Left Wing News
Mobile services at security sites in Left Wing Extremism areas to be upgraded to 4G from 2G
The proposal is in line with the goal of providing mobile connectivity in rural areas. In addition, delivery of various e-governance services, banking services, tele-medicine; tele-education etc through mobile broadband shall be possible in these areas, the release said
Rise of nepotism in parties like DMK is weakening Left-wing's cause in fight against a 'communal, shrewd' BJP in Tamil Nadu
But by nominating Udayanidhi, it looks like DMK has lost its way. It's sad that Tamil Nadu is moving in the same direction as the rest of India. The 'Raja Raja Cholan debate' that started a few days back is a notable feature of the Tamil people’s evolving mindset. They want to see people like themselves in power. They do not want to subscribe to the self-serving methods of the Left.
Lok Sabha Election results: Rahul Gandhi's decisions led to divisions within the Opposition, says CPI
Decisions taken by Rahul Gandhi led to divisions within the opposition, CPI national secretary Atul Kumar Anjaan said on Thursday and asserted that the policies of the Congress scion opened the doors for Narendra Modi's victory
Parliamentary panel summoning Twitter CEO is timely and necessary to ensure fairness of platform, not bullying
Twitter and other social media platforms wield outsize influence over consumers in a democracy and manipulation of these platforms may have grave repercussions.
'Against freedom of speech and democracy': Opposition leaders back Lois Sofia in face-off with Tamilisai Soundararajan
Leaders and spokespersons of regional and national parties condemned the Tamil Nadu government for the arrest of Lois Sofia for raising 'anti-BJP' slogans at the Tuticorin airport in front of state BJP chief Tamilisai Soundararajan.
Lois Sofia, who shouted 'fascist govt down, down' at Tuticorin airport, is a writer and a vocal RSS-BJP critic
Louis Sophia, a Tamil Nadu student who was arrested at the Tuticorin airport on Monday for raising 'anti-government slogans' in front of Tamil Nadu BJP chief Tamilisai Soundararajan, has been an active left-wing voice on social media
Long before Bhima Koregaon riot, 128 organisations with ties to CPI (Maoist) were put on watch list by UPA-II
In December 2012, the UPA government wrote a missive to all the states to take appropriate action against persons involved with 128 organisations it had identified
BJP's policies reflect its clear 'Hindutva' ideology, should not be confused with conservative right-wing politics
The BJP does not fall into the 'Right' category, nor do its policies conform broadly with what the world defines as 'Right'.
Days after Florida school shooting, right-wing conspiracy theorists try to discredit incident as 'false flag attack'
In the wake of the Florida school shooting, survivors like David Hogg and Emma Gonzalez have become faces of the fight for US gun control — and targets for far-right pundits and conspiracy theorists who paint the students as puppets of the political left.
Mukkabaaz: Anurag Kashyap's film pits a 'loser' protagonist against the system, but its critique is not radical
The issue with 'loser' films like Mukkabaaz and Masaan is that they critique the state but not capitalism, and that they present villains as being invincible | #FirstCulture
Rajnath Singh says security situation in Jammu and Kashmir, Naxal-hit areas improved due to efforts of Centre, state govts
The security situation in the country, including in Jammu and Kashmir and Naxal-hit areas, has improved considerably, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said
JNU cancels Subramanian Swamy's talk on Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, allows Prakash Karat's talk on Babri Masjid
A talk scheduled to be given by BJP leader Subramanian Swamy at JNU on the topic "Why Ram Mandir in Ayodhya?" has been cancelled.
Maoist violence drops by over 50% in six years as Left-wing extremists' grip weakens in red bastions
There has been a 52.6 percent drop in incidents of Maoist violence between 2010 and 2016, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of ministry of home affairs (MHA) data
CPM questions EC's decision to not announce Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls schedule simultaneously
CPM on Friday questioned the Election Commission's (EC) decision to not announce the poll schedule for Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat simultaneously.
In Narendra Modi's India, intellectuals must figure out their position and the path ahead
Indian intellectuals have never been more alienated from any regime at the centre than they are from the Narendra Modi government but this needs to be enquired into rather than merely regretted.
France overhauls its labour law: New regulations trim union powers and makes hirings, firings easier
President Emmanuel Macron's most daring undertaking, reforming France's nearly sacrosanct labour laws, got cheers and jeers as it went public on Thursday.
Emmanuel Macron's slipping reputation on the line as France overhauls its labour law
French president Emmanuel Macron's government is set to unveil on Thursday what is intended to be one of his signature economic reforms.
Meet Antifa: This left-wing group is facing down neo-Nazis and the far-right on campuses, at rallies
According to the Associated Press, Antifa, short for anti-fascists, is an umbrella term for the far-left-leaning militant groups that resist neo-Nazis and white supremacists at demonstrations and other events. The movement emulates historic anti-fascist actors in Europe.
G20 Summit: Protesters clash with police in Hamburg for the third day, set fire to vehicles
Fresh clashes erupted early on Sunday in the streets of Hamburg following the end of the G20 summit, with protesters setting fire to a number of vehicles.
Of 'presstitutes' and media: Don't blame just BJP, art of sycophancy emerged during Congress reign
After the recent fracas on live television between NDTV anchor Nidhi Razdan and BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra, here’s a word or two about “presstitutes”.