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Red Flag will smash the demonic feudal forces in Runnisaidpur of Bihar

The ugly head of feudal oppression has yet again dared to raise its head in Bihar. The CPI (M) led agitation on the question of land which has now entered 7th day in the Runnisaidpur village of Sitamarhi district of Bihar was barbarically attacked by feudal goons at the behest of local police, the BDO and the circle inspector. This

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Militant ASHA workers of Bihar force the Nitish Kumar Government to concede the demands

The brave movement of the ASHA workers of Bihar has forced the Nitish Kumar-led government in the state to  increase the state share of remuneration from 25% to 50%. This has come after indomitable spirit shown by the 1-lakh odd ASHA workers in the state throughout the last 40 days of their indefinite strike. It needs to be mentioned that

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Another Nail in Modi Government’s Coffin: 5 Student Organizations representing 10 million students set to storm Parliament on 18th February

The last 6 months have seen massive action programmes of the peasantry and the working class in particular against the disastrous policies of the Modi government, which has proved to be the worst government in the last 7 decades of independent India. Student movement has now decided to up the ante and channelize the various institution bases, university based and

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Vanitha Mathil – The Wall for Gender Equality : Rebecca Rose Varghese

On January 1, 2019, almost 5 million women gathered on Kerala’s National Highway 47 to form a 620-km long wall, extending from Kasaragod to Thiruvananthapuram, the state capital. The Vanitha Mathil, or the Women’s Wall, was formed as a symbolic gesture to express support for gender equality, and was an initiative undertaken under the leadership of the Left government of Kerala.

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2018 Assembly Elections and the lessons for the Left: A perspective | Shubham Sharma

The election result in five states has cast a shadow over the potentialities of the Hindutva brigade, sobriquet the Right wing. Although recent mobilizations around the building of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya saw a competition of sorts among the legitimate heirs of a disgraceful event, BJP comfortably trumps other contestants in this race and fits the political bill of the, Right. But what of the Left? Not as a linguistic antonym but the Right’s dialectical ‘other’ in politics. Where is it? Or what is left of the Left?

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Philosophy’s main motive is to corrupt the youth: Alain Badiou’s The True Life : Ashish Thakur

Socialist India is publishing this book review of Alain Badiou’s book ‘The True Life’ by Ashish Thakur. This  is almost a manifesto for the youth in the age of the hegemony of the finance capital and has a passion which is intrinsic to every work of Badiou. Ashish, who signs off with ‘Ashu’ is a mining engineer who has worked

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