Lakhs of defence civilian employees of 41 ordnance factories, under the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB), had demonstrated against the Modi government’s likely decision to corporatize the ordnance factories Continue reading Impact of Accelerated Strategic Disinvestment on Workers
On August 5, 2019 the Union Home Minister introduced and the President of India issued two statutory resolutions to render Article 370 and 35A inoperative . On the same day, the Bill for Jammu and Continue reading Kashmir – Final Solution?
The last two months, following a massive electoral victory clinched by the RSS-BJP, have seen a spate of national policies that have paved the way for large-scale human rights violations. The recent decision Continue reading National Population Register – First Step Towards a Pan-Indian NRC
Modi government, after an initial effort during the previous Lok Sabha, has again made an attempt to replace the Medical Council of India (MCI) with a National Medical Commission (NMC) to regulate Continue reading National Medical Commission Bill, 2019: A Reform in Medical Education and Practice?
As the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill 2019 (UAPA) was passed by the Lok Sabha on 24 July 2019, the future of both human rights protectors and protectees in BJP-led India is in severe crisis. Continue reading Repeal UAPA and Condemn the NIA Amendment Bill, 2019
The Central government’s publicly-funded health insurance program Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) saw a heavy boost of 166% that is from Rs 2,400 crore which was estimated in 2018-19 to Rs 6,400 crore in the union Continue reading Ayushman Bharat: “Game-changer Initiative to Serve the Poor?”
Violence against women has been an intractable weapon of mass terrorization deployed at conflict zones all over the world. Indian administered Kashmir where the security personnel to civilian ratio stands at 70:1000 is in no way an Continue reading Violence Against Women in Kashmir – Wounds that Never Heal
World Bank (WB) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) (both established in 1944) – played a significant role in saving capitalism from its crisis during the Second World War. Since then, these two financial institutions gradually Continue reading World Bank, IMF and the ‘Hunger by Design’ – Where Does India Stand?
In the notion of developing economy, Bangladesh has become a model for the largest non-governmental organisations (like BRAC, Grameen Bank etc). This model is now well projected in elite Indian academic institutes as Continue reading NGO Politics – A Scenario in Bangladesh
On Sunday, June 30, 2019, the new main gate of the Indian Institute of Science on CV Raman road collapsed on a young security guard in his early twenties around 1 pm in the afternoon. The gate, which has been in operation for Continue reading IISC Bengaluru Students’ Protest, Demand Justice for the Deceased Security Guard: A Report
Kolkata Forum for IT Employees – FITE announces its application for the registration of trade union in IT, ITES, BPO and KPO industries for the first time in West Bengal. Plan to register for a trade union on West Bengal has been Continue reading Press Release: Trade Union in IT Industry in Kolkata
Without any hesitation, it can be said that the results of the 17th Loksabha election have astonished all the sections of political analysts and critiques. The opposition parties, the organizations, analysts, and intellectuals standing Continue reading Implications of BJP’s Win in 2019 Lok Sabha Election
It will not be an exaggeration if we say that India is the sole country in the whole world where, at present, the lives of cows are more secured than the lives of common people, especially who belong to the marginalized communities. Continue reading Cow Vigilantism and the Politics of ‘Cow Protection’