Liberation Archive

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 Completes 50

Liberation Completes 50

A Letter To Our Readers Dear readers, On 11 November 1969, at the historic rally at Shahid Minar Maidan in Kolkata in support of the Naxalbari uprising, the first issue ... (read full text)

Spate of Attacks on Muslims And Dalits in Bihar

There has been a spate of attempts to whip up communal tension and to inflict violence on Dalits in various parts of Bihar throughout October 2017: almost half the districts ... (read full text)

‘School On The Street’ Movement

(Chandan Kumar reports on the latest phase of the Sadak Par School movement.) Hundreds of students, youth, and their guardians held the 8th phase of the right to school education ... (read full text)

Book Review // India Dissents: 3000 years of Difference, Doubt and Argument

Satya Sagar “But who really knows? Who can tell where all arose? For the Gods themselves came after Creation. Who then shall proclaim how Creation happened?” Nasadiya Sukta, Rig Veda ... (read full text)


International Mass Shooting At Las Vegas, USA On October 1, 2017, in Las Vegas, USA, a 64-year-old man, Stephen Paddock, opened fire from his 32nd-floor room in a casino onto ... (read full text)

Mass Shooting At Las Vegas, USA

International On October 1, 2017, in Las Vegas, USA, a 64-year-old man, Stephen Paddock, opened fire from his 32nd-floor room in a casino onto people at a country music festival, ... (read full text)

‘Gujarat Model’ Stands Exposed: Time To Punish Its Makers

The stage is being preparedfor the crucial Gujarat elections in December 2017. For the Modi establishment, this is the home state of the much touted Gujarat model. Not only has ... (read full text)

Birthday For Modi – Deathday for A Valley

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi chose to celebrate his birthday by inaugurating the Sardar Sarovar Project – even as 40000 families who continue to be denied rehabilitation and resettlement, protested ... (read full text)

The Martyrdom of Gauri Lankesh Shall Not Be in Vain

Fearless journalist and activist Gauri Lankesh was assassinated in Bengaluru on 5 September evening when she was about to enter her home in Rajarajeshwari Nagar after finishing her engagements for ... (read full text)
Who Creates A Conducive Climate For Assassinations?

Who Creates A Conducive Climate For Assassinations?

(Article by Kavita Krishnan that appeared in The Wire on 12 September 2017) “As regards the RSS and the Hindu Mahasabha our reports do confirm that, as a result of ... (read full text)

The Curious Case of Lt Col Purohit

The late Hemant Karkare began unraveling the saffron terror network. The probe found 37 audiotapes of meetings of the terrorist organisation Abhinav Bharat in which the Malegaon blasts accused including ... (read full text)


Victims of Racial Genocide by Myanmar Government, Communal Discrimination by Indian Government no one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark you only run for the border ... (read full text)

Riots By Ram Rahim Supporters

Khattar and Modi Are Responsible The courage showed by two women has resulted in justice. Gurmeet Ram Rahim has been sentenced to twenty years in prison for raping two women ... (read full text)

Bullet Trains for the Rich, Bulldozers for the Poor

Ever since coming to power in 2014, NarendraModi has been talking of India in 2022, the year when post-Independence India will turn 75. In fact, with the crucial elections to ... (read full text)

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)