EDITORIAL

Free Media From the Nexus of Corporations and Political Parties

Once again, on the eve of Lok Sabha polls, questions have arisen about the role and objectivity of the media. These questions call out for an answer, and cannot be dismissed.

Certainly, an

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Confront Modi’s United Front of Corporate-Communal Thuggery

With Lok Sabha elections less than a month away, we are seeing feverish political realignments all around. It is open season for the opportunists, with aya-ram-gaya-ram politicians switching parties at dizzying speed.

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International Women’s Day 2014: Bring Women’s Freedom Onto the Political Agenda

8 March – International Women’s Day – was born in the struggles that women factory workers in their thousands waged against bondage a century ago. Those women workers – in Chicago, in European countries,

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Resist and Reject Political Opportunism

As the 2014 polls draw nearer, blatant political opportunism comes out in the open. Ram Vilas Paswan and his Lok Janshakti Party are now openly flirting with Modi. Udit Raj, Dalit leader of the

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Corruption and Price Rise Cannot Be Combated Without Reversing Pro-Corporate Policies of Privatisation

If the Jan Lokpal Bill united the Congress and BJP in opposition to it, recent statements by AAP leaders while addressing corporate houses have squarely placed the AAP in the same camp as the Congress and BJP on the question

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Arrest Terror Mastermind RSS Chief Bhagwat: Investigative Agencies Must Drop Double Standards

Swami Aseemanand, a key accused in five terror attack cases, has revealed in his interview with Caravan magazine that these terrorist acts were sanctioned by the RSS and its chief

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The Ugly Reality of Politics of Racism and Xenophobia in India

The brutal killing of 19-year-old Nido Taniam, a young man from Arunachal Pradesh, in a south Delhi marketplace in broad daylight, has sparked off a huge protest and has once again, underlined the racism and xenophobia that is rife in

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Pathribal Acquittal: The Republic Has Blood on Its Hands

 The President of India, in his address on the eve of Republic Day warned that security and armed forces,backed by the steel of popular support, have proved that they can crush an enemy within,

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Reform the Police! Make Police Accountable to Democratic Rights! Reclaim the Republic!!

 On the eve of the 65th Republic Day, Delhi witnessed a dharna by the AAP ministers and MLAs in Delhi. As the dharna entered its second day, Kejriwal said there would be no

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The Awakened Aspirations of the People of Delhi Must Be Honoured

 The AAP Government has come to power in Delhi riding on waves of people's aspirations. The promise of people's participation in decision-making and governance was one of the key promises that drew people

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The Battle for Relief, Rehabilitation and Justice for the Riot Victims of Muzaffarnagar

 The story of Muzaffarnagar continues to become more and more shameful and horrific with every passing day. If ever there was a riot engineered with the most sordid electoral calculation, it was the

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CC Call for 2014 All for the Big Battle of 2014! All for the Victorious Assertion of the People!!

(In lieu of editorial)

2013  had begun on a high note of popular assertion and the momentum continued through the year. The unprecedented upsurge of young India triggered by the December 16 incident of the

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