Regional media have emerged as a bulwark against a centralising and hyper-nationalist polity and mediascape
Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.
PM Narendra Modi on Friday announced that the government has decided to repeal the three farm laws, which were at the centre of protests by farmers for the past year, and appealed to the protesting fa
In the Terai’s biggest district, different farming communities may have different reasons for their anger at the ruling BJP, but these appear to be converging in time for the polls.
Kobad Ghandy, one of India’s top Maoist ideologues, speaks about the victory of the anti-farm laws movement, the lessons that India’s left movement can draw from it and the power of non-violence.
Farmers’ movement reaffirms that peasants are makers of their own rebellion.
The repeal of the farm laws that would have revolutionised agriculture is an unparalled act of federalism by PM Narendra Modi who enjoys an unassailable mandate.
The JP movement of the '70s birthed the careers and dynasties of several politicians. Whether the promises it made actually trickled down is another story.
Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.
From Shaheen Bagh to Singhu, they have reclaimed their space to lead the battle.
Performances of Punjabi actors, singers and stand-up comics, rise of women farm leaders and a social media blitz define the past one year of farmer protests.
Police brutality on protesters and journalists during the farmers’ agitation reveal a deep malaise—of a rampant lack of accountability in the system.
A 74-year-old woman from Amritsar narrates how she braved social prejudice, bitter cold and a heart attack to stay put at Singhu border with other protestors.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
Kin of killed farmers, BJP members have the same demand—justice for the dead.
For the moment, the Lakhimpur Kheri crisis appears to have been defused. However, this may not mean much relief for the Yogi Adityanath government in the state.
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