Uttar Pradesh

‘We the people’ v/s ‘They the oppressors’

women rage

The following article is written by Seema Chandra, a student activist from Lucknow University, on women’s rights in the face of opposition from conservative quarters questioning women’s morality and blaming women for getting raped.


Freedom Without Fear

On January 26, 2013 a freedom parade was organized by AISA{{1}} and Students of Lucknow University, on reclaiming our lost freedoms in the backdrop of increasing violence against women. It was carried out from Kailash Hostel to Vidhan Sabha{{2}}, Lucknow. The tragic incident of the gang rape and death of a 23 year old student{{3}} in Delhi has exposed the reality that is India. read more


Pakistan: Working class will bring the real change

PakStatement from Socialist Movement Pakistan on recent events in the country

The slogan of “revolution” has been misused so blatantly that it has lost its meaning in the context of the Pakistani politics. Every capitalist, feudal and religious politician in the country wants to bring revolution or a change of system; even the most ardent supporters and allies of the establishment in the country are using the word “revolution” to completely discredit it. They all wanted to protect their class interests and the present system and status-quo. read more


Gujarat Election Aftermath – Narendra Modi For Prime Minister?!

Modi PMIn the midst of the rage that engulfed many parts of India on the tragic gang rape of the 23 year old student in Delhi; equally significant is the re-election of Narendra Modi‘s BJP{{1}} for a 3rd consecutive term in the Gujarat State Assembly elections held in December which is not to be taken lightly. Narendra Modi, whose politics of communalism saw one of the worst communal violence in Gujarat (2002) in the Post-independence history, overwhelming defeated all his so called opponents riding once again on the wave of his pet slogan “Vibrant Gujarat” that has come to signify his ‘development’ agenda. read more


The murder of Rosa Luxemburg

On 15 January 1919, Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht, the finest brains of the German working class and its most heroic figures, were brutally murdered by the bloodthirsty, defeated German military, backed to the hilt by the cowardly social-democratic leaders Noske and Scheidemann. On this important anniversary, it is vital to look at Luxemburg’s inspirational, revolutionary legacy. read more