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A Dalit youth beaten to death for being an Ambedkarite in Rajasthan

In Rajasthan, a Dalit youth was beaten to death by dominant caste men for being an Ambedkarite.   Vinod Bamnia (Meghwal), a Dalit youth died in an attack on him and his brother by the members of the dominant caste (Jat). The attack took place in Kinkaraliya village (Tehsil Rawatsar) in Hanumangarh district of Rajasthan […]

Slum dwellers in Rajasthan protest against massive hike in electricity bill 

Power consumers in Rajasthan have been bearing the brunt of massive and arbitrary hikes in electricity tariffs for the last few years. Groundxero has earlier reported the ongoing protests by villagers of Rajasthan against these arbitrary charges and the adverse role of the administration. Yesterday, slum-dwellers along with students, workers and activists held a protest […]

ডাইকিন শ্রমিকদের অধিকারের লড়াই

ভারতকে এখন মোদী সরকার ‘বহিঃশত্রু’র বিরুদ্ধে তথাকথিত ‘দেশপ্রেমী যুদ্ধে’র গল্প শুনিয়ে ভুলিয়ে রাখার চেষ্টা করছে। চেষ্টা করছে অন্তর্দ্বন্দ্বের পথে ঠেলে দেওয়ার। সেই একই সময়ে সেই একই সরকার আবার কর্পোরেটের সাথে হাত মিলিয়ে দেশের সাধারণ মানুষের বিরুদ্ধেই লাগাতার নানান অনৈতিক যুদ্ধ চালিয়ে চলেছে, যে অসম যুদ্ধ প্রকৃত অর্থে দেশদ্রোহী ও ধ্বংসাত্মক। সে সাধারণ মানুষ হতে পারেন কৃষক, […]

14-day Campaign Yatra Against Unemployment, Casteism and Fascism

An intense campaign by young workers and students, demanding dignified employment, caste annihilation and protesting rising fascism traveled through the States of Rajasthan, Haryana and Delhi. A report by GroundXero.   Krantikari Naujawan Sabha (KNS), a leftist youth organization, took out a 14-day Padyatra named Yuva Sangarsh Abhiyan, across Rajasthan, Haryana and Delhi. The Yatra […]

Workers Attempt to Hoist Red Flag at Neemrana, Rajasthan

The workers’ attempt to unfurl the red flag at the Japanese air conditioning factory Daikin, though symbolic, marks the rise of the workers assertion and unity in this industrial belt where the government and the companies are determined to curb such class unity of the workers. A GroundXero report from Neemrana, Alwar, Rajasthan.   It […]

Rajasthan Farmers’ Movement : A Retrospective

Liberalization of Indian economy that started in 1990s, has impacted Indian agriculture fundamentally. One after the other, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh fell victim to globalised economic laws jeopardizing lives of local farmers. And now Rajasthan has joined the list. Import of crops, increasing farming costs, falling profits and mounting loans […]