : Minor Girl Thrashed By Police in Jharkhand

The incident in Manika thana (Latehar district) exposes the hypocrisy of the BJP government’s boastful claims of “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao”. In Rankikala (Manika) a minor girl (Nandini Kumari) was ... (read full text)

Salute and Farewell, Muhammad Ali! ### The Racist Brexit Campaign And The Murder of Jo Cox

“Cassius Clay is my slave nameI am America. I am the part you won’t recognize. But get used to me. Black, confident, cocky; my name, not yours; my religion, not ... (read full text)

‘We are the lions, Mr Manager’ Revisiting the Grunwick Strike

HISTORY: This July marks the 40th anniversary of the celebrated Grunwick strike in Britain, in which mainly South Asian women workers in a photo-processing factory in North London went on ... (read full text)

On Covers : Attack on Mazdoor Mukti Morcha Leader in Punjab

On the morning of 2 June, the Sarpanch of Bodawal village in Mansa, Punjab, belonging to the ruling Akali Dal, came with his son and many goons and brutally attacked ... (read full text)

On Cover : Narendra Modi : Stop Racist Attacks on Africans in India!

(The recent incident of racist violence in Delhi in which a student from Congo was beaten to death is the latest in a series of such incidents in recent years ... (read full text)

Orlando Shooting

On the 12th of June, 49 people were killed in Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, by a gunman. This is one of the worst instances of mass killing ... (read full text)

The May 2016 Verdict and Lessons for the Left

After suffering a series of electoral debacles all through 2015, the BJP has again made big gains in the recent round of Assembly elections. The party has come to power ... (read full text)

Acche Din for Sanghi Terror-Accused?

Ever since the Modi Government came to power, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) is working systematically to protect terror-accused who are ideologically affiliated to the Sangh Parivar. Last year, Rohini ... (read full text)

What the State Owes Mothers, Parents And Women

India worships mothers; political leaders are fond of equating the nation with Mother, and politics and popular culture both make a huge deal of ‘respect for mothers’. But in spite ... (read full text)

Political Drama in Uttarakhand

After a 54-day high voltage drama, the Harish Rawat government has been reinstated in Uttarakhand. In this phase of “firsts” that the country is witnessing, it can also be said ... (read full text)

‘Good Times’ For Whom?

Where are the ‘good times’ that Modi promised the Indian people during his 2014 election campaign? Two years after he came to power, Liberation revisits his key promises and looks ... (read full text)

Campus Watch

(All over the country students are waging struggles on India’s campuses. A brief update on these ongoing struggles follows.) Court Stays JNU Punishments, Students End Hunger Strike JNU students lifted ... (read full text)

Jharkhand Bandh

Against Anti-Adivasi Amendments To Land Laws The CPI(ML) had called for a Jharkhand bandh on 14 May to protest against the domicile policy declared by the BJP government, communal frenzy, ... (read full text)

Killings of Journalists, Activists, Citizens in Bihar

Incidences of crime in Bihar have been steadily on the rise after the Bihar Assembly elections. In the most recent incident journalist Rajdev Ranjan of the ‘Hindustan’ newspaper was brutally ... (read full text)

May Day 2016 : CPI (ML) and AICCTU May Day Events

May Day 2016 Some highlights of the 2016 May Day events from around the world include a massive rally by hundreds of thousands of Cubans which condemned the campaign to ... (read full text)

Updates : RYA’s Uttar Pradesh State Conference Held in Lucknow

The 5th Uttar Pradesh State Conference of Revolutionary Youth Association (RYA) was held in Lucknow on 19th March. The Conference started off with a Student-Youth March from Charbagh Station to ... (read full text)