কৃষকেরা আত্মহত্যা থেকে প্রত্যক্ষ প্রতিবাদের দিকে যাচ্ছেন: পি সাইনাথ
  • Agriculture
  • November 30, 2018

“‘নেশন ফর ফার্মার’ এর ভাবনাটা এরকম যে, সংসদে কমপক্ষে তিন সপ্তাহের একটা বিশেষ অধিবেশন প্রয়োজন কারণ তাদের অনেকগুলো বিষয়ে নজর দিতে হবে। অন্তত তিন দিন লাগবে স্বামীনাথন কমিশনের রিপোর্টের অনুপুঙ্খ আলোচনার জন্য। কয়েক দিন লাগবে সহায়ক মূল্য আর কৃষিঋণ মুকুবের বিল দুটো পাস করতে, কারণ অনেকগুলি রাজনৈতিক দল এতে সই করেছে এই বলে যে এই […]

Perpetuation of Unlawful Activities
  • Peoples' Movements
  • November 29, 2018

The courts, by not intervening in the abuse of Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, are becoming the legal instruments in the hands of the state to perpetuate unlawful activities. If civil liberties lawyers are targets of such laws, who will fight for the rights of the marginalised that the Chief Justice referred to? Padmaja Shaw asks. […]

Research Scholar in Hyderabad University from Western Odisha dies due to Medical Negligence
  • Student Movement
  • November 27, 2018

Last Sunday a Dalit research scholar at the University of Hyderabad succumbed to dengue, as his friends and students in general raised alarm over the negligence shown towards his health condition by the University Health Center, who referred him to a crony private nursing home, despite it being on the black-list of the University for […]

Chandramukhi Muvvala, First Transwoman MLA Candidate in Telangana, Missing from Her Hyderabad Home since Morning, Feared Abducted
  • News
  • November 27, 2018

Chandramukhi Muvvala, the first and only transgender candidate contesting the assembly elections in Telangana, as a candidate for the CPIM-led Bahujan Left Front, had started her campaign yesterday, and has gone missing from her Hyderabad home today. Her friends suspect that she has been abducted, and are asking #WhereisChandramukhi ? A GroundXero report.   Chandramukhi […]

DIALOGUES : A Film Festival of Pride and Politics
  • Gender
  • November 26, 2018

DIALOGUES, the oldest LGBT film festival in India, organized by Sappho for Equality, Pratyay Gender Trust & Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan, was recently held from Nov 22-25 in Kolkata. A report by Sudharshana Chakraborty.   Kolkata International LGBT Film & Video Festival, which is being successfully held since last 12 years, not only brings people of […]

Bhim Army Chief Urges Dalits to Stay Away from Ram Temple Movement.
  • Communalism
  • November 25, 2018

In a press conference in New Delhi, the Bhim Army chief threatened to enter Ayodhya to remind the administration of its constitutional duties. This comes at a time when the people in Ayodhya and its surrounding areas are in the grip of tension, fearing an outbreak of communal violence in the backdrop of massive mobilisation of […]