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Thursday, May 13, 2021

Prem Singh

The writer teaches Hindi at Delhi University and is president of Socialist Party (India).

Spare Ram Manohar Lohia from the ignominy of state honours
Mon, Mar 22, 2021

The socialist thinker stood for civil liberties and a transparent politics. Governments of today are far removed from his political ideas and lack moral authority to honour him

Let the farmers lead
Mon, Jan 18, 2021

Movement against agricultural laws has posed a direct challenge to privatisation and its champions.

Hypocrisy and the neoliberal consensus
Mon, Dec 28, 2020

Debate over farm laws among political parties has made it clear that when in power they support corporate interests and in opposition, they pay lip service to constitutional values

In Bihar, democracy at work
Mon, Nov 09, 2020

 If there is indeed a blow to an alliance that rules both in the state and Centre, it will be due to the inherent strength of Indian democracy. This will be of significance even in the event of the Mahagathbandhan's defeat.

National Education Policy for the elites
Thu, Oct 22, 2020

The National Education Policy is tailored to favour a neo-colonial economic order. It will favour those from affluent backgrounds, and discriminate against the poor and the oppressed.

Raghuvansh Prasad Singh: A committed socialist
Tue, Sep 15, 2020

Raghuvansh Prasad Singh upheld the ideals of Lohia and Karpoori Thakur while pursuing political office with Lalu Prasad.

The spirit of the August Revolution
Sat, Aug 08, 2020

The people were their own leaders in the Quit India Movement. This is very different from the 'New India' of today

Rajinder Sachar, a life-long socialist, showed the true picture of Indian Muslims
Sat, Apr 20, 2019

Sachar held on to the hope that the old glory of the Socialist Party and the original spirit of the movement/ideology will thrive once again in Indian politics.

Bhalchandra Bhai Vaidya (1928-2018): A life of service, politics of conviction
Tue, Apr 17, 2018

Bhai Vaidya will continue to inspire. His struggle for equality will go on.