Regional media have emerged as a bulwark against a centralising and hyper-nationalist polity and mediascape
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...
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...
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 repeal of the farm laws that would have revolutionised agriculture is an unparalled act of federalism by PM Narendra Modi who enjoys an unassailable...
From Shaheen Bagh to Singhu, they have reclaimed their space to lead the battle.
Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.
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.
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.
Farmers’ movement reaffirms that peasants are makers of their own rebellion.
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.
Kin of killed farmers, BJP members have the same demand—justice for the dead.
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.
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.
In case you missed it: News and newsmakers from India over the past week
Protesting farmers blocked several highways, leading to traffic advisories by police in Delhi and states like Haryana and Punjab.
All telecom service providers of Haryana are, hereby, directed to ensure compliance of the order
Why did Rakesh Tikait revive his father’s secular slogan? Because reversing the effects of the 2013 riots on western UP’s politics is key to forging a...
The farmers are protesting against the Centre's new farm bills
Muzaffarnagar, Sep 5, is the new dateline of protest. A mahapanchayat, with participants from across states, will be the start of a campaign that’s going...
Farmers have been protesting at Delhi borders since November 26 last year against the agriculture legislations and have demanded their immediate withdrawal.
Passing through: A chuckle here, a teardrop there
The 'Kisan Sansad' is part of the latest strategy of the farmers who have been protesting against the Centre's three contentious farm laws at multiple Delhi...