Liberation Archive

Resist the Sanghi Subversion of Swami Vivekananda

— Dipankar Bhattacharya On 11 September 1893 Swami Vivekananda had addressed the Parliament of the World’s Religions in Chicago. This year marks the 125th anniversary of that historic address. The ... (read full text)

Massive Fake Claims of Note Ban Exposed

For very long, the RBI claimed to have failed to finish counting the money that came in through the Note Ban. But now the cat is out of the bag. ... (read full text)

Scrap The Discriminatory NEET

— Sucheta De The suicide of Anitha, a bright Dalit woman student of Tamil Nadu, has underlined the deeply unjust and biased NEET (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test) medical entrance ... (read full text)
ABVP Trounced On Many Campuses, Left Sweeps JNU

ABVP Trounced On Many Campuses, Left Sweeps JNU

The emphatic victory of the United Left panel in the JNUSU elections and ABVP’s loss of ground in Delhi University as well as campuses in Rajasthan, Assam and Punjab tells ... (read full text)

Das Kapital and Contemporary Capitalism

— Arindam Sen Part I Part – I Part – II  Part – III Liberation joins the international celebration of 150 years of Karl Marx’s Magnum Opus at a time ... (read full text)

Right To Privacy — A Verdict For The Times

In this two-part feature, Liberation takes a look at the highlights and takeaways of the recent verdict by a nine-judge Bench of the Supreme Court that upheld the Right to ... (read full text)

Modi Government Derails and Crashes India’s Economy

What has Modi rule achieved? Like the serial derailments and accidents every months in Indian Railways, the Modi Government has derailed and crashed India’s economy. Today: GDP growth at a ... (read full text)

From British Raj to Billionaire Raj

A paper by Thomas Piketty and Lucas Chancel titled ‘Indian Income Inequality 1922-2014 — From British Raj to Billionaire Raj?’ studies all available data to look at income inequalities in ... (read full text)
Bihar Floods

Bihar Floods

Half the population of Bihar is affected by the floods. The regions of Seemanchal and Champaran have been especially devastated by the floods. The floods’ devastating power was enhanced ... (read full text)

Obituary

Comrade Madan Singh CPI (ML) Uttar Pradesh Standing Committee member and senior Communist leader Comrade Madan Singh passed away at the age of 58 on 6 September 2017 on the ... (read full text)

Modi Betrays Old Promises, Promises ‘New India’

In his speech on India’s 71st Independence Day, Prime Minister Modi’s call for a ‘New India’ was an attempt to give a fresh spin to his own older – and ... (read full text)
Jharkhand :  Amendments to the Land Acquisition Act 2013 – Legislation for Land Loot

Jharkhand : Amendments to the Land Acquisition Act 2013 – Legislation for Land Loot

— Manoj Bhakta Just before the monsoon session of Jharkhand Assembly, Chief Minister Raghubar Das had to bite dust trying to push through a number of anti-people amendments to the ... (read full text)

Gorakhpur Horror: Slaughter Of Innocents

In the still eyes of Gorakhpur’s dead babies, we can see a question, an accusation – can Modi and Yogi face it? That question is: Why is hate-mongering a political ... (read full text)
BRD Hospital’s Struggle For Funds And Staff

BRD Hospital’s Struggle For Funds And Staff

(Manoj Singh, Jan Sanskriti Manch General Secretary and a Gorakhpur-based journalist has for years been reporting on the sorry state of affairs in the BRD Hospital, which is a major ... (read full text)
Epidemics And Public Health

Epidemics And Public Health

(Excerpts from remarks by Professor Rama Baru of the Centre for Social Medicine and Community Health, JNU in discussion with Liberation in the October 2005 issue, on the Japanese encephalitis ... (read full text)
Supreme Court And Women’s Rights: Recent Verdicts

Supreme Court And Women’s Rights: Recent Verdicts

Liberation takes a look at several recent verdicts – some encouraging, some discouraging, and one downright dangerous – of the Supreme Court that have a far-reaching impact on women’s rights. ... (read full text)
The Assam Deluge

The Assam Deluge

— Sandipan Nobody counts how many gallons of water do flow through Brahmaputra in a year. But everybody remembers the count of water in the flood, enough for devastation, enough ... (read full text)

Charlottesville : Why We Should Talk About Monuments to Slavery

— Parnal Chirmuley Dylann Roof is a young white supremacist who gunned down nine black worshippers after attending a Bible study class at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in ... (read full text)
Bihar: Abduction Of A Mandate

Bihar: Abduction Of A Mandate

In a display of breathtaking hypocrisy and political corruption, Nitish Kumar abandoned his Mahagatbandhan ship and shifted midstream to the BJP-NDA one. The Grand Alliance that had won a massive ... (read full text)
A Convenient Conscience

A Convenient Conscience

(Except from article by Kavita Krishnan in The Wire) Nitish’s conscience is certainly an organ of convenience. It did not give him even a twinge when he continued to remain ... (read full text)