21 February 2019
India and Pakistan are once more on the brink of terrible conflict.
15 January 2019
Up to 200 million workers in India joined a two-day general strike last week.
07 January 2019
Women in India took part in mass protests against sexism last week—and on Tuesday tens of millions of workers were set to launch a two-day general strike.
21 August 2018
More than 350 people have died and 1.5 million been forced to move by flooding in the southwest Indian state of Kerala
05 December 2017
The “Chennai Six” are no doubt going to get a heroes welcome when they finally return.
05 September 2017
Over 1,200 people are dead, millions displaced and a third of Bangladesh is under water after devastating floods hit parts of South Asia.
13 August 2017
Seventy years ago this week the British Empire left India after decades of brutal rule
12 April 2017
Workers in Nigeria, Kazakhstan and India are fighting bosses’ attacks in the face of repression from their governments.
14 February 2017
The Royal Academy’s revolutionary Russian art exhibition is impressive, but the working class is rarely seen as fully active within history
27 September 2016
Protesters shot, a base bombed and fighting talk at the top bring old tensions between India and Pakistan back to boiling point
07 September 2016
Millions of workers in India have joined a one-day general strike today, Friday.
30 August 2016
Turkish tanks, backed by US air strikes, swept into northern Syria last weekend and attacked Kurdish YPG forces. Meanwhile in India tens of millions of workers were due to hold a nationwide general strike on Friday of this week.
26 April 2016
Protests by thousands of workers in Bangalore have forced the Indian government to reverse changes to savings schemes.
02 March 2016
A wave of protests has gripped India since the arrest of students’ union leaders in the capital, New Delhi, last month. With a march to the parliament planned for today, Wednesday, Kavita Krishnan explains what is at stake
19 February 2016
The biggest wave of student unrest for 25 years has hit India following the arrest in Delhi of Kanhaiya Kumar, a student union president.
17 November 2015
Hundreds of protesters confronted Indian prime minister Narendra Modi when he visited Downing Street last Thursday.
10 February 2015
As a new television drama looks at British rule in India, Nick Clark looks at the exploitation, famines and massacres that were the brutal reality of the Empire
30 September 2014
Troops from Europe’s empires who fought in the First World War were quickly erased from official histories. They are remembered by John Siblon
23 September 2014
In a desperate bid to head off a Scottish Yes vote, David Cameron evoked a mythical British Empire that had given democracy to the poor and freedom to the slaves. Here Ken Olende looks back at what life was really like when Britannia ruled the waves
01 July 2014
At least six people, including construction company bosses, have been arrested following the deaths in a building collapse in Chennai, southern India, last Saturday.