Tag: India

Hope and tragedy in April 1919

The Limerick Soviet (13 - 27 April 1919) was one manifestation of a wave of revolutionary crises that confronted British imperialism in the aftermath of WWI.

Climate change and the agrarian crisis in India

On the eve of the COP24, farmers and agricultural workers are demanding action on India’s “giant agrarian crisis”.

Review: The Rise of Hindu Authoritarianism by Achin Vanaik

  Bill Crane reviews The Rise of Hindu Authoritarianism, written by Achin Vanaik as a critical response to the political developments in India following the election of the Bharatiya Janata Party to power in 2014, as well...

Video: the global rise of the far right

A political discussion hosted by rs21 with David Renton and Jairus Banaji

On framing JNU for an imaginary crime

rs21 is pleased to republish  Aditya Sarkar's article on the vicious attacks of the far right Indian government on students and academics at Jawahalal Nehru University in New Delhi. These attacks have met with growing...

Indian workers resist Modi’s reforms

More than 150 million workers in India participated in a general strike on 2 September, in a nationwide day of protest called by 10 major unions to protest the anti-worker labour "reforms" of the...

The fear of Islamism and the terror of the state

Peter Hill on the 'power of nightmares' from Syria to India and the UK. The 'war on terror' has seen a revival since the rise of ISIS, aka Da'esh, in Iraq and Syria, and now...

The changing landscape of Indian politics

Ian Crosson reports on the Delhi elections last month which brought the Aam Aadmi Party to power against the ruling BJP. It is not just SYRIZA and Podemos who are shaking up some of the...

“Hope in the stubborn instances of resistance” – Assessing the current state of the...

Tithi Bhattacharya recently caught up with Kavita Krishnan on the prospects for the women's movement in India today and questions of strategy TB: December 2014 marked two years since India erupted in mass protests against...

Hundreds demand justice over gender and caste violence

Ruth Lorimer reports from a demonstration in London earlier this week demanding justice for women raped and murdered in India. Several hundred people, mostly Indian women from across the UK, demonstrated outside the Indian High Commission on...