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India’s aggression over Kashmir

14/08/19

Narendra Modi’s high-handed action over the disputed territory is likely to revive conflict with Pakistan The crisis over Kashmir, triggered by the Indian government’s decision to impose direct rule from Delhi, has universal relevance. It says (...)

Inde : des réformes au détriment de l’industrialisation

Kalim Siddiqui 05/06/19

En Inde, les réformes économiques néolibérales de 1991 devaient à la fois stimuler la croissance économique, libérer le potentiel industriel et amener la prospérité. Ce triple objectif n’a pas été atteint. Malgré une croissance relativement soutenue, (...)

Modi Won Power, Not the Battle of Ideas

Amartya Sen 31/05/19

The Hindu nationalists were victorious. What does that say about India ? Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India has led his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party to a major victory in the country’s general elections, winning more than 300 of (...)

Election results 2019 : Five reasons why we will have five more years of (...)

Varghese K. George 23/05/19

Here are five reasons that can be easily identified right away for Mr. Modi’s spectacular second victory Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be ruling India for five years more. At least. This victory will be analysed from multiple angles, not (...)

Podcast : quitte ou double pour Modi aux élections en Inde

Nicolas Sridi, Patrick de Jacquelot 10/05/19

Le 23 mai prochain seront connus les résultats des élections générales en Inde qui ont débuté le 11 avril. Narendra Modi sera-t-il réélu ? Le Premier ministre indien peut tout perdre. Quel est le bilan social et économique de son premier mandat ? Sur (...)

Greenpeace India may be forced to halve staff, operations amid government (...)

Tushar Dhara 31/01/19

Greenpeace India, the environmental non-governmental organisation, will scale back its operations and staff in the country by nearly 50 percent in the near future. This comes months after the Enforcement Directorate’s decision to freeze its (...)

Trade Unions protest against Modi’s “pro-corporate” and “anti-people” labour (...)

Nileena MS 09/01/19

On 3 January this year, the union cabinet cleared an amendment to the Trade Union Act, 1926, eliciting protests from ten out of 13 of the country’s central trade unions, who termed it “an attempt to retain arbitrary power in their hands in order (...)

Gender Justice : Over 3 million Women Form a ‘Women’s Wall’ Across (...)

07/01/19

The call for the mobilisation was given by 176 progressive organisations and was successfully aided by the LDF government in the state. More than three million women formed an over 600-km long unbroken human chain ‘Vanitha Mathil’ (Women’s Wall) (...)

The changing face of food retail in India

Shalmali Guttal 14/11/18

To date, there is little reliable evidence to back the claims that corporate food retail will enhance food security and employment. Global experience shows that supermarkets tend to restructure food production and markets to cater to expanding (...)

#MeToo Is A Crucial Moment to Revisit the History of Indian Feminism

Srila Roy 09/11/18

In the wake of #MeToo, the time is ripe to revisit the history of Indian feminism, in particular the idea of “waves.” Throughout this history, we see how Indian feminism has emerged as an object of internal contestation, with disputes about issues (...)

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