[This open letter, first published by the Communist Party of India (Maoist) in 2009, after the Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) won a majority in the government and Prachanda was made Prime Minister in the country, bears a number of important lessons for us now. The situation in Nepal now is different than it […]

According to a new report, compiled by “greenpeace” from various studies on air pollutants and resultant diseases, air pollution in India is responsible for more than 1.2 million premature deaths annually. India ranks with China as having the worst air quality in the world, choked with pollutants in many regions by the heavy industry that […]

One of the most horrific forms of capitalist exploitation today is to be found in South Asia: bonded labor. This contemporary form of slavery, despite being illegal, is practiced in all sectors of South Asian economies, mainly in India, Nepal and Pakistan and exists both as a rural and urban phenomenon. Bonded labor is “the […]