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Special Feature : Resolve for Change

The survey reveals the scale of acute mass deprivation in Bihar. But if we take a closer look, it also reflects the intensity of the people’s quest for a life of dignity and fulfilment of basic needs and aspirations.

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Special Feature : Survey: An Overall View

SURVEY AT A GLANCE Total number of families surveyed ----- 206740Rural families ----- 200106Urban families ----- 6634Names missed out in voter list ----- 134098 (23.09%)Total villages ----- 1314Panchayats ----- 826Blocks ----- 168Districts ----- 23Total wards ----- 45Nagar Nigam areas ----- 3Nagar

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Special Feature : Today’s Bihar : Development Hype and Ground Reality

[Excerpts from a comprehensive survey report prepared and released by the Bihar State Committee of the CPI(ML)] Preface Development is the biggest buzzword of contemporary politics in India. The more official policies are dedicated to promoting privatisation and inviting

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Sterilization Deaths Are Medical Homicide

As told to Devjyot Ghoshal for Quartz – www.qz.com. In 2004, we performed a census of Chhattisgarh’s public hospitals that were equipped to perform caesarian sections routinely, and found that there were only three such government hospitals in the

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DfID, the Gates Foundation and Neoliberal population control policies Fuelling sterilization atrocities

The horrifying deaths of at least fourteen women after undergoing surgery at sterilisation camps in Chhattisgarh highlight the ongoing violence of global population control policies which the British government is at the forefront of promoting. Far from giving poor women

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Chhattisgarh Sterilization Massacre

The deaths of 15 women in a sterilization camp in Chhattisgarh are an indictment of the criminal complicity of the Chhattisgarh Government in a corrupt and callous healthcare regime. They are also a wake-up call for the entire country, about the

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Articles : Crisis of Neoliberalism and Challenges Before Popular Movements

which has also been published by a booklet with the same title. The first instalment appeared in Liberation November. Over-accumulation and Depreciation/Destruction of Capital Where bourgeois economists see the surface phenomenon of commodity glut during depression, Marx lays bare

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Cover Feature : Bihar Rebuffs NDA and UPA Rallies for Transformation and for a Powerful People’s Alternative

The CPI(ML)’s massive Parivartan Rally on 9 November in Patna powerfully articulated people’s aspirations for thoroughgoing social and political transformation and a people’s political alternative in Bihar and in the country. The rally’s slogan – ‘Neither Delhi’

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Article : Crisis of Neoliberalism and Challenges before Popular Movements

Third instalment of write-up by Arindam Sen, which has also been published by a booklet with the same title. Continued from Liberation December. Grand Feast for Cannibals The crisis is no doubt global, but the fundamental law of uneven development

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Cover Feature : Defend Women’s Right to Freedom Without Fear! Ensure Swift and Sure Punishment for Rape!

In the midst of the unspeakable horror of a rape and attempted murder in Delhi, is a spark of hope that we nurture, cradling it with our hands lest it be snuffed out, helping the spark to grow into a

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On Cover : RSS’ Views on Women

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat recently informed us that rapes happen in Bharat, not India. His words were defended by BJP leaders who said he only wanted to say that Indian culture respected women, and it was Western culture that led

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On Cover : Wake Up and Hack the System

A Tribute to Aaron Swartz ‘There is a battle going on right now, a battle to define everything that happens on the Internet in terms of traditional things that the law understands. Is sharing a video on bittorrent like shoplifting

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