India

BJP Wins India’s Largest State in Elections, Further Consolidating Modi’s Power

March 17, 2017

NewsClick founder Prabir Purkayastha says the secular and social inclusion agendas have lost to the pro-business, anti-Muslim agenda of Narendra Modi – and no oppositional force looks ready to challenge the BJP in the 2019 elections

Indo-Russian Arms and Energy Deals Is Not What India Needs

November 4, 2016

The Modi government’s desire to project India as a military power will intensify an existing arms race with Pakistan and continue to impoverish South Asia, says Vijay Prashad

150 Million Indian Workers Take Part In Largest Strike in Centuries

September 6, 2016

This strike is fight against the Modi government’s labor laws and a fight for the rights of informal sector workers to create trade unions and have them recognized within Indian labor law, says Vijay Prashad

Modi Eager to Make India Another Lily Pad for the Projection of American Power

June 11, 2016

Vijay Prashad says the Indian Prime Minister is eager to have a Logistical Support Agreement with the United States and participate in the US-led encirclement of China

JNU Student Union President Kanhaiya Kumar Released On Bail After Being Arrested for Sedition

March 2, 2016

Subin Dennis, PhD student at India’s largest University (JNU), says the students are jubilantly celebrating his release but will not rest until all the students in custody are released and their demands are met

India’s Economy Can Grow Without Increasing Carbon Emissions

August 31, 2015

Shouvik Chakraborty discusses how India can maintain healthy economic growth while reducing unemployment more jobs, improving public health, and lowering CO2 emissions

One Year of Modi’s Rule in India: Systematic Attack on Constitutional Values

June 17, 2015

In an interview with Newsclick, prominent Indian social activist Harsh Mander says resistance to Prime Minster Narendra Modi’s authoritarian and fundamentalist government is bound to grow

A Year of Modi: Impoverished People, Lost Hopes

June 3, 2015

Newsclick interviewed Harsh Mander, a well-known social activist, about the first year of the Narendra Modi regime and how it has affected the working people of India

Unresolved Economic and Geopolitical Issues in India-China Relations

June 1, 2015

Prabir Purkayastha and Seema Mustafa discuss the outcomes of recent high-profile meetings between Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping – A Collaborative Project Between The Real News and Newsclick

India’s Next Budget: Subsidies for Big Business and Debt for Citizens

July 11, 2014

Jayati Ghosh critiques the first budget presented by new Indian prime minister Narendra Modi

Right Wing Hindu Nationalist BJP wins a historic mandate in the Indian Elections

May 16, 2014

Prashad: It was an anti-Congress wave, not a pro-Modi wave

A Decisive Victory for the BJP in India

May 16, 2014

The candidate of corporate capital and the Hindu nationalist right wing movement is now poised to become Prime Minister

Indian Parliamentary Elections – A Primer With Vijay Prashad

April 2, 2014

Indians go to the polls discontent with the 10 year rule of Indian National Congress Party

Indian High Court Criminalizes Homosexuality

December 29, 2013

Legal experts say Indian top court’s decision is in violation of democratic norms

Kashmir Remains a Central Flashpoint in South Asia

November 18, 2013

Historic conflict remains a dangerous source of tension between nuclear armed neighbors India and Pakistan

Indian Indigenous Activist and Journalist Dayamani Barla In Her Own Words

August 12, 2013

Dayamani Barla speaks to the Real News about her work, activism and her hopes for the future indigenous struggles in India

Over 8,000 Men Disappeared in Kashmir Since 1989

June 24, 2013

Kashmir women protest, demanding information and responsibility for missing husbands and children, who were disappeared by rebels or by the Indian security forces and presumably killed

“Incredible India” Home to Modern Slavery

June 12, 2013

Millions of people, including children, toil in bonded labor in India, even though the practice has been outlawed for years

Indian Elections and a Third Front

May 12, 2013

Vijay Prashad: The two major parties offer right-wing cultural values and neoliberal economics