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Pritilata Waddedar - demanding equality in the struggle for Indian freedom

Pritilata Waddedar - demanding equality in the struggle for Indian freedom She said, 'Today if our brothers can enlist in the war of independence, we too the women should be allowed to do the same'

Heatwaves show need for action on climate

Heatwaves show need for action on climate People are paying with their lives as extreme weather hits across the world, reports Sarah Bates

All-female health staff group stages a two-day strike across India

All-female health staff group stages a two-day strike across India Hundreds of thousands of workers held a two-day walkout last week as confirmed coronavirus cases in India passed two million

Governments’ failures mean coronavirus accelerates across the world

Governments’ failures mean coronavirus accelerates across the world The World Health Organisation recorded the highest daily number of new cases globally on Saturday. 

Millions in danger as Covid-19 sweeps through India's slums

Millions in danger as Covid-19 sweeps through Indias slums A new report reveals that Covid-19 is tightening its grip on India, and that millions of the world’s poorest people are in grave danger.

Global spread of coronavirus is a warning of the threat from reckless Tory policies

Global spread of coronavirus is a warning of the threat from reckless Tory policies Coronavirus continues to sweep across the globe, with underfunded and understaffed health services struggling to provide care. 

India-China battles warn of rising tension

22 June 2020
High in the barren mountains of Ladakh, just downwind from the Himalayas, a seemingly bizarre series of fights took place last week.

Virus tears through poorer countries as fears of a ‘second wave’ grip China

16 June 2020
The global coronavirus crisis is far from over.

‘Everything is destroyed’ in wake of Cyclone Amphan

21 May 2020
Millions of people in India, Bangladesh and Bhutan have been forced to flee from “super cyclone” Amphan that swept inland from the Indian Ocean on Wednesday. 

Millions fear starvation after shutdown imposed in India

29 March 2020
The Indian government’s attempts to lockdown over a billion people are collapsing after only a few days.

Blood on Modi’s hands as riots sweep India’s capital

27 February 2020
Anti-Muslim attacks have hit New Delhi - but there is also resistance

Reports round-up: Australia bushfire protest, opposition to Stratford development and more

14 January 2020
 

Huge strike in India has power to challenge hard right government

09 January 2020
Some unions say nearly a fifth of the population stayed away from work

Protest in east London over India’s racist law

07 January 2020
Slogans of unity against racism echoed in Newham, east London, as 3,000 people took to the streets against India’s Citizenship Amendment Act

Gandhi, violence and victory – which tactics can win real change?

28 September 2019
Mohandas Gandhi’s legacy continues to inspire activists today. Socialist Worker looks back at the tactics of the mass movement that kicked the British Empire out of India

‘All Kashmiris are angry with the government’

27 August 2019
Kavita Krishnan has just returned from occupied Kashmir where she was part of an Indian solidarity delegation. She talked to Socialist Worker about conditions in Kashmir since the Indian government annexed the Muslim-majority territory earlier this month.

Protests in London as India declares its control of Kashmir

15 August 2019
The Indian government has held a special ceremony to announce that it is in control of the disputed area of Kashmir.

Kashmiris take to the streets over Modi’s racist crackdown

12 August 2019
The Indian government’s crackdown in Kashmir, on the border between India and Pakistan, is leading to resistance on the streets.

India risks nuclear war with attack on Kashmir

06 August 2019
India’s removal of autonomy for Kashmir is rooted in racism and imperialism

Life-threatening water shortages in India flow from climate catastrophe

25 June 2019
Millions of people in India are battling an acute water crisis and a

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