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Stop the witch-hunt of activists and journalists in Delhi and Kashmir

Over the last few weeks, several activists, journalists and students in Delhi and Kashmir have been charged under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the police has filed several FIRs against activists providing relief and against journalists doing their job. Campaign Against State Repression strongly condemns this targeting of activists and journalists […]

Open letter to the People of India — Anand Teltumbde

Scholar and activist Dr. Anand Teltumbde’s open letter to the people of India before his imminent arrest tomorrow, on Ambedkar Jayanti.   Tomorrow, on 14 April, the country will celebrate the 129th birth anniversary of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, amidst the ongoing countrywide lockdown due to the coronavirus epidemic. Ironically, on the same day, Dr. Anand […]

Pathalgadi Movement: Among the Protesting Voices

Documenting a popular movement often drags you into the movement practices and even if one doesn’t want, the nature of movement makes it impossible for the researcher to remain impartial. However, if remaining impartial means remaining reactionless and numb, I do not want to assume that objective neutrality. Whenever I have studied the politics of […]

Does the Virus Compel Us to Think of New Ways of Living?

Covid-19 Series   The advent of the novel Corona virus forces us to rethink the implications of a lot of things that we have taken granted so far – a capital-oriented, consumerist lifestyle, the capital-driven globalized social and political norms, which have so far been tauted as symptoms of prosperity, writes Somnath Mukherjee.    “How […]

Bernie Sanders in the Time of the Pandemic

Covid-19 Series   The current pandemic is just a foretaste of the horrors we are unleashing on ourselves via climate catastrophe. The planetary fight to defeat Big Virus by delivering healthcare for all is just the opening act of the battle to defeat Big Carbon by delivering green electricity and green mobility to all, writes […]

Kanhaiya Kumar led Anti-CAA/NRC movement has started impacting Bihar’s political scenario

The anti-CAA/NPR/NRC movement in Bihar has started impacting political developments in the state ahead of forthcoming assembly elections scheduled to be held later this year. Anish Ankur writes from Patna.     The anti-CAA/NPR/NRC movement in Bihar has started impacting political developments in the state ahead of assembly elections scheduled to be held in the […]

15 December : A tale Of Tragedy Within The University

It has now been more than two months since the brutal police action inside the campus of Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI), a central university in New Delhi on 15th December, 2019. When Muslim neighborhoods in Delhi are being attacked by police backed riotous Hindutva mobs, two research scholars from Jamia, Ruhail Andrabi and Maria Raghad recall […]

Remembering Kunan Poshpora

Twenty-nine years have passed since the residents of the twin villages of the Kupwara district in Kashmir — Kunan and Poshpora — were subjected to mass rape and torture within the walls of their own homes by the Indian armed forces. With no substantial development in their entreaty for justice against their alleged rape and […]

কুনান পোষপোরায় মহিলাদের উপর গণধর্ষণের বিচার আজও হয়নি

কেটে গেছে ২৯ বছর। কাশ্মীরের কুনান পোষপরা-য় ভারতীয় সেনার হাতে ধর্ষিত নারীদের অপমানের ক্ষত শোকায়নি। একটি গ্রাউন্ডজিরো প্রতিবেদন।   ২৩শে ফেব্রুয়ারি তারিখটি ভারতের কাছে দেশ হিসাবে লজ্জার। এখনও সেই লজ্জায় মাথা নীচু থাকা উচিৎ। অবশ্য পুরুষতান্ত্রিক যে রাষ্ট্র তার শোষন, নিপীড়নের হাতিয়ার হিসাবে বারেবারেই ধর্ষণ ও নির্মম অত্যাচারকেই বেছে নেয়, তার সরকারের চেহারা বদলালেও চরিত্র […]

Political Unrest and Mental Health

Taking care of one’s mental well-being is imperative if one wishes to contribute to the current sea of protests actively, writes Shlagha Borah.   Can someone be traumatized by something that hasn’t happened to them directly? Experts have concluded after a lot of research and study that the answer is yes. Trauma lives in the […]

The Draconian NSA imposed in Delhi

Given the present context of aggressive protests all across the country against the government, the imposition of National Security Act (NSA) in Delhi assumes an added significance. A GroundXero report.     Today, the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi has passed an order putting Delhi under the draconian National Security Act (NSA), 1980, beginning from January 19 to […]

মার্কিন যুক্তরাষ্ট্র জুড়ে যুদ্ধবিরোধী মিছিল

বৃহস্পতিবার রাতে খবর আসে বাগদাদে ট্রাম্প সরকারের ড্রোন আক্রমণে নিহত হয়েছেন ইরান এবং ইরাকের দুই নেতৃত্বস্থানীয়  মিলিটারি কম্যান্ডার। এর প্রতিবাদে শনিবার মার্কিন যুক্তরাষ্ট্রের বিভিন্ন প্রান্তে অন্তত ৮০টি শহরে বিক্ষোভ প্রদর্শন হয়। শিকাগো থেকে গ্রাউন্ডজিরোর প্রতিবেদন। ইরানের রেভোলিউশনারি গার্ডস কোরের অভিজাত আল-কোদস বাহিনীর কম্যান্ডার জেনারেল   কাসেম সুলেইমানি ও ইরাকের শক্তিশালী আধাসামরিক বাহিনী হাশদ আল শাবির উপ-প্রধান […]