Teesta Setalvad was arrested on July 25 on a host of charges, including forgery and criminal conspiracy. She had spent the last 20 years fighting for justice for the victims of the 2002 Gujarat anti-Muslim riots
In this episode, NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the recent BRICS summit and the relevance of the bloc in the context of the Russia-Ukraine war and geopolitical developments
A subaltern role to serve US and Israeli interests cannot enhance India’s prestige in West Asia where, as it is, Modi government is perceived as an Islamophobic regime backed by religious fanatics
This is in contrast to estimated 84% of Indian families reporting decline in their earnings due to pandemic-related lockdowns and restrictions
The government is ignoring people’s distress and the worsening crisis – and it has no solutions
…… to counter the increasing discontent with joblessness and price rise, and the Indian government’s inability to deal with them
For India and other countries in the Global South, this moment offers challenges and provides glimpses of a possibility of a new world
We don’t face multiple separate crises. The system itself is the crisis and must be overcome, replaced and transformed.
On April 20, communist activists in India physically prevented the demolition of shops in a Muslim-dominated area in New Delhi. The demolition drive had been continuing despite a court order staying it
Today we look at the landmark 2-day general strike by Indian workers; a 2nd failed vacancy motion against Peru’s President Castillo, and more
There are at least 870,000 vacancies in various ministries and another 360,000 in different services under the Indian central government, as per official data
52,000 child care workers, also known as anganwadi workers, have been on strike in Haryana for over a month. They are demanding a pay raise that was promised to them by the Indian prime minister Narendra Modi 4 years ago.