Views That Matter

Tamil Nadu has a long history of brutal violence against dalits and other marginalised communities. It also has a long history of struggle and success against caste discrimination and upliftment of oppressed communities.
There is a long history, going back decades, of Communists fighting against caste discrimination and for socio-economic uplift of dalits and adivasis in Andhra Pradesh.
A quick study in various key industrial sectors of the country, with the help of CITU has starkly revealed the wretched conditions of contract labour and the increasing use of this evil system by employers – both public and private – to extract the last drop of blood and sweat from workers to max
One of the key demands being raised by workers across the country and for which they are going on strike on 2 September 2016 is price rise. Like a slow burning fire, prices of all essential commodities have been steadily increasing over the past years.
On 2 September 2016, crores of workers in India will strike work in order to force a callous government to reverse its anti-worker, anti-people policies. Among the burning issues being raised by the workers is employment and the loss of jobs.
On 2 September 2016, crores of workers across the country will go on strike demanding an end to the all-round attack launched by the government against their lives, livelihood and dignity.
Irom Chanu Sharmila‘s decision on July 26, to call off her 16-year-old fast against atrocities and human rights violations by the Armed Forces on the people of Manipur, especially women, and getting away with it under AFSPA, speaks volumes about the Indian State’s complete disregard for her and
Soon after the PMs condemnation of the Una incident in his post Mann Ki Baat address, the RSS also criticised the attack on Dalits. The timing of the two statements shows the weakness of the conviction behind it.
The people of the United Kingdom have voted in a historic referendum in favour of the country quitting the European Union (EU). Most of the mainstream media have been telling us that the campaign for Britain to Leave the EU was entirely that of a far right lunatic fringe.
What do the recent attacks by the saffron brigade on democratic rights of students across left-leaning campuses across the country imply? As a case study, I wish to highlight the situation at Jadavpur University (JU).