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Bookreview : ‘Political From Top to Toe’

A Biography of Eleanor Marx (Concluding part of the introduction to the 2014 biography of Eleanor Marx by Rachel Holmes. The first part appeared in Liberation June 2015 issue) Eleanor the Political Activist Eleanor’s mother understood her well when she described

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Footfalls of Another Undeclared Emergency

One Year of the Modi Government A year ago, a Government was elected at the Centre, promising good days. A year later, what have people got?

  • Anti-worker labour law changes, crackdown on workers’ rights- without consulting workers!
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Special Feature : Memorandum Submitted to President of India after Jan Sansad

Memorandum To Shri Pranab Mukherjee, Honourable President, Union of India Subject: Gram Sabha Resolutions against moves to distort and curtail the Land Acquisition, MNREGA and Food Security laws Sir, A massive People’s Parliament has been held today in the

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Special Feature : AIPF Basic Structure and Norms

All India People’s Forum is united platform of democratic organizations and individuals committed to the fullest realization of democratic rights, wellbeing and dignified and harmonious coexistence of the Indian people cutting across sectarian divides. The AIPF is guided by

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Special Feature : The AIPF Charter of Struggle

Guarantee of Land, Food, Livelihood • No to Corporate land grab and land acquisition without prior consent; social and environmental impact assessment and fair compensation and rehabilitation for land- and livelihood-losers; protection of fertile, forest and coastal land. • Ensure Minimum Support

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Special Feature : All India People’s Forum Foundation Statement

We concerned citizens and members of mass organizations, social movements, trade unions and political parties from various progressive traditions have come together in the All India People’s Forum (AIPF) to assert people’s rights to land, livelihood, education and

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Special Feature : Unity For People’s Rights, Against Corporate-Communal Offensive

Arrange of concerned citizens, mass organizations, social movements, trade unions and political parties have come together to form the All India People’s Forum (AIPF) to take on the offensive of communal and pro-corporate policies. The Founding Conference of the

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Why India loves Nirbhaya, hates Suzette

(Suzette Jordan was a courageous woman who loved life. Raped at Park Street, sexually taunted by policemen, derided and disbelieved by the Chief Minister of West Bengal and her Ministers, Suzette refused to be defined as the ‘Park Street rape

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India’s Daughter Does Not Challenge Rape Culture

The problem is not just rape, but the culture that makes rapes possible; a culture that forces women to live in fear of being raped, a culture that often enough legitimises the use of rape as a tool of showing

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Ranaghat Gangrape: Bengal Bursts into Protest

Since the installation of the RSS-led union government, our country has been witnessing a concerted hate campaign against and an unending series of attacks on minorities. West Bengal has also witnessed a spate of rapes accompanied by callous and sexist

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Don’t touch ‘our’ women : Dimapur lynching was never about justice

(The article is reproduced from Firstpost.com, Sandip Roy March 9, 2015. The author is Senior Editor at Firstpost.com. Rape charges against Syed Sharif Khan cannot be dismissed as ‘false charges’ as Government authorities of Assam and Nagaland are now doing.

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The Message of International Women’s Day 2015

International Women's Day is a celebration of more than a century of women's mass movements demanding equality and freedom. It is important to remember that it was socialist revolutionary women who began observing International Women's Day to commemorate the historic

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