Demand for the release of intellectuals is integral to people’s struggles

By Press Release The intellectuals whose release we are demanding are those who have stood firm against the oppressive and communal attacks waged by the Modi government on Indian society. They have... Read more »

Bharatiya Tribal Party is withdrawing support to ruling Congress party in Rajasthan

It needs to be mentioned here that out of 27 seats in zila parishad in Dungarpur, 13 BTP supporters had marked a victory. Similarly, Congress grabbed 6 seats while BJP candidates won... Read more »

Scheduled Tribes are one of the most deprived and marginalized groups

By Bhaskar Parichha The term tribe or tribal is not defined anywhere in the Indian Constitution. According to Article 342, Scheduled Tribes (ST) are ethnic communities that are notified by the President of... Read more »

India is a rich country with multitudes of starving and half-fed men, women and children – Vidyarthy Chatterjee

By Vidyarthy Chatterjee Contrary to what she is often made out to be, India is not a poor country. Rather, India is a rich country, the majority of whose people are so poor... Read more »

Why did the government panic when the farmers wanted to reach Delhi?

By Vidya Bhushan Rawat The police brutality on farmers protesting against the three farm bills passed by Parliament needs to be unconditionally condemned. The farmers are agitating against the bills since these... Read more »

Refugee resettlement: Death toll in Tripura violence rose to two

The Reang tribal refugees sheltered in seven relief camps in two northern Tripura sub-divisions had fled to adjoining Mizoram 23 years ago, following ethnic strife in the state. Agartala, Nov 22 (IANS) With... Read more »

Law against ‘love jihad’ is against progressive social and political transformation towards an egalitarian society in India

By Bhabani Shankar Nayak Love jihad is an insidious, patriarchal, misogynist and anti-Muslim political project of Hindutva forces seeking to undermine liberal, secular and constitutional democratic society in India. The freedom to... Read more »

Make India free of manual scavenging!

Piyush Arya Despite the constitution abolishing untouchability in the country, I am asking you, people, do you shake hands with them? The answer is no. That is the way we are going... Read more »

Thackeray anniversary: Shiv Sena slams BJP, reclaims Hindutva

BY QUAID NAJMI  On the 8th death anniversary of Balasaheb Thackeray, the Shiv Sena on Tuesday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and loudly reclaimed its ‘Hindutva’ legacy. Two prominent party leaders... Read more »

Tension, shutdown in Tripura’s Kanchanpur over refugees’ resettlement

Defying prohibitory orders under Sec 144 CrPc, around 12,000 to 15,000 bandh supporters, including women and children organised protest rallies and demonstrations in front of the government offices and markets. Agartala, Nov... Read more »

Tribals’ council in Assam to go to polls next month

In Guwahati, the state Election Commission on Tuesday announced to hold the elections to the 40-member BTC in two phases on December 7 and 10. Guwahati/Agartala, Nov 17 (IANS) The crucial elections to... Read more »

15-year-old girl raped and burnt alive

The girl was earlier allegedly raped by a local resident and the family was being pressured to withdraw her complaint. Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh): A 15-year-old Dalit girl, who was allegedly set on fire... Read more »

Akhilesh slams Yogi govt over rising crime against women

Lucknow: Samajwadi Party Chief and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday mounted a blistering attack on the Yogi Adityanath government over the rise of crime against women. Akhilesh Yadav said... Read more »

Bhupendra Yadav tasked to pacify farmers

Arun Singh has been made the incharge of OBC morcha, Tarun Chugh of youth wing and D. Purandeshwari of minority wing. New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday appointed incharges of its... Read more »

Voices of dissent growing louder and louder in UP Congress – Amita Verma

BY AMITA VERMA  The Congress in Uttar Pradesh is in shambles and knives are out for party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who has ‘failed to keep the party together’ in the... Read more »

Shutdown in Tripura’s Kanchanpur over tribal resettlement

“Government offices, markets, shops and business establishments remained closed while all types of vehicles, except those of the security forces, health and media, remained off the roads,” Agartala, November 16: Life was crippled... Read more »

What Obama has to say about India, Manmohan Singh… – Arul Louis

BY ARUL LOUIS  Former US President Barack Obama unleashes the West’s worst stereotypical picture of India as a country with “all-too-pervasive” violence and politics revolving around “religion, clan, and caste” in his... Read more »

Community building blown up by Naxals in Bihar village

Confirming the attack, Dumaria police station incharge Vimal Kumar said the Naxalites left a handwritten pamphlet, issuing warnings to the local authorities and the police while taking responsibility for the attack. Gaya... Read more »

Arunachal to resettle 190 tribal families, acquire land to set up Greenfield airport

Khandu also visited the rehabilitation site of around 190 displaced Chakma tribal families and interacted with them. Itanagar, Nov 13 (IANS) The Arunachal Pradesh government is resettling around 190 displaced Chakma tribal families... Read more »

EC rejects applications of 6 candidates in Bihar requesting recount of votes

Narendra Singh alias Bogo Singh, the candidate from Matihani has filed a complaint with ECI after Raj Kumar Singh of the Lok Janshakti Party defeated him with the margin of 333 votes.... Read more »