Yogendra Yadav of Swaraj India talks about his prediction for the assembly elections, the agrarian crisis in Gujarat, emerging social movements, Rahul Gandhi and more.
After launching with a lot of promise in 2012 and tasting electoral success in the years soon after, AAP’s political fortunes have since slipped. A look at what went wrong and why.
The documentary dives into the inner workings of AAP but doesn’t lose sight of the human drama.
Yogendra Yadav demanded that liquor vends that have been opened without obtaining the consent of the locals be immediately closed down.
The Indian farmer is not just a poor, helpless victim who deserves a waiver because he cannot pay. The root cause of the debt trap is that his income has not increased with rising expenditure due to state policies.
Activists allege that the government’s actions in the area, including not letting anyone in, are undemocratic and an attempt to hide what happened.
The Madhya Pradesh chief minister had earlier sat on an indefinite fast for “restoration of peace” amid a farmers’ agitation in the state.
Other social activists were also arrested as they tried entering Mandsaur after a curfew had been placed following the farmers’ protest.
The workers claim the factory, which closed in 2002, owes about 500 farmers and 7,000 workers approximately Rs 80 crores in salary and PF dues.
NCERT history textbooks to also be selectively revised under the guise of ‘review’.
Despite its legendary non-performance, the BJP has zoomed ahead in the MCD polls by turning it into a popularity contest between Kejriwal and Modi.
Politicians believe such polls influence voters, adversely impact all parties barring the one shown to be winning. With just one day to go for campaigning to end for the municipal elections in Delhi, an opinion poll has been released by ABP C-Voter which updates its earlier findings released […]
Faced with BJP’s aggression and a dwindling support base, and bereft of its plank of moral politics and good governance, AAP’s political fortunes look bleak.
The party has also accused the BJP of “filth and corruption” and the Aam Aadmi party of “betraying the people”.
If the BJP is hegemonic today, it is so because its brute power enjoys popular endorsement. Counter-hegemony is the principal political challenge of our times.
The students of Delhi College of Arts and Commerce are now bringing out the magazine with their own funds and under a new name.
Our live coverage of the citizen’s march to parliament against ABVP’s violence in Ramjas college of Delhi University.
“Since the allegations involve the chief justice and another sitting judge of the Supreme Court, to protect the independence of judiciary, it should not be investigated by any investigative body controlled by the government,” she says.
Manish Sisodia, Kejriwal’s deputy in Delhi addressed a rally in Mohali where he urged voters to vote with the assumption that Kejriwal will the chief minister
The national president of Swaraj India discusses the Sahara-Birla diaries, funding of political parties and how demonetisation has wrecked the rural economy in the last 50 days.
The protestors are working as daily wagers despite serving Banaras Hindu University for two or three decades.
After multiple pleas to the authorities and the government, the protestors, many of whom have been working at the university for three decades, asked the president to allow them to “commit euthanasia” if they are denied justice any longer.
The BJP government in Chhattisgarh, led by chief minister Raman Singh, allegedly purchased an AgustaWestland helicopter at an escalated price.
“We are in politics because we feel there is a serious threat to the idea of India.”
In order for things to change, say women’s rights activists, a social and legal overhaul is needed – where the focus is the woman rather than the accused.
Swaraj Abhiyan sent students from urban areas to drought-affected villages, giving them an opportunity to study the situation there.
Centre and state governments have not followed through on providing food grains, mid-day meals, loans or MGNREGA payments.
Narendra Modi should have shown more sensitivity by announcing that the Centre would not celebrate the achievements of the government until the condition of the 350 million people affected by the drought improved.
“We hope that the honourable Supreme Court’s MGNREGA order will be duly obeyed and will result in immediate and appropriate action,” the activists said.
An independent inquiry may solve all possible angles of corruption in the VVIP chopper scam but will the BJP-led government at the Centre let it happen?
A round-up of news, both bad and good, on the rights front from India.