Exploitation

Modi-Shah Desperate to Muzzle Free Press before Lok Sabha Poll

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe media situation in the country is precarious. At the national level, excepting one or two, most of the leading news channels managements are aligned with the ruling party and on their own, they are touting the policies of the Modi government forgetting the minimum principles of journalism. In some channels, the anchors act as […]

Banks Penalising Poor for Low Balance: Government Must Stop Arm-Twisting the Underprivileged

Reading Time: 5 minutesThe banks in India under the present dispensation have raised about Rs 5,000 crores in penalty from the poor account holders in the financial year ending March 31, 2018 for their failure to maintain sufficient bank balance. On the other hand, the same banks have been giving billions of rupees to the rich under the […]

BJP Ministers Insensitive to Plight of Farmers

Reading Time: 3 minutesDuring last four years of Modi government rule, in spite of long sustainable movement, the government continues to be unmoved. Thousands of subsistence level farmers and peasants committed suicide, but these deaths did not have any impact on the government. A report, for Different Truths. Like his illustrious leader, Union agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh […]

Marxism is a Living Science 200 Years Later: Its Revolutionary Ideas are Guide to Action

Reading Time: 4 minutesMarxism is a revolutionary theory. Without it, protests against capitalist exploitation and oppression are limited to demands for reforms, to efforts to alleviate symptoms, without curing the disease. Here’s an analysis, for Different Truths. The ideas of Marxism originated in the middle of the 19th century. It was then that two great social scientists, Karl […]

Looking at Elders through Selective Eyes: Retirees from News Organisations in Dire Straits

Reading Time: 5 minutesRetired people from newspaper companies and organisations were never granted proper salaries in their prime time of life. Having craftily ensured low salaries to these essential staff, the management of these newspaper companies also created a debt-trap so that these expert hands could not leave the organisations to join better employment. The debt-trap came in […]