Views That Matter

The total number of farmer suicides in the country since 1995 crossed the 300,000-mark in 2014. However, the 2014 data are not comparable with 19 earlier years of farm suicide data. This is so due to major changes in methodology of the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).
Once again, a massive survey of our country’s people has thrown up a picture of extreme poverty. One part of data collected under the Socio-Economic and Caste Census (SECC) was released this month by the BJP led government. This data relates to poverty and deprivation in rural areas. The caste part...
Today, a petition endorsed by eminent jurists, Members of Parliament, leaders of political parties, eminent individuals from different walks of life was submitted to the President of India requesting him to consider the mercy plea against the execution of the death sentence of Yakub Memon.
At last, people’s unity and CPI(M)’s determined efforts led to joyous Eid celebrations in Sri Ram Colony and people rejoiced without fear of terror.
Vyapam is not the only scam haunting the MP government. Over 150 scams involving thousands of crores have been unearthed so far, involving not only the CM and his wife but other BJP ministers as well.   
“Ab Hamara Hindustan, Mulla Bhago Pakistan” is the slogan which is been raised by RSS Karyakartas in a Park in Shri Ram Colony, a Muslim Majority locality. The Sakha is been forcefully organized inspite of opposition of locals there. During the Sakha, in addition to raising provocative and...
Understandably, the retirees from the armed forces have been legitimately agitating for recognition and implementation of `One Rank One Pension’.  The demand has attracted support on principle by the entire political spectrum of the country.  We of the CPI(M) have also time and again reiterated our...
It is notable that 75 percent of the 18-25 years age group of young people voted “No” as they see no future in this rotten system  
The revelation by Rohini Salian, the Maharashtra government’s special public prosecutor in the 2008 Malegaon bomb blasts case, that she has been pressurised by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to go soft on the accused ever since the Modi government came to power brings into sharp focus the...
Tragic Death of PrafulBidwai: Fearless writer and journalist representing Left perspectives passes away