The last two years have seen a further deterioration of the living standards of working people in India due to the pandemic and the lack of enough policy interventions by the Modi government.
On November 26, farmers celebrated an year of their struggle. The one year anniversary comes a few days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced he will be repealing the three controversial farm laws the farmers have been protesting against.
The shutdown marked ten months of the passing of three controversial laws. Farmers fear these laws will allow for greater corporate role in agriculture and reduce the price they get for their produce
As farmers and workers in India observe a countrywide shutdown, here is a look at the past 10 months of the struggle against the three agricultural laws passed by the Narendra Modi government
We take a look at the problems faced by domestic workers, violence by the right-wing in Tripura, and a protest by students. We also bring you scenes from the massive farmers’ gathering in Muzaffarnagar
We take a look at the latest from the farmers’ struggle, the state of the leather industry in Tamil Nadu and Delhi’s surveillance record. We also look at a new monetization drive by the Indian government and the criticisms of the New Education Policy
Ahead of a day of action in solidarity with the farmers’ protests, Vijoo Krishnan of the All India Kisan Sabha talks about the trajectory of the agitation that is entering its seventh month, and the response of the government
We take a look at a national shut-down organised by the farmers’ movement and trade unions, protests demanding unemployment and against last year’s labor laws, and the latest in the COVID-19 situation
On March 8, tens of thousands of women gathered at the borders of Indian capital New Delhi where the current farmers’ agitation is going on to celebrate International Women’s Day.
On February 18, farmers across India responded to the nationwide ‘rail roko’ (stop the trains) call.
This was part of their continuing struggle against the three farm laws that were passed by the Narendra Modi led govt in September last year.
The police and local authorities attempted to evict thousands of farmers from a protest site in Ghazipur on Thursday. However, the attempt has strengthened the farmers’ resolve to continue the sit-in and led to fresh mobilizations as well