India’s Communists: steadfast defenders of secular democracy

General Secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), Sitaram Yechury, discusses the historic struggles of the CPI(M) in its centenary year and the contemporary struggle for secularism in the face of Modi’s Hindu nationalist government.

Hundreds of thousands forced from homes in India

India’s Supreme Court has been slammed by India’s communists for approving the forced eviction of approximately 48,000 slums near railway lines, which the CPI-M (Communist Party of India – Marxist) says will result in “thousands of women, children and the aged out on the streets in the name of cleanliness.”

Young communists raise £1.2m in Kerala relief fund drive

Young communists in the Indian state of Kerala have raised around £1.2 million in distress relief funds after two devastating floods and the threat of a spike in the Covid-19 pandemic.

India: the suspension of labour laws is one more neoliberal cruelty by the BJP

Abass Rather and Aqib Yousuf discuss the impact of assaults on labour laws in various Indian states as the capitalist class seeks to exploit the COVID-19 pandemic to attack trade union rights and working class living standards.

The Digital Divide: Obvious and Clear between the Haves and Have Nots

Abass Rather and Aqib Yousuf highlight the situation of students in South Kashmir – and across India – and outline the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on education in light of limited access to reliable internet and technology for working people.

Indian communist youth blaze a trail with COVID-19 initiatives rooted in solidarity

The initiatives of the Kerala unit of the Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI), youth of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), have received widespread commendation for their comprehensive and scientific approach towards social solidarity, writes Muhammed Shabeer.

Lenin’s 150th marked around the World

On the 22nd April, communists around the world took part in birthday celebrations like no other. 150 years previous, leader of the Great October Socialist Revolution, Vladimir Lenin, was born. While the Coronavirus has changed our lives and restricted our ability to campaign, it has not hampered our spirit, nor our pride in remembering the heroes of our movement who came before us.