Politics

Interview: Agriculture is not unorganised but unprotected sector, says Medha Patkar

Interview: Agriculture is not unorganised but unpr...

December 3, 2020

 There have been allegations as to why only Punjab and Haryana farmers protesting and not the farmers from rest of India? What do you have to say to that? Any government, whenever they are challenged as the power holders, always try and condemn the movements and try to u...

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36 years of Bhopal Gas Tragedy: Victims’ battle for justice continues

36 years of Bhopal Gas Tragedy: Victims’ battle ...

December 3, 2020

The residents of JP Nagar have no way to escape the ghosts of their past. The ramshackle neighbourhood, on the outskirts of Bhopal, stands just metres away from the chemical factory where an explosion occurred just after midnight on December 2, 1984, and poisoned their lives fore...

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Farmers’ protest: A festive air & high spirits at Singhu Border

Farmers’ protest: A festive air & high spir...

December 1, 2020

Singhu border in northern Delhi, on the Delhi-Chandigarh highway, is normally crowded and busy with thousands of vehicles zipping through. However, over the past week, the area around the principal highway linking the national capital with rest of northern India seems to have tra...

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Rejecting Amit Shah’s offer of talks, reinforcements join protesting farmers at Delhi border

Rejecting Amit Shah’s offer of talks, reinfo...

November 30, 2020

The farmers unions unanimously rejected on Sunday union home minister Amit Shah’s offer of holding talks provided the farmers moved to Burari as a protest site. “Shah’s offer was conditional and it has been rejected after a meeting of the coordination committee of over 500 ...

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Farmers’ protest: Indian farmers let down by government on all counts

Farmers’ protest: Indian farmers let down by gov...

November 28, 2020

It’s been three days now that farmers from Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh have been marching towards Delhi and are now in Delhi protesting against the three farm laws that were passed in September. The farmers say that the laws that concern them were passed withou...

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Victorious farmers enter New Delhi as government blinks

Victorious farmers enter New Delhi as government b...

November 27, 2020

farmers protest, Overcoming several barricades as well as braving tear gas shells and lathi-charge, protesting farmers manage to enter New Delhi as the government climbed down on Friday evening. Farmers say they are ready for the long haul if the government does not accede to the...

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On 71st Constitution Day, Indian Constitution lies mutilated beyond recognition

On 71st Constitution Day, Indian Constitution lies...

November 26, 2020

As India marks 71st Constitution Day, Rajratna Ambedkar, President of Buddhist Society of India and great grandnephew Dr B R Ambedkar, the architect of the Constitution, says the document at the foundation of Indian democracy faces an existential challenge as Ambedkar’s teachin...

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Developed world way ahead in jobs of future

Developed world way ahead in jobs of future

November 25, 2020

Though the global economy as a whole is down on its knees due to the coronavirus pandemic, the year-long crisis has hit the poor and developing nations much harder than the rich ones. There have been numerous reports of how the inequality has risen sharply at a global, regional, ...

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French journalists on streets against Macron’s law

French journalists on streets against Macron’s l...

November 23, 2020

French media houses are up in arms over the new law passed by the French Parliament last week which bans publication of photographs of police personnel on duty.

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Bihar win boosts BJP confidence for Bengal elections

Bihar win boosts BJP confidence for Bengal electio...

November 21, 2020

After the victory in Bihar elections, BJP is preparing a meticulous campaign for the West Bengal Assembly Polls to be held next year where Mamata Banerjee is trying to fend off the most significant electoral battle of her political career.

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