Our Criticism of Gandhi 

On the 30th of January, 1948, a lone assassin, Naturam Godse, shot and killed Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, otherwise known as the Mahatma (great soul) , and considered by some, the father of the Indian nation.    By Adhiraj Bose - Mazdoor Inqilab  -  October 2, 2021   On that day, the whole country...

Full Support to the General Strike! 

A general strike has been called on the 27th of September by the farmer’s union “Samyukt Kisan Morcha” (United farmer’s front) to protest against the three farm laws which were passed arbitrarily last year. It was exactly on this day in 2020, that the president gave his assent to...

The Truth About the Pandemic Death Toll in India

A scandal emerged first when a local newspaper in Gujarat reported that the true death toll in the state was being hidden and that it was probably many times more than the official numbers. Many Indians had suspected that the true scale of the pandemic was being hidden from...

India’s COVID Response and the Second Wave 

We should begin by stating the obvious, India's response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been a disaster! Since the very first day, the government approached the problem with a combination of incompetence, ham-handedness, and glaring unpreparedness which would find few parallels in the world.  By Adhiraj Bose  -  Mazdoor Inqilab Today,...

The West Bengal Elections

From the 27th of March, one of the most decisive regional elections in the recent history of India has begun and now continues. The Eastern State of West Bengal, one of the most populous states in the country, that accounts for around 9% of the seats in the parliament,...

India at the Crossroads

The 70th Republic day of India would go down in history. While the state took out its flamboyant military parade through Rajpath, thousands of farmers took out a tractor rally as part of their protest, around Delhi's ring road. The police, which had allowed the protests, arbitrarily changed routes,...

On the Caste Question in India

An introduction to the caste system   One of the fundamental characteristics of Hindu society is the presence of castes. What the role of the caste is has been a question of much debate among scholars and activists alike. It is unquestionable, that this social system is at least several millennia-old...

Statement on Political Situation in India

As of today (21/08/2020) India has approximately 2.9 million cases of coronavirus infections, the third highest in the world just after Brazil. The death count from the pandemic has risen to 52,000, the fourth highest in the world just after Mexico. Normal life had grounded to a halt when...

Stand in Solidarity with ASHA Workers!

Since the corona virus arrived in India the frontline of the fight against it has been held by India's beleaguered medical workers and doctors in the public sphere. Since February, when the first cases started to arrive, the crisis has ballooned to catastrophic proportions, india today has the third...

The Lockdown and the Brutal Face of Proletarianization in India

When the first shocking news of the sufferings of migrant workers came out, most of the country and the media was taken aback by the sheer misery of the workers. However, for an observant Marxist, this would have been no surprise. The migrant workers, particularly the overwhelming majority employed...

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