Articles in the Pamplet Category
8 March 2017- International Women’s Day
Identifying the Foundations of Women’s Oppression, Charting the Course of Struggles for Liberation
8 March – International Women’s Day – was born in the struggles that women factory workers in their thousands waged against bondage a century ago.
Women workers in garment and other factories in the USA in 1909 first observed ‘Women’s Day’ with huge demonstrations to demand labour laws (including the 8-hour working day) and the right to vote for women. In 1910, the Second International Conference of Working Women at Copenhagen accepted German socialist …
After 11 Years of False Framing, Stigma and Injustice, the Supreme Court Nails Another Case of Witch-Hunt by the Gujarat Govt!
In an IRONIC COINCIDENCE on 16 May 2014, alongside the electoral verdict, the Supreme Court too delivered its verdict on Akshardham Temple Terror Attack case (of Gujarat, Sep 2002), acquitting all the six accused including three who were sentenced to death by a lower court and slamming the Gujarat Police for the incompetence with which it investigated. On the day when the “Modi wave” was “sweeping the nation” and Modi’s …
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भ्रष्ट- साम्प्रदायिक- कॉर्पोरेट-फासीवादी षड्यंत्रों को ध्वस्त करो !
दस्तक दे रहे 2014 के लोक सभा चुनाव में देश की जनता ने लूट, दमन और भ्रष्टाचार का पर्याय कांग्रेस-संप्रग को सज़ा देने और बदलाव के लिए वोट करने का निश्चय किया है। इस जायज गुस्से का पफायदा उठाते हुए नरेन्द्र मोदी को आगामी प्रधनमंत्री के रूप में प्रस्तुत करने के लिए एक सुव्यवस्थित अभियान चलाया जा रहा है और नरेन्द्र मोदी को इन सारी समस्याओं का हल बताया जा रहा है।
क्या मोदी सच में इस संकट का समाधन है? या फिर …
“… The fate of Chandrasekharan illustrates the plight of political leaders who do not want to be part of the LDF or the UDF. As someone from Kannur told me, ‘The CPI-M people would tell us that if you oppose us, we will thrash you (thachum) and the Congress people tell us that if you oppose us, we’ll get you thrashed by the police….’ (– Gilbert Sebastian, The martyrdom of Com. T P Chandrasekharan and the future of transformative politics in Keralam, Sanhati, 7 July, 2012)
“…I see Communism in India …
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Do Not Forget! Do Not Forgive!
22 years ago, on 23 February 1991, a battalion of the 4th Rajputana Rifles of the Indian Army entered the village of Kunan Poshpora in Kupwara district of Kashmir late at night for a ‘search’ and ‘interrogation’ operation. The men of the village were rounded up and kept in custody just outside the villages. At least 53 women – aged 13 to 80 years – were gang raped by the army for several hours together. According to the villagers the number is much higher. What …