Understanding India’s Neutrality on Ukraine 

Many in the West are surprised, perhaps even shocked, that the “world’s largest democracy” did not stand alongside the “democratic” West on the question of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The truth, however, is that India’s neutrality, reflected by its abstention vote in the United Nations, is perhaps one of...

Full Support to the Anganwadi Workers of Delhi!

From the 1st of February, thousands of Anganwadi workers in India’s capital of New Delhi have come out on the streets striking, in what is an unprecedented indefinite strike. The government of Delhi, led by the reformist petty bourgeois party, the Aam Aadmi Party (Common man’s party), has failed...

Statement on the Delivery Worker’s Strike in Kolkata 

On the 19th of January delivery workers in the suburban neighbourhood of Salt Lake struck work against the Indian delivery company Swiggy. The strike has since spread to many areas of the city.   By Adhiraj Bose - Mazdoor Inquilab - India   The cause of the strike is the extremely low pay...

Our View of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose 

There is a saying that one man’s terrorist is another man’s freedom fighter. Few figures personify this contradiction more than Subhash Chandra Bose, fondly addressed by Indians as ‘Netaji’. On the 23rd of January 2022, India will be observing his 125th birth anniversary. During his lifetime, Bose would take...

We Stand by the MSRTC Strike! 

If one relies on the Indian national media, one would be forgiven to think there was calm in the state of Maharashtra, the reality is that a massive strike of transport workers is currently taking place, and it has paralyzed India’s richest state!  By Adhiraj Bose - Mazdoor Inquilab -...

Victory of the Farmer’s Movement in India!

On the 19th of November, the Prime minister of India Narendra Modi came on live TV and announced to the country that he was withdrawing the 3 farm laws, against which hundreds of thousands of farmers from across the country had been protesting for over a year. After the...

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,...

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