Liberation Archive

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)
Cow-Goons Unleash Violence in Bihar

Cow-Goons Unleash Violence in Bihar

On August 3, three Muslim men were attacked by a mob that falsely accused them of carrying beef in a truck in Bihar’s Bhojpur district. The meat was actually buffalo ... (read full text)

Protest March against Draconian Anti-liquor Law

The CPI(ML) Jehanabad District Committee held a protest in front of the Jehanabad Collectorate on 21 July 2017 against the draconian provisions of the Anti-liquor Law and the arrest of ... (read full text)
Protests And Convention Against Betrayal Of Mandate

Protests And Convention Against Betrayal Of Mandate

The CPI (ML) organized a statewide ‘Dhikkar Diwas’ on 27 July 2017 against the blatant betrayal of the people’s mandate and the political coup in Bihar. PM Modi’s and CM ... (read full text)

Flood Wreak Havoc In North Bihar

Floods have wreaked havoc on the lives of people in North Bihar, as in previous years. But the government, despite its tall claims, has failed in its disaster management and ... (read full text)

November Revolution, Naxalbari, and the Fight against Fascism

— Arindam Sen (The article is based on a presentation at a study class held at Vijaywada on 15 August 2017.) Comrades, 2017 marks the centenary of the epoch-making November ... (read full text)

Symposium : Fifty Years of Deshabrati

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the publication of Deshabrati, a symposium on the subject “Fascist Aggression And Resistance To It” was organized by “Ajker Deshabrati”, the organ ... (read full text)

Resist the Republic of Fear

March in London against Mob Lynchings in India on Independence Day On 15th August, a wide range of organisations and individuals took part in a torchlight silent march in London ... (read full text)