EDITORIAL

Murderous Trail of Vyapam and Asaram Cases

Both the Vyapam recruitment and admissions scam in Madhya Pradesh, and the rape cases against the ‘godman’ Asaram, have been marked by systematic murderous attacks on witnesses. Deliberate cold-blooded elimination of suspects on this scale could not be possible without

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The Greek Referendum and its Global Resonance

The Greek people have done it again. In January this year they had given a powerful anti-austerity mandate by voting Syriza to power. And now in the face of tremendous economic hardship and concerted political blackmail by the powerful lobbies

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Crony Capitalist Nexus Between NaMo Government and LaMo

The UPA Government lost credibility and earned people’s anger for the series of scams stemming from its crony capitalist nexus with corporations. Within a year of the Modi Government, it has become apparent that the Modi Government and BJP

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Tainted BJP Ministers Will Have to Go

Corruption is once again turning out to be a great leveller in the Indian Political League of ruling class parties. Only a year ago Narendra Modi had stormed his way to power riding on the wave of anger against corruption.

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Resist BJP’s Agenda of Yoking Yoga to Communal Politics

The long-standing global appeal of yoga as an easy and affordable choice for staying fit and healthy has now been recognised by the UN with the declaration of June 21 as the International Yoga Day. The interest and participation witnessed on

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Crony Capitalist Nexus Between Lalit Modi and Modi Government, BJP

The UPA Government lost credibility and earned people’s anger for the series of scams stemming from its crony capitalist nexus with corporations. Within a year of the Modi Government, it has become apparent that the Modi Government and BJP

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One Year of Modi Rule: Talking Development, Delivering Distress

It is now one full year since Narendra Modi became India’s Prime Minister. The megalomania and messianic rhetoric that became hallmarks of the 2014 Modi campaign have reached new shocking heights in this one year. Just consider this sample Modi-speak

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ANSWER MODI’S CORPORATE-COMMUNAL ASSAULT WITH A RESOLUTE CAMPAIGN FOR LAND AND LABOUR RIGHTS

Defying widespread opposition and peasant demonstrations across the country, the Modi government has gone ahead to table the land acquisition bill in the Lok Sabha. Given the numerical balance in the Lok Sabha, the bill has also been passed. For

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Modi’s Misogyny is Not A Slip of the Tongue

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has faced international outrage and criticism when he remarked about Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, that “Despite being a woman, she has declared zero tolerance for terrorism.” This remark is rightly being criticized for

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Why Does the Modi Government Feel Threatened by Ambedkar Periyar Study Circle?

In the latest instance of saffron crackdown on dissent and freedom of expression, the IIT Madras de-recognised the Ambedkar Periyar Study Circle, after the Modi Government’s MHRD forwarded an anonymous complaint about the group to the IITM Director and

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One Year of Modi Rule : The Acche Din Hype Unravels

The self-congratulatory cacophony generated by the Modi government and the BJP to celebrate the first anniversary of Modi’s 2014 ascent to power makes us wonder if the BJP believes that time stood still for the last one year. Even as

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Vol. 18, No. 22

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