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Heroic Farmers Movement Wins Concessions from Right-Wing Modi Government

After nearly a year long protest by farmers, their largest mobilization in India in over half a century, the right-wing authoritarian government of Modi has finally caved and given in to the demands of the farmers. This momentous achievement shows

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After the ‘Tractor Parade’: Escalate Joint Workers’ and Farmers’ Protests!

Every Indian child grows up singing and learning the slogan ‘Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan’ at school. It means: ‘long live the soldier, long live the farmer’. At the moment these two groups, that are said to form the backbone of

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Indian Farmers’ Protest: Supreme Court Suspends Laws, Struggle Continues

India’s Supreme Court has decided to suspend the BJP government’s contested agriculture laws. This is an expression of the enormous social pressure to reverse the liberalisation of agriculture. The farmers however are not fooled: suspension is not enough, the laws

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Massive Protest Puts Modi Under Fire

The protest against the Hindu nationalist regime of Narendra Modi of the BJP is growing to phenomenal proportions. A well-organised farmers’ protest keeps the capital Delhi in its grip. At the same time, on 26 November, there was a colossal

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Hands off Indian Railways: Stop Privatisation

All the arguments in favour of the privatisation of Indian railways and in fact, of any privatisation world-wide, are nothing but lies, with the main incentive being to line the pockets of the rich elite. Privatisation should be stopped. India’s

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Massive Protest Against Communal Division & General Strike

Unions organize general strike against Modi government and its anti-social policies and agenda of communal “divide and rule” India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi has gone one step further in strengthening his Hindu nationalist regime. In August 2019, he moved to

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