Monthly Archives: May 2018


This is the second part of the two-part detailed article on the state of education under the Modi regime, which completed four years few days ago. You can read the first part here:  Dismantling public education system The last two decades have seen concerted attempts to destroy public sector and pave way for private institutions- starting from schools, the process

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4 Years of Systematic Destruction of Education System under the Modi Regime- I : Vikram Singh

Socialist India is happy to publish a two-part detailed article on the state of education under the Modi regime, which completed four years few days ago.    Introduction “Education must create minds free from superstitions, hatred and violence and become an important vehicle to cement national unity, social cohesion and religious amity. Our endeavour should be to inculcate moral, ethical

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What happened in Tuticorin? : An eyewitness account

Socialist India presents an eyewitness account of the incidents in the run-up to the police firing on the protest against the Sterlite plant of Vedanta in Tuticorin. This has been edited slightly by SI.   On 22th May 2018, people/protesters from almost 14 different localities and different unions (trade, lawyers, etc) called for a rally towards collector office to submit

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Cops open fire on protest against Vedanta’s Sterlite Plant in Tuticorin: 5 killed, more than dozen injured

The protest demanding closure of Vedanta’s Sterlite Copper unit in Tuticorin (Tamilnadu) took a violent turn today with cops opening fire on the protesters, killing 5 and injuring more than a dozen. The entire area had been cordoned off earlier and section 144 imposed as per the directive of the Madras High Court. The deceased who have been identified till

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Himachal Student movement forces BJP government to roll back anti-student semester system

The consistent mass-based and militant student movement of Himachal Pradesh has forced the BJP government to roll back the semester system in the colleges of the state. It needs to be stated here that the consistent efforts by Students’ Federation of India (SFI) unit of the state in building a powerful and unified movement on the issue forced even organizations

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Pol Khol Halla Bol Rally Across India on 23rd May

 ‘Pol Khol Hall Bol’ rallies will be organized across the India on the completion of four years of Modi government, which have been four years of betrayal of millions of Indians. It needs to be underlined that BJP was able to get massive majority in the last lok sabha elections by capitalizing the anger against the loot, plunder, misgovernance and

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