EDITORIAL

Modi’s US Visit – And Unanswered Questions About ‘Digital India’ and Democratic India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has used his visit to the USA and especially Silicon Valley to sell India as an investment destination for digital services, in particular the Government’s ‘Digital India’ programme. Beyond the hype and hard-sell of Modi’

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Delhi’s Dengue Deaths: India’s Public Health System In Crisis

Delhi’s annual dengue epidemic is taking a deadly toll – in the process making a mockery of the tall claims of ‘Swacch Bharat,’ good governance and development by Central and State Governments that govern India’s capital city. While the

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A Government Of The RSS, By The RSS, For The RSS

The Modi Government, instead of being a ‘Government of the people, by the people, for the people,’ is proving to be a ‘Government of the RSS, by the RSS and for the RSS.’ Recently, the country has witnessed the Prime

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The Message of September 2: Secure Land & Labour Rights, Stop Sanghi Subversion

On September 2 India witnessed a powerful general strike cutting across most sectors of the economy and civil administration. The strike had been called jointly by central trade unions and supported actively by almost all sections of the Indian Left. Initially,

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Deepening Crisis, Growing Mass Unrest, And A Great Victory against Modi’s Landgrab Fiat

The BJP has all along been keen on invoking and appropriating the legacies of some leaders of the Congress. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and Lal Bahadur Shastri are two such key names. Building the world's tallest statue in memory of Patel

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Intensify People’s Resistance against the Aggression of the BJP-Ranveer Sena Nexus

When Cobrapost reporters caught commanders of the Ranveer Sena on camera boasting about how they perpetrated serial massacres of the fighting rural poor in Bihar with the blessings and patronage of senior BJP leaders, the clips did not just dig

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Bring the BJP-Backed Ranveer Sena Terrorists To Justice Arrest Terrorists and Top Politicians Exposed by Cobrapost Sting and Amir Das Report

The Cobrapost sting operation has confirmed what was already an open secret. The terrorist feudal outfit Ranveer Sena, backed by the Bhartiya Janata Party, slaughtered poor labourers from the Dalits and oppressed castes in Bihar in the 1990s, mostly unarmed

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Bhagalpur Riots Revisited : A Quarter Century of Deception and Injustice

On the concluding day of the last session of the Bihar Assembly before the forthcoming elections, the Nitish Kumar government tabled the report of Justice NN Singh commission on the 1989-90 Bhagalpur riots. The government had received the report in

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CBI Parrot Sings Modi Tune

The CBI was a caged parrot in UPA rule. And in Modi rule, the parrot is not only caged when it comes to cases in which those close to the ruling regime are implicated. The parrot is singing the tune

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Yakub Memon’s Hanging Exposes Double Standards

Blatantly disregarding fresh evidence from Indian Intelligence sources of his cooperation, appeals from mercy from a wide range of Indian citizens as well as an initial split verdict by a Supreme Court bench, Yakub Memon, convicted in the 1993 Bombay Blasts

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The Competitive Lies of Narendra Modi and Nitish Kumar

Election Commission is yet to announce the schedule for the forthcoming elections to the Bihar State Assembly. But the stage has already been set and the whole of urban Bihar is dotted with Nitish Kumar and Narendra Modi billboards. Amit

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CBI Parrot Sings Modi Tune

The CBI was a caged parrot in UPA rule. And in Modi rule, the parrot is not only caged when it comes to cases in which those close to the ruling regime are implicated. The parrot is also singing the

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