EDITORIAL

Budget 2017 and Deepening of the Demonetization Disaster

This year the annual budget was tabled on the first and not the customary last day of February. This was also the first time when the railway budget was stripped of its separate existence and appended to the general budget

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The Beginning of the Trump Presidency: Implications for the US and the World

In less than two weeks after Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States, the American political scene is in complete upheaval. While Trump is rapidly and dangerously changing policy and the focus of the Presidency,

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The Resolve of the Republic Day 2017 for an India of Liberty and Equality

On the 67th anniversary of its proclamation, the Indian Republic finds itself in a veritable state of siege. The government of the day and the corporate-communal cabal that it represents and serves so brazenly have mounted a multi-pronged assault on

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The Resolve of the Republic Day 2017 for an India of Liberty and Equality

On the 67th anniversary of its proclamation, the Indian Republic finds itself in a veritable state of siege. The government of the day and the corporate-communal cabal that it represents and serves so brazenly have mounted a multi-pronged assault on

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One Year After Rohith Vemula:

Social Discrimination, Violence and Political Witch-Hunt Still Stalk Educational Institutions In January 2016, a promising and socially committed young scientist Rohith Vemula left us – with a cry of anguish and anger against a system that reduced the oppressed people to their ‘

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All for a Roaring Rebuff to the Modi Regime in the Forthcoming Assembly Elections

The dates of Assembly elections for the poll-bound states of Punjab, Goa, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Manipur have been announced. The BJP is trying its best to take undue advantage of its position as the ruling party at the Centre

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Modi’s 50 Day Promise Broken

Relief From Neither Corruption Nor Note Ban Disaster Prime Minister Modi’s New Year’s Eve speech was significant for side-stepping all the issues raised by the Note Ban. Soon after his 8 November Note Ban announcement plunged the country into

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Resolve for 2017: Intensify The Resistance To The Fascist Assaults On Democracy

When the PM announced the Note Ban in November, he promised that the situation would return to normal in 50 days. By December, the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has declared that cashless, digital transactions are the ‘new normal’ for India. The

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Reject the Modi Emergency, Resist the Demonetization Disaster !

(Pledge Day Call issued by the Central Committee of CPI(ML) on the occasion of the 18th anniversary of the passing of Comrade Vinod Mishra) The Modi government at the Centre has completed half of its 5-year term. During the

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Modi Government Subverting Institutions, Undermining Constitutional Norms

In two and a half years the Modi Government has already packed Universities, educational and cultural institutions with hand-picked RSS men, overriding considerations of institutional autonomy and transparency. Now, constitutional norms are being eroded by the Government in appointments to

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Reject the Modi Emergency, Resist the Demonetization Disaster!

(Pledge Day Call issued by the Central Committee of CPI(ML) on the occasion of the 18th anniversary of the passing of Comrade Vinod Mishra) The Modi government at the Centre has completed half of its 5-year term. During the

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SC Order On National Anthem Allows Bullies To Pose As Patriots

In a recent order, a Supreme Court bench of Justices Dipak Misra and Amitava Roy ordered the national anthem to be played in movie halls before every film, stipulating that every member of the audience must stand while the anthem

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