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Eduardo Galeano, 1940-2015 : A Voice, Not An Echo

Michael K. Smith, from ‘Dissident Voice’, April 20th, 2015 We are opinionated, yet we cannot offer our opinions. We have a right to the echo, not to the voice, and... (read full text)

On 2nd Cover : Breaking The Internet

Net neutrality, to put it simply, is the idea that all data on the internet be treated equally irrespective of its source or content. The internet isn’t really the most... (read full text)

On 3rd Cover : Peeling Onions, Layer by Layer: An Obituary to Günter Grass

The incredible weight of a writer’s reputation, in formidably turbulent and impossibly exciting times, never seems to rest solely between the hardbacks of a bunch of books. It is a... (read full text)

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... (read full text)

April 2015

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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... (read full text)

Justice massacred yet again

We increasingly appear to be turning into a land where killings and rapes of minorities Dalits and tribals happen on a regular basis and yet seldom are there any killers... (read full text)

Budget 2015 : Bonanza for the Rich, Bitter Austerity Pill for Others

Whichever way one looks at the first full-fledged budget of the Modi government, three features would stand out in bold relief. The budget has certainly handed out a big bonanza... (read full text)

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... (read full text)

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’... (read full text)

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... (read full text)

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... (read full text)

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... (read full text)

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... (read full text)

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... (read full text)

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... (read full text)

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... (read full text)

Updates : Bhagat Singh Martyrdom Day Observed

More than 1200 young workers took out a rally in Sriperumbudur to reclaim the anti-imperialist, anti-communal legacy of Bhagat Singh, Rajaguru and Sukhdev on their martyrdom day. The rally was... (read full text)

Update : Kisan Mahasabha’s Vidhan Sabha March for Bindukhatta

The fight for revenue village status for Bindukhatta has been going on since the 70s under the banner of the red flag. In the initial stages the demand for making... (read full text)

Kisan Mahasabha Holds Countrywide Protests against Land Acquisition Ordinance

The Akhil Bharatiya Kisan Mahasabha organized countrywide protest demonstrations against the Land Acquisition ordinance on 23 February 2015. Thousands of farmers took part in these protests held in about 84... (read full text)